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‘Walk for the Women’ to benefit Hospitality House on Saturday, Sept. 28

‘Walk for the Women’ to benefit Hospitality House on Saturday, Sept. 28

Join Hospitality House at its annual ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 28, starting at 10 a.m. in Burien Town Square. This event will benefit this local non-profit, which... [Read more]

A first-hand account of selling Strawberry Shortcake at the Wild Strawberry Festival

A first-hand account of selling Strawberry Shortcake at the Wild Strawberry Festival

Our friends at Burien Arts want to share their recent experience from last weekend’s successful Wild Strawberry Festival, where they sold more Strawberry Shortcake than ever before: Did you know... [Read more]

Navos Holding Informational Meeting about Ruth Dykeman Campus Thursday

Navos Holding Informational Meeting about Ruth Dykeman Campus Thursday

Navos will be holding an informational meeting about its proposed re-visioning project for the Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center Campus this Thursday night, March 28 starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will... [Read more]

Three Local Non-Profits Have Ideas on How YOU Can Help During the Holidays

Three Local Non-Profits Have Ideas on How YOU Can Help During the Holidays

Navos, Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center and Seattle Children’s Home, together with their partners, help 40% of the children, youth and families seen in our community for emotional and mental health issues.  And... [Read more]

Burien’s New Futures Gets DuPont Pioneer Grant for Family Advocacy

Burien’s New Futures Gets DuPont Pioneer Grant for Family Advocacy

Burien’s New Futures received a $1,000 DuPont Pioneer grant towards their Family Advocacy programming this week.   “Every day at Pioneer we are working hard to develop seeds that will help... [Read more]

Grand Opening for New Futures’ New Community Center is Tuesday

Grand Opening for New Futures’ New Community Center is Tuesday

New Futures will be holding a grand opening of its new community center at the Woodridge Park Apartment complex this coming Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. ” New Futures and King County... [Read more]

Burien’s HomeTask Cares Foundation Helps Non-Profit New Futures

Burien’s HomeTask Cares Foundation Helps Non-Profit New Futures

Burien’s HomeTask Cares Foundation recently partnered with non-profit New Futures to help move them into a new building at their Woodbridge location. “Ever wondered what a handyman could get... [Read more]

Burien CARES Animal Control Approved for Tax-Exempt Status

Burien CARES Animal Control Approved for Tax-Exempt Status

Burien CARES Animal Control announced Wednesday (Sept. 12) that it received official notice from the IRS on Monday (Sept. 10) that its application for 501(c)(3) status was approved, retroactive to May... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Navos Mental Health & Wellness Center Opening Oct. 25

SAVE THE DATE: Navos Mental Health & Wellness Center Opening Oct. 25

Burien’s Navos will be holding a grand opening of its new Mental Health and Wellness Center from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at their location at 1210 SW 136th Street. “The opening... [Read more]

HomeTask Cares Foundation Helping New Futures this Friday, Aug. 24

HomeTask Cares Foundation Helping New Futures this Friday, Aug. 24

HomeTask Founder Jerrod Sessler at last Saturday’s Pie Joust. Photo by Michael Brunk. Burien’s HomeTask Cares Foundation, along with around 20 of their Franchise Partners from around the country,... [Read more]

Navos Mental Health Solutions Gets Grant, Names New Coalition Coordinator

Navos Mental Health Solutions Gets Grant, Names New Coalition Coordinator

Navos Mental Health Solutions announced Friday (July 27) that it received a King County grant to create a community-based coalition for drug free youth in the Burien/White Center communities and has appointed... [Read more]

Discover Burien Now Accepting Event Partnership Program Applications

Discover Burien Now Accepting Event Partnership Program Applications

Discover Burien (we’re members, and Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Directors) announced Monday (July 9) that they will partner with up to two new or established 501©3 organizations... [Read more]

Navos to Merge with Seattle Children’s Home

Navos to Merge with Seattle Children’s Home

This week Navos announced that it is merging with Seattle Children’s Home (SCH) effective July 1. “The combination represents a breakthrough for young people affected by mild, moderate and... [Read more]

