Fundraising Section

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

With the community’s help last year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park collected nearly 500 coats that were donated to local schools. This year, the Coats for Kids drive hopes to break... [Read more]

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday!

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday!

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday, Nov. 4. Join us for Anthony’s Homeport’s fantastic brunch, plus auctions and raffles to raise money to support Des Moines’... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

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 Readers! Today we’re going... [Read more]

Fundraiser to purchase K9 for Des Moines Police raises almost $32,000

Fundraiser to purchase K9 for Des Moines Police raises almost $32,000

A fundraiser auction for the Des Moines Police Foundation last Saturday raised almost $32,000 to purchase a K9 for the Des Moines Police Department. “Thank you Yvonne Nutting, Jeana Procter, Jehnee... [Read more]

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Fall is upon us and it’s time for Des Moines’ October Waterland Wine & Art Walk this Saturday, Oct. 6! This fun event will take place from Noon – 4 p.m. in the Marina District, on Marine... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Sunset Social is Oct. 18

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Sunset Social is Oct. 18

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Sunset Social will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18. This will include a no-host bar from 5 – 7 p.m. at Anthony’s Homeport. Appetizers will be provided.... [Read more]

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]