Fundraiser calendar for April 1

OlympianApril 1, 2014 


Wishes for Whiskers Covenant Creatures Companion Animal program is hosting a charity auction and entertainment beginning at 5 p.m. May 17 at the Heritage Room, 604 Water St. SW, Olympia. Enjoy a cocktail hour from 5-6 p.m., with a catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. The evening will also feature a family-friendly comedy show and a live silent auction. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased through Call 360-357-6301 for details.

Run for Rett 5k run, 3k walk and kids dash The Run for Rett supports the Northwest Rett Syndrome Foundation. Start is 9 a.m. June 7 at Tumwater Historical Park, 777 Simmons Road SW, Olympia. There is limited parking, so carpooling is advised. Register online at before June 4.

Concern for animals needs dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig, bird and chicken food; cat litter; beds, blankets and towels in good condition; pet toys; dog houses, carriers and crates; leashes and collars; and gift cards to any outlet that sells pet food and supplies. To arrange to drop off supplies, call 360-456-8176 or visit Score Used Sports Store, Fluffy and Floyds, Les Schwab-Lacey, Rick’s Automotive, Anytime Fitness-Lacey, Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center or The Dog House in Tenino. For more information or to make a cash donation, go to

thurston county Food Bank needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks and dozen-egg cartons. Drop them off between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays at 220 Thurston Ave. NE, Olympia. Call 352-8597 for more information.

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