The Bennett Blog

Oct
13

2017
Hurricane Victims Receive Essential Relief Items from The Bennett Foundation

Hurricane Victims Receive Essential Relief Items from The Bennett Foundation

The Bennett Foundation

In mid-September, The Bennett Foundation began distributing relief items to families who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. After the deliveries earlier that month, supplies were stored at Holub Middle School and Taylor High School. Volunteers organized the items and handed out lists of the inventory to each family being served. […] Read More

Sep
29

2017
Michael Bennett’s O.C.E.A.N. Football Camp Teaser Video

Michael Bennett’s O.C.E.A.N. Football Camp Teaser Video

The Bennett Foundation

Michael Bennett’s O.C.E.A.N. Football Camp 2017 – Teaser from HUNTS POINT FILMS on Vimeo. Read More

Sep
22

2017
The Bennett Foundation Delivers Supplies to Houston Hurricane Victims

The Bennett Foundation Delivers Supplies to Houston Hurricane Victims

The Bennett Foundation

On Wednesday, September 13th, delivery trucks arrived at Taylor High School, in Houston, Texas, loaded with critical relief items for families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Located in the Houston suburbs, it was the first of two schools that The Bennett Foundation made deliveries to this past week—the same school that […] Read More

Sep
5

2017
The Bennett Foundation Has Raised $132,000 for Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Bennett Foundation Has Raised $132,000 for Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Bennett Foundation

As of Monday, September 4th, The Bennett Foundation has raised $132,000 for the victims of Hurricane Harvey! The funds will help supply local organizations on-site in Houston with essential provisions for victims and their families. We can’t thank the fans enough for the incredible support they have shown Houston. We […] Read More

Sep
1

2017
Donations to The Bennett Foundation for Hurricane Harvey Victims Reach $105K

Donations to The Bennett Foundation for Hurricane Harvey Victims Reach $105K

The Bennett Foundation

Friends, fans, and partners have shown an amazing amount of support to help raise funds for Houston. As of this morning, The Bennett Foundation has received $105,000, which will be used to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Thursday, Michael Bennett pledged $25,000 to the cause, and the Seattle […] Read More

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