Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Category Archives: Do Good

Seattleite Spotlight: Enumclaw Local Trains Women Drivers in Saudi Arabia
In a historic moment in June, the orthodox kingdom of Saudi Arabia lifted its archaic ban on female drivers. Women are still restricted in multiple ways, without complete freedom in the right to marry, work as they deem fit, or travel freely. However, this is a win as women can finally be liberated from this decades-old rule, making it easier to generally travel around, join the workforce, and expand their own businesses. (more…)
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Culture Dose: New Summer Developments to Add to Your Plate
Summertime and the Seattle livin’ is easy (+ delicious). Aside from all the obvious reasons the PNW shines at this time of year, we’re thrilled to constantly discover new reasons to celebrate. Here are some ways to treat your body, soul and palate, too. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Support Our National Parks
Celebrating our sacred land with picturesque selfies + beautiful wall art. At a time when the future of our country’s national parks feels threatened, we’ve discovered two wonderful ways to honor their beauty and support those trying to save them. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Local Companies Doing Good
Seattle employees take their expertise overseas. WE Communications’ Global Pro Bono experience offers an opportunity of a lifetime. The program means that a couple employees get selected to join employees from other companies (like DOW, PIMCO and SAP) to travel abroad to developing regions, where they help a local nonprofit organization solve a wide-range of organizational problems. (more…)
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Local Opera Singers and Classical Musicians to Perform at Puerto Rico Benefit on April 28th
Together, the La Isla Foundation and Opera on Tap Seattle will co-sponsor a concert, Canciones para Puerto Rico (“Songs for Puerto Rico” in Spanish), taking place this Saturday, April 28th at 7:30 p.m. to sponsor and provide supplies for two patient rooms in a free clinic in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico. (more…)
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Mindful Travel: Doing Good While on the Road
A Q&A with Crooked Trails Co-Founder Chris Mackay Since 1998, local nonprofit travel organization Crooked Trails has done its part to transform tourism into a positive force. The team designs custom, interactive adventures in addition to supporting community development projects in partnership with local communities, NGOs and operators. The overarching aim? “To inspire travelers to get involved in the places they visit and to empower locals to take charge of tourism in their communities.” (more…)
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Elysian Brewing Releases Second Beer in 2018 Capitol Hill Series
Beer lovers rejoice! Salt & Seed—the second of five beers in Elysian’s 2018 Capitol Hill Series—is finally ready for release. Beer enthusiasts won’t want to miss the ceremonial tapping of this special brew, followed by a toast from Capitol Hill Lead Brewer, Hiawatha Rhyans on Friday March 23rd. (more…)
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Social Justice x Self-Care: The Sanaya Set
Supporting women who bravely pursue their passions. The Sanaya Set is a curated seasonal collection of lifestyle products made for and by women. The products are carefully sourced to ensure every item in the collection aligns with Sanaya Set’s principles. With every purchase, 10% of net proceeds will go to an organization they highlight for the season—the Winter 2018 collection benefits Planned Parenthood.  Sanaya’s Winter 2018 Collection. (more…)
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