Durham News: Community

August 5, 2014

Community Fundraisers: Aug. 6.

Community Fundraisers for Wednesday, Aug. 6.

Carolina Tiger Rescue donation matching

Tigers in America will match 50 percent of any donation of $500 or more to Carolina Tiger Rescue. Carolina Tiger Rescue, a nonprofit in Pittsboro, cares for 70 animals (tigers, leopards and more) and teaches about conservation. For donation matching, mail a check for $500 or more to Tigers in America with Carolina Tiger in the memo line. tigersinamerica.org, carolinatigerrescue.org.

Local Foods and Missions Dinner

The Carrboro United Methodist Women will host their fifth annual Local Foods and Missions Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at 200 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. There will be a buffet dinner featuring local, fresh ingredients from farmers’ markets or producers. Dinner costs $10, or $5 for ages 6 and younger. The event will raise money for more than a dozen local and global organizations.

Goodwill Community Foundation collects donations

The Goodwill Community Foundation will collect donations of gently used clothes or household items at Durham Bulls games at the Durham Athletic Park from Friday, Aug. 8, to Sunday, Aug. 10. gcfglobal.org.

Concert For Tomorrow

Cat’s Cradle will host Concert for Tomorrow, a fundraiser for the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at 300 E. Main St. The suggested donation is $10. bit.ly/1l1g2C6.

Painted Chair & More Auction

Independent Animal Rescue’s Painted Chair & More Auction will be from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham. The auction will raise money for the rescue’s programs, including spaying and neutering animals, foster care and adoptions. Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door. animalrescue.net.

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center Golf Tourney

The 10th annual Cornucopia Cancer Support Center Golf Tourney will be Monday, Sept. 29. Registration costs $130 before Aug. 1. Registration after Aug. 1 costs $155. cancersupport4u.org.

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