Month: August 2017

Aug
31

2017
Michael Bennett and Family To Donate $25,000 to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Michael Bennett and Family To Donate $25,000 to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Bennett Foundation

Michael Bennett has pledged to donate $25,000 to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, a tropical depression which resulted in the highest recorded volume of rainfall in the history of the continental United States. Thousands have been evacuated from the Houston area, over 45,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed, and […] Read More

Aug
25

2017
Dinner With Michael Bennett Supports The Wing Luke Museum

Dinner With Michael Bennett Supports The Wing Luke Museum

The Bennett Foundation

The Wing Luke Museum is a Seattle landmark showcasing the rich history, culture and art of Asian Pacific Americans. It’s namesake, Wing Luke, became the first Asian American and person of color on the Seattle City Council in 1962. Each year, the Wing Luke Museum holds a gala and auction, […] Read More

Aug
24

2017
Poke Content Raises $15,000 for The Bennett Foundation

Poke Content Raises $15,000 for The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation

On August 21st, lauded local chefs of all culinary backgrounds gathered at The Stone House Cafe for the 3rd Annual Seattle Poke Contest. Hosted by Sam Choy, the contest is the largest poke event in Seattle. 12 chefs participated this year, each preparing their own take on poké for a […] Read More

Aug
16

2017
The Bennett Foundation Partners with iamtheCODE

The Bennett Foundation Partners with iamtheCODE

The Bennett Foundation

It is an unfortunate reality that over 65 million girls are denied access to basic education worldwide. In Africa, young girls growing up in slums or marginalized areas of the continent may not ever have the chance to discover creative learning or technology. iamtheCODE is an African-led global movement seeking […] Read More

Aug
14

2017
Seattle’s Largest Poke Event Benefits The Bennett Foundation

Seattle’s Largest Poke Event Benefits The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation

The Seattle Poke Contest, hosted by chef and TV personality Sam Choy, brings together some of the region’s best chefs to whip up their own personal take on one of Hawaii’s most popular dishes: poké. This year’s participants will include Varin Keokitvon of Heartwood Provisions, Charles Celestial of Japonessa, Dean […] Read More

Aug
8

2017
Michael Bennett Starts Gardening Program for Youth in Juvenile Detention

Michael Bennett Starts Gardening Program for Youth in Juvenile Detention

The Bennett Foundation

The project represents a unique partnership between the Foundation, King County, Interagency Academy (Seattle Public Schools), the King County detention kitchen, and community volunteers. The food in the garden will be planted, maintained, and harvested by students, and will be used in the kitchen to feed the very students who […] Read More