Monday, June 26, 2017

Category Archives: Do Good

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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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In the Know: 6th Annual City Fruit Cider Taste Fundraiser November 10
Support City Fruit’s harvest that feeds thousands of families each year.   Join City Fruit for the 6th Annual Cider Taste fundraiser on November 10th at AXIS Pioneer Square. The event features 10 Washington cideries and five local outstanding chefs preparing sips and bites for the evening! Over 300 people will gather and raise funds for City Fruit’s annual harvest that feeds thousands of families each year. Attendees will sample from over 30 ciders and feast on specially crafted and paired plates using the finest local produce. Hand-crafted cider cocktails will round out the evening.  (more…)
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7th Annual Runway to Freedom on November 4
Fashion to end domestic violence. Gina Moorhead a local and Minneapolis fashion designer and founder of House of Gina Marie® & GrasMark, and will be attending the 7th Annual Runway to Freedom Fashion Show and Auction for the second consecutive year. This year, Runway to Freedom Fashion Show and Auction will be held on Friday, November 4th at the Coterie Lounge in Seattle. The fashion show benefits Mary’s Place, a great nonprofit organization that works to empower women, children, and families to reclaim their lives.  (more…)
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Local Heroes: Erin Baker + Help Feed 1 Million Kids
Eating well and doing good, a Q+A. There seems no better time than the very end of Hunger Action Month™ to spotlight Erin Baker (of Erin Baker’s Wholesome Baked Goods). As the name might suggest, Erin’s company aims to bake with simple, all-natural, whole food ingredients while changing childhood obesity “one breakfast at a time.” Her products are incredibly tasty (trust us!), her passion is palpable, and her motto is simple: “Small acts of compassion, when multiplied, will change the world.” (more…)
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