Opportunities

Mary’s Place

Mary’s Place is a leading voice for homeless women, children, and families in emergency situations. They empower families to reclaim their lives by offering community, acceptance, hope and dignity. Their …

Burien Dad Club

So there are lots of “mom” groups knocking around, but how about the dads? A lot of dads out there find themselves transplanted away from their family and friends to …

Burien Tennis

We get a short span of good tennis weather here in Burien, and it can be hard to find someone to knock around with when the skies clear. Burien Tennis …

Salmon in the Streams

There is a section of Miller Creek in Burien where salmon used to swim. Recently, it’s ben almost completely blocked with garbage, old mattresses, and car parts. We’ve just been …

Burien Graffiti

One of our members, Karen, had a wonderful idea:  Organize teams of volunteer “painters” to go out and combat the amount of graffiti that’s appearing all over our town. We’re …

Adopt A Highway – Part 1

If you’re familiar with Washington State Route 509, you’ll know that the part of of it that runs through Burien had been looking pretty shabby over the past few years.  …

Adopt A Highway – Part 2

So, Part 1 went so well, we decided to adopt another section of Highway 509.  Localist Tim Lau is going to coordinate this adoption with the Washington State Department of Transportation. …

Project PROMise

Spring is in the air and you might be looking to clean your closet.  Here is a fantastic way you can help local girls in our community attend Prom through …

Art In Empty Stores

A lot of money has been spent on marketing Burien as a walkable destination for fine food and fun. However, when people get here, they’re often greeted with empty store …