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Ways to Help: Fundraising Events


August 2014


2014 Auction of Washington Wines: Picnic and Barrel Auction

With over 100 winemakers, you’ll want to make a few laps around this party. Fun and games mark your course and the team of award-winning chefs will pave the way with delicious rewards. New this year is the VIP Barrel Auction ticket, giving you early access to barrel samples from a remarkable lineup of premier wineries. Whether a wine rookie or a professional taster, you will enjoy this event.

Date: Thursday Aug 14, 5 to 9 p.m.
Location: Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville
Cost: Tickets range from $125 to $150


2014 Auction of Washington Wines: Winemaker Dinner Series

Gracious hosts from around King County welcome you into their homes and other establishments for a truly memorable evening. Washington’s best wineries will pour cellar selections in pairing with creations from local chefs. Wherever you dine, the evening promises to be anything but ordinary.

Date: Friday Aug 15, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $250 per person


Lenny Wilkens Celebrity Classic Weekend Dinner Auction

Tickets $300 per person; $2,500 per table of 10.

Date: Friday Aug 15, 6 p.m.
Location: Bellevue Hyatt Regency
Contact:, or 425-898-4592. To volunteer, contact


2014 Auction of Washington Wines: The Wine Gala

The ultimate party celebrating Washington wine. Each table will be hosted by a Washington state winemaker, who will pair and pour wines to accompany the six-course meal. Bid on one-of-a-kind auction lots and enjoy the entertainment and numerous industry guests.

Date: Saturday Aug 16, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville
Cost: $500 per person


Lenny Wilkens Celebrity Classic Weekend Golf Tournament

Golf packages start at $300 per person.

Date: Saturday Aug 16, 6 p.m.
Location: The Golf Club at Newcastle
Contact:, or 425-898-4592. To volunteer, contact


Fourth Annual Seattle Children’s Hospital and Hydrocephalus Association Walk

Support the Hydrocephalus Research Guild and walk to help fund hydrocephalus research at Seattle Children’s. After the walk, stay for a picnic and activities.

Date: Saturday Aug 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Warren G. Magnuson Park, Seattle


Columbia Winery Charity Run and Walk

Join the Run for Children’s Guild and more than 1,400 running enthusiasts in this 10K run or 5K run/walk.

Date: Saturday Aug 16, 8:30 a.m.
Location: Columbia Winery, Woodinville
Cost: Pre-register for $30, or register on race day for $40.


15th Annual Children’s Golf Classic Dinner Party

Seattle Children’s top fundraising event is presented each year by the Friends of Costco Guild. Support the guild at its dinner party for $250 per person.

Date: Sunday Aug 17, 4 p.m.
Location: Safeco Field, Seattle
Cost: $250 per person


Park to Park Swim 2014

The Swim for Children’s Guild presents this 1.42-mile swim across Lake Washington, from Matthews Beach in Seattle to Denny Park in Kirkland, to benefit the Emergency Patient Assistance Fund at Seattle Children’s.

Date: Sunday Aug 24, first wave swims at 7:30 a.m.
Location: Matthews Beach, Seattle
Cost: Registration is $50 until July 31, then $65 through August 22.

September 2014


Little Lemon Drops Outdoor Movie Night

Bring the family to watch an outdoor movie and support the Little Lemon Drops Junior Guild. Purchase raffle tickets and movie snacks. Donations accepted for admission.

Date: Saturday Sep 6, 6 p.m.
Location: Innis Arden Clubhouse, Shoreline