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Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to Highline & White Center Food Banks

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to Highline & White Center Food Banks

The annual “big check presentation” for Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb.... [Read more]

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Organizers thank all who made the 2017 ‘Empty Bowls’ a record-setting success

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Discover Burien, Highline Food Bank, and the White Center Food Bank would like to thank all the donors and participants who made the 2017 Burien Empty Bowls... [Read more]

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Several Kennedy Catholic High School Lancer students collected over 5,000 breakfast meals during a ‘Cereal Drive’ this week, which they donated to the hungry in our community. “Your... [Read more]

Over 1100 attend Empty Bowls; record $21,525 raised for local Food Banks!

Over 1100 attend Empty Bowls; record $21,525 raised for local Food Banks!

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser was held last Friday (Jan. 27), with 1,164 people attending and $21,525 raised – a record-setting benefit – for the White Center​... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse of Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ lunch serving

VIDEO: Time lapse of Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ lunch serving

Here’s a time lapse video of the serving line at Friday’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser at the Burien Community Center, which continues with a Dinner from 4 – 8 p.m.: Moshier... [Read more]

REMINDER: Empty Bowls fundraiser serves both lunch & dinner this Friday!

REMINDER: Empty Bowls fundraiser serves both lunch & dinner this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held this Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic holding 50th anniversary community-wide Cereal Drive

Kennedy Catholic holding 50th anniversary community-wide Cereal Drive

For 50 years, Kennedy Catholic High School students have demonstrated a tireless commitment to the community through direct service to those in need. In honor of Catholic Schools Week and the school’s 50th... [Read more]

Over 600 pounds of turkey served at Navos’ annual holiday dinner in Burien

Over 600 pounds of turkey served at Navos’ annual holiday dinner in Burien

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, Navos, a leading local community mental health provider, hosted a holiday dinner for clients; for many of them, who live in poverty due to their mental illness, this will... [Read more]

Give us on Tuesday our daily bread…program to help needy now in place

Give us on Tuesday our daily bread…program to help needy now in place

Give us on Tuesday our daily bread…a local program to help the needy is now in place: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Burien has partnered with a bakery, and on Tuesdays now receive leftover artisan... [Read more]

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their campus, located at 1010 SW 134th Street in Burien. Here’s what... [Read more]

Free food available for kids this summer – here’s where/how to find it in Burien

Free food available for kids this summer – here’s where/how to find it in Burien

This summer, hundreds of sites across Washington State are providing free meals for kids and teens. Places like local high schools, elementary schools, community centers, parks and apartment complexes... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

According to Northwest Harvest: “1 in 5 kids in Washington state lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table.” And we know that summer can be a particularly hard time for... [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]

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]

Volunteers needed at Highline Area Food Bank to help community get food

Volunteers needed at Highline Area Food Bank to help community get food

The Highline Area Food Bank serves our community by distributing grocery items and fresh produce twice a week, and they need your help. They are located at Manhattan Community Hall, located at 18300... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Giant Check’ for this year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser presented

PHOTOS: ‘Giant Check’ for this year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser presented

On Tuesday (Feb. 16), a giant check in the amount of $18, 205 was presented to the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks at Smarty Pants in Burien: The annual fundraiser was held on Jan. 29, and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises over $19,000 for food banks

PHOTOS: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises over $19,000 for food banks

The 2016 Empty Bowls fundraiser – held on Friday, Jan. 29 – welcomed 1,125 visitors, and raised over $19,000 for both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks. “A huge thank you to all who... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be this Friday!

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events this Friday, Jan. 29, at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 at Community Center

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 at Community Center

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White Center Food... [Read more]

LIVE: Live video stream from Des Moines Food Bank Fundraiser

LIVE: Live video stream from Des Moines Food Bank Fundraiser

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Click the “Play” button to watch our LIVE video stream from the Square Meal Partner fundraiser for the Des Moines Food Bank, taking place at the Normandy... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center holding Food Drive through this Friday, Nov. 20

Highline Medical Center holding Food Drive through this Friday, Nov. 20

Highline Medical Center is holding a food drive through Friday, Nov. 20 to support Transform Burien. Items can be dropped off in the main hospital lobby. The center is located at 16251 Sylvester Rd SW,... [Read more]

Explorer West Students lead successful Food Drive for White Center Food Bank

Explorer West Students lead successful Food Drive for White Center Food Bank

For the third consecutive year, students at Explorer West Middle School (an Advertiser) planned and executed a school-wide food drive to support the White Center Food Bank in our community. This annual... [Read more]

City of Burien staff collects 1,908 food items for local Food Banks

City of Burien staff collects 1,908 food items for local Food Banks

The City of Burien this week announced that its staff recently completed its 3rd annual Food Drive Challenge: A total of 1,908 food items were donated, and were divided evenly between the White Center... [Read more]

Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry launches City of Burien Food Drive

Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry launches City of Burien Food Drive

The City of Burien announced Friday that they will be holding a Food Drive through Oct. 1, and they’ll be collecting non-perishable food, along with hygiene-related items at City Hall. The drive... [Read more]