Fundraising Section

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 4th Annual Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21 at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, starting at 6:30 p.m. Come support your local arts programs! Meet more... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier Football holding first-ever Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13

Mt. Rainier Football holding first-ever Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13

Come get a better night’s sleep AND support the Mount Rainier Football Boosters with their first-eve Mattress Sale fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. They’ll have quality... [Read more]

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

The festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs, a perennial tradition in the UK, complete with... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brews, blues & more at Blues & Brews Fest this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Brews, blues & more at Blues & Brews Fest this SATURDAY!

REMINDER: Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park this SATURDAY, Aug. 25 for the biggest bash of the summer – the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest! Dozens of craft beer makers,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Nutting girls’ Lemonade Stand raises $1,400 for DM Police Foundation

PHOTOS: Nutting girls’ Lemonade Stand raises $1,400 for DM Police Foundation

On Tuesday, Aug. 21, Natalie & Lilah Nutting – daughters of Des Moines Councilmember Jeremy Nutting – held their third annual Lemonade Stand fundraiser, this year to benefit the Des Moines Police... [Read more]

Nutting girls are selling Lemonade today to help Des Moines Police Foundation

Nutting girls are selling Lemonade today to help Des Moines Police Foundation

The Nutting girls will be holding a fundraiser Lemonade Stand for the Des Moines Police Foundation this afternoon (Tuesday, Aug. 21), from 3 – 6 p.m. This will be the third year that Natalie & Lilah... [Read more]

4 Bands, Giant Beer Pong, Beer & more at Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 25

4 Bands, Giant Beer Pong, Beer & more at Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 25

One of the region’s premier blues music events returns to the shores of Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 25, as the 9th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest takes over Des Moines Beach Park. More than... [Read more]

REMINDER: Danny Vernon Elvis tribute TONIGHT at Des Moines Beach Park

REMINDER: Danny Vernon Elvis tribute TONIGHT at Des Moines Beach Park

Elvis impersonator Danny Vernon will perform for FREE TONIGHT – Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 – at Des Moines Beach Park. Danny will start at 7 p.m., and won’t have to leave the building until 8:30... [Read more]

Des Moines residents plan to fight human trafficking with new film ‘Crowbar’

Des Moines residents plan to fight human trafficking with new film ‘Crowbar’

Two local Des Moines residents – Carri Litowitz of The Genesis Project, and Lee Ryan Coston, a freelance filmmaker – have teamed up to fight human trafficking and child abuse with a new film called... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Poverty Blues & Brews Festival will be Sat., Aug. 25

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Poverty Blues & Brews Festival will be Sat., Aug. 25

The 2018 Poverty Blues & Brews Festival is returning for its ninth annual summer concert/party on Saturday, Aug. 15! Dozens of the Northwest’s best Craft Beers, Ciders and Wine will be featured,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet ‘Pepper,’ my new Service Dog!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet ‘Pepper,’ my new Service Dog!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey B-Town readers! I know I say this... [Read more]

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Des Moines on Sat., Aug. 11

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Des Moines on Sat., Aug. 11

Photo courtesy Fred Hutch Obliteride Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through Puget Sound communities – including Des Moines – on Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch fundraiser will be Nov. 4

SAVE THE DATE: Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch fundraiser will be Nov. 4

Save the date – Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018! The Bayside Brunch is just around the corner – Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 – and with this year’s theme, you won’t want to miss it. “It’s going to be faster... [Read more]

‘Parade Against Hunger’ & help Des Moines Food Bank at the Parade Saturday

‘Parade Against Hunger’ & help Des Moines Food Bank at the Parade Saturday

“I was hungry and you gave me food. I was thirsty and you gave me drink.” – Matthew 25:35 The Des Moines Food Bank will be marching in the Des Moines Waterland Parade this coming Saturday, July... [Read more]

BBQ, Fundraiser & free Concert at Des Moines Beach Park this Wed., July 11

BBQ, Fundraiser & free Concert at Des Moines Beach Park this Wed., July 11

ALL ON ONE GREAT NIGHT Come to the kick-off of the annual DES MOINES BEACH PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, from 7-8:30 p.m., featuring Borrowed Time (Styx tribute band) and sponsored by the Des Moines Arts... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for the 4th of July ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

Here’s the schedule for the 4th of July ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

Here’s the schedule and info for the 4th of July Celebration with Fireworks Over Des Moines on Wednesday, July 4, 2018: Family Friendly day of fun in celebration of the 4th of July Independence... [Read more]

‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ fireworks fundraiser will be Wed., July 11

‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ fireworks fundraiser will be Wed., July 11

Destination Des Moines’ 2018 ‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ – a fundraiser for the city’s 4th of July Fireworks – will be held from 5–7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 at... [Read more]

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars announces 2018 scholarship winners

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars announces 2018 scholarship winners

The winners of the 2018 Des Moines Dollars for Scholars were recently honored at a scholarship awards ceremony held at the Des Moines Yacht Club. The theme of this year’s ceremony was “Share the Vision”... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Rummage Sale this Fri.–Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Rummage Sale this Fri.–Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 18-19, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Fellowship Hall. This is a fundraiser for their Youth Ministry... [Read more]

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

The Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be from Noon – 4 p.m. this Saturday, May 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20, or for $25 on the day of the event. Advance tickets... [Read more]