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Aug
27
Sat
2016
Caspar Babypants Concert – Benefit for Pike Market Kids @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Aug 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Caspar Babypants, Seattle’s treasured kid rocker, will be performing his beloved music in West Seattle’s Youngstown Cultural Arts Center at 10:45 am, Sunday August 27th (in the Thelma Dewitty Theater). The ticket proceeds will go to support Pike Market Childcare and Preschools (PMCCP) tuition assistance program. PMCCP is a nonprofit early child care center whose mission is to make high quality, affordable child care, preschool, nutrition and support accessible to families of all income levels, especially those living on low incomes. Bring your family to rock out with Caspar and support an amazing cause at the same time!

Tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets.

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Sep
16
Fri
2016
West Seattle Food Bank’s ‘A Grand Affair’ Benefit Event @ Westland Distillery
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for the West Seattle Food Bank’s “A Grand Affair”, a Roaring 20’s themed cocktail fundraising event on Friday evening, September 16th beginning at 6:00 pm at Westland Distillery in Seattle’s Sodo District. Bring your friends to this fun event that will celebrate the Food Bank’s achievements in helping our neighbors who are in need of a little help with food and other services. The evening will be filled with casino style gaming with celebrity dealers Marty Riemer and Jodi Brothers, morning hosts at JET95.7 and a chance to win prizes; hosted wine, beer & hors d’oeuvres; whiskey tasting, themed cocktails, a photo booth, live auction and Funds for Food. Dress is cocktail attire but era costumes are encouraged.

Tickets are $65/guest in advance and $600 for a group of 10 (paid at one time). Each guest will receive $30,000 worth of play chips with the purchase of ticket. To purchase a ticket go to:
https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/WSFBAGrandAffair

All proceeds from A Grand Affair will allow us to continue to provide quality, healthy food and the necessities of living to our neighbors in need through our on-going essentials programs:

· The FOOD BANK which distributes 1.5 million pounds of food and spends $250,000 on food purchases

· The BABY & CHILD CORNER which provides $250,000 worth of diapers, baby food, formula, strollers, car seats, toys, furniture and other essential infant and child accessories

· The BACKPACK PROGRAM which provides 300 school children at risk of hunger with a “backpack” of nutritious and healthy meals for the weekend

· The MOBILE FOOD BANK which brings food weekly to the homes of senior and disabled individuals who can’t make it to the food bank

· The PET PANTRY which distributes over 12,000 pounds of pet food to those that need help caring for their furry friends

· The BOOKCASE distributes 12,000 donated adult & children’s books yearly to encourage reading

For more information go to: www.westseattlefoodbank.org. Donations of funds, food, pet food or books are always welcome at 3419 SW Morgan St. at the corner of 35th & Morgan, Monday-Friday 9 am–3 pm.

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