Fundraising Section

Help send Mt. Rainier High School Choir to Carnegie Hall; fundraiser Feb. 28

Help send Mt. Rainier High School Choir to Carnegie Hall; fundraiser Feb. 28

Des Moines’ own Mt. Rainier High School Choir will be performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City on April 13, and they’re holding a fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 28. “We are one out... [Read more]

Rotary Club holding Blood Drive at Landmark Event Center Friday, Jan. 10

Rotary Club holding Blood Drive at Landmark Event Center Friday, Jan. 10

The Rotary Club of Des Moines will be sponsoring a blood drive with the Puget Sound Blood Center from Noon – 6 p.m. on Friday. Jan. 10. A Blood Mobile will be parked, and Organizers are asking for the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

The Des Moines Police Department is holding a Toy Drive for the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS), and they’d like your help. Among the many other things they do, HCSATS... [Read more]

It’ll be an ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6

It’ll be an ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6

It’s going to be an Old Fashioned Christmas – Norman Rockwell style – at the ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6 starting at 6 p.m. The tree lighting... [Read more]

Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6

Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6

The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport donations surpass 100,000 pounds for Des Moines Food Bank

Sea-Tac Airport donations surpass 100,000 pounds for Des Moines Food Bank

Restaurants at Sea-Tac International Airport have exceeded 100,000 pounds in food donations to the Des Moines Area Food Bank, the Port of Seattle announced this week. The community has benefited from 110,397... [Read more]

Highline College Students holding forum/fundraiser on local hunger

Highline College Students holding forum/fundraiser on local hunger

Students from State & Local Government, Political Science 150, at Highline College will be putting on two events in the next week in support of the Weekend Backpack Program: Monday, Nov. 25: a forum... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Holiday Bazaar will be Nov. 22-23

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Holiday Bazaar will be Nov. 22-23

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its 24th annual Holiday Bazaar from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Nov 22nd and 23rd, 2013, Friday and Saturday at the Des Moines United... [Read more]

St. Philomena Church will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23

St. Philomena Church will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23

St. Philomena Church in Des Moines will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Over 40 quality crafters, featuring a wide variety of gifts plus tasty food offered... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation raises over $28,000 at Bayside Brunch

Des Moines Legacy Foundation raises over $28,000 at Bayside Brunch

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation announced that it raised over $28,000 at its recent Bayside Brunch fundraiser. “Yes, YOU did!!!!!!” reads an announcement. “The expenses are still trickling... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s 2013 Des Moines Farmers Market wrap-up

Wanolitto’s 2013 Des Moines Farmers Market wrap-up

The traditional season’s last day Chili Cook-Off of the Des Moines Waterfront Market was a huge success, thanks in part to the wonderful volunteer groups, who all will share in the proceeds: The Market... [Read more]

Highline College Students will host Fundraiser for Hungry Children

Highline College Students will host Fundraiser for Hungry Children

A Group of Highline Community College students will be organizing a ‘Change for Change’ fundraiser for the Des Moines Area Food Bank’s Weekend Backpack Program. The Fundraiser will consist... [Read more]

Annual Bayside Brunch Auction Fundraiser is this Sunday, Nov. 3

Annual Bayside Brunch Auction Fundraiser is this Sunday, Nov. 3

If you enjoy holiday shopping for a GREAT cause, in a beautiful environment with a fantastic meal, then you will want to RSVP for the Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 14th annual Bayside Champagne... [Read more]

VIDEO: Help local Des Moines Cub Scouts – buy some popcorn!

VIDEO: Help local Des Moines Cub Scouts – buy some popcorn!

It’s that time of the year again – the Des Moines Cub Scouts of Pack 955 are selling popcorn again to raise money for camp and other Des Moines centric civic activities!   Here’s another... [Read more]

Wine Tasting will benefit Beach Park Historic District at ‘Blood Pudding’

Wine Tasting will benefit Beach Park Historic District at ‘Blood Pudding’

A Wine Tasting will benefit Beach Park Historic District at Breeders Theater’s Performances, beginning Oct. 25. “Wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres sponsored by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation... [Read more]

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

The first trailer for the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” has been released: The film is based on the true story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents... [Read more]

Annual Chili Cook-Off will be at Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 26

Annual Chili Cook-Off will be at Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 26

Come to compete or come to eat! The Annual Chili Cook-Off is family-friendly and is the culminating event for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market on its final day of the season – Saturday, Oct.... [Read more]