Fundraiser Section

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

This year’s Relay for Life of Highline will be held throughout downtown Burien on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. In previous years, this all-day fundraiser for the American Cancer Society has... [Read more]

Angelo’s of Burien holding fundraiser on Wednesday, June 8 for crash victims

Angelo’s of Burien holding fundraiser on Wednesday, June 8 for crash victims

Angelo’s of Burien announced that they will be holding a fundraiser for crash victims Lorenzo and his son Xavier on Wednesday, June 8. Ten percent of each check that day will be donated directly... [Read more]

Burien Lions Club wants YOU to join & help make the community a better place

Burien Lions Club wants YOU to join & help make the community a better place

From our friends at the Burien Lions Club: Join the Burien Lions to participate in our community projects helping make Burien a better place to be for all. Lions meet each week at Angelo’s Restaurant... [Read more]

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

Here’s episode #53 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

Online fundraiser set up for Father/Son victims of horrific Monday night crash

The victims of Monday night’s horrific crash (read our previous coverage here), were a man named Lorenzo and his 7-year old son Xavier – both seriously injured as a result of a 15-year old girl running... [Read more]

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding a Clothing and Textile Drive on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at the Burien Annex. “We all have unwanted textiles that are out of fashion, not needed,... [Read more]

St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ fundraiser event will be Friday, May 27

St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ fundraiser event will be Friday, May 27

St. Vincent de Paul’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ event will be held Friday, May 27 at Big Picture High School, located at 440 S. 186th Street in Burien (map below). The event will run from 8:30... [Read more]

Help #StampOutHunger – at your mailbox – this Saturday, May 14

Help #StampOutHunger – at your mailbox – this Saturday, May 14

The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive will be this Saturday, May 14. The food drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is the world’s largest... [Read more]

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

You can help the Highline Schools Foundation at a special ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Paper Delights, located at 15215 21st Ave SW (across from St. Francis). “This... [Read more]

Be sure to ‘GiveBIG’ and help our local non-profits on Tuesday, May 3

Be sure to ‘GiveBIG’ and help our local non-profits on Tuesday, May 3

The Seattle Foundation’s 6th annual day of giving fundraiser event – ‘GiveBIG,’ coming May 3, 2016 – is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several of which support... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 collects over 500lbs of food from Seahurst residents

Boy Scout Troop #375 collects over 500lbs of food from Seahurst residents

The Boy Scouts of Troop #375 – headquartered at St. Francis of Assisi – recently walked around Burien’s Seahurst neighborhood in their annual “Scouting For Food” drive. The generosity of... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 7

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 7

The annual Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th Street. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community... [Read more]

‘Burien Bites’ Taste of Burien fundraiser will be Thursday, April 14

‘Burien Bites’ Taste of Burien fundraiser will be Thursday, April 14

Home Task and Discover Burien will be presenting the 2016 ‘Burien Bites’ Taste of Burien fundraiser event on Thursday, April 14, from 5 – 8 p.m. Join participating restaurants for a “taste”... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Story by Octavia B., age 13 Photos by Isabel H, age 11 Over the past month, 11 of Girl Scout Troop #42263’s girls spent their free time selling cookies and collecting $2,884 in donations throughout... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s online auction ends this Sunday, March 20

Highline Historical Society’s online auction ends this Sunday, March 20

The Highline Historical Society’s 10th Annual online auction ends this Sunday, March 20, at 8 p.m. This will be your last chance to bid on great sports memorabilia like a Ken Griffey Jr. autographed... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented this Friday, March 18

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented this Friday, March 18

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Fundraising Auction will be held starting at 6 p.m. this Friday, March 18 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Is it ‘Cove to <em>Over</em>‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Is it ‘Cove to Over‘? Fundraiser Founder John Nelson is stepping down

Photo by Scott Schaefer. Sad news for the local fundraiser scene, as community activist John Nelson announced Monday that he is stepping down as Organizer of the Cove to Clover fundraiser, which just completed... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Before the big storm, 355 ran in the 2016 Cove to Clover race

Drone footage of the start of Sunday’s Cove to Clover 5K race courtesy David White (and yes, he’s FAA-certified!). 16-year old Erik Harang of Normandy Park – who led through most of the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Sunday is the ‘Cove to Clover’ 5K fundraiser race!

REMINDER: Sunday is the ‘Cove to Clover’ 5K fundraiser race!

The Cove 2 Clover 5K fundraiser race is Sunday, March 13, starting at Noon at the Normandy Park Cove beach parking lot (NOT the community center).   Residents can expect road closures and delays between... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented Friday, March 18

REMINDER: Discover Burien awards will be presented Friday, March 18

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Fundraising Auction will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual ‘Gold Star Awards’ nominees were announced on Tuesday, March 8, and will be presented at their annual BASH on Thursday, March 17. Each year,... [Read more]