Auction to fight homelessness and more community news

Auction to fight homelessness

On July 14 Elysian Brewing and the Seattle Seahawks are joining forces to support Plymouth Housing Group with their first Auction to Fight Homelessness.

Former Seahawk Jordan Babineaux will MC the event with guest appearances by Blitz and the Seagals.

One hundred percent of the proceeds will go toward Plymouth Housing, helping to provide affordable, permanent housing to formerly homeless residents, a media release stated.

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.strangertickets.com/events/55212094/auction-to-fight-homelessness?ref=Elysian.

Free summer meals for kids

The city of Renton announced Monday its partnership with the Renton School District to offer free meals to children ages 1 to 18 throughout the district. The meals will be offered to students regardless of where they live and their family income, a media release from the city stated.

This program will run from Monday, June 25 through Friday, Aug. 17. However, no meals will be served July 2 through July 4.

Registration is not required and meals will be served Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted. The release added meals must be eaten on site.

New to the program this year, the release stated, is an extended week of meals at Heritage Park and Liberty as well as a snack provided every day after activities. The Renton Highlands Library will also be a new locations available to students.

Locations and hours:

• June 25 to August 24: Monday – Friday

Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N

Lunch 11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Snack 1:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Heritage Park, 233 Union Avenue NE

Lunch 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Snack 2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

• June 25 to August 24: Monday, Tuesday, Friday

Renton Highlands Library, 2801 NE 10th St

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

• June 25 to August 17: Monday – Friday

Royal Hills Apartments (residents only), 3000 Royal Hills Drive SE

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Stonebrook Apartments, 12210 SE Petrovitsky Road

11:35 – 11:45 a.m.

St. Matthew’s Church, 1700 Edmonds Avenue NE

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Honey Dew Elementary School, 800 Union Avenue NE

Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Talbot Hill Elementary School, 2300 Talbot Road S

Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Renton Veterans Center (residents only), 419 S 2nd Street

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Dimmitt Middle School Playground Area, 12320 80th Avenue S, Seattle

12:15 – 12:30p.m.

Urban Family Center at Creston Point Apartments, 13445 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S, Seattle

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Park Hill / Greentree Apartments, 6900 S 125th Street, Seattle

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

• June 26 to August 17: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

The Renton Salvation Army, 720 S Tobin Street

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

• July 9 to August 16: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Arbor Woods Apartments (residents only), 6830 S 129th Street, Seattle

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

• July 9 to August 2: Monday – Thursday

Highlands Elementary School, 2720 NE 7th Street

Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Talley High School, 7800 S 132nd Street, Seattle

Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Tiffany Park Elementary School, 1601 Lakes Youngs Way SE

Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.


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