Fundraiser Section

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 19

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The 14th annual ‘Walk for the Women’ – a fundraiser for Burien’s Hospitality House – will be Saturday, Sept. 19, in conjunction with the Burien Wellness Fair. Hospitality House,... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

Highline High Alumni Foundation’s Golf Tournament will be Aug. 21

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 21 at the Auburn Golf Course. This year they’ve added four prize holes for holes-in-one, including one hole with... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

On Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, there will be a stream of 140-160 Obliteride cyclists rolling through Burien as they ride to raise funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch. Obliteride is more than a bike ride.... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil & Fundraiser will be Saturday, Aug. 8

Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil & Fundraiser will be Saturday, Aug. 8

Discover Burien’s first-ever ‘Boiling Point’ Seafood Boil and Fundraiser will be held starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 on the beach of Seahurst Park, located at 1600 SW Seahurst Park Road in... [Read more]

Registration now open for Sept. 19 ‘Ride Around The Sound’ bike ride fundraiser

Registration now open for Sept. 19 ‘Ride Around The Sound’ bike ride fundraiser

Registration is now open for the 4th annual ‘Ride Around The Sound,’ a fundraiser bike ride for the American Lung Association, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 19. The ride will run from the... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

Highline Medical Center Foundation’s Golf Tournament fundraiser is July 23

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Classic fundraiser will be held on Thursday, July 23 at The Golf Club at Newcastle. There are plenty of opportunities to show off your skills... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The 7th annual ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for the Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. “This is our... [Read more]

Local YoungLives holding Car Wash & Bake Sale fundraiser this Saturday

Local YoungLives holding Car Wash & Bake Sale fundraiser this Saturday

Join Greater Highline & Tukwila YoungLives for a Car Wash and Bake Sale this Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at CarQuest Auto Parts, located at 14307 1st Ave South. Proceeds will help... [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 will serve as a great kick-off to the Wild Strawberry Festival this Saturday, June 20, from 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Burien Fire Station at 8th Ave SW and SW 151st. Cost... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline raises over $34,000 at weekend fundraiser

Relay for Life of Highline raises over $34,000 at weekend fundraiser

Relay for Life of Highline raised over $34,000 for the American Cancer Society this last weekend at Highline Memorial Stadium. Here’s a video highlight reel courtesy Boulevard Park Place Retirement... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here’s how YOU can help fund the annual Three Tree Point Fireworks show!

Here comes the 4th of July – a very special event in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood! “Our quiet and scenic corner of Burien turns on the charm to share in the traditions of the 4th... [Read more]

Highline Relay for Life will be this Friday & Saturday at Highline Stadium

Highline Relay for Life will be this Friday & Saturday at Highline Stadium

The annual Highline Relay for Life will be held this Friday and Saturday, June 12 & 13, at Highline High Memorial Stadium. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

Here’s episode #5 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Race Registration now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Oct. 4

Race Registration now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Oct. 4

Race Registration is now open for the 2015 Burien Brat Trot, coming Sunday, Oct. 4 – with an early registration rate of only $30 per runner (prices go up later this summer, so register now!). To register,... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Highline High Teacher gets her hair shaved off to help student

FOLLOWUP: Highline High Teacher gets her hair shaved off to help student

On Sunday (May 31), Highline High Teacher Jasmine Kettler followed through with her promise to have her hair cut off – and shaved – in honor of her student Faith Jackson, who is battling cancer (read... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats, and here’s how you can help!

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats, and here’s how you can help!

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats! That’s right…GOATS! To help women farmers in Africa, that is… A “We Create Change” fundraiser is in full gear at the school, and they have raised... [Read more]

Get behind Exchange Club of Highline’s Toilet Paper Drive on Sat., June 13

Get behind Exchange Club of Highline’s Toilet Paper Drive on Sat., June 13

Here’s your chance to ‘get behind’ The Exchange Club of Highline’s Toilet Paper Drive, to be held Saturday, June 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This will be the 5th annual Toilet... [Read more]

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Gril Scout Troop #44039 with Ray Helms. Girl Scout Troop #44039 – a Brownie troop with girls ages 7-9 – elected to donate $200 from their cookie sales proceeds to the Burien CARES animal shelter. “We... [Read more]

Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA holding fundraiser to build walking path

Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA holding fundraiser to build walking path

The Gregory Heights Elementary PTSA is holding a fundraiser to build a 7-foot wide walking path on the school’s play field, and they’re asking for help. “The Gregory Heights PTSA is... [Read more]

Highline High Teacher will shave her hair to celebrate student’s cancer battle

Highline High Teacher will shave her hair to celebrate student’s cancer battle

Faith Jackson, who is now cancer-free. Jasmine Kettler, who will soon shave her head bald. Highline High School Teacher Jasmine Kettler (pictured above) will be shaving her head bald to celebrate her student’s... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ during Letter Carriers’ Food Drive this Saturday

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 23rd annual food drive this Saturday, May 9. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver... [Read more]

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]

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

Last week, Advertiser West Seattle Montessori & Academy was up to something AWESOME – they sold scones during morning arrivals to support an anti-poaching program called BigLife. BigLife is a anti-poaching... [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]

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]

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]