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After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala grosses $57,000, surpassing last year’s fundraiser

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala grosses $57,000, surpassing last year’s fundraiser

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala raised a gross amount of $57,600, which surpasses last year’s results. “All of this I do for my children and my community.” – Sandra Simarra Organizers... [Read more]

Navos will merge with Community Psychiatric Clinic

Navos will merge with Community Psychiatric Clinic

Local non-profit Navos and Community Psychiatric Clinic (CPC) on Thursday (June 14) announced that they planned to merge, allowing them to increase access to urgently needed behavioral health services... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Mary’s Place buys former Lakeside Milam property

B-TOWN BIZ: Mary’s Place buys former Lakeside Milam property

Local non-profit Mary’s Place has purchased the former Lakeside Milam property located at 12845 Ambaum Blvd. SW for $5 million, according to King County property records. Mary’s Place will... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Brokers hold fundraiser for foster kids

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Brokers hold fundraiser for foster kids

South King Media Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate held their annual ‘Give a Day Away’ fundraiser event on Saturday, Oct 7. This year local Burien Berkshire... [Read more]

Music4Life reports major year-end growth for helping kids get instruments

Music4Life reports major year-end growth for helping kids get instruments

Music4Life™ (www.Music4Life.org), the local non-profit that provides ready-to-play musical instruments for use by public school students in need – including in Highline Public Schools – reports that... [Read more]

Navos named 2017 Leader in Health Care for Innovation in Health Care Delivery

Navos named 2017 Leader in Health Care for Innovation in Health Care Delivery

On March 2, 2017 local non-profit Navos was recognized at the Seattle Business Magazine 2017 Washington Leaders in Health Care Awards with the Gold award in the category of ‘Innovative Healthcare... [Read more]

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective is searching for superheroes: Dear Sidekicks, As you know, we’re on a mission to help extraordinary young people turn their big ideas into real-world solutions. But... [Read more]

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

Jordan Kimmerly named first Executive Director of local non-profit Y.E.T.I.

The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.), a local non-profit dedicated to engaging youth in meaningful, outdoor adventures, this week announced the naming of Jordan Kimmerly (pictured above)... [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]

Local non-profit launches new co-working space ‘Desk+’ in Burien

Local non-profit launches new co-working space ‘Desk+’ in Burien

Burien-based non-profit Children’s Therapy Center (CTC) this week opened a new co-working space at their office building at 127 SW 156th Street. ‘Desk+’ is designed for “social entrepreneurs... [Read more]

Burien Lions Club wants YOU to join & help make the community a better place

Burien Lions Club wants YOU to join & help make the community a better place

From our friends at the Burien Lions Club: Join the Burien Lions to participate in our community projects helping make Burien a better place to be for all. Lions meet each week at Angelo’s Restaurant... [Read more]

Burien’s Navos holds Holiday Dinner for over 400 needy

Burien’s Navos holds Holiday Dinner for over 400 needy

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted a holiday dinner for over 400 clients; for many of them, who live in poverty due to their mental illness,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: TODAY – Tuesday, May 5 – is the Seattle Foundation’s fifth annual day of giving event ‘GiveBIG,’ which is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several... [Read more]

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Local non-profit Senior Services is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Inspire Positive Aging Award, with a deadline set for April 27, 2015. Nomination forms are available at www.inspire-award.org.... [Read more]

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby raises more than $315,000 at Benefit Tea for children in need

WestSide Baby supporters pose for a photo at the 2015 Benefit Tea. The event raised more than $315,000. WestSide Baby supporters raise their bid cards to make gifts at the 2015 Benefit Tea March 1. This... [Read more]

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250

On Tuesday (Nov. 25), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted a holiday dinner for over 250 clients. For many of them – who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

‘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]