Fundraising Section

Destination Des Moines ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Tuesday, July 4

Destination Des Moines ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Tuesday, July 4

Destination Des Moines and sponsors are returning with the BEST 4th of July community celebration, which will start at Noon and end with fireworks a 10:15 p.m.: We work all year to raise money and plan... [Read more]

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ on Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Tin Theater! You’ll enjoy brunch, plus view a special,... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Even with the overcast sky, Opening Day for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market was attended by 6,000+ shoppers! A lot of new vendors, especially the value added food products made with local farm... [Read more]

Get your car washed, help local footballers raise $$ this Saturday, June 10

Get your car washed, help local footballers raise $$ this Saturday, June 10

Mount Rainier and Tyee High Football players are teaming up for a Car Wash fundraiser this Saturday, June 10, from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Get your car washed and help these student athletes at this... [Read more]

Feed the ducks and support youth swimming

Feed the ducks and support youth swimming

The mother of all rubber ducks will float into Tacoma in a couple of weeks, and if you feed her ducklings you may win passes to see her. Momma Duck, a six-story, 30,000-pound inflated rubber duck will... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Habitat Auction this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Habitat Auction this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church is holding a Habitat Auction this Saturday, June 3: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Silent Auction 4:30 p.m.: Sandwiches/Dessert 7:15 p.m.: Live Auction starts! Des Moines United... [Read more]

Local Eagle Scout seeking Volunteers to help with trail project on Sat., June 10

Local Eagle Scout seeking Volunteers to help with trail project on Sat., June 10

Local Eagle Scout Jonah Mensonides is seeking Volunteers to help with the Barnes Creek Trail project on Saturday, June 10. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jonah and Volunteers will don gloves, use landscape rakes,... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s Swing with the Arts Gala & Auction will be Thursday, June 1

Mt. Rainier High’s Swing with the Arts Gala & Auction will be Thursday, June 1

SWAG – ‘Swing With the Arts Gala’ and Auction will be at Mt. Rainier High School on Thursday, June 1. “Join us for an evening of music and art from MRHS Jazz Band and Choir, student... [Read more]

Highline Public School’s COO & Rotary find funding to replace Food Bank Freezer

Highline Public School’s COO & Rotary find funding to replace Food Bank Freezer

This is the story of Highline Public Schools Chief Operating Officer Scott Logan and the freezer that stopped working at the Des Moines Area Food Bank…

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

In anticipation of the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park is giving away a FREE pair of tickets! Just click below to enter: https://goo.gl/q52DAc This... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Field House Park Play structure to be replaced. The Des Moines Citywide Playground Project – approved by the City Council in March of this year – will provide designs to repair and replace play structures... [Read more]

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

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

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 12 & 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Lots of treasures! Toys, tools, housewares,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society... [Read more]

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]

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander Junior, Mt. Rainier High School The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Gregory Heights Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: TONIGHT – Thursday, April 27, from 5 – 10 p.m. – some local restaurants will host ‘Dining Out For Life,’ an annual fundraiser for Lifelong: Archie’s Mexican Restaurant:... [Read more]

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

A ‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Sale fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the North Hill Community Club, located at 20827 3rd Ave South. This event... [Read more]

Next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Saturday, May 13

Next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Saturday, May 13

The next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., along S. Marine View Drive at four great family-friendly locations. “Join Destination Des Moines... [Read more]

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

TEAM SWISH SPRING FLING BAZAAR **Just in time for Mothers Day** Come shop with over 30 vendors and crafters at a fundraiser for a local youth Basketball team: WHERE: 134 So. 206th St. Des Moines WA... [Read more]