Fundraiser Section

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien will put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May 7, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and every Thursday through Oct. 29 at Burien Town Square Park at 5th Place SW & SW 152nd Street. The... [Read more]

‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits on Tuesday, May 5

‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits on Tuesday, May 5

The Seattle Foundation’s fifth annual day of giving event, GiveBIG, returns next week and is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several of which support the Burien neighborhood... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]

REMINDER: Parkside Garden Club’s Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 2

REMINDER: Parkside Garden Club’s Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 2

REMINDER: 50 members of the Parkside Garden Club have each harvested 20 plants from well-tended gardens to provide a wide array of beautiful plants for a sale, which will be held this Saturday, May 2... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student shares her ‘WE Day’ experience

Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student shares her ‘WE Day’ experience

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was written by Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student Cassidy Huff, 12. In January, she raised money to purchase iPads for her fellow students (read our previous... [Read more]

Northwest Hope & Healing’s Style ’15 Fashion Show Benefit will be April 30

Northwest Hope & Healing’s Style ’15 Fashion Show Benefit will be April 30

Advertiser 3 Wishes in Olde Burien wants to remind all our Readers that they can check out select fashions from this event at their store located at 929 SW 152nd Street; for more info please call (206)... [Read more]

Tin Room starts new ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship for Highline Schools grads

Tin Room starts new ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship for Highline Schools grads

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater announced this week that they’ll be starting an annual ‘Tin Ship’ scholarship program to a Highline Public Schools graduating senior. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: The Hi-Liners Musical Theater will be part of a Barnes & Noble Book Fair this Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Southcenter store. “Join us for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Clothing drive for Highline Relay for Life will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Clothing drive for Highline Relay for Life will be this Saturday

REMINDER: A Clothing Drive to benefit the Highline Relay for Life will be held this Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Municipal parking lot across from Fire Station No. 2 at 8th Ave SW... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast breaks giving records

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast breaks giving records

Highline Schools Foundation Alaska Airlines Scholarship recipient Cecilia Vu with Alaska Airlines’ Aileen Cronin (Foundation Trustee) and Brad Tilden. Last Friday morning (April 17), over 200 people... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop 360 holding annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction May 2

Boy Scout Troop 360 holding annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction May 2

Boy Scout Troop #360 will be holding its 5th Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction on Saturday, May 2 at the Lake Burien Presbyterian Church. The fundraiser event starts at 5 p.m., and tickets are $8.00... [Read more]

Over $2,000 raised for local charities at Burien Bites fundraiser Thursday night

Over $2,000 raised for local charities at Burien Bites fundraiser Thursday night

Over $2,000 was raised for local charities at the 3rd annual Burien Bites fundraiser Thursday night, April 9. Guests bought over 1,300 $2 tickets, then went restaurant-to-restaurant sampling food. Afterwards,... [Read more]

Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to the local community

Help the Highline Bears bring Semi-Pro Baseball back to the local community

The Highline Bears Baseball Organization is a new expansion team in the Pacific International League (PIL), and they’re trying to raise money to kick-off a first season at Steve Cox Memorial Park... [Read more]

REMINDER: 4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday night!

REMINDER: 4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday night!

REMINDER: Burien Bites – one of Burien’s most delectable events of the year – will be this Thursday night, April 9, from 5 – 9 p.m.! Headquarters for the fundraiser will be HomeTask, located... [Read more]

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by buying at Book Fair on Saturday, April 25

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by buying at Book Fair on Saturday, April 25

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by shopping at a Book Fair fundraiser from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Barnes & Noble at Southcenter. There will also be a sneak peek of ‘Dinosaurs... [Read more]

‘Buy local, buy handmade’ Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 2

‘Buy local, buy handmade’ Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 2

The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community... [Read more]

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 2

Parkside Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 2

The Parkside Garden Club will be holding a Plant Sale from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at the Five Corner Albertson’s parking lot at SW 160th and 1st Ave South. WHEN: Saturday, May 2th,... [Read more]

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]