Tag: nonprofits

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Don't Be Scammed

6 Tips for Avoiding Charity Scams

Charitable giving is a significant part of many people’s lives and budgets, especially during the holiday season, and individuals are often eager to give back and lend a helping hand to those in need. Unfortunately, not every organization seeking a donation is exactly … read more

Jim Sund

Unsung Hero — Jim Sund

Retired Business Owner, Community Volunteer

Jim Sund may be a familiar name or face to many around West Sound, but especially in North Kitsap. The retired owner of North Kitsap Auto Rebuild in Poulsbo, Sund is a longtime community volunteer who’s been serving on the boards of several … read more

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Here We Drink 2018

Microbrews for Martha & Mary — Local Suds for a Good Cause

Love local beer? How about enjoying the beer for a good cause? “Microbrews for Martha & Mary” returns for the second year, giving the local community an occasion to support Martha & Mary with a fun and festive event benefitting local seniors. Purchasing … read more

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anti-bullying

Cabaret to Raise Funds for Antibullying Resources

Join Michelle Abad and a bevy of stars from the BPA stage for a one-night-only cabaret to raise funds for antibullying resources in Kitsap County. As reported by the Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County, “bullying is a widespread, serious problem that can … read more

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pirate booty

Lads and Lassies Asked to Give their Treasures to Benefit Communities In Schools of Peninsula

Communities In Schools of Peninsula will host its 2018 Jack Sparrow’s Birthday Bash Benefit 5:30-9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, to raise funds for empowering students to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. The annual fundraising event has continued to grow in … read more

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Volunteering

Join in the Day of Caring This Friday

United Way of Kitsap County is rallying hundreds of volunteers to join the 25th Annual Day of Caring that takes place beginning at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 22. Check-in, which includes breakfast, a to-go lunch, T-shirt, water and other giveaways, will be at … read more

Several kittens that were up for adoption

Making a Difference — Kitsap Humane Society

More than 60 percent of the households in Kitsap County have a pet, and for the past 25 years, the Kitsap Humane Society has delivered compassionate, individualized care to the animals that come through the doors each year for adoption. For the last … read more

Peninsula Hands On Art

Hands On Art Celebrates Kids’ Creative Spirits

Back in 2003, Gig Harbor resident Marla Morgan decided that she wanted her kids to have art classes in their school. The children were students at Harbor Heights Middle School in Gig Harbor and Morgan was active in the school’s PTA. Suspecting that … read more

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