Category Archive • Fundraising

Sneak a Peek at the Auction – And get your tickets before it’s too late!

The Third Place Commons Annual Fundraising Breakfast is just over a week away on Thursday, March 7th. And that means this is your last chance to get your tickets to this always fun and popular community event. Each year the breakfast features a lively, fast-paced auction with a little something for everyone. Fabulous dining experiences await foodies ...

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An Invitation: Celebrate Anne Stadler with Us!

Join us on March 7th for a fun-filled annual celebration of our shared community, which this year just happens to honor a very special neighbor indeed! This year’s event invokes our sense of connectedness and community through a simple and open invitation, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” One of the highlights of this annual event is the ...

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Won’t You Be [Our] Neighbor on March 7th?

Grab your slippers and cardigans because you are officially invited to our annual community breakfast entitled Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  The breakfast takes place on Thursday, March 7th. This annual event is always a celebration of the many communities that come together in the Commons, and this year’s program will focus especially on our connections ...

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A Message from our Board Chair to YOU

As we near the end of 2018, I find myself reflecting on our very special community – and on the ways that your support for Third Place Commons makes our community so strong. The ways in which the Third Place Commons community has impacted me personally are almost innumerable. As I consider the many aspects of ...

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A Whole Host of Holiday Fun in December

You know that every month is a busy one at Third Place Commons. But with everything from an indoor holiday farmers market & crafts fair to dance recitals and dance lessons to holiday concerts and beloved children’s entertainer Caspar Babypants – plus weekly live music and dancing as always – December is moving into overdrive! Here’s ...

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GiveBIG NOW! Support What You Love at the Commons!

GiveBIG is the Seattle Foundation’s annual day of giving when folks across the region are encouraged to give to the things they love and value. We sure hope that Third Place Commons makes it onto your list this year! Why GiveBIG? Third Place Commons is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization where your Commons Community gathers and thrives. ...

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What a wonderful day at the Commons!

Breakfast crowd

On Thursday, March 8th, we were delighted to celebrate our “Commons Community Values” with about 240 members of our closest colleagues, friends, and neighbors. It was Third Place Commons’ annual breakfast – our biggest fundraiser of the year – and the day when individuals come together as one to support our daily work to foster ...

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Special Words for a Special Lady – Diane Hettrick!

At this year’s annual community breakfast on March 8th, we presented the annual Friends of the Community Award to the well-deserving Diane Hettrick, who founded the Shoreline Area News in 2009 and has been dutifully running and editing it every day without fail — and without compensation — since then! In honor of the occasion, local ...

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Get a Sneak Peek at the Breakfast & Auction!

With the Third Place Commons annual fundraising breakfast just over a week away on March 8th, anticipation is building for a truly special community event including a better-than-ever live auction with something for everyone. ​So if you don’t have your tickets yet, now is the time. A popular annual tradition, the breakfast is always a wonderful occasion ...

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Meet Breakfast Speaker Ron Chew!

Local nonprofit leader, community organizer, and renowned thought leader Ron Chew will be the featured speaker at Third Place Commons’ upcoming annual community breakfast on Thursday, March 8. Chew is a nationally recognized thought leader who established himself on the national stage during his 17 years as executive director of the Wing Luke Museum of the ...

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