Fundraising Section

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]

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Members of the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park passed out dictionaries to every third grader in Des Moines and Normandy Park on Wednesday, Jan. 10. This is just one of the many great things... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [Read more]

REMINDER: Wednesday is the deadline to donate to Berkshire’s Diaper Drive

REMINDER: Wednesday is the deadline to donate to Berkshire’s Diaper Drive

This Wednesday – Dec. 6 – at 5 p.m. is the deadline to donate to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Diaper Drive for TreeHouse. “Diapers or cash can be dropped off at our office... [Read more]

Become a Square Meal Partner and help your Des Moines Area Food Bank

Become a Square Meal Partner and help your Des Moines Area Food Bank

For 10 of the 12 months of the year, the Des Moines Area Food Bank operates in the red. With your help though, the Square Meal Drive hopes to balance out this seasonal inequality. This year the Square... [Read more]

REMINDER: Tree Lighting is this Friday night at Big Catch Plaza!

REMINDER: Tree Lighting is this Friday night at Big Catch Plaza!

REMINDER: Kick-off the Holiday Season at the annual Destination Des Moines Tree Lighting event at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 1, from 6 – 7:30 p.m.! The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park collects almost 500 Coats for Kids

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park collects almost 500 Coats for Kids

The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park recently completed its annual Coats for Kids Drive, and this year they collected almost 500 coats! This year, the Club chose to support Parkside Elementary... [Read more]

Help hungry Highline College students on this #GivingTuesday

Help hungry Highline College students on this #GivingTuesday

Too hungry to learn… Students facing food insecurity are more likely to miss classes and suffer academically. According to a survey of a sample of Highline students, 49% of students had struggled with... [Read more]

On #GivingTuesday, please help the local ‘No Kids Left Inside’ cause

On #GivingTuesday, please help the local ‘No Kids Left Inside’ cause

This holiday season, consider a tax-deductible gift that will continue to pay dividends for years: Please help local cause ‘NO KIDS LEFT INSIDE‘ on this #Giving Tuesday! Every kid deserves... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce bringing back ‘Success Foundation’

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce bringing back ‘Success Foundation’

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday (Nov. 13) that it will be bringing back its 501 c 3 enterprise, previously known as the ‘Success Foundation.’ This new initiative... [Read more]

Holiday Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Nov. 25

Holiday Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Nov. 25

Don’t miss the ‘Team Swish’ 2017 Holiday Gift Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Nov. 25 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Shop with crafters, artists and local small businesses. Enjoy... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch raised nearly $28,000!

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch raised nearly $28,000!

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 18th annual Bayside Brunch was a rockin’ good time on Sunday, Nov. 5 at Anthony’s Homeport in Des Moines. The fun, disco-themed fundraiser raised nearly... [Read more]

Praisealujah Ministries holding ‘Big Blue Barrels Food Drive’ this weekend

Praisealujah Ministries holding ‘Big Blue Barrels Food Drive’ this weekend

Praisealujah Ministries will be holding a ‘Big Blue Barrels Food Drive’ this weekend. “Over 5,000 people in our local communities receive food each month through Praisealujah Food Ministry.... [Read more]

Des Moines’ ‘Tip-A-Cop’ event brings in over $4,000 for Special Olympics

Des Moines’ ‘Tip-A-Cop’ event brings in over $4,000 for Special Olympics

The picture is most but not all of the afternoon group and was provided by Yvonne Nutting.   The final tally is in from the recent Tip–A–Cop event at the Des Moines Red Robin, and the total raised... [Read more]