Monday, February 27, 2017

Tag Archives: Do Good

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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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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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Local Heroes: G1ve a Buck Fund
A local nonprofit strives to help cure childhood cancer. When cancer rocked the lives of Gail Lopez’s family, she decided to take action by starting G1ve a Buck Fund, an incredible nonprofit that raises awareness and much-needed funds for childhood cancer research. Somehow, current research is outdated by 20-plus years, and this organization aims to fight every hurdle to help save the lives of little superheroes near and far. (more…)
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Ghostfish Brewing Releases Special Beer for Emerald City Pet Rescue
Help animals by drinking beer! If your favorite way to drink beer is with a side of philanthropy, we have great news for you! Ghostfish Brewing and Emerald City Pet Rescue (ECPR) have come together to create Rescue Remedy Pacific Ale, a special beer project to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of ECPR, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating neglected animals. (more…)
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Swank Gala & Auction Benefiting Seattle Works October 8
Swank is Seattle Works’ annual gala & auction. This year’s event will be held at Fremont Studios on Saturday, October 8th. Seattle Works volunteers usually have their sleeves rolled up, working in the weeds. This is a chance to get dressed up and bump elbows with other young professionals who are also interested in giving back to the community.  (more…)
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Do Good: Volunteer with Seattle Works for Fall Session, Beginning September 10
One Saturday a month, volunteer with old and new friends Team Works is a volunteer group that sends volunteers out into the community one Saturday a month for four months, from September to December. Registration for fall session opened earlier this month, on August 17th. Team Works is a social volunteering league that gets you and your friends out into the community giving back and doing good—and yes, you have fun too. Volunteer sessions last from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. You’ll be finished in time to enjoy a late brunch! (more…)
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Do Good: Sam Bouch’s New Campaign with charity: water, Honoring Her Daughter’s Legacy
“We believe in a world where every single person has clean and safe water”—charity: water charity: water, the nonprofit with the singular mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to the 663 million people who lack access to life’s most basic need. One of the most impactful stories to come from charity: water’s 10 years of fighting the global water crisis is the incredible story of Seattle local Rachel Beckwith, who launched a charity: water birthday campaign for her ninth birthday. She came just short of reaching her fundraising goal and a few months later, died tragically in a car accident. Her friends and family remembered her giving spirit and began (more…)
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