Fundraising Section

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Print this ad and bring it with you to receive $1 off your plate of choice! or mention Owen (or The B-Town Blog) sent you! Enjoy a Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken and Ribs Plate Fundraising event... [Read more]

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ scholarship reception will be Wed., May 3

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ scholarship reception will be Wed., May 3

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ will hold its annual reception to distribute scholarships to deserving local students on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Des Moines Yacht Club. This is an annual... [Read more]

Waterland Arcade: Our ‘WHY?’…and a FUNd-raiser this Saturday, April 15

Waterland Arcade: Our ‘WHY?’…and a FUNd-raiser this Saturday, April 15

Waterland Arcade: Our “WHY?”…And a FUNd-raiser!!! Last weekend, I glanced over at our air hockey table and saw a little girl, around 5 years old I would guess, playing with her dad. She was a cutie... [Read more]

Des Moines Odd Fellows holding ‘Charity Chowder Chow’ on Saturday, May 13

Des Moines Odd Fellows holding ‘Charity Chowder Chow’ on Saturday, May 13

The Des Moines chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (www.IOO.org) will be holding a ‘Charity Chowder Chow’ fundraiser event on Saturday, May 13, 2017, starting at 4 p.m. “This... [Read more]

Rotary Club presents check to Food Bank for replacement freezer/refrigerator

Rotary Club presents check to Food Bank for replacement freezer/refrigerator

On Wednesday (March 29), Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park Treasurer Kerry Wallingford and President Carri Litowitz presented a check for $4,150 to replace a broken down freezer to Kris VanGaskin... [Read more]

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be this Saturday, April 1 at Judson Park

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be this Saturday, April 1 at Judson Park

A Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 1, from 8 – 11 a.m. at Judson Park Retirement Home. This will benefit the Judson Park Resident Foundation. Minimum Donation: $5... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Fashion Show is April 20

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Fashion Show is April 20

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its Spring Fashion Show on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church. The theme is Hope, Care, Cure for... [Read more]

Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs fundraiser at Samoan Christian Fellowship Mar. 25

Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs fundraiser at Samoan Christian Fellowship Mar. 25

Samoan Christian Fellowship will be holding a Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 at their church, located at 19804 8th Ave S. (map below). Here’s more info: Have you heard... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ team holding fundraiser to go to competition

Mt. Rainier High’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ team holding fundraiser to go to competition

Mount Rainier High School’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ Team is trying to raise money for its upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. “Our program at Mount Rainier High School encourages other... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Great Beer. Great Music.  Great Cause NORTHWEST ALE FEST The Cove, Normandy Park, WA Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers, listening... [Read more]

Tickets selling fast for 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival on March 3 & 4

Tickets selling fast for 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival on March 3 & 4

Tickets are selling fast for the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – one of the Northwest’s premier winery celebrations – set for Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Join the fun with live... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

Village Concepts donates $32,000 to Des Moines Legacy Foundation

Village Concepts donates $32,000 to Des Moines Legacy Foundation

At a recent Des Moines City Council meeting, Village Concepts donated $32,000 to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. This 501c3 foundation, formed in 1999 to support Des Moines parks, recreation and senior... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mount Rainier High School’s Ramen Robotics Team is trying to raise money for is upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. This program at MRHS encourages students to pursue a career in the STEM field... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park donates children’s dictionaries

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park donates children’s dictionaries

The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park visited every Highline Public Schools elementary school this week giving out special gifts – a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Help send Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble to California competition Feb. 1

Help send Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble to California competition Feb. 1

A fundraiser for the Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble will be held Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Waterland Arcade in Des Moines. For just $10, you can get two hours of unlimited games. Half the proceeds... [Read more]

REMINDER: Food Bank fundraiser concert at Des Moines UMC this Saturday

REMINDER: Food Bank fundraiser concert at Des Moines UMC this Saturday

REMINDER: ‘Saltwater Music Series’ – a fundraiser concert for the Des Moines Area Food Bank – will be at the Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Jan. 14, starting at 7 p.m. The... [Read more]