Fundraiser Section

2nd Annual C.A.R.E.S. ‘Open Bite Nite’ raises $4,500 for local animal control

2nd Annual C.A.R.E.S. ‘Open Bite Nite’ raises $4,500 for local animal control

Homeless Burien pets got a boost Saturday night when C.A.R.E.S. hosted another successful “Bite Nite” fundraiser, raising around $4,500. Over 80 people attended the annual variety show, which was... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 28 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty. I am in the... [Read more]

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Gypsy Jazz stand-out Pearl Django will perform at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Sunday, March 2 at the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. With a performance history spanning almost two decades,... [Read more]

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover fundraising 5K run returns to its Celtic Roots March 16

Cove to Clover Classic – the area’s highlander 5K race coming Sunday, March 16 – begins at the base of an incline affectionately known as “Snake Hill,” triumphantly ascends to stunning views... [Read more]

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 12) two checks – for $8,160 each – were presented to both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks from Organizers from the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser…

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is back for its 10th year in Des Moines, and opening night – Friday, Feb. 28 – is ’15-Token Friday’! Your ticket that night will be good for 15 tasting tokens —five more than on Saturday and Sunday…

Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Feb. 28 & enter to win M’s tickets

Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Feb. 28 & enter to win M’s tickets

If you register for the Cove to Clover Classic (coming March 16) before Feb. 28, you’ll automatically be entered for a drawing for two tickets to the Seattle Mariners!

Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Would you like to contribute to your community and at the same time enjoy the Northwest’s best wines and great entertainment? You Can! Please join the Rotary Club of Des Moines as a valued Volunteer…

Hospitality House Women’s Shelter Spring Fling Fundraiser is March 8

Hospitality House Women’s Shelter Spring Fling Fundraiser is March 8

Hospitality House Women’s Shelter Spring Fling Fundraiser will be Saturday, March 8 at Highline Community College, starting at 6 p.m…

Highline Relay for Life kick-off event will be Sunday at HiLine Lanes

Highline Relay for Life kick-off event will be Sunday at HiLine Lanes

The kick-off for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Highline will be this Sunday, Feb. 9, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at HiLine Lanes…

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Empty Bowls’ sets record, raises nearly $17,000!

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Empty Bowls’ sets record, raises nearly $17,000!

The 9th Annual Burien Empty Bowls Fundraiser was a huge success with record breaking attendance – 1,185 people attended this year’s event held on Jan. 31, raising $16,820…

Help send local girls to their prom in style with Project PROMise

Help send local girls to their prom in style with 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 and given to local students in need…

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Help fight hunger in our community AND enjoy some great food at the 2014 ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser this Friday, Jan. 31 at the Burien Community Center…

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre announced Tuesday (Jan. 28) that their next production, which runs Feb. 21 through March 23 – “Noises Off” – is ON, but they still need to raise $10,000 to pay for a location…

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Help a family whose White Center area home was destroyed by fire

Sunday morning (Jan. 26) around 7:15 a.m., Eileen Riddle was awakened by some loud popping noises in her home near White Center. As she left her bedroom to investigate, she found her garage engulfed in flames…

Cove to Clover Classic announces its 2014 Corporate Challenge

Cove to Clover Classic announces its 2014 Corporate Challenge

Looking for a great way to increase camaraderie among your staff, while encouraging health and fitness? Take part in Cove to Clover Classic’s Corporate Challenge…

Help send Mt. Rainier High School Choir to Carnegie Hall; fundraiser Feb. 28

Help send Mt. Rainier High School Choir to Carnegie Hall; fundraiser Feb. 28

The Mt. Rainier High School Choir will be performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City on April 13, and they’re holding a fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 28…

Sponsored Post The Bridge School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25

The Bridge School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25

The Bridge School is excited to announce that our annual Informational Open House and “Building the Bridge Auction” take place this month…

Play Bingo with a LIVE Chicken at Burien Eagles Fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 25

Play Bingo with a LIVE Chicken at Burien Eagles Fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 25

The Burien Eagles will be holding a Dinner & Dance fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 25 at their location at 920 SW 150th Street. Dinner will be from 5 – 7 p.m., with the band “Bone Yard”... [Read more]

Bake Sale fundraiser for DUI crash victim Emily Ann will be Saturday, Jan. 18

Bake Sale fundraiser for DUI crash victim Emily Ann will be Saturday, Jan. 18

A fundraiser Bake Sale will be held this Saturday, Jan. 18 for Emily Ann, a victim of a DUI crash on New Year’s Day that paralyzed her from the waist down (read our previous coverage here). Early... [Read more]

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

UPDATE: Evergreen Pool, threatened by possible closure, will remain open

The non-profit Evergreen Pool, which serves the greater Highline area, and which had been threatened with closure (read our previous coverage here), will remain open thanks to a combination of community... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

The folks at one of Burien’s newest food and beverage establishments, Black Zia Cantina, will be hosting a raffle fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Jan. 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. An... [Read more]

Family of Burien car crash victim trying to raise funds to pay for funeral

Family of Burien car crash victim trying to raise funds to pay for funeral

Jackie Hartman-Sani has set up an online fundraiser website to help pay for funeral expenses for her nephew James Valle (pictured above), who was killed in a DUI-related car accident on New Year’s... [Read more]

Help fight hunger with great food and beautiful art at ‘Empty Bowls’ Jan. 31

Help fight hunger with great food and beautiful art at ‘Empty Bowls’ Jan. 31

Help fight hunger in our community AND enjoy some great food at the 2014 ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 31 at the Burien Community Center. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 2... [Read more]

Register for Cove to Clover by Jan. 31 to enter drawing for free running shoes

Register for Cove to Clover by Jan. 31 to enter drawing for free running shoes

Register by Jan. 31 for the 2014 Cove to Clover – set for Sunday, March 16 – and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a free pair of Brooks Running shoes! To register now, click here. This is... [Read more]