Category Archives: Non-Profits

Bellevue's Mox Boarding House Raises $138,000 for Foster Youth

In the two-and-a-half years since it opened shop on Bel-Red Road, Mox Boarding House has become a gathering place for board gamers in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Mox prides itself on community-building, and this spring, the company brought together local gaming luminaries to raise funds for a worthy cause. On Sunday, May 21,… Continue Reading

The Roxy in Encinitas to Host June 13 Benefit for Local Cancer Programs

The Roxy in Encinitas to Host June 13 Benefit for Local Cancer Programs

After an extensive remodel, iconic North County restaurant The Roxy Encinitas will celebrate its official grand opening with a special event to benefit the Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and The Seany Foundation on Tuesday, June 13, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Famous for its falafel burgers, The Roxy has been a fixture in… Continue Reading

Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation to Hold Second Chance Summit in Seattle

Job Fair, Film Screening and Summit Planned to Inspire Employment for People with Criminal Backgrounds in Puget Sound  WHAT:           The Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation (DKB Foundation) will host two days of events to demonstrate the benefits for businesses, individuals and society when people with criminal backgrounds are given employment opportunities. With the support of Northwest… Continue Reading

Wounded Warrior Project Cooking Class Teaches Healthy Options

Carol Flynn rarely strayed from using salt and pepper, but a recent Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) cooking class empowered the Navy veteran to find healthier ways to spice her favorite dishes. “I love to cook and bake, but unfortunately it’s not always healthy,” she said. “The class opened my eyes to different techniques and flavors. I… Continue Reading

The Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare’s Best In Show

 The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year’s “Celebration of Love” awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and individuals from across the country for their dedication, determination and actions to create lifesaving impacts for pets in need. Hosted by the animal-loving emcee, Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night”, “Glee”, and “Best in Show”), the… Continue Reading

The San Diego Foundation Announces $442k in Grants to Connect, Protect and Increase Access to Nature in San Diego

The San Diego Foundation Announces $442k in Grants to Connect, Protect and Increase Access to Nature in San Diego

The San Diego Foundation has announced $442,000 in grants for 11 local programs that will connect, protect and increase access to nature for underserved children and families throughout the San Diego region. According to The San Diego Foundation Parks for Everyone report, many low-income, ethnically diverse communities have limited access to parks and open spaces.… Continue Reading

The Vera Project Raises over $100,000 in Sweet 16 Gala Celebration!

The Vera Project celebrated its 16th year at a gala celebration proudly presented by community partners Sub Pop and Napster. The 10th annual Viva Vera gala took place on Saturday, March 25 at the historic Washington Hall and featured performances by Sound Off! and More Music @ the Moore alumni PARISALEXA and Otieno Terry. Guests… Continue Reading

Powerpedia Forms Nonprofit to Provide Free Solar Systems to Orphanages Throughout Baja Mexico and Beyond

Powerpedia, a San Diego-based renewable energy consultancy (http://powerpedia.com) has announced the formation of the nonprofit organization “#GetChargedUp” (http://GetChargedUp.net) to facilitate a multi-year commitment of providing free solar systems to orphanages throughout Baja Mexico and beyond, under its flagship program #EmpowerOrphans. “I recently had a chance to spend the day with children and volunteers at the… Continue Reading

394 Fallen Law Enforcement Officers to be Honored During 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil on May 13

  Today the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund released the roll call of names of 394 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. These names will be engraved this month and formally dedicated at the 29th annual Candlelight Vigil held on the National Mall, between 4th and 7th streets… Continue Reading

Headliners announced for the 2017 Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival

From May 31 to June 4, the Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA) will bring together top national and regional talent for the 10th Annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival. Featured artists, jazz and blues vocalist Catherine Russell and American blues and reggae artists The Corey Harris Band, will perform Continue Reading