Tag: philanthropy

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Red Robin in Silverdale

‘Tip a Cop’ for a Good Cause on Oct. 24

Annual event to raise funds for Special Olympics

There are new servers in town — at least on one very special day. Ever dreamt of giving an order to a cop and not getting a ticket? Well, for that one day only, guests at a local restaurant can do just that … read more

Roxanne Bryson

Unsung Hero — Roxanne Bryson

Executive Director, Holly Ridge Center

Roxanne Bryson’s inspiring and motivating leadership style is behind the success of the Holly Ridge Center. A servant-leader who puts others first, she has a passion for ensuring that children and adults with different disabilities receive the support they need to live to … read more

Kelsey and Stacy Marshall, Bainbridge Island

Unsung Hero — Kelsey and Stacy Marshall

Owners, Grounds for Change Coffee Roastery in Poulsbo

Since opening their business, Grounds for Change, 12 years ago, Stacy and Kelsey Marshall have been an example of not only building a sustainable company but also of giving back to their local and global community. Grounds for Change joined 1% for the … read more

Faith in Action

Unsung Hero — Patti Kleist

Executive Director, Faith in Action Senior Services

Faith in Action Senior Services, based in Belfair, was founded in 2001 with the mission of supporting independent living for seniors and disabled individuals. The nonprofit provides a variety of free, volunteer-based activities such as escorted transportation, respite care, housework, yard work and … read more

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Kitsap Great Give

Kitsap Great Give Aims to Raise $750,000 in 24 Hours for Kitsap Nonprofits

The Kitsap community “stunned” organizers of Kitsap Great Give last year, donating more than $500,000 in 24 hours to 200 local organizations. This year, the ante is up — the goal is to raise $750,000, some of which will be matched by sponsors. … read more

Jan Coen

Unsung Hero — Jan Coen

Coordinator, Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank

Jan Coen has been involved with Gig Harbor’s FISH Community Services since its inception in 1976. When she and her husband moved to Gig Harbor in 1975, she was surprised not to find a coalition of churches working together to provide services to … read more

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Martha & Mary annual fundraiser

Martha & Mary’s Annual Event to Raise Funds for Quality of Life Programs

Martha & Mary has been an integral part of the Kitsap community, providing programs and services for residents young and old, for 120 years. Like many other local nonprofits, the organization relies on the generosity of the community it serves. On April 26, … read more

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Santa With Doggy

Humane Society Hosts Adoption Event, Santa Pet Pics

This Black Friday, you can “Adopt till You Drop” at Kitsap Humane Society. On Friday, Nov. 28, Kitsap Humane Society is opening its doors two hours early at 10 a.m. and offering reduced adoption fees on all animals available for adoption. All dog … read more

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7 Seas Brewing

7 Seas Brewing Partners with 253Heart on Philanthropic Brew

Gig Harbor’s 7 Seas Brewing and 253Heart have collaborated on a tasty new brew that gives back. A portion of the proceeds from 253 Pilsner, available at local retailers, will be donated to South Sound nonprofits. Two featured local nonprofits are selected at … read more

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