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August 22, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Agencies raised $9 million for Oso mudslide recovery

The Associated Press EVERETT — More than $9 million has been raised to help recovery efforts in the five months since a mudslide wiped out a neighborhood in Oso and blocked the highway to Darrington. The Daily Herald reports United Way of Snohomish County and the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation together have raised more than $4.5 million….


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August 1, 2013 at 3:36 PM

For a donation, you can light up Pacific Science Center arches

Choose the colors you’d like to see shining on the Pacific Science Center’s iconic arches, and which night in August you’d like to see them. At 9 p.m. tonight, the center opens a month-long “Light Up the Night” event in which donors to the nonprofit science center can say what color light they’d like to see shining…


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May 16, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig fundraiser brings in $11.1 million

Posted by Jimmy Lovaas The Seattle Foundation is calling its recent GiveBig fundraising drive an astonishing success, as well it should, having raised more than $11 million in 24-hours. The group said donations were up more than 50 percent from the previous year’s efforts. The organization used Twitter and other social media extensively to direct contributors…


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September 19, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Firefighters on streets today putting the boot to muscular dystrophy

Seattle firefighters, boots in hand, are out in force in the city today, the last day of their annual Fill-the-Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Last year, the boot campaign in Seattle raised $120,000, putting the effort here in the top 50 of all fire departments nationally, according to the MDA. Nationwide, the International…


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