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Dough for the holidays: Dough Joy's guilt-free donuts make Seattle's vegan nice list

When Sean Willis met Christopher Ballard on a brief trip to Seattle years ago, neither of them initially suspected they would someday jointly venture into veganism and soon to launch an innovative, plant-based donut shop on Capitol Hill.

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That's Amore and Dining Out for Life: Giving back, including $1,500 for Lifelong

Keeping the spirit of giving alive during the pandemic has proven difficult, but for Guy Devillier and David Hoefer, current co-owners of That's Amore Italian Café, this challenge has also paved the way for innovative new approaches to give back.

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The mountain's out this winter: Show your pride with Left of Rainier's progressive apparel

Henry Waymack is making a statement with his line of apparel, homewares, and pins.

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Give the gift of life with POCAAN

With its work rooted in HIV prevention, POCAAN started a journey fueled by love, extending its hand to those most affected by the epidemic: LGBTQIA+ people, impoverished people, and people of color.

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Don we now our Gay apparel: Shop Babeland this holiday season

Santa won't be the only one coming down the chimney this Christmas Eve thanks to Babeland's great selection of toys for everyone on your naughty list.

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HIV strikes back: King County sees spike in numbers among young people

While rates of all STDs are disproportionately high in King County, HIV in particular is making a staggering comeback.

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Feed hungry Washingtonians this holiday season — and beyond

For Northwest Harvest, a Washington state nonprofit dedicated to hunger relief through food assistance and advocacy, the holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year.

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The Ally League makes an impact this Christmas

Two friends gave birth to The Ally League, bringing together products from Black entrepreneurs and presents them to allies who might not know about them. Their goal? To make an impact on the community by supporting and amplifying Black-owned businesses.

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Knock their socks off this Christmas: The Sock Monster offers more than just stockings

One Seattle business is reimagining socks, delivering the most unique, sturdy, and highly requested footwear in the country. In just a little over a decade, The Sock Monster has become the most renowned such gift shop in the Pacific Northwest.

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Santa Claws is coming to town: Help cats find their forever home with Friends of the Animals

In 1997 Friends of the Animals, dedicated to serving some of the most neglected creatures in our community, was launched with a mission to reduce the number of cats that spend their days in King County animal shelters.