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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]

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]

Rick Jump to retire from White Center Food Bank

Rick Jump to retire from White Center Food Bank

In an unexpected move, White Center Food Bank Director Rick Jump announced that he will be retiring from the non-profit due to health reasons. Jump has been in charge of the food bank for the last 12 years,... [Read more]

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Burien’s 12th annual Empty Bowls will be Friday, Jan. 27 at Community Center

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center…

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]

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Story by Octavia B., age 13 Photos by Isabel H, age 11 Over the past month, 11 of Girl Scout Troop #42263’s girls spent their free time selling cookies and collecting $2,884 in donations throughout... [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]

‘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]

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]

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]

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 12) two checks – for $8,160 each – were presented to both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks from Organizers from the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser…

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]

‘Chicken Friday Christmas’ fundraiser for White Center Food Bank is Dec. 13

‘Chicken Friday Christmas’ fundraiser for White Center Food Bank is Dec. 13

‘Chicken Friday Christmas’ – an annual fundraiser for the White Center Food Bank – is coming to The Barrel Tavern on Friday, Dec. 13 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Dinner will be $10 per plate... [Read more]

UPDATE: 8th Annual Empty Bowls Raises Nearly $17,000 for Food Banks!

UPDATE: 8th Annual Empty Bowls Raises Nearly $17,000 for Food Banks!

We just learned that the 8th Annual Burien Empty Bowls was another HUGE success, raising $16,762 for the Highline and White Center Food Banks…

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Empty Bowls Fundraiser at Burien Community Center

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Empty Bowls Fundraiser at Burien Community Center

Lucy Mendez, left, and Jeannie Rodriquez show off their fish-shaped bowls, which they chose not to eat out of (they used paper bowls instead). Photo by Scott Schaefer. Burien’s annual Empty Bowls... [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]

Help the White Center Food Bank at The Barrel’s ‘Chicken Friday Christmas’

Help the White Center Food Bank at The Barrel’s ‘Chicken Friday Christmas’

Burien’s historic Barrel Tavern will be hosting its annual ‘Chicken Friday Christmas’– a fundraiser for the White Center Food Bank and other local causes – from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.... [Read more]