Fundraising Section

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Don’t miss the 2016 Holiday Gift Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Dec. 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Do your holiday shopping away from the crowds. Bring your friends and enter... [Read more]

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

David Endicott, CEO of Music4Life, accepts an oversized check for $15,000 from Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotarians Dan Johnson and Carri Litowitz. On Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016, the Rotary Club of Des Moines... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

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

Wear your Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2!

Wear your Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2!

All are encouraged to wear Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting – to be held Friday, Dec. 2, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This is a FREE event for all, and will be fun for the whole... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual Bayside Brunch will be Sunday, Nov. 6

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual Bayside Brunch will be Sunday, Nov. 6

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 17th annual Bayside Brunch will be this coming Sunday, Nov. 6 at Anthony’s HomePort Restaurant. This year’s theme is Margaritaville, and proceeds will... [Read more]

Benefit concert for teen superhero ‘Sidekick Collective’ will be Sun., Nov. 6

Benefit concert for teen superhero ‘Sidekick Collective’ will be Sun., Nov. 6

On Sunday, Nov. 6, Los Angeles-based recording artist Shannon Curtis will perform a benefit concert for The Sidekick Collective, a statewide non-profit that provides seed funding to high schoolers who... [Read more]

Dana K’s Kafe hosting Haunted House fundraiser for food bank on Halloween!

Dana K’s Kafe hosting Haunted House fundraiser for food bank on Halloween!

Dana K’s Kafe will be holding a Haunted House fundraiser for the Des Moines Food Bank on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, from 2 – 8 p.m. The cost is a donation to the Des Moines Food Bank – as either... [Read more]

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Fire & Rescue paid a visit to Midway Elementary in Des Moines on Monday (Oct. 17) as part of a nationwide effort known as “Operation Warm.” South King County Professional Firefighters... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fall Luncheon will be Oct. 20

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fall Luncheon will be Oct. 20

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its annual Fall Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Des Moines United Methodist Church, located at 22225 9th Ave South.... [Read more]

Resurrection Lutheran Church donates $4,941 to Des Moines Police Foundation

Resurrection Lutheran Church donates $4,941 to Des Moines Police Foundation

This past Sunday (Oct. 9), Resurrection Lutheran Church presented Chaplain Lou Cox of the Des Moines Police with a check for $4,941.11 to benefit the police department’s Chaplains’ Fund. This fund... [Read more]

Help Special Olympics at Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Tip A Cop’ Oct. 22

Help Special Olympics at Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Tip A Cop’ Oct. 22

Mark your calendars – the Des Moines Police Department will be partnering with Normandy Park, Washington Police & Des Moines Red Robin for its Annual ‘Tip A Cop’ event benefitting Special... [Read more]

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Burien’s annual Brat Trot fundraiser arrives this weekend – with the Pub Crawl Friday night and the run and Bavarian Fest on Sunday – and it’s going to be a fun-filled one! NOTE: Online... [Read more]

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 3rd annual English Fete on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fetes are fairs,... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Girls’ Lemonade Stand brings in over $4,000 for Police

FOLLOWUP: Girls’ Lemonade Stand brings in over $4,000 for Police

As we previously reported, Natalie & Lilah Nutting – daughters of Des Moines Councilmember Jeremy Nutting – hosted a Lemonade Stand Fundraiser to raise funds for the Des Moines Police Foundation... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 at Beach Park on Saturday

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 at Beach Park on Saturday

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 16

Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 16

The second annual Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. Salty’s Grill at Redondo and their chef will provide fantastic food at... [Read more]

REMINDER: Blues & Brews Festival is SATURDAY at Des Moines Beach Park!

REMINDER: Blues & Brews Festival is SATURDAY at Des Moines Beach Park!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. REMINDER: The 7th annual “Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival” is this SATURDAY, Aug. 27, at Des Moines Beach Park. The event will... [Read more]