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COFFEE VETS LAUNCHES ’22 HEROES TO ZERO CAMPAIGN’ – AN AGGRESSIVE HUMAN CROWDFUNDING INITIATIVE TO COMBAT POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) FOR AMERICA’S VETERANS

he “22 Heroes To Zero Campaign” Will Assist In Generating Hope For An Illness That Is Difficult To Accept And Often Overlooked

Coffee Vets have announced the kickoff of “22 Heroes to Zero,” a human crowdfunding campaign to combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), an illness that is taking the lives of 20 + Veterans per day. The mission of the campaign is to raise funds and awareness to defeat PTSD and to encourage Veterans to seek help, and to obtain the best care possible. The campaign aims to raise $220K in 51 days via gofundme.com/22HeroesToZero and www.22HeroesToZero.com. Continue Reading

AAA’s Soap for Hope Toiletry Donation Drive Kicks off November 1, Benefits YWCA Women’s Center in Bellevue

AAA Washington is teaming up with seven Eastside charities to provide an opportunity for those in need to have a fresh start to their day. AAA Washington is kicking off its ninth annual Soap for Hope donation drive today to collect unused travel- and full-size toiletry items for local shelters, food banks and other charitable… Continue Reading

Google Announces $165,000 Sponsorship for “Open Outdoors for Kids” Initiative

On Saturday, October 22, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined Google to announce a $165,000 sponsorship to the National Park Foundation’s Open OutDoors for Kids, an initiative that helps connect more kids to their national parks through fun and engaging activities. The announcement was made during a campout held on Google’s Kirkland campus… Continue Reading

Kiwanis Bellevue Club Helps Spread the Wealth

Talk about a trickledown effect – The Kiwanis club of Bellevue makes an annual trek to Carlton Washington and spends the weekend harvesting walnuts donated by the Brown Bear Lodge and the Brown family. Club president Al Shot “We donate the majority of the finished walnuts to our Key Clubs. They will sell them to… Continue Reading

Become a volunteer naturalist on the Cedar River!

Volunteer As A Naturalist in Cedar River Watershed Share your community treasure! Become a volunteer naturalist on the Cedar River and learn about one of the world’s amazing wildlife migrations, which runs through the heart of Seattle, Renton and on up into Maple Valley! Naturalists will receive 20 hours of training from fish and watershed experts in… Continue Reading

Bloodworks Northwest Hosting Blood Drive at Whole Foods Market in Bellevue Thursday, July 14.

Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive Thursday Bloodworks Northwest is hosting a blood drive in partnership with Whole Foods Market in Bellevue (888 116th Ave NE) on Thursday, July 14. Those who register to donate to Bloodworks Northwest at the Bellevue Whole Foods Market on Thursday will receive a complimentary pound of coffee. Continue Reading

Cedarbrook Lodge’s Savor Event Raises Over $400k for Food Lifeline

Cedarbrook Lodge, Food Lifeline and a team of local celebrity chefs raised more than $432,300 to stop hunger in Western Washington at the fifth annual Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope benefit on Saturday, March 19, 2016. The featured chefs at Savor included: Roy Breiman and Mark Bodinet of Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar; Armandino Batali of… Continue Reading

Earl Thomas III Guardian Angel Foundation Funds Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Search and Rescue Blankets

In the name of its Winter Coverage community outreach program, the Earl Thomas III Guardian Angel Foundation made a $15,000 donation to provide 2,100 blankets for Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission. The Mission’s supply of specialized wool rescue blankets that cover the body head-to-toe, are biodegradable and offer warmth, even when wet, had been depleted for… Continue Reading

LUVO and Russell Wilson Team Up with Hopelink to Donate 900 Meals to Bellevue Food Bank

Luvo CEO Christine Day & Hopelink CEO Lauren Thomas Luvo Inc., a forward-thinking frozen food company that offers chef-created, nutritionist-approved meals made from high quality ingredients, teamed up with Hopelink, a community action agency serves homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities in the greater-Seattle area, to donate 900 frozen meals to… Continue Reading