Tag: philanthropy

Volunteers in Bremerton packing the backpacks
Because it Takes a Village...

Grass-Roots Community Efforts Make Sure No Child Goes Hungry

Every week during the school year, dozens of volunteers are working in small teams to sort, pack and make food deliveries throughout West Sound. They do it on different days and as part of different organizations, but these small volunteer armies have one … read more

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Faith in Action

Belfair’s Newly Open Senior Center Hosts Grand Opening Gala

After seven years of planning and building, the HUB, Faith in Action’s new senior center in Belfair, has recently opened doors. On June 24, the nonprofit will host a grand opening gala starting at 5:30 p.m. The event will include music by the … read more

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Eastside Baby Corner

Eastside Baby Corner opens branch in Bremerton

Eastside Baby Corner (EBC), an Issaquah-based nonprofit in operation for 26 years, opened a branch in Bremerton last month. The new EBC – West Sound, set to have a grand opening event on June 4, is on target to have a substantial coverage … read more

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Dining Out for Life

Gig Harbor Restaurants Part of ‘Dining Out for Life’ April 28

If you’re looking for an excuse to grab a lunch out or go on a dinner date on a “slow” night, this Thursday, April 28, is your chance to eat out, support a local business — and contribute to a good cause. Dining … read more

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Lutheran Charity on the Pacific Northwest Frontier

Martha & Mary’s Heritage is Focus of New Book

Meet the author at reading event on April...

“Caring for Generations — Lutheran Charity on the Pacific Northwest Frontier” tells the story of the Rev. Ingebrit Tollefson and the founding of Martha & Mary Children’s Home between 1891-1912. This history of the early days of Martha & Mary, a nonprofit child … read more

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7 Seas Brewing

7 Seas Brewing Hosts Donation Bash

On Tuesday, March 29, 7 Seas Brewing will donate proceeds from the sale of its brew, 253 Pilsner, to two locally selected nonprofits. The recipients are Alchemy Skateboarding and Peninsula Hands on Art. The Tap Room at 7 Seas Brewing, located at 3006 … read more

Chris Clark: COTN International President, Founder and CEO • Debbie Clark: COTN Senior Director of International Programs

Unsung Heroes — Chris and Debbie Clark

Children of the Nations (COTN)

Chris and Debbie Clark founded Children of the Nations (COTN) in 1995. A fifth-generation missionary born in Japan and raised in Liberia and the United States, Chris had worked for Youth for Christ for 10 years. Debbie, who grew up in Edmonds, worked … read more

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Finished bowls
Community

Open Studio potters support Empty Bowls event

Hungry kids? In Gig Harbor? Most people would find the idea almost unthinkable in this community of lovely homes and a glistening harbor lined with pleasure-boat marinas. The reality is a much different story, as 25 percent of the students in the Peninsula … read more

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Mardi Gras

Party on Fat Tuesday for a Good Cause

The third annual Key Peninsula Mardi Gras Masquerade is ready to celebrate Fat Tuesday on Feb. 6 in a unique Louisiana style at the Key Peninsula Civic Center in Vaughn. This authentic Mardi Gras celebration will feature Richard Allen & the Louisiana Experience’s … read more

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