STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART: Guests will enjoy an evening of delicious food, elegant wines, and great company from 7-9:30 p.m. Feb. 7, at Lucky Eagle Casino. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on a wide variety of silent auction items, and can participate in a dramatic and festive live auction. Tickets are $125 per person, and can be purchased at unitedway-thurston.org/straight-heart-winemakers-dinner.
CONCERN FOR ANIMALS needs dog, cat, rabbit, guinea pig and bird food; cat litter, beds, blankets and towels in good condition; pet toys, usuable dog house, carriers and crates, leashes and collars and chicken food. Also, gift cards to any outlet that sells pet food and supplies. To make arrangements to drop off any of these supplies, call 360-456-8176 or visit Score Used Sports Store, Fluffy and Floyds, Les Schwab - Lacey, Ricks Automotive, Anytime Fitness- Lacey, Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center or The Dog House, Tenino. For more information or to make a cash donation visit www.concernforanimals.org
THURSTON COUNTY FOODBANK needs clean, untorn paper grocery sacks. If you can help, please drop them off between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays, at 220 Thurston Ave. N.E., Olympia. The Food Bank is also in dire need of dozen egg cartons for their food distribution. Call 352-8597, for details.