Fundraising Section

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]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines

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]

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

The final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature “The Coats” and be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 24, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park. Here are some videos of this great acapella... [Read more]

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Get your tickets now – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival is coming back this SATURDAY, Aug. 27 to the Des Moines Beach Park with music,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sunday, Sept. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sunday, Sept. 17

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Sunday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN festival... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fundraisers for crash victims, cancer; Jack Mayne on homelessness…

PODCAST: Fundraisers for crash victims, cancer; Jack Mayne on homelessness…

Here’s episode #54 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

Donors have helped raise $131,160 of the $142,000 target goal to ‘Save Normandy Park Police,’ according to the cause’s GoFundMe page. A total of 156 donors have raised that amount in... [Read more]

Online registration for Sunday’s Cove to Clover fundraiser ends Wednesday

Online registration for Sunday’s Cove to Clover fundraiser ends Wednesday

Online Registration for the 2016 ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser – to be held on Sunday, March 13 – ends this Wednesday, March 9. Organizers say that to help guarantee that you get a cool... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from opening night of the Poverty Bay Wine Festival

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from opening night of the Poverty Bay Wine Festival

The 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser was uncorked Friday night, and attendees got into the spirit by using the hashtag #drinktomusic. The fest continues today – Saturday, March 5 –... [Read more]