Fundraiser Section

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

Photo by Michael Brunk. The 4th of July is just over a month away, and our friends at the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund are seeking Business Sponsors and donations to help raise the $30,000 needed to... [Read more]

Public invited to attend Carnival at Mount View Elementary June 6

Public invited to attend Carnival at Mount View Elementary June 6

The public is invited to attend the Mount View Elementary Carnival, benefiting its PTA and its sister school in Honduras, on Friday, June 6. Money raised at the carnival will go to Light of Esperanza,... [Read more]

Soroptomist Club’s ‘Cards for a Cause’ will be Saturday, May 17 at Burien Elks Lodge

Soroptomist Club’s ‘Cards for a Cause’ will be Saturday, May 17 at Burien Elks Lodge

Have a great time and support a great cause at the same time at the annual “Cards For A Cause” on Saturday, May 17 at the Burien Elks. This “fun”draiser is sponsored by Soroptimist... [Read more]

Winners of 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites’ fundraiser announced

Winners of 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites’ fundraiser announced

The winners of the 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites‘ were announced Wednesday night (May 7): Maven Mercantile Start Fresh 909 Coffee & Wine HomeTask and Freggies Organic will donate $1,000... [Read more]

REMINDER: Eat well and help local charities at ‘Burien Bites’ TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Eat well and help local charities at ‘Burien Bites’ TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The third annual ‘Burien Bites’ – a food-centric fundraiser that benefits local charities – will take place TONIGHT – Wednesday, May 7, from 4 – 9 p.m. The cost is $5 for Adults,... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier this Saturday

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier this Saturday

This Saturday, May 10, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will collect food donations at residents’ mailboxes in order to provide assistance to the millions of Americans who are... [Read more]

REMINDER: Don’t forget to GiveBIG TODAY to help local charities!

REMINDER: Don’t forget to GiveBIG TODAY to help local charities!

REMINDER: The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is TODAY (Tuesday, May 6) and is a one-day, online charitable giving event to inspire people to give to non-profit organizations who make our region a stronger,... [Read more]

‘Bark & Bowl’ for AARF at HiLine Lanes on Saturday, May 10

‘Bark & Bowl’ for AARF at HiLine Lanes on Saturday, May 10

The Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) is holding a ‘Bark & Bowl’ fundraiser at HiLine Lanes in Burien on Saturday, May 10 from 3 – 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per person and includes three... [Read more]

Glendale Lutheran School Spring Yard Sale & Bake Sale will be May 10

Glendale Lutheran School Spring Yard Sale & Bake Sale will be May 10

Glendale Lutheran School’s Spring Yard Sale & Bake Sale will be Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. “Our school and church families are donating their gently used household items to... [Read more]

Help local charities – GiveBIG & Dine Out for Hunger on Tuesday, May 6

Help local charities – GiveBIG & Dine Out for Hunger on Tuesday, May 6

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event to inspire people to give to non-profit organizations who make our region a stronger, more vibrant community for all,... [Read more]

2 Big Picture students putting on Poetry Slam fundraiser for Somali kids Friday

2 Big Picture students putting on Poetry Slam fundraiser for Somali kids Friday

Big Picture High students Asia Abshir, left, and Britni Mayfield, right. Two students from Burien’s Big Picture High School will be putting on a Poetry Slam fundraiser for Somali kids this Friday,... [Read more]

Glendale Lutheran School holding 5th annual Arts & Crafts Fair May 3

Glendale Lutheran School holding 5th annual Arts & Crafts Fair May 3

Glendale Lutheran School will be holding its 5th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair (just in time for Mother’s Day) on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Glendale Lutheran School is located at 13455... [Read more]

‘Dining Out For Life’ returns Thursday to raise funds to fight hunger and illness

‘Dining Out For Life’ returns Thursday to raise funds to fight hunger and illness

Lifelong’s ‘Dining Out For Life’ presented by BECU returns for its 21th year THIS Thursday, April 24, with Burien’s The Mark Restaurant participating. On this day, nearly 150 restaurants... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Relay for Life will be May 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Fundraiser for Relay for Life will be May 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

A fundraiser sale for Relay for Life Highline will be held Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 So. 206th Street in Des Moines. Here are the details: WHAT:... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society‘s online auction opens – shop for Mother’s Day!

Highline Historical Society‘s online auction opens – shop for Mother’s Day!

The Highline Historical Society’s online fundraiser auction is officially open! From now through May 3 at 7 p.m., shoppers can browse through a virtual storehouse of inspired merchandise and fun experiences... [Read more]

Chow down and help local charities at the 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites’ May 7

Chow down and help local charities at the 3rd annual ‘Burien Bites’ May 7

The third annual ‘Burien Bites’ – a food-centric fundraiser that benefits local charities – will take place on Wednesday, May 7, from 5 – 9 p.m. The cost is $5 for Adults, with Kids under 18... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction, held on Friday, March 28, raised over... [Read more]

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit whose mission is 'Making Burien Awesome!'] Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Discover... [Read more]

Highline ‘Relay for Life’ will be June 7–8 to benefit local cancer research

Highline ‘Relay for Life’ will be June 7–8 to benefit local cancer research

With 10 weeks until the Relay For Life of Highline – coming up on June 7–8 at Highline Memorial Stadium – organizers wanted to get the word out on some of the things that the dollars raised through... [Read more]

Help those affected by the Oso Mudslide; donate to state-approved relief agencies

Help those affected by the Oso Mudslide; donate to state-approved relief agencies

As we’re sure our Readers know, a massive mudslide rocked our fellow citizens in Oso, WA, killing possibly as many as the eruption of Mt. St. Helens did in 1980 – making this one of the worst... [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]

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: The White Center 5K Walk & Run is this Saturday, March 22, starting at 9 a.m.! Sponsored by Community Development Association (CDA), along with the YES Foundation of White Center and the... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is a Board member for Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] On Tuesday (March 18), Discover Burien announced its ‘Best of Burien’... [Read more]

Burien Eagles raise nearly $1,400 for new USO facility at Sea-Tac Airport

Burien Eagles raise nearly $1,400 for new USO facility at Sea-Tac Airport

Left to right: Bill Baker, Seatac Center Manager; Jim Boatman; Don Leingang, USO Northwest Executive Director; Dina Hrisko; Ian Gunsul. The Burien Eagles F.O.E #3523 presented USO Northwest with a check... [Read more]

Under soggy skies, 2014 Cove to Clover 5K shines; here are pics & results

Under soggy skies, 2014 Cove to Clover 5K shines; here are pics & results

Under typically soggy northwest skies, the 2014 Cove to Clove Classic 5K fundraiser race shined on the area on Sunday, March 16, filling the streets with happy runners, families, dogs and even a Unicorn Unicycle…