Fundraiser Section

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

The first-ever ‘Tinship’ – a $6,000 scholarship funded by Burien’s Tin Room Bar & Theater – was recently awarded to Osmat Shamdeen, a senior at Mount Rainier High School: The... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

You can help the Highline Schools Foundation at a special ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Paper Delights, located at 15215 21st Ave SW (across from St. Francis). “This... [Read more]

Be sure to ‘GiveBIG’ and help our local non-profits on Tuesday, May 3

Be sure to ‘GiveBIG’ and help our local non-profits on Tuesday, May 3

The Seattle Foundation’s 6th annual day of giving fundraiser event – ‘GiveBIG,’ coming May 3, 2016 – is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several of which support... [Read more]

Orchestra of Flight holding dinner and fundraising concert on Sunday, May 15

Orchestra of Flight holding dinner and fundraising concert on Sunday, May 15

The Orchestra of Flight – a community orchestra based in White Center – will hold its annual fundraising event at Mt. View Presbyterian Church in White Center on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 5 p.m.... [Read more]

Want to help promote the Arts in Burien? Here’s how YOU can…

Want to help promote the Arts in Burien? Here’s how YOU can…

Do you care about the Arts in Burien and the Greater Highline area? Are you interested in becoming more involved in promoting the Arts? If so, the Burien Arts Association invites you to an Open House/Salon... [Read more]

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 7

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 7

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Haggen’s Parking Lot, located near the intersection of SW 160th Street & 1st Ave South... [Read more]

May Plant Sale will be at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 7

May Plant Sale will be at Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 7

A ‘May Plant Sale’ will be held at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This sale is co-hosted by: Puget Sound Fuchsia Society Puget Sound Daylily... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 collects over 500lbs of food from Seahurst residents

Boy Scout Troop #375 collects over 500lbs of food from Seahurst residents

The Boy Scouts of Troop #375 – headquartered at St. Francis of Assisi – recently walked around Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood in their annual “Scouting For Food” drive. The generosity of... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 7

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 7

The annual Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th Street. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community... [Read more]

‘Burien Bites’ Taste of Burien fundraiser will be Thursday, April 14

‘Burien Bites’ Taste of Burien fundraiser will be Thursday, April 14

Home Task and Discover Burien will be presenting the 2016 ‘Burien Bites’ Taste of Burien fundraiser event on Thursday, April 14, from 5 – 8 p.m. Join participating restaurants for a “taste”... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ will be Sat., April 30

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ will be Sat., April 30

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ will be held from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, starting at its new home base – the brand new Burien Fire Station #2, located at 900... [Read more]

Volunteers needed at Highline Area Food Bank to help community get food

Volunteers needed at Highline Area Food Bank to help community get food

The Highline Area Food Bank serves our community by distributing grocery items and fresh produce twice a week, and they need your help. They are located at Manhattan Community Hall, located at 18300... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Story by Octavia B., age 13 Photos by Isabel H, age 11 Over the past month, 11 of Girl Scout Troop #42263’s girls spent their free time selling cookies and collecting $2,884 in donations throughout... [Read more]

Transform Burien helps local homeless by providing free laundry services

Transform Burien helps local homeless by providing free laundry services

Local non-profit Transform Burien – with financial assistance from the City of Burien – is helping local homeless folks by providing free weekly laundry services every Wednesday afternoon. Organizers... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s online auction ends this Sunday, March 20

Highline Historical Society’s online auction ends this Sunday, March 20

The Highline Historical Society’s 10th Annual online auction ends this Sunday, March 20, at 8 p.m. This will be your last chance to bid on great sports memorabilia like a Ken Griffey Jr. autographed... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented this Friday, March 18

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented this Friday, March 18

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Fundraising Auction will be held starting at 6 p.m. this Friday, March 18 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Is it ‘Cove to <em>Over</em>‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Is it ‘Cove to Over‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Photo by Scott Schaefer. Sad news for the local fundraiser scene, as community activist John Nelson announced Monday that he is stepping down as Organizer of the Cove to Clover fundraiser, which just completed... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

Drone footage of the start of Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K race courtesy David White (and yes, he’s FAA-certified!). 16-year old Erik Harang of Normandy Park – who led through most of the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Sunday is the ‘Cove to Clover’ 5K fundraiser race!

REMINDER: Sunday is the ‘Cove to Clover’ 5K fundraiser race!

The Cove 2 Clover 5K fundraiser race is Sunday, March 13, starting at Noon at the Normandy Park Cove beach parking lot (NOT the community center).   Residents can expect road closures and delays between... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented Friday, March 18

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented Friday, March 18

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Fundraising Auction will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual ‘Gold Star Awards’ nominees were announced on Tuesday, March 8, and will be presented at their annual BASH on Thursday, March 17. Each year,... [Read more]