Feel Good Friday: Furry Friends, Competitions and Workgroups | A&E

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Meet your new furry friend this weekend

Head to Ruston’s Waterfront Market to meet pets for adoption this weekend, April 2-3, noon-4 p.m. Organized by Three Little Pitties Rescue, you just might come home with a new four-legged friend. Learn more here.

Second Annual UW FinTech Pitch Competition Launched

Sound Credit Union and the University of Washington Tacoma’s Milgard School of Business announced that the application window for the second annual UW FinTech Pitch competition is now open. Interested UW students have a chance to win $1,000 and the chance to pitch their idea to the FinTech Incubator Challenge. The application window closes on April 18. Learn more here.

King County and Clean the World Launch Mobile Hygiene Program for Homeless People

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a new program providing mobile showers to homeless people in Seattle, Kent and Renton. Learn more about the effort here.

Help clean up the Nisqually River

The Washington Kayak Club, Washington Recreational River Runners, and Paddle Trails Canoe Club invite locals to join an effort to clean up the Nisqually River. The event, held this Saturday, will run from McKenna Park to Nisqually Park and from Nisqually Park to the WDFW Water Access Site on 6th Avenue SE. Learn more about the event here.

MOD Pizza partners with Feeding America to support Food Lifeline

MOD Pizza recently partnered with Feeding America nationally to support its network of food banks, known locally as the Food Lifeline. The partnership has so far contributed $48,116 to the effort. The MOD also plans to raise funds to support Best Buddies, a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more about Food Lifeline here.

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