The Glitter Gala is Seattle Goodwill’s only fundraising event.
BLOG: To mourn or not to mourn at a memorial… — Luther J. Carr Jr. remembered and celebrated
By Assunta Ng This is supposed to be a sad blog. But Luther J. Carr Jr., a renaissance man, and a Seattle community leader and entrepreneur, reinvented the purpose of a traditional memorial.
PICTORIAL: Thank You, Ken Colling, for your 10 great years of service at Goodwill and your support for communities of color!
Photos from Ken’s retirement party on June 6. All gifts made in honor of Ken were given for Goodwill’s Digital Literacy Initiative, a project that will help impact students’ day-to-day lives and improve their job-search skills. The total raised in honor of CEO Ken Colling is $32,532. The total raised for the Digital Literacy Initiative […]
All that glitters is gold
More than 700 people attended Goodwill’s Glitter Gala and Fashion Show held at the Seattle Sheraton on Nov. 2. The event raised more than $385,000 to support computer and technology classes sponsored by Goodwill. More information about the classes, which are free to the public, can be found at seattlegoodwill.org. (end)
Goodwill unveils new ID facility 6 years after protest, building finally opens
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Goodwill Seattle now has a new building to match its sophisticated clientele, which includes the mayor and many successful professionals.
BLOG: Can fundraising be fun-raising?
By Assunta Ng How do you measure the success of an organization’s fundraising event? By the amount of money it raises? By the number of attendees or the quality of the program?
NWAW seeks gift baskets for 30th anniversary gala
The Northwest Asian Weekly is seeking donated gift baskets for its 30th anniversary gala. The gift baskets will be set out for display as centerpieces on each table. The gift baskets will be offered up for purchase during a silent auction taking place at the event. Gift baskets should include the company’s products AND gift […]
EDITORIAL: Don’t go overboard on holiday spending, teach kids to think of those less fortunate
Here is a story that we read online recently, and maybe it’s familiar to you, too. A six-year-old child opens gifts upon mountains of brightly colored gifts. The holiday gifts are from various relatives, but mostly, they are from the child’s grandparents, who must have spent hundreds of dollars on the presents.
How to not be a Grinch and enjoy a non-religious Christmas (while saving money)
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I love Christmas. Yes, I do. I know I am stepping on some toes by saying this. Being the publisher of Northwest Asian Weekly, I’ve had people accuse me of not being politically correct when I wish others a Merry Christmas.
‘My mom hates what I wear’
Have you ever noticed that your mom’s fashion tastes are a bit off? You sometimes feel the need to adjust her outfit before she ventures out in public wearing her hot pink fanny pack.