Fundraising Section

‘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]

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Hazel Valley Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty students however, the day isn’t... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Habitat Auction is Saturday, April 28

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Habitat Auction is Saturday, April 28

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Habitat Auction this coming Saturday, April 28: Doors open at 10 a.m. to preview/bid on hundreds of silent auction items. First table closes at 6:05... [Read more]

Fundraiser to support local Arts in Des Moines will be Thursday, May 31

Fundraiser to support local Arts in Des Moines will be Thursday, May 31

A fundraiser to support local Arts in the City of Des Moines will be held on Thursday, May 31. This event – being held at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium starting at 6 p.m. – will help support the... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s ‘Spring Fling’ is April 19

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s ‘Spring Fling’ is April 19

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon on Thursday, April 19, 2018. This fun fundraising even will begin at 11:30am at Grace... [Read more]

Historical Society to showcase local prohibition legacy this Saturday, Mar. 17

Historical Society to showcase local prohibition legacy this Saturday, Mar. 17

The Historical Society of Federal Way will kick off St. Patrick’s Day with a party, presentation, and fundraiser this Saturday, March 17, all focused upon bootlegging legend Roy Olmstead’s life... [Read more]

REMINDER: Poverty Bay Wine Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Poverty Bay Wine Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: The 14th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens TONIGHT (5–10 p.m., Friday, Mar. 2) and continues through Saturday (Noon–8 p.m., March 3)! This is an outstanding, local/grassroots wine festival... [Read more]

Judson Park’s annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 10

Judson Park’s annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 10

It’s Pancake Breakfast Time! Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., the Annual Pancake Breakfast is a delicious and eagerly-anticipated tradition at Judson Park. Menu... [Read more]

Teen calls 911 while hiding during home invasion in Des Moines; family dog shot

Teen calls 911 while hiding during home invasion in Des Moines; family dog shot

A teen hid in a closet and called 911 during a home invasion in Des Moines on Wednesday, Feb. 21, all while ‘Rex’ the family dog fought off the intruders. The incident happened around 12:20... [Read more]

Show some love – donate to Legacy Foundation’s ‘No Kids Left Inside’ project

Show some love – donate to Legacy Foundation’s ‘No Kids Left Inside’ project

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation is encouraging the community to show local kids some love this Valentine’s Week by donating $5 (or more) towards its ‘No Kids Left Inside’ campaign to replace... [Read more]

Big changes coming to 14th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival March 2-3

Big changes coming to 14th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival March 2-3

Big changes are planned this year for the 14th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, coming March 2 – 3. Changes include: Magician Nate Jester from ‘America’s Got Talent’ will be amazing... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines ‘Waterland Wine & Art Walk’ will be Wednesday, Feb. 21

Destination Des Moines ‘Waterland Wine & Art Walk’ will be Wednesday, Feb. 21

Join Destination Des Moines in another fun Waterland Wine & Art Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 5 – 8 p.m. This walk will include six Des Moines businesses, with featured Wineries and local Artists. Tickets... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School’s robotics ‘Team Ramen’ holding fundraiser

Mount Rainier High School’s robotics ‘Team Ramen’ holding fundraiser

Mount Rainier High School’s robotics ‘Team Ramen’ is seeking funds to help add a lathe to their workshop. Their goal is to raise $1,150, and to help these local techies out, you can... [Read more]

City of Des Moines receives state grants for Marina seawall & Redondo projects

City of Des Moines receives state grants for Marina seawall & Redondo projects

The City of Des Moines has received a $2 million state grant to begin the estimated $12 million repair of the Marina seawall bulkhead, and another half million for the Redondo Beach Rocky Reef project. The... [Read more]