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Best Local Ways to Help Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

In light of the NBC benefit concert on television tonight, Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together, the Seattle area has benefits and organizations that are reaching out to help those whose lives have been directly affected by Hurricane Sandy. Here are ways you can help.

11/02/2012

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Guide to Green Tacoma Day on October 20

For the first time ever, Green Tacoma Day will wrap Tacoma’s Arbor Day celebration and Metro Parks’ Fall Tree Festival with the celebration of Tacoma’s open and natural greenspaces. Do your part to help the environment. Bring the kids and come out for some fun!

10/16/2012

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Join Nordstrom and Eco Swim to Clean Up Lake Washington

On Saturday, May 19, you are invited to help clean up the shores of Lake Washington in Colman Park with Nordstrom and ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN, a planet-friendly swimwear company. They’ll provide you with breakfast and all your gear. They need you to help make our planet a little cleaner.

05/17/2012

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Woodinville Church to Host Tent City Beginning April 21

Here’s your chance to help the homeless right here in Puget Sound. Get your family, friends, scout troop, or civic group together to volunteer for something worthwhile.

04/09/2012

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Seattle Children’s Theatre Presents HELP

Set in England… before they were the Beatles, HELP is an incredibly moving, theatrically exciting and musically astounding show. Coming April 12 – May 13 to the Seattle Children’s Theatre.

04/03/2012

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2012 Easter Volunteer Opportunities in Puget Sound

If you would like to volunteer this Easter season, filling baskets, or serving a meal, here are some Puget Sound area places that are looking for a hand to help. Put a little spring in someone’s step this holiday.

03/20/2012

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Snohomish County American Red Cross Helps Military Families After Deployment

The Snohomish County Chapter of American Red Cross has developed a series of free workshops to assist American military families in managing the family’s readjustment to the service member’s return. Service members and their families are invited to attend.

02/22/2012

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Best Road Trips This Weekend January 20 – 22

Give back this weekend by cleaning up a beach. Or celebrate nature at the eagle festival. Take in a cultural wine gala, or find the perfect motor home and gear for your favorite sportsman. Get out on the road – there’s something happening in WA for you to enjoy!

01/17/2012

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Guide to Technology and Kids

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans between the age of 8 and 18 spend on average 7.5 hours a day using some sort of electronic device, from smart phones to MP3 players to computers. Here are some ways you can help your kids have a balance when it comes to techno gadgets.

01/13/2012

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Christmas Volunteer Opportunities in Puget Sound

There are many opportunities for you to give back this holiday season. From a simple mouse click, to serving up a hot meal, to being an “elf” personal shopper for kids, you can spread holiday cheer to those less fortunate.

12/19/2011

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