After nearly eight years of planning, volunteer work, community outreach, and fundraising, a Japanese torii will once again tower over Seward Park visitors in the spring of 2019. When complete, the $350,000 torii will include upright columns made of basalt from the Pullman area and cross pieces made of red cedar from British Columbia. The […]
Visionary community health center ICHS hosts its first API fun run
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Dozens of long-distance fun runs and walks take place throughout the year in the Pacific Northwest, each focused on a different cause or theme, as well as set in different geographical locations. Ethnic diversity in participation has been limited until now, and Seattle-based International Community Health Services (ICHS) is […]
Yay Team Seattle JACL!
Team Seattle JACL participated in the annual the Walk for Rice this past weekend at Seward Park in South Seattle. The Walk for Rice raises funds for the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) food bank, one of the largest in Washington state and the only food bank that regularly offers Asian food staples. The […]
Walk for Rice — Bringing community together to fight hunger for 25 years
By ACRS Over a thousand community members came together on Saturday, June 27 for the annual Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Walk for Rice, benefiting the ACRS Food Bank. Every year, the Walk draws approximately 1,000 community members who become fundraisers and take part in a community event featuring cultural celebrations and a 2.5 […]
Walkers deliver food
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at Seward Park on June 28 for the 24th annual Walk for Rice
Walk to feed the hungry June 28
Join a 2.5-mile walk (or run) to fight hunger on Saturday, June 28, at Seward Park in Seattle, from 8 a.m. to noon. In its 24th year, the Walk for Rice is a community fundraiser to benefit Seattle’s Asian Counseling & Referral Service food bank.
The Rainier Valley — a neighborhood continually in flux
By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly The heart and soul of Rainier Valley can be summed up by the mural on the Darigold plant just outside of Columbia City.
ACRS hosts 23rd annual Walk for Rice
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) hosted their annual Walk for Rice on June 29, raising over $200,000 for the ACRS food bank.
BLOG: Dos and don’ts: Lifestyle tips to save you money
I enjoy a lean lifestyle. I lived thriftily even when our economy prospered. Financial gurus love to advise people to cut back on expenses in this tough economy. However, there are common lifestyle changes you can incorporate to keep wallets full during hard times. 1. Count alcohol out Now that I-1183 has passed, grocery stores […]
For Cambodian American, growth at Youth Green Corps not restricted to plants
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Long ivy vines are considered invasive when they are allowed to grow uncontrolled, replacing many of the native plant species in Seattle’s 430 parks and open areas.