The Seattle chapter of StandUp For Kids, a charity aimed at homeless and at-risk children, will be holding a fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. this evening, Wednesday, July 14 at McMenamins Pub, located at 200 Roy Street in Lower Queen Anne. In addition to hosting a raffle and spinning wheel game with prizes from local businesses, the restaurant will be donating 50 percent of all food and beverage sales purchased during the event to the charity.
StandUp For Kids is a non-profit, secular, apolitcal organization dedicated to providing food, clothing, and other support for homeless and at-risk children. Founded in 1990, the organization now has chapters in 44 cities, and continues to grow.
Local businesses who have donated prizes to this event include The Maxwell Hotel, Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, and Pala Pala Dress Boutique, among others.