Fundraising Section

Enter to win 2 tickets to the 6th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Enter to win 2 tickets to the 6th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Want to go to the bestest, bluesiest and brewiest music festival of the summer? Here’s your chance – just enter to win 2 Tickets to the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, coming... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Over 2,000 expected to ‘Drink to Music’ at Blues & Brews Aug. 29

SAVE THE DATE: Over 2,000 expected to ‘Drink to Music’ at Blues & Brews Aug. 29

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual... [Read more]

Des Moines’ historic Dining Hall renovations to be unveiled July 1

Des Moines’ historic Dining Hall renovations to be unveiled July 1

A grand opening celebration for the Dining Hall, built in 1934 and located in the Covenant Beach Bible Camp Historic District at Des Moines Beach Park (former home to the City’s Senior Services) will... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Swap Meet on Sat., July 18

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Swap Meet on Sat., July 18

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding a huge Swap Meet on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sell your “Treasures”! Rent outside space/$25, inside/$35. Call 206-878-8301 or email... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

Here’s episode #5 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Waterland ‘Fund Run 5K Challenge’ will be Saturday, July 18

Waterland ‘Fund Run 5K Challenge’ will be Saturday, July 18

Walkers UNITE – the Des Moines Activity Center is challenging the community to form walking teams for this year’s 5k FunD Run, to be held on Saturday, July 18, starting and finishing at Des Moines... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High... [Read more]

‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1

‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1

A fundraiser BBQ called ‘Smoke on the Water’ will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1 at Des Moines Beach Park, to benefit Destination Des Moines’ efforts to put on a 4th... [Read more]

City of Des Moines proclaims June as ‘Music4Life Month’

City of Des Moines proclaims June as ‘Music4Life Month’

On May 14, the City of Des Moines proclaimed June as “Music4Life Month.” The local program – “Highline Music4Life” – provides musical instruments to fifth and sixth graders... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Des Moines Celebrates Scholarship Winners

PHOTOS: Des Moines Celebrates Scholarship Winners

At the Des Moines Yacht Club this past Thursday evening (May 19, 2015) students, parents and members of the local community gathered for the annual Dollars for Scholars award reception. Des Moines Dollars... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Cheerleaders holding fundraiser Car Wash this Saturday

Mt. Rainier High Cheerleaders holding fundraiser Car Wash this Saturday

The Mt. Rainier High School Cheerleaders will be holding a Car Wash at North Hill Espresso this Saturday, May 23, to help raise funds for Cheer Camp. “Please come on out to support the team that... [Read more]

Highline students’ fundraiser for sex trafficking victims will be Monday, May 18

Highline students’ fundraiser for sex trafficking victims will be Monday, May 18

Students at Highline College will be hosting a bake sale on Monday, May 18 to raise money for the Genesis Project, a local non-profit organization that helps female sex trafficking victims out of the life. All... [Read more]

Huge Rummage Sale at Des Moines United Methodist Church Fri. & Sat.

Huge Rummage Sale at Des Moines United Methodist Church Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a HUGE RUMMAGE SALE this Friday May 8, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday May 9, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Something for everyone! Furniture, Clothing,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Nutrition program volunteers are HAPPY with a new 2015 Vulcan Stove purchased with Bayside Brunch Funds by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. Installed on Sunday, May 3, at Des Moines/Normandy Park Senior... [Read more]

Garden Gala Plant & Garden Art Sale at North Hill Community Center May 2

Garden Gala Plant & Garden Art Sale at North Hill Community Center May 2

A Garden Gala Plant and Garden Art Sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Hill community Center, located at 20827 3rd Ave South in Des Moines. Proceeds will benefit... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Luncheon is April 16

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Luncheon is April 16

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital annual spring fashion show and luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Des Moines Methodist Church, 22225 9th... [Read more]

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Casino Night – coming this Saturday, March 21 – will be a chance for the community to double down on the development of great kids while enjoying great food and entertainment, says the president of... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation seeking baked good donations for ‘Casino Night’

Des Moines Legacy Foundation seeking baked good donations for ‘Casino Night’

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser event will be held at the Des Moines Field House on Saturday, March 21. In the past, volunteers who were Martha Stewart ‘wannabe’s’... [Read more]