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Bitter Lake P-Patch work party this Saturday…can you dig it?

Come help dig garden beds at the new Bitter Lake P-Patch this Saturday, September 29 from 10 to 5 p.m.  Here’s the rest of the scoop: WHERE: The Bitterlake P-Patch, N 143rd & Linden Ave N (Map) WHAT TO BRING: Work gloves, strong hoes (we really need hoes – they… [ Keep reading ]

PACE students learn about successful events and meetings

Below is a review of the 4th class of PACE: People’s Academy for Community Engagement. This seven-month, civic leadership development program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods builds the skills of emerging community leaders in a multicultural and participatory adult learning environment. This program is led by a team of our… [ Keep reading ]

PACE: People’s Academy for Community Engagement reports on third session

Below is a review of the 3rd class of PACE: People’s Academy for Community Engagement. This seven-month, civic leadership development program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods builds the skills of emerging community leaders in a multicultural and participatory adult learning environment. This program is led by a team of our… [ Keep reading ]

Register your project for Day of Caring 2012

Need some great volunteer help for your project? United Way of King County is having its Day of Caring 2012 on Friday. September 21. Learn more and register your project needs here: http://www.uwkc.org/ways-to-volunteer/day-of-caring/.

Meet the South Region Neighborhood District Coordinators and tour the new SW facility April 17

The community is invited to the Southwest Pool, Teen Life Center and Neighborhood Service Center dedication on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 2801 SW Thistle St.  This is an opportunity to come and explore all the services and programs offered at this joint facility,… [ Keep reading ]

Get Engaged! City seeks young people to serve on its boards and commissions.

The Get Engaged program is recruiting 15 young people aged 18-29 for service on Seattle’s public boards and commissions! Commissioners help shape policy decisions, make recommendations, and provide citizen participation in city government. The 15 boards range in interest areas — from design, to human rights to LGBT: there’s something… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer Opportunity: Teach at Marra Farm this Spring!

Do you like working with kids outside? Lettuce Link is looking for volunteers to help with the gardening and nutrition classes at Marra Farm this spring. They will be teaching garden and nutrition education to elementary school students and need co-teachers. They work with children to plant their own gardens, cook healthy… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor McGinn urges Seattle community to give generously to local food banks this holiday season and beyond

Mayor Mike McGinn today called on Seattle residents to donate food, money and volunteer time to local food banks, which are facing increasing numbers of clients and declining food donations.   Speaking at the North Helpline Food Bank in Seattle’s Lake City neighborhood, the Mayor said, “As families and individuals struggle… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Build Barton Street and Bitter Lake P-Patches from Scratch

Barton Street P-Patch, located on the corner of 34th Ave SW & SW Barton, and the Bitter Lake P-Patch, located N 143rd & Linden Ave N, had their inaugural work parties last weekend. Barton’s fence was nearly built, the stake was secured, the major paths were cut and the sod… [ Keep reading ]

Downtown Volunteer Fair, April 3

Come to the First Annual Downtown Volunteer Fair on Sunday, April 3, noon-4:00 pm at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church, in The Josephinum at Second Avenue & Stewart Street. Noon–3:00 pm:  Meet representatives of 25 agencies serving the poor, homeless and needy. Hear from experts, advocates and current volunteers. Learn… [ Keep reading ]