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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]

‘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]

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students Logan Lemieux, Jeremiah Harding, Brian Phuong, Mira Stemen and Joanne Robson​ are trying to raise money to plant trees, and they’re looking for people to donate... [Read more]

Donations needed for Highline Schools Foundation’s ‘Project PROMise’

Donations needed for Highline Schools Foundation’s ‘Project PROMise’

Project PROMise™ is the Highline Schools Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community so local students in need can attend their prom... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Thank You! Your amazing generosity was truly an inspiration. On Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony... [Read more]

Toys for Tots Drive starts Monday, Dec. 8

Toys for Tots Drive starts Monday, Dec. 8

The annual Toys for Tots Drive starts this coming Monday, Dec. 8, and here’s how YOU can participate: ELIGIBILITY: King County residents are eligible to receive toys for children from infant to... [Read more]

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

The City of Burien is supporting the “Mayors’ Day of Concern for the Hungry,” which is this Saturday, Sept. 27. “South King County has a large percentage of individuals and families... [Read more]

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Programs that offer free art workshops for students will be greatly enhanced by generous donations from friends and family to the Burien Arts Association in honor of Carol Selander, a Burien cultural,... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank

The cookie selling season may be over, but that does not mean cookie-related work is done for one local Girl Scout Troop, who spent time Monday night (March 24) donating 180 pounds of the goodies to the... [Read more]

Help people in need & get tax deductions by donating to the Burien Goodwill

Help people in need & get tax deductions by donating to the Burien Goodwill

Our friends at the Burien Goodwill want to share that the end of the year is often a great time to donate, not only to purge for the new year but for end-of-the-year tax deductions: Do you want to lower... [Read more]

HiLine Lanes collecting Toys for Tots through this weekend

HiLine Lanes collecting Toys for Tots through this weekend

Burien’s HiLine Lanes has been collecting toys for the USMC Toys for Tots Drive, and generous B-Towners are encouraged to drop new or unopened toys off at the front desk through this weekend. “Anything... [Read more]

‘It’s alive!!!’ Help keep Burien Actors Theatre alive; donations being matched!

‘It’s alive!!!’ Help keep Burien Actors Theatre alive; donations being matched!

Photos by Mike Wilson. “It’s alive!!!”  Help keep BAT alive!  An angel appeared at Burien Actors Theatre and agreed to match donations made from the beginning of the comedy musical “Mel Brooks’... [Read more]

Got flute? Highline Music4Life urgently seeking used musical instruments

Got flute? Highline Music4Life urgently seeking used musical instruments

Highline Music4Life™ has issued an urgent public appeal for the donation of flutes and clarinets by adults who no longer need them. “School is just starting and many more young people than expected... [Read more]

Highline Area students receive 625 backpacks full of school supplies

Highline Area students receive 625 backpacks full of school supplies

Hundreds of Highline School District students are ready for the first day of school thanks to the Exchange Club of Highline, the Burien Lions Club and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. 625 backpacks filled... [Read more]

Southern Heights Elementary seeking donations for ‘International Dot Day’

Southern Heights Elementary seeking donations for ‘International Dot Day’

Southern Heights Elementary School will be participating in ‘International Dot Day’ (IDD) in September, and they’re seeking help getting supplies for kids to use. IDD was named after... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

Organizers of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund (Todd Manola and Fred Feiertag) are in a bind and need more donations, so if you’ve ever enjoyed Burien’s best barged-based fireworks on the... [Read more]

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of local film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ seeking donations, help

Producers of the locally-made short film “The Maury Island Incident” – which will likely begin production at the end of June – are seeking help from the community. The film, which is based... [Read more]

Huge Multi-Family Rummage Sale Benefit for the Hi-Liners will be April 13

Huge Multi-Family Rummage Sale Benefit for the Hi-Liners will be April 13

A Huge Multi-Family Rummage Sale to Benefit The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre will be held on Saturday April 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the auditorium of The Burien Annex, located at 14501 4th Ave SW (4th... [Read more]

Seven Tra-Lee Apartment Fire Victim Families Awarded $6,370 Monday Night

Seven Tra-Lee Apartment Fire Victim Families Awarded $6,370 Monday Night

Organizers of our “Up from the Ashes” fundraiser for the victims of the Jan. 28 Tra-Lee Apartment fire in Burien gave out $6,370 to seven families – that’s $910 per family – at Bison Creek Pizza Monday night…

Value Village of Burien Seeking Donations

Value Village of Burien Seeking Donations

The Value Village of Burien wants to remind our Readers that they’re seeking donations of “gently used” items, including reusable clothing and household items. “Cleaning out your... [Read more]

Donate Youth Running Shoes to Cove to Clover & Get a Collectible Wristband!

Donate Youth Running Shoes to Cove to Clover & Get a Collectible Wristband!

Our friends at Cove to Clover (we’re Sponsors) want to “mine” our communal closet for youth running shoes for the Student Shoe Swap scheduled for April 19 at Normandy Park Towne Center... [Read more]

Help Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center at Burien Toyota’s Giving Tree

Help Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center at Burien Toyota’s Giving Tree

Burien’s Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center (now a part of Navos), is seeking donations for the 12 local children it serves, ages 6 – 13, and you can help by donating at a “Giving Tree”... [Read more]

REMINDER: Donors Needed for City of Burien’s Blood Drive this Friday, Dec. 14

REMINDER: Donors Needed for City of Burien’s Blood Drive this Friday, Dec. 14

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive at City Hall this Friday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and they’re looking for Donors. “The Blood Center will serve 50% fewer... [Read more]

‘Scale the Heights’ Benefit Raises Over $14,000 for Autism Research

‘Scale the Heights’ Benefit Raises Over $14,000 for Autism Research

With lights aglow and merry music filling the festively-decorated model home at Josephine Parc, generous supporters gathered to raise money AND have a great time Thursday night, Dec. 6. The fundraiser... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Local Girl Scouts Collect Over 150 Coats for ‘One Warm Coat’ Drive

FOLLOWUP: Local Girl Scouts Collect Over 150 Coats for ‘One Warm Coat’ Drive

Local Girl Scout Troop #41074’s ‘One Warm Coat’ drive held during Winterfest this last Saturday (Dec. 1) resulted in at least 150 coats donated at their drop-off location at the new Start Fresh Bakery…

Donate Warm Clothing at Burien Library to Help Homeless Youth in Area

Donate Warm Clothing at Burien Library to Help Homeless Youth in Area

BLAB volunteers dressed up as library mascots Dewey and Sketch. The Burien Library Advisory Board (BLAB) is hosting a warm clothing drive to benefit homeless youth in the area, beginning Monday, Dec. 3... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #41074 Holding ‘One Warm Coat’ Drive at Winterfest Saturday

Girl Scout Troop #41074 Holding ‘One Warm Coat’ Drive at Winterfest Saturday

Local Girls Scout Troop #41074 will be holding a ‘One Warm Coat’ drive from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 1 at Burien’s Winterfest, and they’re asking people to please... [Read more]