Fundraiser Section

Two sponsors bark up $30,000 for new Burien Dog Park at Tuesday unveiling

Two sponsors bark up $30,000 for new Burien Dog Park at Tuesday unveiling

Even this dog seemed to know that this giant check was some kind of “treat” for the new Burien Dog Park. Late Tuesday afternoon (June 30), Burien Parks hosted a reception at the Community... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Thursday, July 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. There are plenty of opportunities to show off your skills... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The 7th annual ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for the Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. “This is our... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is Friday & Saturday

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is Friday & Saturday

Shorewood Christian School’s MASSIVE PARKING LOT SALE is this Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20th, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. BOOK LOVERS DREAM LOTS OF FURNITURE NAME BRAND CLOTHING LOTS... [Read more]

Local YoungLives holding Car Wash & Bake Sale fundraiser this Saturday

Local YoungLives holding Car Wash & Bake Sale fundraiser this Saturday

Join Greater Highline & Tukwila YoungLives for a Car Wash and Bake Sale this Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at CarQuest Auto Parts, located at 14307 1st Ave South. Proceeds will help... [Read more]

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

Kick-off the Wild Strawberry Festival at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will serve as a great kick-off to the Wild Strawberry Festival this Saturday, June 20, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Burien Fire Station at 8th Ave SW and SW 151st. Cost... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline raises over $34,000 at weekend fundraiser

Relay for Life of Highline raises over $34,000 at weekend fundraiser

Relay for Life of Highline raised over $34,000 for the American Cancer Society this last weekend at Highline Memorial Stadium. Here’s a video highlight reel courtesy Boulevard Park Place Retirement... [Read more]

First Blind Baseball Team in Seattle to play fundraiser game for Guide Dog Users

First Blind Baseball Team in Seattle to play fundraiser game for Guide Dog Users

The Seattle South King Sluggers, a project of the South King Council of the Blind (SKB), is the first blind baseball team in the Seattle/South King area, and they’ll be playing a fundraiser game... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is June 19-20

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is June 19-20

Shorewood Christian School will be holding a massive Parking Lot Sale on Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. “This Ain’t Your Momma’s Garage Sale!” They’ll... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here comes the 4th of July – a very special event in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood! “Our quiet and scenic corner of Burien turns on the charm to share in the traditions of the 4th... [Read more]

Highline Relay for Life will be this Friday & Saturday at Highline Stadium

Highline Relay for Life will be this Friday & Saturday at Highline Stadium

The annual Highline Relay for Life will be held this Friday and Saturday, June 12 & 13, at Highline High Memorial Stadium. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kids Toy Swap at Recology Store in Five Corners goes through June 26

Kids Toy Swap at Recology Store in Five Corners goes through June 26

Through Friday, June 26, families can donate toys at the Recology Store, Highline, located in Five Corners at 15858 1st Ave South, Suite A100. On Saturday, June 27, a toy swap will be held from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Race Registration now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Oct. 4

Race Registration now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Oct. 4

Race Registration is now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Sunday, Oct. 4 – with an early registration rate of only $30 per runner (prices go up later this summer, so register now!). To register,... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Highline High Teacher gets her hair shaved off to help student

FOLLOWUP: Highline High Teacher gets her hair shaved off to help student

On Sunday (May 31), Highline High Teacher Jasmine Kettler followed through with her promise to have her hair cut off – and shaved – in honor of her student Faith Jackson, who is battling cancer (read... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats, and here’s how you can help!

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats, and here’s how you can help!

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats! That’s right…GOATS! To help women farmers in Africa, that is… A “We Create Change” fundraiser is in full gear at the school, and they have raised... [Read more]

Get behind Exchange Club of Highline’s Toilet Paper Drive on Sat., June 13

Get behind Exchange Club of Highline’s Toilet Paper Drive on Sat., June 13

Here’s your chance to ‘get behind’ The Exchange Club of Highline’s Toilet Paper Drive, to be held Saturday, June 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This will be the 5th annual Toilet... [Read more]

Hi-Liners holding Rummage Sale Saturday

Hi-Liners holding Rummage Sale Saturday

The Hi-Liners will be holding a Rummage Sale this Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Burien Annex: WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 9am–3pm WHERE: The Burien Annex, located at 425 SW 144th Street. DONATIONS:... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Thanks to all of you, Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Gril Scout Troop #44039 with Ray Helms. Girl Scout Troop #44039 – a Brownie troop with girls ages 7-9 – elected to donate $200 from their cookie sales proceeds to the Burien CARES animal shelter. “We... [Read more]

Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA holding fundraiser to build walking path

Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA holding fundraiser to build walking path

The Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA is holding a fundraiser to build a 7-foot wide walking path on the school’s play field, and they’re asking for help. “The Gregory Heights PTSA is... [Read more]

Fundraiser screening & presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is June 10

Fundraiser screening & presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is June 10

A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High School. Filmmakers... [Read more]

UPDATE: Here’s the latest news on Burien’s endangered, historic Cherry Tree

UPDATE: Here’s the latest news on Burien’s endangered, historic Cherry Tree

Over the past few weeks, a group that has been trying to save an historic Akebono Cherry Tree located at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street has met with three Burien City Councilmembers. The... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 23rd annual food drive this Saturday, May 9. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: TODAY – Tuesday, May 5 – is the Seattle Foundation’s fifth annual day of giving event ‘GiveBIG,’ which is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church accepting donations for annual Rummage Sale

Burien Community Church accepting donations for annual Rummage Sale

Burien Community Church is currently accepting donations of furniture, tools, gently used clothing, toys, and more for its Annual Rummage Sale, which will be held on May 29-30 and June 6. The church... [Read more]

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

Last week, Advertiser West Seattle Montessori & Academy was up to something AWESOME – they sold scones during morning arrivals to support an anti-poaching program called BigLife. BigLife is a anti-poaching... [Read more]