Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank
Scouts recently collected over 460 pounds of food for the White Center Food Bank as part of the Scouting for Food service project. This food will assist struggling families and individuals in the greater White Center and Highline areas. “Nice job everyone!”
VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students
Teachers and Staff at Southern Heights Elementary School – located at 11249 14th Ave S. in White Center – greeted students Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, with a "strong message" welcoming them, telling them "You are safe, valued and accepted": [fbvideo link="https://www.facebook.com/toyia.taylor.9/videos/10154450951868613/" width="500" height="400" onlyvideo="1"] This was part of an ongoing campaign that Highline Public Schools has been putting on at its schools, to show students that: "Highline is committed to ensuring that our students feel safe, welcomed and respected at school. This means we will continue to intervene when we see or hear offensive, bigoted words and actions," according to Superintendent Susan Enfield. "I ...
Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline 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. 16. This year's record-setting fundraiser netted $21,000, to be split evenly between the White Center and Highline Area Food Banks. A record number – 1,164 people – attended this year's event, which was held at the Burien Community Center on Jan. 27. "Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the Empty Bowls Event this year, the White Center Food Bank and Highline Area Food Bank reaped the rewards of hard work and dedication ...
White Center Superhero 5K Walk & Run will return Saturday, March 25
White Center's 5K Walk & Run will return for its 5th year on Saturday, March 25, with another superhero-themed race. "Who's your favorite superhero? Lace up, grab your cape and we will see you at the race!" The race will begin and end at White Center Heights Park (701 SW 102nd Street). Register here: http://whitecenter5k.brownpapertickets.com/ a Race Schedule: 8:00 Doors Opens to the public 9:00 Racers Begin 9:10 Walkers Begin 10:00 Entertainment, Race Winners Announced 10:30 "Passport to White Center Event" Begins Registration includes a free T-SHIRT! This event is pet friendly (dogs on leashes PLEASE), stroller friendly, family friendly, and wheelchair accesible. The White Center 5K ...
New homeless shelter to be run by Mary’s Place approved for White Center
A new homeless shelter will be managed in White Center by local non-profit Mary's Place, and located at the old King County public health clinic at SW 108th Street and 8th Ave SW, organizers announced at a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24 The new facility may open as early as this spring. Mary's Place says its mission is "empowering homeless women, children and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing and hope in a safe community." Mary's Place says they raised $4.5 million dollars over the last 30 days for this project, and King County will add about $350,000. "Thank ...
REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for local food banks is 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 6th Ave SW. Last year's fundraiser had 1,125 guests and brought in $18,205, which was split between the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host Empty Bowls 2017. Empty Bowls events can be found around the country raising money to combat hunger in our communities. Potters have donated bowls to be filled with soup at this fun event…and all are ...
White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28
Each year the White Center Community Development Association hosts a community summit to bring neighbors together to talk about the state of their community and plan for White Center’s future – on Jan 28, the CDA will host the annual summit at Evergreen High School. This year’s summit theme is “Call to Action.” "What current initiatives are being undertaken and how can we, as community members, come up with our own solutions to growing our community strengths or addressing community issues?" The Summit is also a time to celebrate ourselves as a neighborhood, so please bring a friend and join us! The summit ...
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