Rockaholics Helping Rockaholics

Support young artists on their journey out of homelessness

Many of us know firsthand what it's like to fall on hard times, and ROOTS Young Adult Shelter in the University District is committed to helping young adults get back on their feet. One of the shelter's programs offers a creative outlet for artists and musicians experiencing homelessness in Seattle...
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The rock community rallies around Dave Mustaine's cancer diagnosis

Powered by StickerYou.com. Dave Mustaine of Megadeth revealed he's battling throat cancer with a post on the band's Instagram account. I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on - but I’ve faced obstacles before. I’m working closely with my...
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SLAM 2019: Two nights of rocking for a cure in Everett

Every single one of us has been impacted by cancer, either directly or indirectly, and the Seattle music scene will come together for two nights to make a difference in the fight for a cure. SLAM (Support Local Art & Music) is an annual benefit to raise money for Strong Against Cancer , and you...
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Meet adoptable Motley Zoo puppies in Ballard on Sunday

If you've been thinking of adding a furry new family member to your home, you have a chance to meet "the one" this weekend. Head to Gold Dogs in Ballard on Sunday from noon until 2pm for Motley Zoo Animal Rescue 's Puppy Pop Up , For donating money or unopened pet food upon arrival, they'll be so...
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Seattle bands are ready to Rock Out ALS on Friday, May 17th

Seattle's rock community loves to come together to make a difference, and we want to pack the place for Rock Out ALS on Friday! ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) connects so many of us, and we have the opportunity to fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. Club Sur will host four...
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#SaveTheShowbox: What's next and how you can help

Mark your calendar for June 5th, Rockaholics. The landmark nomination meeting to help Save The Showbox has been set for June 5th at City Hall. According to a post from Historic Seattle , the organization fighting tirelessly to protect and preserve this and other Seattle landmarks, the meeting will...
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Amazon will match your donation to Mary's Place through May 8th

KISW and the Rock Girls jumped at the opportunity to partner with Mary's Place this year, an incredible local organization that believes no one's child should sleep outside. Their work has helped countless families on their journey out of homelessness, keeping them together, inside and safe when...
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Give Big TODAY!

Over the years the KISW Rockaholics, the most generous listeners on Earth, have helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Pacific Northwest charities. This year for Give Big Day May 8th we encourage you to give what you can to our local charity partners who are working hard to make a...
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Seattle tattoo shop supports rainforest conservation with ink for Earth Day

If you've been itching for new ink, mark your calendar for Monday, April 15th. In honor of Earth Day, Slave to the Needle in Wallingford and Ballard will host a benefit for The Rainforest Foundation and by coming in to get a tattoo, you're supporting the Foundation's mission of protecting the...
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5K Honors Local Girl's Memory & Funds Monroe High School Scholarship

On Sunday, April 14th, Monroe and its surrounding communities are coming together to honor the life of Kaci Edelbrock. Kaci tragically lost her life last summer in motorhome accident at the age of 6, but her memory lives on in so many ways. The inaugural Kaci Edelbrock Memorial 5k Run/Walk is...
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