Fundraiser Section

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for White Center Jubilee Days will be May 30

A ‘Bowling with Bowlies’ fundraiser for the production and programming expenses for the White Center Jubilee Days Main Stage will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at Roxbury Lanes & Casino. ‘Bowling... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com The Burien Film Festival (BFF) is offering sponsorship opportunities for its upcoming 2017 season! Choose your level of sponsorship and receive exclusive opportunities... [Read more]

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Two of the area’s cutest kids carry food donations to their mailbox in 2008. The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger®’ Food Drive is this Saturday, May 13, and YOU can help... [Read more]

Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!

Geoffrey ‘MacDaddy’ McElroy is the new Unofficial Mayor of White Center!

By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On Saturday night (April 1), the race for Mayor of White Center finally came to an end. In an increasingly fast-paced race, the 5 nominees (previously 6,... [Read more]

Help clean up White Center – Volunteers needed for annual Spring Clean May 27

Help clean up White Center – Volunteers needed for annual Spring Clean May 27

COME JOIN US! This year’s White Center Spring Clean will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, and Volunteers are needed! NOTE: VOLUNTEERS WILL GET A FREE “I <3 White Center” T-SHIRT! (FIRST COME,... [Read more]

Who will be the ‘Unofficial Mayor’ of White Center? Meet the candidates

Who will be the ‘Unofficial Mayor’ of White Center? Meet the candidates

By Devin Otto Big Picture High School Intern On April 1, an exciting political race taking place within our small neighborhood will finally reach its conclusion. Since as early as Feb. 18, candidates... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help White Center 5k Walk & Run on Saturday, March 25

Volunteers needed to help White Center 5k Walk & Run on Saturday, March 25

Volunteers are needed to help the White Center 5k Walk & Run on March 25: “We need passionate people who can show up early at the White Center Food Bank on 3/25 to be part of the ‘hype... [Read more]

Scouts collect over 460 pounds of food for White Center Food Bank

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... [Read more]

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

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.... [Read more]

White Center Community Crab Feed fundraiser will be Saturday, March 4

White Center Community Crab Feed fundraiser will be Saturday, March 4

The first big fundraiser for the new White Center Fraternal Order of Eagles club will be a Crab Feed on Saturday, March 4, from 5 – 9 p.m. at their location at 10452 15th Ave SW. Music by Island... [Read more]

White Center Superhero 5K Walk & Run will return Saturday, March 25

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... [Read more]

New homeless shelter to be run by Mary’s Place approved for White Center

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... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for local food banks is this Friday!

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... [Read more]

REMINDER: Recycle your Christmas Tree with local Boy Scouts this weekend

REMINDER: Recycle your Christmas Tree with local Boy Scouts this weekend

REMINDER: Local Boy Scout Troop #375 will be doing their annual Christmas Tree Recycle this weekend – Saturday Jan. 7 & Sunday, Jan. 8 – at the Burien FOE Eagles Lodge, located at 920 SW 149th... [Read more]

End the year by helping the White Center Food Bank this Friday, Dec. 30

End the year by helping the White Center Food Bank this Friday, Dec. 30

Our friends at the White Center Food Bank could use some help this Friday, Dec. 30 – and what better way to end the year than by helping your needy neighbors? They’re seeking 5-10 Volunteers who... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW’s Diaper Drive nets over 13,000 diapers

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW’s Diaper Drive nets over 13,000 diapers

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty recently completed a Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse, and received 13,215 diapers! “Thank you! I can’t say thank you enough... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Inslee shares childhood White Center story at fundraiser

VIDEO: Gov. Inslee shares childhood White Center story at fundraiser

Event hosts John White and Shelli Park, along with Gov. Jay Inslee. Gov. Jay Inslee held a last-minute fundraiser event at the historic Forest Ledge mansion in Seahurst Wednesday night, Nov. 2. “$23,000... [Read more]

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Burien’s annual Brat Trot fundraiser arrives this weekend – with the Pub Crawl Friday night and the run and Bavarian Fest on Sunday – and it’s going to be a fun-filled one! NOTE: Online... [Read more]

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

The 2016 Southwest Youth & Family Services Night of Giving GALA will be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, stating at 6 p.m. There’s a new location this year – Metropolist in SODO. The theme... [Read more]

Your smile has more power than you think at the office of Dr. Irene Parkhill, DDS

Your smile has more power than you think at the office of Dr. Irene Parkhill, DDS

The power of a smile is well documented in improving your status at work, in love, and general well-being. Keeping it healthy and bright is just what Dr. Irene Parkhill does everyday. Right now she is... [Read more]