‘Get Inspired’ at New Futures Benefit Breakfast Tuesday, June 5th

‘Get Inspired’ at New Futures Benefit Breakfast Tuesday, June 5th

Burien non-profit New Futures wants everyone to ‘Get Inspired’ at their benefit breakfast from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. “Good news if you’re... [Read more]

No Longer ‘Interim,’ Ramirez Robson is New Futures’ Executive Director

No Longer ‘Interim,’ Ramirez Robson is New Futures’ Executive Director

The New Futures Board of Directors announced Thursday (May 3) that they have unanimously voted to appoint Jennifer Ramirez Robson as its Executive Director. Ramirez Robson has served as Interim Executive... [Read more]

Burien Non-Profit Para Los Niños Needs Your Vote To Help Them Win Grant

Burien Non-Profit Para Los Niños Needs Your Vote To Help Them Win Grant

Burien non-profit Para Los Niños has been selected as a 2011 Grant Award Finalist by the Latino Community Fund, and they’re asking our Readers to help them by voting for them. Only one vote is allowed... [Read more]

New Futures Appoints Jennifer Ramirez Robson As Interim Executive Director

New Futures Appoints Jennifer Ramirez Robson As Interim Executive Director

Burien non-profit New Futures announced Saturday (Sept. 24th) that it has appointed veteran board member, management professional, and long-time Burien resident Jennifer Ramirez Robson as its Interim Executive... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Names Ashley Fosberg New Executive Director

Highline Schools Foundation Names Ashley Fosberg New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees for the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence announced Monday (March 28) that they have selected Ashely Fosberg as their new Executive Director. Ms. Fosberg is a longtime resident... [Read more]

Ruth Dykeman Center Merges With Navos

Ruth Dykeman Center Merges With Navos

On Monday (Nov. 29), two of Burien’s most prolific non-profits announced that they were merging – the Ruth Dykeman Children’s Center (RDCC), established in 1921, is merging with Navos, one... [Read more]

Welcome Orphan Relief & Rescue To Burien At Their Open House Sept. 1st

Welcome Orphan Relief & Rescue To Burien At Their Open House Sept. 1st

Orphan Relief and Rescue is a non-profit that’s moving its offices from Texas to Burien, and they’re holding an Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 1st, from 4pm – 8pm. It’s open to the... [Read more]

WestSide Baby Challenges Burien To “Stuff The Bus” Saturday Night

WestSide Baby Challenges Burien To “Stuff The Bus” Saturday Night

Local non-profit WestSide Baby is challenging all Burienites to help “Stuff the Bus” this Saturday night during Burien’s “Sizzling Saturday Night Car Show” at Town Square... [Read more]

Rebuilding Together Seattle Can Help Low-Income Homeowners In Need

Rebuilding Together Seattle Can Help Low-Income Homeowners In Need

Rebuilding Together Seattle (www.rtseattle.org), a nonprofit organization, is currently accepting applications from homeowners in need. Rebuilding Together Seattle (RTS) provides donated repair services... [Read more]

“Running Blind” Fundraiser Run For Usher Syndrome Is Sunday, June 6th

“Running Blind” Fundraiser Run For Usher Syndrome Is Sunday, June 6th

“Running Blind” is a fundraiser 5K Run and 1K Family Run/Walk for the Hear See Hope Foundation, and will be held on Sunday, June 6th starting at Noon at Archery Bistro at the Normandy Park... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Fashions Go To The Dogs At Farmers Market

PHOTOS: Burien Fashions Go To The Dogs At Farmers Market

Amanda Schiripo (in red) presents the 1st place prize to Jagger's human. Story & Photos by Michael Brunk Last Thursday’s Farmers Market saw Burien’s sexiest new models strut their... [Read more]

Burien’s Hospitality House Holding Volunteer Orientations May 10th

Burien’s Hospitality House Holding Volunteer Orientations May 10th

Burien’s Hospitality House, a local non-profit women’s shelter, is holding two volunteer orientation sessions on Monday, May 10th. They’re seeking male and female volunteers to work as... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Moves Its Offices Into The Old Burien Community Center

Para Los Niños Moves Its Offices Into The Old Burien Community Center

Para Los Niños, a Burien-based non-profit organization committed to “fostering academic success for every Latino student through parent and community involvement,” has moved its offices. Executive... [Read more]