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AAA Collects Over 1 Million Toiletry Items in 10th Annual Soap for Hope Drive

AAA Washington logoAfter concluding its 10 annual AAA Soap for Hope toiletry donation drive, AAA has announced that it has collected more than 1 million items and donated them to local charities.

AAA Soap for Hope was created out of a desire to not waste, or throw away, the small soaps, shampoos, conditioners and lotions that our travel clients get from hotels or cruise lines, and get them into the hands of people who use them.

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Collection Sites Open to Help Global Christmas Project Reach Children in Need

Volunteers from the Eastside Washington Area Team are celebrating the record-breaking collection of 14,600 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not forgotten. The Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child surpassed last year’s Eastside Washington Area Team donations of shoebox gifts. The Eastside Washington Area Team is now thanking… Continue Reading

What to Give Those that Already Have it All This Holiday Season: A Guide from Guide Dogs for the Blind

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. But, what do you give to those who already have everything? Give them something you can’t buy in stores. Donate to Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) in their name. Not only will this… Continue Reading

Bellevue LifeSpring Opens New Flagship Store Concept; Moves Offices to Bellevue Square

Bellevue LifeSpring recently announced an expansion and continuation of a 70-year legacy with Kemper Development Company (KDC) with the grand opening of its new flagship store concept on the third floor of Bellevue Square. The new space houses both its administrative offices and the newly designed and named shop, Thrift Culture (formerly the Bellevue LifeSpring Thrift… Continue Reading

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

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… 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