hunger Section

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

The City of Burien is supporting the “Mayors’ Day of Concern for the Hungry,” which is this Saturday, Sept. 27. “South King County has a large percentage of individuals and families... [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]

Volunteers needed to help keep ‘Meals on Wheels’ rolling in Burien

Volunteers needed to help keep ‘Meals on Wheels’ rolling in Burien

Volunteers are needed to help keep ‘Meals on Wheels’ working for Burien seniors: Back-up Drivers: Back-up Drivers are needed to deliver meals in Burien for a couple of hours on Thursday mornings,... [Read more]

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…

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…

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]

PHOTOS: Navos hosts free Thanksgiving meal

PHOTOS: Navos hosts free Thanksgiving meal

Every year, Burien’s Navos hosts a free Thanksgiving meal for clients, their families and the larger community, and here are some photos from this week’s event, held on Tuesday, Nov. 26: “It... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Help take a bite out of local hunger at Town Square Dentistry

Help take a bite out of local hunger at Town Square Dentistry

Advertiser Town Square Dentistry invites all our readers to join in the fight against local hunger – from now until Dec. 18, Town Square Dentistry will be collecting donations of non-perishable food... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ leave food for your Mail Carrier TODAY

REMINDER: Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ leave food for your Mail Carrier TODAY

REMINDER: Today – Saturday, May 11 – is the day that Mail Carriers will be collecting food donations at residents’ mailboxes in order to provide assistance to local food banks! According to... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier on May 11

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier on May 11

On Saturday, May 11, 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 struggling... [Read more]

Highline Area Food Bank Unveils New Website; Now You Can Donate Online!

Highline Area Food Bank Unveils New Website; Now You Can Donate Online!

Our friends at the Highline Area Food Bank unveiled a brand new website this week – www.highlineareafoodbank.org – and they’re now accepting donations online! Here’s a note from Executive... [Read more]

Five Highline Public Schools Now Offering Free After-School Meals

Five Highline Public Schools Now Offering Free After-School Meals

Five Highline Public Schools are now offering FREE after-school meals, sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) After-School Meal Program. The schools include: Bow Lake Madrona Mount... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Friday at Burien Community Center

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Friday at Burien Community Center

Which local restaurant will win this year’s “Best Soup” award? Last year, Elliott Bay Brewery was crowned the winner. REMINDER: Burien’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser... [Read more]

Burien’s Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Coming Friday, Jan. 25

Burien’s Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Coming Friday, Jan. 25

Burien’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser is coming to the Burien Community Center on Friday, Jan. 25, with two servings – lunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and dinner from 4 p.m. – 8... [Read more]

Seahurst Elementary Students Donate Nearly 3,700 Items to Food Bank

Seahurst Elementary Students Donate Nearly 3,700 Items to Food Bank

Seahurst Elementary students, families, and staff set a goal to collect more than 2,000 items for the Highline Food Bank, and they surpassed their goal – collecting 3,661 items for needy families! Thanks... [Read more]

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Praisealujah’s Food Ministry (a non-profit organization) which helps feed area residents, will be holding a Food Drive the weekend of Nov. 9–11 at the Saar’s Super Saver Store at 10616 16th Ave... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Town Square Dentistry’s Food Drive Runs Through 11/16; Donate for Chance to Win

Town Square Dentistry’s Food Drive Runs Through 11/16; Donate for Chance to Win

BTB Advertiser Town Square Dentistry will be holding a Food Drive for the Highline Area Food Bank from Oct. 29 – Nov. 16. If you donate, you’ll have a chance to win a cool prize too…

‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser Organizers are Seeking Potters to Donate Bowls

‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser Organizers are Seeking Potters to Donate Bowls

Organizers of Burien’s Empty Bowls Fundraiser are looking for potters or clay students to donate bowls for its event, coming Jan. 25, 2013. “Our goal is 1,500 bowls, and every bowl donated... [Read more]

Burien Bites Organizer Drops Off $2,000 Check at Highline Area Food Bank

Burien Bites Organizer Drops Off $2,000 Check at Highline Area Food Bank

Burien Bites Organizer Jerrod Sessler, right, visits with Mike Werle at the Highline Area Food Bank. Burien Bites, a new food-centric fundraiser that took place May 27 (read our coverage here), donated... [Read more]

PHOTO: Burien Kid Sets Out Food Donations for ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Drive

PHOTO: Burien Kid Sets Out Food Donations for ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Drive

If you haven’t already, be sure to set out some non-perishable food donations at your mailbox for the National Association of Letter Carrier’s ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ food drive, which takes... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ Lunch

PHOTOS: Scenes From Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ Lunch

The annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks is going on today (Friday, Jan. 27) at the Burien Community Center – and there’s still time to... [Read more]

REMINDER: Carve Out Some Time Tomorrow For Empty Bowls Fundraiser

REMINDER: Carve Out Some Time Tomorrow For Empty Bowls Fundraiser

REMINDER: B-Town’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser event for the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks is TOMORROW – Friday, Jan. 27th – with lunch being served from 11 a.m.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Our Holiday Party Is TONIGHT + BIG Announcement At 6pm!

REMINDER: Our Holiday Party Is TONIGHT + BIG Announcement At 6pm!

Click image to see larger version. REMINDER: Our holiday Advertiser and Reader Appreciation Party is TONIGHT – Wednesday, Dec. 14th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. – at the Tin Theater (923 SW 152nd) in Olde... [Read more]

Drop Food Off For Highline Area Food Bank, Get Free Food At Mick Kelly’s

Drop Food Off For Highline Area Food Bank, Get Free Food At Mick Kelly’s

Our friends at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub are holding a food drive that’s a win-win situation – bring in a can or box of non-perishable food for the Highline Area Food Bank, and getting some... [Read more]

Hazel Valley Students Donate Over A Ton Of Food To White Center Food Bank

Hazel Valley Students Donate Over A Ton Of Food To White Center Food Bank

Burien’s Hazel Valley Elementary School recently held a food drive to support the White Center Food Bank, and in just over a week donated over one ton of food (2,289 pounds to be exact) to support... [Read more]

Burien ‘Extreme Couponers’ Save Over $1,800 For White Center Food Bank

Burien ‘Extreme Couponers’ Save Over $1,800 For White Center Food Bank

Local Burien residents and “Extreme Couponers” Suzanne Greive and Bernie Blais spent Tuesday morning (Feb. 22) saving a lot of money for the White Center Food Bank. They combined a QFC “mega... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Food Bank Fundraiser Dinner Is 4pm-8pm TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Food Bank Fundraiser Dinner Is 4pm-8pm TONIGHT

REMINDER: Burien’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser is TODAY (Friday, Jan. 28th) at a NEW LOCATION — the Burien Community Center, (14700 6th Ave SW), with both a lunch (11am-2pm) and... [Read more]

Annual Turkeys N’Diapers Fundraiser Postponed, Donations Still Needed

Annual Turkeys N’Diapers Fundraiser Postponed, Donations Still Needed

The 3rd Annual Turkeys N’Diapers Fundraiser, sponsored each year by the B-Town Blog and White Center Blog and originally scheduled for this Saturday (Nov. 20th) in White Center, has been postponed for... [Read more]