Lynnwood’s Project Girl among nonprofits taking ownership of Community Transit surplus vans this week

Project Girl Mentoring Program CEO Olympia Edwards receives the keys to her organization’s new van. (Photo courtesy Community Transit)

Lynnwood-based Project Girl Mentoring Program was among 12 Snohomish County nonprofit organizations that picked up passenger vans this week as part of Community Transit’s Van GO program. The Van GO program awards retired Community Transit vanpool vans or paratransit vehicles that would otherwise be sent to surplus auction.

The vans awarded this year will connect people in Snohomish County to legal services, allow kids to attend youth meetings and visit incarcerated parents, and help people grocery shop and visit a doctor, among other uses. The agencies receiving vans are:

For background information on these organizations and the Van GO program, visit

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