Volunteers are needed to raise money for the Children’s Organ Transplant Association. In Olympia, volunteers are raising funds for transplant patients like Jessica Cross, a local girl who was diagnosed with renal CRI and chronic kidney disease. To join the cause, call Dawn Harrison at 360-754-1757. Donations are accepted online at www.cotaforjessicalynnc.com.
A fundraising concert with Reilly & Maloney for Fertile Ground Community Center is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Fertile Ground Garden Stage, 311 Ninth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Dinner provided by Chica’s is available at 5 p.m. before the show if ordered in advance, but snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase. For dinner reservations and tickets, go to www.shortstaylodgings.com/events or call 360-970-6826.
Shop ‘N Kart/Yard Birds Benefit Golf tournament will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at Newaukum Valley Golf Course, 153 Newaukum Golf Drive, Chehalis. Door prizes, golf and food will be featured at this 18-hole, four-person scramble tournament. Registration starts at 11 a.m. Cost is $50 per person and proceeds benefit local youth golf programs. For details, call 360-748-1489 or 360-748-0461.
“have a heart” golf tournament and auction will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at Capitol City Golf Course, 5225 Yelm Highway S.E., Olympia. The fundraiser is aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation, and to raise funds for a heart transplant for Nate Gunderson. For more information, go to www.g2folio.com/heart.htm.
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