Fundraising Section

Des Moines Legacy Foundation receives $32,000 donation

Des Moines Legacy Foundation receives $32,000 donation

Village Concepts and The Adriana Senior Apartments project – which will be breaking ground in the Des Moines Marina District this year – contributed $32,000 to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation Thursday... [Read more]

Des Moines resident & house fire victim Frank Wegnzen could use some help

Des Moines resident & house fire victim Frank Wegnzen could use some help

Des Moines resident Frank Wegnzen suffered from a house fire on Thursday, Jan. 7, and friends and neighbors are rallying to help lend a hand. Frank is an elderly gentleman whose home on Marine View... [Read more]

3rd annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party & FUN-raiser will be Saturday, Jan. 23

3rd annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party & FUN-raiser will be Saturday, Jan. 23

The 3rd Annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party and FUN-raiser will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 1:30 – 4 p.m. at the Normandy Park Recreation Center. Team Tim and Sunny of Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 in Burien

‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be Jan. 29 in Burien

Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White Center Food... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

LETTER: An update on the Normandy Park Police Dept. fundraising drive

LETTER: An update on the Normandy Park Police Dept. fundraising drive

[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:] Dear Editor, Our fundraising drive... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Foundation’s 1st-ever ‘Shop With a Cop’ helps 34 needy kids

Des Moines Police Foundation’s 1st-ever ‘Shop With a Cop’ helps 34 needy kids

Bright and early Wednesday morning (Dec. 16), 14 Officers – including Command Staff and 5 Fire Fighters – along with 15 ‘in need’ families (including 34 children) gathered at the Redondo Fred Meyer... [Read more]

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 10,677 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 10,677 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: On Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony, Tay Krull and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate... [Read more]

LIVE: Live video stream from Des Moines Food Bank Fundraiser

LIVE: Live video stream from Des Moines Food Bank Fundraiser

Click the “Play” button to watch our LIVE video stream from the Square Meal Partner fundraiser for the Des Moines Food Bank, taking place at the Normandy Park Market until 4 p.m. on Saturday,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway holding Diaper Drive at Normandy Park Tree Lighting Sunday

Berkshire Hathaway holding Diaper Drive at Normandy Park Tree Lighting Sunday

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest will be holding a Diaper Drive this Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Tree Lighting celebration at the Normandy Park Towne Center from 5 – 6:30 p.m. All... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their... [Read more]

REMINDER: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive is Sat.

REMINDER: 1 in 5 Kids who live HERE are Hungry; Food & Fund Drive is Sat.

REMINDER: The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park is teaming with civic groups, hometown merchants and individuals to come to the aid of the Des Moines Area Food Bank during the first-ever Des... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 5

Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 5

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy holiday music, raffles and a delicious lunch. Shop from over 140 high quality... [Read more]

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: by Jack Mayne Citizens of this small city on the shores of Puget Sound have taken the extraordinary step of going to an Internet fundraising website to raise... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding 3rd annual HCSATS Toy Drive

Des Moines Police Department holding 3rd annual HCSATS Toy Drive

The Des Moines Police Department is coordinating a Toy Drive to benefit the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (HCSATS). Among the many other things they do, HCSATS provides examination,... [Read more]

The Genesis Project’s ‘A Night of Hope’ Auction will be Saturday, Dec. 5

The Genesis Project’s ‘A Night of Hope’ Auction will be Saturday, Dec. 5

The Genesis Project’s 5th annual ‘A Night of Hope’ Auction will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Seattle Airport Marriott in SeaTac. Auction activities will include:... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Foundation’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Dec. 16

Des Moines Police Foundation’s ‘Shop with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Dec. 16

The Des Moines Police Foundation will be holding its first-ever ‘Shop with a Cop’ on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The Des Moines Police Foundation welcomes the opportunity to engage with every... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School Choir Fall Concert will be Tuesday, Nov. 10

Mt. Rainier High School Choir Fall Concert will be Tuesday, Nov. 10

The Mt. Rainier High School Choir Fall Concert will be at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. All are invited – and admission is FREE – for an evening of performances... [Read more]