Tagged with 'hunger'

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]

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]

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]

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]

FREE ‘Summer Food Invasion’ begins at Roxhill Park Wednesday, June 29

FREE ‘Summer Food Invasion’ begins at Roxhill Park Wednesday, June 29

Join United Way of King County for the launch of their ‘Summer Food Invasion’ at Roxhill Park beginning Wednesday, June 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Summer Meals Program is kicking... [Read more]

Due to the closing of Haggen store, White Center Food Bank is seeking help

Due to the closing of Haggen store, White Center Food Bank is seeking help

The White Center Food Bank is reporting that, due to the closing of a Haggen’s grocery store in Burien, they need more help with donations. The food bank received a lot of donated food from Haggen,... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank seeking donations of Turkeys for holidays

White Center Food Bank seeking donations of Turkeys for holidays

The White Center Food Bank says they will be providing holiday food to about 600 families each month in the months of November and December. “We would love donations of turkeys,” Operations... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be Oct. 17

White Center Food Bank’s annual Harvest Dinner & Auction will be Oct. 17

The White Center Food Bank’s 11th Annual Harvest Dinner and Auction will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starting at 7 p.m. The event will be held at... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

This year’s 10th anniversary of ‘Empty Bowls’ was a huge success and broke all fundraising and attendance records with over 1,200 in attendance donating over $21,000. The proceeds raised... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls food bank fundraiser is 2 weeks away

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls food bank fundraiser is 2 weeks away

Two weeks from today – on Friday, Jan. 30 – the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation... [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]

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]

Taco Time Providing Free Tacos for the Homeless at Steve Cox Park Friday

Taco Time Providing Free Tacos for the Homeless at Steve Cox Park Friday

The White Center Taco Time will be providing free tacos for the homeless at Steve Cox Memorial Park at Noon this Friday, March 8, as part of the first “White Center Friday Free Lunch in the Park”... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank Urgently Needs Volunteer Drivers

White Center Food Bank Urgently Needs Volunteer Drivers

Our friends at the White Center Food Bank are urgently seeking volunteer Drivers to help pick up food donations from stores and buisnesses – here’s what they posted Friday on their Facebook page: VOLUNTEER... [Read more]

‘Feed the Core’ Fundraiser for White Center Food Bank Hits $15k Mark

‘Feed the Core’ Fundraiser for White Center Food Bank Hits $15k Mark

Avalon Glassworks, which has been creating and selling fundraiser ‘Feed the Core’ Apples, hit the $15,000 donation mark for the White Center Food Bank, with apple #375 last week…

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: The annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be... [Read more]

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Help Praisealujah’s Food Ministry Feed Neighbors at Food Drive Nov. 9–11

Praisealujah’s Food Ministry (a non-profit organization) which helps feed area residents, will be holding a Food Drive the weekend of Nov. 9–11 at the Saar’s Super Saver Store at 10616 16th Ave... [Read more]

White Center Food Bank’s Harvest Dinner and Auction is Saturday, Oct. 20

White Center Food Bank’s Harvest Dinner and Auction is Saturday, Oct. 20

The White Center Food Bank will host its 8th annual Harvest Dinner and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 20 at South Seattle Community College’s Brockey Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature... [Read more]