Discover Ways You Can Give, Share in Stories of Resiliency, Meet Redmond’s Interim Public Works Director, and more

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Holiday Gift Guide

Discover Ways You Can Give 

The City of Redmond partners with several outstanding organizations that assist individuals and families in times of need. While COVID-19 has impacted traditional giving methods and volunteer opportunities, there are still many ways to donate and help those who need support in our community.

Learn how you can help


Share in Stories of Resiliency

During the pandemic, many of Redmond’s small businesses survived by finding creative new ways to serve customers. Local nonprofits also demonstrated their commitment to the community by enhancing services and helping clients during these unprecedented times. Watch these inspiring stories of Redmond resiliency created by OneRedmond.   

Watch Profiles in Resilience videos

Phil Williams

Meet Redmond’s Interim Public Works Director

Phil Williams will begin as Interim Public Works Director on Dec 1. Williams, who recently retired as Director of Public Works and Utilities for the City of Edmonds, will serve in Redmond for six months while the City recruits nationally for this position. Former Redmond Public Works Director Dave Juarez retired in October.

Redmond Lights 2021

Get Ready for Redmond Lights

Join us for Redmond Lights Dec. 1 – Jan. 5 and experience a joyful celebration of light, art, and culture. Enjoy the installation at Downtown Park and then follow the lights down Cleveland Street to 164th Ave NE to reach Redmond Town Center where the festivities continue. You can download the STQRY app to take a self-guided tour and learn more about the artists and their work. 

Take a look at Redmond Lights activities

Christmas Tree Safety

Be Fire Smart for the Holidays

If you celebrate the holidays with a live Christmas tree, there are some simple ways to keep your home safe from fire hazards, such as positioning the tree at least three feet from any heat source and ensuring it has ample water. Let’s deck the halls safely and have a happy holiday season!

View tips for Christmas tree safety

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