FUNDRAISERS TO RAISE MONEY FOR FRED HUTCH CANCER RESEARCH - Red Door is sponsoring a Team Oly, a group of 7 Olympians riding in Obliteride August 9th in Seattle. There are 3 ways to help the team cure cancer faster. 1 - Donate to Team Oly at (all dollars go to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute). 2 - Come watch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at the historical Capital Theater in Downtown Olympia July 2 at 6 p.m. 3 - Attend Team Oly Auction July 10 at 6:30 p.m. with live music, Northwest wine and beer, and bbq appetizers. They will be auctioning off original art, amazing services, trips and some surprises. Location is at Kim Peterson’s & Mark Steepy’s Backyard Castlerock, 7744 Ostrander Ct SE, Olympia. Go to for details.

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

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.