Fundraiser Section

Burien Police Officer, local furniture store give 9-year old needy girl new bed

Burien Police Officer, local furniture store give 9-year old needy girl new bed

The Burien Police Department shared this great story on their Facebook page: Last week one of our officers responded to check the welfare of a 9-year old girl. Child Protective Services was also involved... [Read more]

Students at Sylvester Middle School trying to raise $10,500 to purchase laptops

Students at Sylvester Middle School trying to raise $10,500 to purchase laptops

Students at Sylvester Middle School in Burien are trying to raise $10,500 to purchase new computers for the school, and they’ve created a GoFundMe page…

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Last Thursday (March 19), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2015 Gold Star Awards at their annual Gold Star Awards BASH! at the Technology Access Foundation in White Center. District... [Read more]

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

Burien Bites – one of Burien’s most delectable events of the year – is returning on Thursday, April 9, from 5 – 9 p.m.! The event will be held at HomeTask, located at 611 SW 152nd Street. SCHEDULE: 5... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Photos courtesy Discover Burien.   The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction – held last Friday, March 20 – raised over $20,000 – almost 25% more than what was raised last year. “Discover... [Read more]

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

An historic cherry tree that has stood for over 40 years near a former Seattle City Light substation at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th in Burien is at the center of a grassroots fundraising... [Read more]

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on March 19, 2015: by Scott Schaefer On Feb. 13, 31-year old Burien resident Joey DiJulio received an odd, mis-directed email, inviting him to the Bachelor... [Read more]

Burien resident Joe Arrants killed in construction accident; family needs help

Burien resident Joe Arrants killed in construction accident; family needs help

On Thursday (March 12), Burien resident Joe Arrants – a Senior Foreman for Kiewit on the new 520 bridge build – tragically fell 60 feet to his death. Joe was 34-years old, and leaves behind a wife... [Read more]

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill at Sunday’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Story & Photos by Scott... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser run is TODAY – Sunday March 15!

REMINDER: ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser run is TODAY – Sunday March 15!

REMINDER: Washington State’s toughest St. Patrick’s Day Snake Themed 5K race – Cove to Clover – will be held TODAY – Sunday, March 15! This is an excellent, grassroots tradition for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Cove to Clover weekend kicks off with Pub Crawl TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Cove to Clover weekend kicks off with Pub Crawl TONIGHT!

REMINDER: It’s Cove to Clover weekend, which kicks off with a Pub Crawl TONIGHT – Friday, March 13 – with registration running from 5 – 7 p.m. at Pit Stop Bottle Shop, located at 216 SW 153rd... [Read more]

Dine Locally and Save 10% off at St. Vinnie’s through March 31st!

Dine Locally and Save 10% off at St. Vinnie’s through March 31st!

Now through March 31st, when shoppers bring their receipt to St. Vincent de Paul’s Burien Thrift Store (located at 13445 1st Ave. S. in Burien) from their recent visit to participating Burien restaurants,... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ award winners announced; dinner is March 20

Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ award winners announced; dinner is March 20

Discover Burien on Thursday (March 12) released the list of winners for its ‘Best of Burien’ awards, which will be presented at their annual fundraiser dinner on Friday, March 20. Using the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

And the Nominees Are …  Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This... [Read more]

Cove to Clover kicks off with Pub Crawl Friday night starting at Pit Stop

Cove to Clover kicks off with Pub Crawl Friday night starting at Pit Stop

The Cove to Clover Pub Crawl will be held this Friday, March 13, with registration running from 5 – 7 p.m. at Pit Stop Bottle Shop, located at 216 SW 153rd Street. Participants can go pub to pub and... [Read more]

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

The Music4Life™ initiative – including the local version called “Highline Music4Life” – has won corporate support from New York-based Nina McLemore, the clothing line for executive and... [Read more]

Family trying to raise $6,000 for Jason Moore, a crime victim in Boulevard Park

Family trying to raise $6,000 for Jason Moore, a crime victim in Boulevard Park

A Boulevard Park man named Jason Moore survived the murder of his Dad in 2005, then became a quadriplegic five years later. “My husband is a survivor, a survivor who has had to endure more tragedy... [Read more]

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens Friday night!

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens Friday night!

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began this weekend – Friday and Saturday, March 6–7 – at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. BUY TICKETS HERE! For... [Read more]

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby supporters pose for a photo at the 2015 Benefit Tea. The event raised more than $315,000. WestSide Baby supporters raise their bid cards to make gifts at the 2015 Benefit Tea March 1. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its 3rd Annual Lucky Shot Tournament on March 14, starting at 10 a.m. This is a 3-on-3 tournament for ballers 16 years and older. Cost is $50 per 3-person... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Doggie Bingo’ night will be this Friday at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Doggie Bingo’ night will be this Friday at Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop

Advertiser Pit Stop Bottle Shop will be holding a ‘Doggie Bingo’ night this Friday, March 6, from 7 – 9 p.m. “We will be holding a bingo for doggie charity!” reads an announcement. Cost... [Read more]

Flash back to the 90s at a Fashion Show at Puget Sound Skills Center March 29

Flash back to the 90s at a Fashion Show at Puget Sound Skills Center March 29

Flash back to the 90s with a special ’90s Fashion Show’ at Puget Sound Skills Center on Sunday, March 29, starting at 2 p.m. This event is being presented by the Fashion Design and Marketing... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

The Highline Special Needs PTA will be holding their Second Annual Special Needs Resource Fair this Saturday, March 7 at Marvista Elementary, 19800 Marine View Drive SW in Normandy Park, from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Hospitality House’s annual Spring Fling fundraiser will be Saturday, March 7

Hospitality House’s annual Spring Fling fundraiser will be Saturday, March 7

Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be celebrating its 15th year with its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, March 7 at St. Francis of Assisi. Food will be provided by Puget Sound... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began next Friday and Saturday, March 6–7, at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. For the past decade, the Des Moines Rotary... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for Adults... [Read more]

REMINDER: Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Lenten Fish Dinner will be Friday

REMINDER: Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Lenten Fish Dinner will be Friday

REMINDER: Boy Scout Troop #375 will be holding their annual Lenten fish dinner this Friday, Feb. 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. in Unity Place at St. Francis of Assisi in Burien. “Come and enjoy good food... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #50050 holding Italian Dinner fundraiser this Saturday night

Girl Scout Troop #50050 holding Italian Dinner fundraiser this Saturday night

Girl Scout Troop #50050 will be holding an Italian dinner, silent and dessert auction this Saturday night, Feb. 21, from 5 – 7 p.m. The all-you-can-eat fundraiser will be held at St. Philomena Parish... [Read more]