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UPDATE: Over $5,500 Raised At Auction For Pit Bull Attack Victim

UPDATE: Over $5,500 Raised At Auction For Pit Bull Attack Victim

As we reported last week, on Tuesday night (Aug. 31st), area residents held an auction fundraiser party at The Mark Restaurant for Jeanette Cunningham, the victim of a pit bull attack in Burien in July. Jeanette... [Read more]

Buy Entertainment Coupon Books To Help Exchange Club Of Highline

Buy Entertainment Coupon Books To Help Exchange Club Of Highline

The Exchange Club of Highline is now selling the latest Entertainment Books for $25, which contain two-for-one and other coupons offering up to 50% off at local businesses, plus new bonus cards for up... [Read more]

Get Free Food For Volunteering At Burien’s “El Tianguis” Latino Market

Get Free Food For Volunteering At Burien’s “El Tianguis” Latino Market

“El Tianguis,” Burien’s weekly outdoor Latino Street Market held Sundays from 11am – 4pm near Burien Town Square Park, is seeking volunteers. There’s no pay, but it looks like... [Read more]

Did You Work At Sea-Tac? Highline Historical Society Seeks Airport Memories

Did You Work At Sea-Tac? Highline Historical Society Seeks Airport Memories

Our friends at the Highline Historical Society (we’re members, are you? Join here) are looking for people who worked at Sea-Tac Airport or for an airline or airport vendor between 1930 and 2000. If... [Read more]

Donations Now Being Accepted For YWCA’s Annual Closet Treasures Sale

Donations Now Being Accepted For YWCA’s Annual Closet Treasures Sale

The YWCA is now seeking donations for their Eighth Annual Closet Treasures Sale, which takes place Oct. 2nd and 3rd at their downtown Seattle location and will benefit Dress for Success® Seattle. Dress... [Read more]

City Of Burien Seeking Donors For Blood Drive On Tuesday, July 27th

City Of Burien Seeking Donors For Blood Drive On Tuesday, July 27th

The City of Burien will be rolling up its sleeves, clenching its fists and donating blood at a blood drive on Tuesday, July 27th, and they’re looking for donors. Then, it’ll get a cookie and... [Read more]

Rebuilding Together Seattle Can Help Low-Income Homeowners In Need

Rebuilding Together Seattle Can Help Low-Income Homeowners In Need

Rebuilding Together Seattle (www.rtseattle.org), a nonprofit organization, is currently accepting applications from homeowners in need. Rebuilding Together Seattle (RTS) provides donated repair services... [Read more]

Burien Resident Shares Experience Building Homes In Quake-torn Haiti

Burien Resident Shares Experience Building Homes In Quake-torn Haiti

Story & Photos by Fred Feiertag [EDITOR’S NOTE: When we found out that our neighbor Fred Feiertag was going to travel some 3,400+ miles to Haiti to help with earthquake relief, we asked if he’d... [Read more]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Puget Sound Seeking Male Volunteers

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Puget Sound Seeking Male Volunteers

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound, a donor-supported mentoring organization with programs in King County, is looking for male volunteers to be Big Brothers. According to the organization: Volunteers... [Read more]

Open-Mic Fundraiser For Family Of Esteban Garcia Is Friday, June 25th

Open-Mic Fundraiser For Family Of Esteban Garcia Is Friday, June 25th

An open-mic fundraiser for the family of the late Esteban Garcia will be held at BTB Advertiser Infusion Tea & Coffee from 6pm – 10pm on Friday, June 25th, in an effort to raise money to help... [Read more]

Exchange Club Of Highline Holding Toilet Paper Drive Saturday, June 26th

Exchange Club Of Highline Holding Toilet Paper Drive Saturday, June 26th

The Exchange Club of Highline is holding a toilet paper drive for area food banks through June 30th, and here’s how you can help: According to a press release: “Area food banks have a need... [Read more]

Senior Services Seeking Volunteer Drivers

Senior Services Seeking Volunteer Drivers

Bonnie Timm leads a busy life; she spends her time taking care of her grandchildren and going to the gym. Plus, every Wednesday morning she drives the Burien Hyde Shuttle, picking up seniors and people... [Read more]

Got Room? Three Spanish Exchange Students Need Summer Homes

Got Room? Three Spanish Exchange Students Need Summer Homes

BTB Reader Andrew Ward, a local high school teacher, wants our Readers to know that he’s seeking temporary housing for three exchange students who are flying to Washington from Spain this summer. Here’s... [Read more]

Burien’s Hospitality House Holding Volunteer Orientations May 10th

Burien’s Hospitality House Holding Volunteer Orientations May 10th

Burien’s Hospitality House, a local non-profit women’s shelter, is holding two volunteer orientation sessions on Monday, May 10th. They’re seeking male and female volunteers to work as... [Read more]

Help “Stamp Out Hunger” At Your Mailbox On Saturday, May 8th (2010)

Help “Stamp Out Hunger” At Your Mailbox On Saturday, May 8th (2010)

NOTE: This posting is from 2010: On Saturday, May 8th, members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will be holding “Stamp Out Hunger,” known as the “nation’s largest... [Read more]