Monday, October 16, 2017

Category Archives: Do Good

10th Annual Cycle the WAVE to raise awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence
Celebrating the 10th Annual Cycle the WAVE event! Cycle the WAVE (Women Against Violence Everywhere) is a fully supported, non-competitive, deluxe all-women’s event. It is a spectacular bike and walk event for women of all ages and fitness levels to experience camaraderie, increase awareness of domestic violence through visibility, and to raise funds for domestic violence programs across Washington State. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Female Voices in the Spotlight
Together Live showcases strong women coming together.  If you ask us, we could all use some inspiration right about now. That’s why we’re especially grateful for fearless women who seem to be leading the way—with wisdom, passion, grace and a whole lot of spunk. (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Jeff Forrest and the Total Radicals Charity Series
Q&A with Seattleite Jeff Forrest. Jeff started Totally Radical Awesome to pay tribute to the vintage styles he’s always loved. Late last year, it became clear that it would be the perfect platform for him to do something with a positive, tangible impact. Enter The Total Radicals series.  (more…)
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Local Heroes: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Nurses
Going behind the scenes of one of the world’s most admirable professions.  Sometimes we forget that there are so many heroes in our midst—folks quietly going about daily duties that save lives and positively impact our immediate community and the world beyond. These hardworking souls are brave, wise, kind, humble and stronger than often seems humanly possible.  We recently spoke with one such Seattleite—Jodie David, a nurse in the Supportive and Palliative Care service at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. We are so grateful for her work and wanted to share her story with you. (more…)
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Celebrate National Donut Day and Give Back with Mighty-O on Friday
Willy Wonka isn’t the only one giving away golden tickets On Friday, June 2nd, Mighty-O will be hosting a golden ticket giveaway, sampling free mini donuts and donating 10% of the day’s proceeds to three local elementary schools in celebration of National Donut Day. (more…)
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Pike Brewing’s 6th Annual Beer Benefit for Planned Parenthood
Pike Brewing Company just announced the sixth annual Women In Beer, benefiting Planned Parenthood of The Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands on May 8th. Pike Morning After Pale is the official beer of Women In Beer and you can only get it for a limited time. You’ll be able to find it on draft in May and June and possibly into July—get it while you can! (more…)
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Local Heroes: The Evening of Hope Gala
Honoring local do-gooders like the Bartell family at a “Denim to Diamonds” downtown bash. With the New Year—and the political climate increasingly disconcerting—there seems no better time to celebrate those among us who make do-gooding missions a regular practice. In 1996, The Seattle Hotel Association created the “Evening of Hope” gala to showcase those who make a difference in the community. Over the past 19 years, proceeds (totaling more than $5.6 million) have benefited dozens of local charities by leveraging the collective strength of 58 downtown member hotels. (more…)
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Local Heroes: Special Olympics Washington + Kirby Winfield
Creating a level playing field for all. If ever we’re feeling down about the affairs of the world, it helps to look toward the do-gooders who carry an optimism that affects us, too. We can’t help it; it’s contagious. We recently caught up with one such local—Kirby Winfield, Auction Chair and Board Chair Elect for Special Olympics Washington. (more…)
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