Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In SeattleSummer is quickly coming up, and with children coming home from school there will of course be plenty of time for family togetherness and adventures. In fact, it was the pioneering physicist and humanitarian Albert Einstein who once said, "Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” There are many different things one can do with their family in the Emerald City, whether it's a day at the Space Needle, one of Seattle's many museums, or Pike Place Market. But another option for families in Seattle (or anywhere else on Earth in fact) is to do their part to improve the world with some volunteer work. Here are just a few great options in Seattle and nearby areas with great volunteer opportunities for families.
Credit Union, Red Cross Raising Funds For Wildfire VictimsThe Northwest Credit Union Foundation has seeded an emergency fund and is calling for donations
Fire Displaces Residents At Bremerton ApartmentThe Kitsap Sun reports that more than a dozen residents were displaced. The fire burned in a building at the Edgewood Villa apartment complex.
Man Starts Fire Using 'Blowtorch' To Kill SpiderThe Seattle Fire Department says a man used a spray paint can and a lighter to try and kill a spider
Police Officer Among 5 Hurt In Mount Vernon Fire The three-alarm fire caused heavy damage to the top two floors of the three-story building
Three Charities Raise $7M After Oso Mudslide Two months after a deadly mudslide destroyed a Washington community, three nonprofit organizations have raised more than $7 million and have already spent about half of that to help about 50 families and their neighbors begin to rebuild their lives
How Oso Landslide Victims Are Getting Help As the search continues for survivors of a deadly mudslide in Washington state, the first steps in helping those affected have already begun.
Landslide Resources And Helping VictimsA list of resources for victims of the slide and information if you want to help out.
Help People Affected By The Typhoon In The PhilippinesThe latest report from CBS News indicates aid is quickly coming in to the areas in the Philippines hit by Typhoon Haiyan.
Former Sonic Kevin Durant Makes $1M Tornado PledgeFormer Seattle Sonic and current Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation.
Best Local Ways to Help Hurricane Sandy Relief EffortsIn 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.
Seattle Sounders FC Playoff Match Includes Fun for Fans Sounders fans! Get your scarves up and get ready to cheer! There's an MLS Semifinal Playoff game tonight, deals at the Woodland Park Zoo for you, and more! Check it out!