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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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  • Bus to Seahawks Home Games from Olympia:

    For a nominal fee South Sound Seahawks Bus Club provides safe and friendly transportation to all of the Seahawks home games. Any profits from the sale of bus seats or the raffle of Seahawk items held on each bus is used to support the local food bank. Last year they provided the Thurston County Food Bank with 60 Turkeys and $1000 for Thanksgiving, with another $1000 at Christmas. Further information at HTTPS:// 

    depart from O'Blarney's Irish Pub, 4411 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98516

  • FREE 24-HOUR HELP! Crisis Clinic and Youth Help Line:

    Help is a phone call away! Volunteers are available around the clock for confidential and anonymous support and for information and referral. Call the Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties or the Youth Help Line! Crisis Clinic 360-586-2800; Youth Help Line 360-586-2777.

    Crisis Clinic 360-586-2800, Youth Help Line 360-586-2777

  • Olympia Downtown Ambassador Program:

    The goal of the Downtown Ambassador Program is to create a safe and welcoming environment for all downtown users.  The program is part of the City’s Downtown Project that aims to revitalize downtown Olympia. Downtown Ambassadors provide customer service to all visitors of downtown by giving directions, assisting shoppers with bags and parking meters, referring people to social services, and answering any questions related to downtown.

    If you need assistance the Ambassadors can be reached at: 360-570-3900.

    Downtown Olympia

  • VOLUNTEER NOW! Stand By Borgen Project to End Global Poverty!

    Fact: The global rate of malnourishment has been reduced by 50% in the past two decades and more children are in school today than at any time period in history.

    Fact: By tackling world poverty, we can alleviate the suffering of millions and tackle the most troublesome causes of violent extremism worldwide – lack of opportunity, insecurity, injustice, and hopelessness. 

    Fact: You can take action locally to help our global community, and help your own community, by volunteering for the Borgen Project. Visit  


    The Borgen Project is a dedicated non-profit that works to fight global poverty. Their focus rests on 4 pillars: global food security; food-aid reform; mortality rates; and access to water, sanitation and power. Their goal is to be "an influential ally for the world's poor" by advocating for foreign aid legislation with Congress members, mobilizing citizens to influence politicial leaders, and educating the public on how to communicate with the government. Started by Clint Borgen in 2003, they have a team of exceptional volunteers in over 500 cities.


    Volunteer today!


  • FREE! Rainier League of Arts - Fall Into Art:

    Rainier League of Arts Show, "Fall Into Art" will be showing now until Nov. 9th from 9am-4:30pm. Show is open daily except weekends and holidays and is free. 253-926-0329.

    Sept. 12-Nov. 9th from 9am-4:30pm
    Premier Gallery located at Puyallup Activity Center, 210 W.Pioneer

  • RSVP TODAY! Reading Buddies Volunteer Orientation:

    Join United Way's Reading Buddies for the school year! Commit one hour each week for a year to help elementary school students with reading. RSVP to one of our orientations at The following are locations, dates and times for upcoming volunteer orientations.

    Location: United Way of Lewis County - 450 NW Pacific Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532

    September 12, 10:00-11:30

    September 20, 10:00-11:30

    September 28, 1:00-2:30

    Location: United Way of Mason County - 724 W Railroad Ave, Shelton, WA 98584

    September 13, 10:00-11:30

    September 21, 10:00-11:30

    Location: The Olympian - 111 Bethel St NE, Olympia, WA 98506

    September 12, 1:30-3:00

    September 19, 10:00-11:30

    September 26, 1:30-3:00

    orientations throughout September - see web for schedule
    Lewis County United Way, Chehalis; Mason County United Way, Shelton; The Olympian, Olympia
    360-943-2773, ext. 121

  • Tumwater Town Center Farmers Market:

    Every Wednesday from 10-2, the Tumwater Town Center Farmers Market features local farmers and artisans, live music, and a spirit of community.  They are a particpant in Market Match, matching $10 for $10 in EBTs/food stamps.

    Every Wednesday from 10-2 until October 4th
    Intersection of Israel Road and Capitol Way

  • GRuB Farm Market Stand:

    Visit the GRuB Farm where they sell seasonal veggies, fruits, herbs and flowers each Wednesday May 24-October 11 3:00-6:00 pm. Cash, credit, check, & EBT accepted!

    Wednesdays May 24-October 11 3:00-6:00 pm
    GRuB Farm (2016 Elliott Ave NW Olympia, WA 98502)

  • Caregiver Recognition Dinner:

    Senior Action Network of Thurston, Mason, & Lewis Counties will hold a Caregiver Recognition Dinner Thursday, October 26th 6-9pm to recognize outstanding caregivers for their excellence in service. An outstanding caregiver is the special person who enhances the life of their client first, and serves from the mind and heart in a capacity beyond the paycheck. If you know an outstanding caregiver and would like to nominate them, please visit The nomination deadline is September 26th.  If you would like additional information about this event or would like to nominate by phone please call 888-411-8823.


    Thursday, October 26th 6-9pm
    South Sound Manor in Tumwater