Fundraiser Section

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]

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 3rd annual English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fetes are fairs,... [Read more]

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Get your tickets now – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival is coming back this SATURDAY, Aug. 27 to the Des Moines Beach Park with music,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN... [Read more]

Technology Access Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration will be Sept. 10

Technology Access Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration will be Sept. 10

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Technology Access Foundation (TAF) will kick off its 20th anniversary celebration with a free barbecue for it’s long­time supporters and the surrounding White Center community.... [Read more]