Community comes together to support Greenwood explosion victims

Locals have come together to raise funds for businesses affected by the devastating explosion that took place at NW 85th St and Greenwood early yesterday morning.

The Phinney Neighborhood Association and the PNA Business Advisory Group have come together to create an action plan and have set up a website where locals can make tax-deductible donations.

Checks can also be made out to Phinney Neighborhood Association with “Greenwood disaster relief” in the memo and sent to:

PNA – Greenwood Relief Fund
6532 Phinney Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103

A Go Fund Me account has also been created to raise funds for the businesses at the center of the explosion; Neptune Coffee, Mr Gyros, and Greenwood Quick Stop.

Many local businesses are hosting fundraisers in Ballard and Greenwood to support the relief efforts. Check out the list of events below:

  • Lucky Envelope Brewing will be donating $1 from all full pours and $2 of all growler fills to the fund on Thursday, March 10, from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m., and will be accepting monetary donations for the fund for the next week.
  • Greenwood Emergency Fundraiser at Naked City Brewing (8564 Greenwood Ave N) on Thursday, March 10, from open to close. 100 percent of proceeds from every pint of Greenwood Phoenix Golden Ale sold  will go directly to the PNA tax deductible support fund.
  • Populuxe Brewing and Stoup Brewing will be donating $1 per pint to support relief efforts.
  • Reuben’s Brews will be donating $1 for every pint, growler, or set of three tasters to the relief effort on Friday, March 11. They are open from noon until 9 pm and will be donating on all beers throughout the day. Furthermore, they will be collecting donations on behalf of the fund.
  • March ArtUp Fundraiser will be held at Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery (8570 Greenwood Ave N) on Friday, March 11, from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Know of more fundraising events in Ballard? Email us at

More fundraising events outside the neighborhood can be found on the PNA website.

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