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YES Adopt-a-Family Program Provides Relief to Eastside Families in Tough Times

Local Sponsors Needed to Spread Holiday Cheer   The Adopt-a-Family Program at Youth Eastside Services (YES) provides welcome economic relief to YES families by bringing community members together to meet needs during the holiday season.  YES is currently seeking companies, community groups and individuals to sponsor a family from Eastside communities.   Sponsors are notified of […]

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Take a Minute to Help Hungry Kirkland Kids

A hearty meal for Thanksgiving is just what Kirkland school children need.  Yet there are an alarming number that will have next to nothing and don’t know what Thanksgiving means.  You can provide that support for these kids during the upcoming school break.  When school is open there are free & reduced meals and Pantry […]

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Kirkland Interfaith Network Alternative Gift Fair, November 4-5

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Kirkland Interfaith Network (KIN) invites you to its annual Alternative Gift Fair, Saturday, November 4 from 10AM to 4PM and Sunday, November 5 from Noon to 2PM, in the Parish Hall at Holy Family Catholic Church, 7045 120th Ave NE, Kirkland.   The KIN Alternative Gift Fair is a holiday fair where each gift you […]

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Kirkland Arbor Day Celebration on October 21

Come plant a tree at Kirkland’s annual Arbor Day Celebration and forest restoration event taking place at Crestwoods Park on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Arbor Day event volunteers are invited to support the stewardship efforts of the Green Kirkland Partnership by planting native trees, shrubs and ground covers and removing aggressive invasive […]

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Kirkland Family Raises $3.1m to Fund Rare Disease Research and Promotes Awareness for Rare Disease Day on February 28

When Terry Colella’s 16-year old son was diagnosed with a rare disease that had no treatment or cure, she decided to take action and today their non-profit, Friends of FSH Research, will take part in a global movement to raise important awareness for Rare Disease Day®, February 28. As a 16 year old avid athlete […]

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Kirkland Nourishing Network Christmas Break Food Box Drive

Kirkland Nourishing Network is working to fill some gaps in food security, right here in our community. We’ve made it simple for you to be part of the solution to fill the gaps identified by teachers and school counselors. If you volunteer to shop for a box of food and drop off the box at a central site on Thursday, December 15, that evening the box will be in the home of a family that really needs it.  Each box is under $50 with a standard menu of items.


Kirkland has stepped up to fill the need every school break for the past 5 years. You can make a real difference in the lives of Kirkland neighbors! We’re helping families in ALL Kirkland elementary schools with identified need. That means we need donors for over 400 boxes of food! Some neighbors struggle more than we appreciate; but, together, we can help to fill the need…

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Girl Scouts To Sing At Kiwanis Club Of Kirkland Tree Lot

The holiday season is in full swing in Kirkland with decorations and lights to be seen everywhere.  To add to the holiday spirit, come have some fun when local Girl Scouts join in to the festivities at the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland Tree Lot on Saturday, December 3.  They will decorate a Christmas tree with ornaments they have made at 4:30p and begin caroling at 5p.  The girls have been a big hit for the last two years and this year’s group will be bigger and better than ever, with several troops participating  Once the girls have charmed everyone with their caroling, they will pass out cookies for everyone to enjoy…

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Kiwanis Club Of Kirkland Christmas Tree Lot Opens November 25

With Christmas approaching quickly, the Kiwanis Club of Kirkland is gearing up for their biggest fundraiser of the year.  Since 1971, the club has sold Christmas trees, Wreaths, Gourmet Nuts, Delicious Delights and See’s Candy with all funds going to support the children of the Kirkland community.


The tree lot is located in the parking lot of Juanita Beach Park.  It opens Friday, November 25 (the day after Thanksgiving) and will stay open until December 23 or until the trees are gone.  Last year things sold out early, so be sure not to wait too long!


Tree Lot hours will be 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday…

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