Fundraising Section

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

A bond to fund construction of four schools and make critical improvements districtwide was proposed to the Highline Public Schools Board at its May 28 meeting; the board will vote on June 4 whether to... [Read more]

There will be 12 Food Trucks at Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

There will be 12 Food Trucks at Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market!

There’s just a little over a week until Opening Day – Saturday, June 7 – of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Coming off its most successful season in history (up +20% over 2012), the... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines presents check for $13,236 to Highline Music4Life

Rotary Club of Des Moines presents check for $13,236 to Highline Music4Life

On Wednesday (May 21), the Rotary Club of Des Moines presented Highline Music4Life a check in the amount of $13,236 from the proceeds of the 2013 Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival. Highline Music4Life... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Des Moines Dollars for Scholars Celebrates 2014 Winners

PHOTOS: Des Moines Dollars for Scholars Celebrates 2014 Winners

This past Wednesday evening, May 7 the Des Moines Dollars for Scholars held their reception for their 2014 scholarship winners at the Des Moines Activity Center. This annual event celebrates local students... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Rummage Sale this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Rummage Sale this weekend

UPDATE: This Rummage Sale will take place this Friday and Saturday, NOT Saturday and Sunday as previously reported. Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a huge Rummage Sale this Friday and... [Read more]

Help ‘Break the Chains of Human Trafficking’ at a 5K fundraiser May 17

Help ‘Break the Chains of Human Trafficking’ at a 5K fundraiser May 17

The Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking (FWCAT) and SW King Coalition Against Trafficking (SWKCAT), together with local community partners, sponsors and parents, are teaming together for the 2nd... [Read more]

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier this Saturday

Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ by leaving food for your Mail Carrier this Saturday

This Saturday, May 10, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will collect food donations at residents’ mailboxes in order to provide assistance to the millions of Americans who are... [Read more]

Help local charities – GiveBIG & Dine Out for Hunger on Tuesday, May 6

Help local charities – GiveBIG & Dine Out for Hunger on Tuesday, May 6

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is a one-day, online charitable giving event to inspire people to give to non-profit organizations who make our region a stronger, more vibrant community for all,... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Relay for Life will be May 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Fundraiser for Relay for Life will be May 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

A fundraiser sale for Relay for Life Highline will be held Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 So. 206th Street in Des Moines. Here are the details: WHAT:... [Read more]

Common Good Benefit Brunch will be Saturday, April 26

Common Good Benefit Brunch will be Saturday, April 26

The ‘Common Good’ Brunch will be held Saturday, April 26 at the Des Moines Activity Center, from 8:30 a.m. – Noon. Cost is $10 for Adults, $7.50 for Seniors (62 and over) and $5 for children... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Fashion Show is April 17

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Fashion Show is April 17

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual fashion show and luncheon on Thursday, April 17, starting at Noon. The event will be held at the Landmark on... [Read more]

LETTER: Mt. Rainier High Choir still needs $1800 for Carnegie Hall trip

LETTER: Mt. Rainier High Choir still needs $1800 for Carnegie Hall trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] The Mt. Rainier High School Choir is one... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club holds 57th annual Commodore’s Ball

Des Moines Yacht Club holds 57th annual Commodore’s Ball

The 57th Annual Commodore’s Ball for the Des Moines Yacht Club took its place as one of the group’s best-attended and most elegant events on March 1, 2014. Midnight Blue and white linens graced... [Read more]

Crawl before you run at the ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14

Crawl before you run at the ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl on Friday, March 14

What better way to prepare for the March 16 “Cove to Clover Classic” 5k fundraiser run than by crawling in the benefit Pub Crawl in Burien on Friday, March 14? That’s right – there... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

We Need You, at Sports Night! Here’s your opportunity to make a difference and have a night out.  The Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be hosting the annual Sports Night Dinner and Auction event on... [Read more]

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

This month, Des Moines Rotarians visited every Highline elementary school in their city and came bearing gifts: a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for each third grader…

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: This Friday, Feb 28, is the last day to register for your chance to win two Seattle Mariners tickets AND also receive the discounted $35 5K registration fee for ‘Cove to Clover Classic,’... [Read more]