Make a Difference Day in the Puget Sound area

On Saturday, volunteers from across the country will unite for Make A Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide. KING 5 is working to make a difference in the Puget Sound area. 

On Saturday, volunteers from across the country will unite for Make A Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide. KING 5 is working to make a difference in the Puget Sound area. 

Woodinville mom helps erase HIV/AIDS stigma with educational videos

A Woodinville mom is erasing the stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS with a new educational campaign that prioritizes messages of prevention, understanding, and compassion. Jodie Howerton adopted her 11-year-old son Duzi from South Africa in 2010. Duzi was born HIV-positive and is expected to live a healthy, normal life with modern medical care.

Poulsbo gets new rain gardens to clean stormwater run-off

Each crew member building a rain garden in Poulsbo Wednesday had a story about flooding. "A miniature boulder or really big rock was floating down the road, and I ended up hitting it," said Kelly Stroh, who works with the Kitsap Conservation District. The conservation district is building seven rain gardens in a Poulsbo neighborhood.

Giant plant wall will filter pollution along Duwamish River

SEATTLE -- The industrial neighborhood along the Duwamish River in south Seattle is about to get a brand new splash of green. A new 13-foot wall is being built by the Just Health Action organization with a grant from King County.

Workers restore Bellingham park that used to be a cement plant

It's a rare opportunity to leave one's mark on the land - not by building a shopping center or paving a road, but by doing just the opposite. "I think this is what this land was meant to be," said Andrew Hacker, as he happily toiled in the dirt.

Making a Difference with Rain Gardens

You've seen the promotions and now you've logged on to king5.com to figure out "what the heck is a rain garden and why KING 5 is spending so much time talking about them," right? Simply put, a rain garden is a garden with purpose.

How rain gardens can save the environment

On Saturday, October 22, volunteers across the country will come together for Make a Difference Day , one of the largest single-days of service nationwide. No matter how big or small the project, the simple goal is to do something to improve the lives of others.

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