Fundraiser Section

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]

Support the White Center Kiwanis at Highline Bears game this Friday night

Support the White Center Kiwanis at Highline Bears game this Friday night

Photo by Isabel Please come out to support the White Center Kiwanis with a fun evening watching the Highline Bears baseball team this Friday night, July 15 at 7 p.m., and help fund local Kiwanis projects... [Read more]

Annual White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday, July 17

Annual White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday, July 17

The annual White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, July 17 at Holy Family School, from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost is $8 per person at the door, or $6 per person at pre-sale/coupon.... [Read more]

Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

Healthy smiles will help fight Summer hunger at Irene Parkhill, DDS

According to Northwest Harvest: “1 in 5 kids in Washington state lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table.” And we know that summer can be a particularly hard time for... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fundraisers for crash victims, cancer; Jack Mayne on homelessness…

PODCAST: Fundraisers for crash victims, cancer; Jack Mayne on homelessness…

Here’s episode #54 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Fundraiser 5K run/walk will benefit Evergreen Athletics on Saturday, June 11

Fundraiser 5K run/walk will benefit Evergreen Athletics on Saturday, June 11

A 5K fundraiser run/walk to benefit Evergreen Athletics will be held on the Evergreen campus on Saturday, June 11. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. on the Evergreen track. Runners start at 10 a.m., and Walkers... [Read more]