Tag: philanthropy

Bob McBride

Unsung Hero — Bob McBride

WSU Kitsap Extension Master Gardener and Kitsap County...

Bob McBride volunteers in several roles in Kitsap County. A Master Gardener, he is involved with various programs at Washington State University’s Kitsap Extension. He also takes care of the Anderson Landing Preserve County Park. Through both staff and Master Gardener volunteers, the … 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

Paul Dudley — Resident of Poulsbo, married, two children

Unsung Hero — Paul Dudley

Owner, Paul Dudley Photography

Poulsbo photographer Paul Dudley has been a devoted volunteer for several organizations focused on children. His primary involvement is with Camp Goodtimes, a pediatric oncology camp for patients and siblings on Vashon Island. He has been a volunteer there since 1984, contributing 44 … read more

The Sip
The Sip

Dinner Changes Everything

It started as a way of helping girls who were being sold into human trafficking and turned into something much more than expected. Kelly Welk, owner, event designer and top dreamer at CiderPress Lane, heard about Seattle nonprofit Rescue Freedom International, whose goal … read more

Empty Bowls Fight Hunger

Empty Bowls Fight Hunger one Child at a Time

One Saturday each February, excitement builds as the line outside the Gig Harbor Boys & Girls Club lengthens and eager shoppers wait for the doors to finally open. At 11 a.m. sharp, the anxious crowd floods into the room and patrons scurry between … read more

Betty Skinner

Unsung Hero — Betty Skinner

Owner, Betty Skinner Insurance Agency

Betty Skinner has been volunteering with the Boys & Girls Club’s Bremerton Teen Center for about five years. She felt compelled to get involved with the organization due to the support and esteem-building it provides for youth. When the teen center was built … read more

Unsung Hero — Deborah Horn

Executive Director, Meals on Wheels Kitsap

In 2018, Meals on Wheels will mark 45 years of service to Kitsap County seniors. The nonprofit has 10 community-dining meal sites throughout Kitsap County where seniors can receive a hot, nutritious meal and social interacting, paying a $3 suggested donation. Volunteers also … read more

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Children

Giving Gifts that Give Hope

Hope is a gift on every child’s wish list, especially those in parts of the world ravaged by natural disasters and poverty. Giving hope lets these children know that the world hasn’t forgotten them. If you’re looking for a gift with a purpose, … read more

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