Fundraiser Section

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

A special ‘Pre-Funk’ party for Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be held this Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Normandy Park Towne Center, from 5 – 8 p.m. There... [Read more]

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Get “gussied up” on Friday night, Sept. 25, for a night of fun at Burien Senior Program’s Annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser! You will enjoy a 3-course... [Read more]

American Lung Association’s ‘Ride Around the Sound’ will be Sat., Sept. 19

American Lung Association’s ‘Ride Around the Sound’ will be Sat., Sept. 19

The American Lung Association’s charity bicycle tour will be coming through the area on Saturday, Sept. 19 with 400-500 riders. Advanced Registration Rate of $40 is open until Aug. 31 (it then goes... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

PHOTOS: Fred Hutch’s Obliteride races through area, raises over $1.8 million

Obliteride riders pedaled more than 63,000 miles across western Washington this weekend – including through the Burien area – raising critical funds to help Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center... [Read more]

Sponsored Post See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

Advertiser the Tin Room Theater wants our Readers to know that they are doing a fundraiser tied into their newest movie – “Roar” – which opens Friday night (Aug. 7) and runs through Thursday... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The ‘Würst Race’ – the Burien Brat Trot – will be Sunday, Oct. 4!

SAVE THE DATE: The ‘Würst Race’ – the Burien Brat Trot – will be Sunday, Oct. 4!

Get ready for the area’s favorite family 5k – the Burien Brat Trot – a flat and fast 5k and one mile race throughout the streets of Burien, followed by the best street party around, coming... [Read more]

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

http://www.vimeo.com/110224484 Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic-minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews... [Read more]

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

It’s time for the annual Hi-Liners fundraiser Car Wash, to be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Burien Annex. Suggested donation is $10, and all proceeds go to help this great... [Read more]

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

Obliteride riders will cycle through our community on Sunday, Aug. 9, raising funds to help the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. “We’re urging people to come join the fun and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

‘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]