memorial http://kplu.org en Update: More than $550,000 raised in honor of girl who died http://kplu.org/post/update-more-550000-raised-honor-girl-who-died <p>In honor of her 9th birthday, Rachel Beckwith asked friends and family to donate money to bring clean water to an African village. She was close to her goal when she died over the weekend.</p><p>Nearly 16,000 people have made donations to a clean water project in honor of a nine-year-old Washington state girl. By Wednesday afternoon, there were donations totaling more than $550,000 to &quot;charity: water&quot; in Rachel&#39;s honor.</p><p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:50:32 +0000 The Associated Press 2189 at http://kplu.org Update: More than $550,000 raised in honor of girl who died NW Zen Community to hold public memorial to Japan disaster victims http://kplu.org/post/nw-zen-community-hold-public-memorial-japan-disaster-victims <p>The public is invited to a special memorial service for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated much of northeastern Japan in March.</p><p>The service is being held by the <a href="http://www.nwzencommunity.org/">Northwest Zen Community</a> at <a href="http://www.seattleu.edu/missionministry/chapel/">St. Ignatius Chape</a>l on the Seattle University campus at 1:30 p.m. this Sunday (May 15). Fri, 13 May 2011 19:37:38 +0000 Gary Crawford 1597 at http://kplu.org NW Zen Community to hold public memorial to Japan disaster victims