Fundraiser Section

Multi-family Garage Sale for Highline Schools Foundation will be Sat., Aug. 27

Multi-family Garage Sale for Highline Schools Foundation will be Sat., Aug. 27

A multi-family Garage Sale – to benefit the Highline Schools Foundation – will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Shinnyo-en Buddhist Temple. The Temple located at 519 S.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN... [Read more]

Brat Trot is NOT just a race – it’s an <i>experience</i>, returning Sunday, Oct. 2

Brat Trot is NOT just a race – it’s an experience, returning Sunday, Oct. 2

Burien’s annual Brat Trot – a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation – is NOT just a race, it’s an experience and will be returning on Sunday, Oct. 2! Here’s more of what... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Obliteride’ bicyclists ride through area Sunday to fight cancer

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Obliteride’ bicyclists ride through area Sunday to fight cancer

If you saw a lot of bike riders cruising through the area on Sunday, Aug. 14, you witnessed bicyclists raising money for ‘Obliteride,’ a fundraiser for the Fred Hutch Cancer Center in Seattle. Sunday’s 65-mile... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be Aug. 27 at Kennedy High School

First-ever ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk will be Aug. 27 at Kennedy High School

Celebrate 50 years of Kennedy Catholic High School history at the first-ever ‘Lancer Loop’ 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 27. This inaugural race will begin at 8 a.m., and is open to all students,... [Read more]

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their campus, located at 1010 SW 134th Street in Burien. Here’s what... [Read more]

New Girl Scout Troop holding Yard Sale fundraiser this weekend

New Girl Scout Troop holding Yard Sale fundraiser this weekend

A new girl scout troop – #42639 – is forming in Burien and the troop is hosting a yard sale this weekend to raise money to support its scouting activities. The sale will take place this Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation ‘To Your Health!’ fundraiser will be Sept. 10

Highline Medical Center Foundation ‘To Your Health!’ fundraiser will be Sept. 10

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 20th Annual Gala & Auction fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Seattle Airport Hilton. The theme of this year’s event is “Navigating... [Read more]

Cheer on Obliteriders at ‘Orange Tunnel’ in Three Tree Point on Sun., Aug. 14

Cheer on Obliteriders at ‘Orange Tunnel’ in Three Tree Point on Sun., Aug. 14

From our friends at WABI Burien: On Sunday morning, Aug. 14, about 150 Obliteride cyclists will ride through Normandy Park and Burien on Day 2 of their 150-mile bike ride to raise money for cancer... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation at Pit Stop this Friday

Fundraiser for Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation at Pit Stop this Friday

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation is inviting all to join them in celebrating the release of Hoppy Floppy White IPA, a collaboration between Odd Otter Brewing and Pit Stop Bottle this Friday, August... [Read more]

Fred Hutch’s ‘Obliteride’ fundraiser will ride through Burien Aug. 13-14

Fred Hutch’s ‘Obliteride’ fundraiser will ride through Burien Aug. 13-14

Obliteride riders will cycle through dozens of local communities – including Burien – on Aug. 13 and 14, raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. More... [Read more]

Annual Highline SeaTac Garden Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, Aug. 21

Annual Highline SeaTac Garden Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, Aug. 21

By Jennifer Muscolo The Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden is one of our area’s wonders. A serene respite for visitors and volunteers throughout the year. It features a Seike garden, which might remind... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s second annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil and fundraiser will be begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13 on the beach of Seahurst Park. The event will include a magical night of... [Read more]

Please donate to WestSide Baby’s Diaper Drive to help local babies in need

Please donate to WestSide Baby’s Diaper Drive to help local babies in need

Did you know that a month’s supply of diapers can cost over $100 per month, and diapers aren’t covered by Food Stamps…? Through July 2016, local non-profit WestSide Baby is holding its 16th... [Read more]

Highline High School football team holding fundraiser car wash this Saturday

Highline High School football team holding fundraiser car wash this Saturday

Highline High School’s football team will be holding a fundraiser car wash this Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rite Aid, and all those with dirty cars are invited! Of course, if... [Read more]

Support the White Center Kiwanis at Highline Bears game this Friday night

Support the White Center Kiwanis at Highline Bears game this Friday night

Photo by Isabel Please come out to support the White Center Kiwanis with a fun evening watching the Highline Bears baseball team this Friday night, July 15 at 7 p.m., and help fund local Kiwanis projects... [Read more]

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Sgt. Wing Woo – who served as Mayor of Burien from 2002-2003 – was involved in a tragic accident this week while vacationing with his family in Maui. Reports are that Woo and his 14-year old son... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

Hi-Liners extend Clothing & Textile Drive one more week; here’s how to help

Hi-Liners extend Clothing & Textile Drive one more week; here’s how to help

Burien’s Hi-Liners announced that they have extended their Clothing and Textile Drive one more week, with donations being accepted from 9 a.m. – Noon on Saturday, June 25 at the Burien Annex. “We... [Read more]

AARF’s ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for animals will be Friday, June 24

AARF’s ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for animals will be Friday, June 24

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF), a Burien-based animal rescue, will be holding its 8th annual Whine & Cheese fundraiser on Friday, June 24 at the Glen Acres Golf and Country Club in Burien.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weekend weather, more

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weekend weather, more

Here’s episode #56 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [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 always serves as a great kick-off to the Wild Strawberry Festival, and it will again this Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the NEW Burien Fire Station... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

FOLLOWUP: Angelo’s raises ~$10,000 for crash victims Lorenzo & Xavier

Last week, Angelo’s of Burien held a fundraiser and raffle to help their employee Lorenzo and his 7-year old Xavier, both seriously injured in a horrific car crash on May 23. Organizers told The... [Read more]