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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 ]

West Seattle Blog reports on the Fauntleroy Food Fest

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods South Region Neighborhood District Coordinator Steve Louie is pictured in this West Seattle Blog report on the Fauntleroy Food Fest.

Downtown Holding Patterns art installation to hold fundraising event

The “Sail Away” art installation, designed by Kristi Park, began as an entry to the Seattle Design Commission’s Holding Pattern Contest in 2010.  With the assistance of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Downtown District Coordinator in identifying a site, locating city funding resources and connecting with developers, the project was selected as a finalist. The project’s… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor McGinn visits site of Barton P-Patch as reported by West Seattle Blog

The West Seattle Blog recently reported on Mayor McGinn’s tour of Westwood and the Barton P-Patch.  Click here to read the blog post and Click here to view a video.

Need street or park improvements in your neighborhood?

The deadline for the Neighborhood Projects Fund is fast approaching – Tuesday, March 8 is the final day to apply.  To view program guidelines and the application, please click here.

Retiring Neighborhood District Coordinator Ron Angeles lauded in West Seattle Blog

After more than 30 years of service to the City of Seattle, Ron Angeles will be retiring March 15.  Click here to read West Seattle Blog’s piece on Ron.

Feel the earth move at Summit and John P-Patch work party this Friday and Saturday

Join the work party to move a mountain of dirt to prepare the new Summit and John P-Patch.  Click here for more information.

Check out the Volunteer Appreciation Event photos

On Thursday, October 28, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods held an even to honor community volunteers who serve on various boards and commissions and advisory councils, the City Neighborhood Council, the District Councils, P-Patch Trust and Site Coordinators and the City-wide Review Team.  Click here to view photos.