Knittin’ Tree clothing campaign underway

Kitsap Bank, Soroptimists sponsor knitwear clothing drive this holiday season.

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap Bank and Soroptimists International of Port Orchard have joined forces again to sponsor the 26th annual Knittin’ Tree clothing drive.

Knittin’ Tree is a holiday season project designed to collect sweaters, gloves, mittens, hats, lap robes and slippers to help meet the needs of children and seniors in the South Kitsap community, according to Soroptimist member Bobbie Weatherill.

Items can be dropped off for the holiday season project through Dec. 20 during lobby hours at these Kitsap Bank branches:

• Bay Street: 619 Bay St., Port Orchard.

• South Park: 1700 Village Lane SE, Port Orchard.

• Bethel and Lund: 3324 Bethel Rd. SE, Port Orchard.

“We are pleased to again partner with the Soroptimists to give back to the community, Linda Smith, Kitsap Bank’s executive vice president and credit administrator, said in a news release. “Through this year’s project, we hope to raise awareness of the needs here at home.”