Project Cassidy: 6 p.m. at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Cassidy Huff is a 16-year-old high school student who has been an advocate and do-gooder in her community for years. She was even honored with the Burien’s Citizen of the Year award. Now it’s Cassidy’s turn to ask her community for help. Cassidy has a rare genetic condition that has resulted in her having 40-plus surgeries in her young life. With the help of a service dog, Cassidy will be more independent. Help Cassidy bring Pepper home. Enjoy an evening of music and fun with Cassidy Huff and her musician friends. The event will include signature drinks, VIP packages and a silent auction. For more information, visit fwpaec.org/project-cassidy.
The 12th Washington State Korean-American Day Celebration: 3 p.m. at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Celebrate the 12th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Day Bill (5166) with a ceremony and Korean cultural performance by fusion musical team Queen. The Korean Day bill, signed and passed by former Gov. Chris Gregoire in 2007, recognizes the cultural and economic achievements made by Washington’s Korean-Americans. Originally having arrived in Hawaii as tenant laborers to work in the sugar plantations in the year 1903, the Korean-American community now contributes greatly to the vitality of the local economy and participates actively in local, social, political and cultural life. Doors open to the public at 3 p.m., followed by the ceremony and performance at 4 p.m. Tickets are free and open to the general public, but seats are limited to the first 700. For information, visit fwpaec.org.
MLK Community Event: Please join the City of Federal Way’s Diversity Commission and Decatur High School leadership team for the 2019 MLK Community Event. There will be live performances, speakers and more. The free event runs 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 21 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S.
Organic gardening: The Federal Way Community Gardens are now part of Federal Way Community Caregiving Network, and there are opportunities to volunteer in their Senior Center and Truman community gardens. Learn organic gardening techniques and in the growing and harvesting of organic produce for low-income seniors and community suppers in Federal Way. Volunteer opportunities are available 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Contact Mike Stanley at 253-279-6443.
Food bank volunteers: Multi-Service Center is seeking volunteers to help with food delivery. Volunteer drivers and driver helpers are needed for weekly routes Monday through Friday, beginning between 7:30-8 a.m. and generally last two-and-a-half to three hours. Drivers use vans or small trucks provided by MSC. You must have a clean driving record to volunteer to drive. Info: mschelps.org/getinvolved/volunteer/ or 253-835-7678, ext. 105.
Clothing bank volunteers: Multi-Service Center’s clothing bank provides free clothing and small household items to people in need in our community. The clothing bank is seeking volunteers for open hours as well as sorter/stockers. Shifts are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Teams also come in on Tuesday/Thursday mornings to sort donations and restock the clothing bank. Info: mschelps.org/getinvolved/volunteer/ or 253-835-7678, ext. 105.
Delivery drivers needed: Sound Generations is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to homebound senior citizens through the Meals on Wheels program. Drivers are needed to deliver meals in Federal Way on Thursday mornings, as needed when one of the regular drivers is unavailable. Routes start between 8 and 9 a.m. and typically take one to two hours. Mileage is reimbursable while making deliveries. Info: 206-448-5767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking Opportunities: Local non-profit is seeking volunteers for various positions including website manager, funding coordinator, event coordinator, and graphic design coordinator. Email email@example.com.