Published July 02, 2012
Fundraiser calendar for July 1
Fundraisers Dine Out to Stop Diabetes 10 percent of the cost of your dinner and a silent auction will benefit the American Diabetes Association’s “Step Out Walk to Fight Diabetes” when you dine at River’s Edge Restaurant, 4611 Tumwater Valley Drive S.W., from 4-9 p.m. July 12. Call Joyce Trudeau, 360-459-7984, for details. The Erma & Robert Shumate Guild of Olympia will hold its annual garage sale July 14 at 414 Hillcrest Drive S.E., Olympia. All proceeds benefit Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Health Center. Call Marj Leicht, 866-2976, for details. Cars4Charities will take your old car, no matter what shape it is in. In return, you will get a tax deduction of $500 or more. They have hundreds of charities that can be helped by your car donation. For details, log on to cars4charities.org, or call 866-448-3487. Thurston County Food Bank needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks. If you can help, drop them off between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia. Capital Clubhouse offers people who are homeless or who have mental issues resources to help them find jobs, meals, housing and clothing. It needs donations of clean, wearable clothing, tents, tarps, and blankets. Capital Clubhouse is open from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 618 Seventh Ave. S.E., Olympia. Call 360-357-2582 for information on donating money, or support groups that the Clubhouse offers.