Charitable Donations & Public Work

Salty's Favorite Charities

The Present with a Future

We're proud to tell you we not only donated $23,500 in cash to more than 300 local charities using Salty's gift cards for auctions and fund-raisers, but also our extraordinarily talented chefs and management team members were honored to contribute their time, effort and additional dollars to local charity events and fundraisers to the tune of almost $245,000. Additionally, we were involved in helping to raise $175,000 at various other events. We hope you can join us this year as we try to break 2012 records with our partners:

Seattle, Federal Way, Des Moines, Tacoma — 2012 Charitable Works:

  • Cooking with Class at Salty's on Alki Private Dining, benefiting Heritage House in the Market, helped raise $50,000 (Heritage House)
  • Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, food donations from Redondo, $36,400 (Union Gospel Mission)
  • Noel House, food donations from Alki, $50,000 (Noel House)
  • West Seattle Helpline, raised $900 (when you play games with us at our Seafood Festival Events at Alki) (West Seattle Helpline)
  • Des Moines Food Bank, raised $400, (when you play games with us at our Seafood Festival Events at Redondo) (Des Moines Food Bank)
  • Taste of West Seattle benefiting West Seattle Helpline, our booth raised $800 (Taste of West Seattle)
  • FareStart 20th Anniversary Dinner, raised $1,200 (FareStart)
  • FareStart Sexy Syrah Wine Tasting at Salty's on Alki Private Dining, raised $4,000 (FareStart)
  • Bite of Seattle, Tom Douglas Alley, benefiting Food Lifeline, helped raise $11,000 in one day! (Food Lifeline)
  • FUSION Summer Art Event (Friends United to Shelter the Indigent, Oppressed and Needy for Federal Way and Tacoma), helped raise $100,000+ (Fusion)
  • Poverty Bay Wine Festival benefiting charitable projects of the Des Moines Rotary, helped raise $50,000 (Des Moines Rotary)
  • Forgotten Children's Fund, working with Seattle Gift Wrap, raised $2000 (Forgotten Children's Fund)
  • Alki Tuesday Tune-up Spearheaded by Victor Janusz, raised over $5,300!

Portland and Vancouver — 2012 Charitable Works:

  • Dignity Village homeless community, food donations $50,000 (Dignity Village)
  • PolarPlunge benefiting Special Olympics Oregon, raised $2,500+ (Special Olympics Oregon)
  • Oregon Food Bank, raised $300 (when you play games with us at our Seafood Festival Events) ( Oregon Food Bank)
  • Zoolala benefiting the Oregon Zoo, helped to raise $9,500 (Oregon Zoo)
  • Artful Giving, Yoshida Family Estate, benefitting cancer research, helped to raise $4,500+ (Artful Giving)
  • Christmas Ships volunteers received breakfast on the first day of holiday parade, $450+ (Christmas Ships)
  • Portland Public Schools

Our Events and Charities Over the Years Include the Following.

All of us at Salty's feel so blessed to be able to give back to our community with activities that help to bring joy to others. Do visit our news blogs often. This way you will beable to keep up with all that is happening at Salty's and in theSeattle and Portland communities. And you just might to get involved and participate, too!

Warmest regards,
Gerry & Kathy Kingen
Salty's Local Family Business Owners

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