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Hi I'm Allyson

I grew up in Utah married and moved to Washington State. I'm a wife, mother, a community volunteer and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I'm a mother of three kids my youngest is still in high school and the other two have graduated and attending college in the area. For the past eighteen years or so I have been involved in PTA at my children schools and also within our district and state PTA as a Region Director. I also enjoy going to the movies, going to lunch with a friend and reading.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints my whole life. I continue to be a member because I know that the gospel is true. I know the Jesus Christ is my brother and that our Heavenly Father listens and answers our prayers. I love reading the scriptures and learning and applying them to my life. I am thankful for a living prophet Thomas S. Monson who leads the church and for his counsel.

How I live my faith

There is a hymn called "Have I done any Good in the World Today?" This is something I ask myself everyday. I love being able to serve in the church and also in the community. I love the feeling of being able to help someone in need or to send a letter of encouragement to someone that may be ill or feeling down. There are so many ways we can serve in the community for me I have gotten involved in PTA at my children's schools this year I am the staff appreciation co-chair which means a few times during the school year we will feed them a lunch or a dinner to show our appreciation. Other times during the year I will put a little something in their mailboxes. Being a member of the church has given me the opportunity the serve women through our visiting teaching program. I remember one woman Virginia she was a beautiful elderly woman who failed her drivers test with the help of ward members and her visiting teachers she finally passed the drivers test and was able to get her license again. This was no easy feat as sometimes going out driving with Virginia was scary! I used to take Virginia to doctor appointments, the grocery store, fixed her TV when she had problems, she became my kids "adopted" Grandma. It was a pleasure to serve her and through the service I learned to love her which was an easy thing to do. Also within the church I have been able to serve with the youth as we've done projects in the community like cleaning trails of blackberry bushes, painting a house in 4 hours it can happen when you have a dozen youth and adults working.