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Kitten Shower @ Safe Haven for Cats
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kitten season is here which means SAFE Haven is rescuing more kittens than ever! This also means we have a lot of need for extra items to care for the tiniest cats in our shelter!

Your donations will enable us to be prepared for all the new arrivals!

Shop our registry then join us at SAFE Haven for a Kitten Shower where we’ll have grilled hot dogs and veggie dogs, kitten art, and kittens up for adoption!

REGISTRY: https://www.safehavenforcats.org/kitten-registry/

MURPH Workout of the Day @ CrossFit Homeward in University Place by Southern Seasons
May 28 all-day

Take the Murph Challenge or simply come to watch and cheer us on as we honor our fallen heroes, those who have served our country in the armed forces. Every Memorial Day, CrossFitters come together to do the favorite work out of Lt. Michael Murphy, a devoted CrossFitter who died during service in Afghanistan in 2005. If you want to compete nationally, you’ll have to register. If you want to watch, that’s free.

La Pizza Di Pulcinella Cat Rescue Fundraiser @ Goathouse Refuge, Inc.
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Rain or shine, enjoy live music, authentic Italian pizza baked in two outdoor wood-fired brick ovens, ceramics gallery & adoptable cats & kittens! Support the Goathouse Refuge cat rescue – a serene, cage-free cat rescue & beautiful gardens nestled in the woods of Pittsboro. Hear the Grammy-nominated MSG Blues Trio, Larry & the Musical Mebanaires of Mebanesville and Roddy Barnes. Proceeds rescue cats and kittens & provide medical care. No admission fee. $17 per pizza (16″ serves 4), $5 beer, tea/lemonade free. Family friendly! Reserve your pizza(s) by May 31, 7:00pm: pizza.at.goathouse.reservations@gmail.com or call 919-542-6815

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation “Lemonade Days” Fundraiser @ Erwin Square
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Department of Medicine Research Administration team at Duke University will be sponsoring a lemonade stand and bake sale in cooperation with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation’s Lemonade Days. Thousands of supporters around the country host a lemonade stand or an event to raise money for much needed childhood cancer research, and we wanted to be a part of this nation-wide fundraiser.

Participation from individuals, families in the community, businesses and childhood cancer hero families make this a special time to take a (lemonade) stand against childhood cancer. 100% of all donations made in person or online will go directly to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

We hope you’ll come out and join us as we fight childhood cancer one cup at a time!

Play Scrabble for Literacy @ Chatham County Agricultural and Convention Center
Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“EXCITED” is the seven letter word to describe Chatham Literacy Council’s new fundraiser! That could be your winning word at the First Annual “Play Scrabble® for Literacy” event on June 16th, 2018 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.

Anyone age 16 and older can test wits at this event to be held at the Chatham County Agricultural and Convention Center at 1192-US-64 Business in Pittsboro.

The evening with emcee Pam Smith, includes playing Scrabble® as an individual or as part of a team, live auction, buffet dinner, music, bucket raffle, and prizes.

Chatham Literacy Council’s Executive Director Vicki Newell says this fundraising event is an appropriate game for this nonprofit. “We thought a Scrabble® fundraiser would be a challenging and fun way to highlight the benefits of literacy and education. Proceeds from this event will help our organization to tutor more adults in Chatham County.”
Dinner and raffle ticket purchases occur from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Tickets for this FUNdraising event are $30 per game player and $20 for non-players. Registration for the event should be made before June 9th at www.chathamliteracy.org, or by mail to Chatham Literacy at PO Box 1696, Pittsboro, NC 27312. You can also purchase bucket raffle tickets or Scrabble® mulligans the night of the event.

Chatham Literacy Council helps adults living or working in Chatham County acquire the literacy and educational skills they need to function successfully in society.

Play Scrabble for Literacy @ Chatham Agricultural and Convention Center
Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm – Jun 17 @ 9:30 am

“EXCITED” is the seven letter word to describe Chatham Literacy Council’s new fundraiser!
That could be your winning word at the First Annual “Play Scrabble® for Literacy” event on June 16th, 2018 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
Anyone age 16 and older can test wits or just have fun at this event held at the Chatham County Agricultural and Convention Center at 1192-US-64 Business in Pittsboro.
Tickets are $30 for game players and $20 for non-players. Emcee for the event is Pam Smith.
Please register before June 9th at www.chathamliteracy.org.

Casino Night & Silent Auction @ Blue Zone on UNC Campus
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Fun filled evening benefitting Boomerangyouth.org who help at risk youth in Chapel Hill and Orange County. Chapel Hill Young Professionals Network proudly presents Casino Night & Silent Auction at the Blue Zone on UNC Campus. Join us for casino gaming, silent auction, live entertainment, free beer & wine plus heavy hors d’oevres. Each ticket will also receive $100 in chips to play texas hold’em, black jack or roulette. Chips may not be redeemed for anything of value.
Help us help Boomerang inspire at risk youth in Orange County to bounce back from challenges and move toward positive life changes. By attending, donating or sponsoring this event you’re helping youth in times of crisis, to help them manage adversity and become resilient & independent young people. With your help we can disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline.

Creative Music Performance Student Band Album Release Show, 6/23/18 @ The Station
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Creative Music Performance (CMP), based in Carrboro, North Carolina, is a group-oriented music program for youth. The album release show for CMP’s 2018 session will be held at The Station in Carrboro, where the students will perform a set of music that they have rehearsed and recorded Nightsound Studios; joining them for this festive event are the awesome local bands AZULZ and Heat Preacher. In addition to celebrating the students’ recording, the profits from ticket sales for this event will go to TABLE. The event takes place on Saturday, June 23rd from 6 PM until 9:30 PM; tickets are available at the door for $10.

T.J. Dunaway Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game @ Hillside High School
Jun 30 all-day

The Humbled initiative a North Carolina founded Non-Profit announced that they will be hosting a Celebrity Basketball Game sponsored by SpokeHub and A Plus Test Prep, which will be hosted at Hillside High School in Durham, N.C. at 12 p.m. and will end at 5 p.m. The event will include two games, the first game will consist of the surrounding areas first responders vs. high school athletes from the surrounding areas which include Wake, Knightdale, Durham, Cary, & Chapel Hill. The main event will be the Celebrity basketball game.

The event will consist of food, giveaways, entertainment, and more. The Celebrity basketball event will be the driving force to the funding of the T.J. Dunaway Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to help alleviate the financial burden students and their families often incur as the students transition to college. The event will consist of food, giveaways, entertainment, and more.
The highlighted celebrities for the event will consist of:

* 8th Wonder And1 Legend
* PosterBoy Streetball Legend
* Hugh Thornton Ex-NFL Atlanta Falcon
* Lenjo Kilo Professional Basketball Player
* Joshua Gunn Rapper

The late T.J. Dunaway is the friend and family member of David Garvin Jr., the Co-Founder of The Humbled Initiative. T.J. was known for his smile, his loving personality, and the strength that he showed through his fight with cancer. It is the hope of the Humbled Initiative that T.J.’s legacy will be passed on through his annual scholarship, game, and most importantly the recipients. The T.J. Dunaway Summer Classic tickets can be purchased at www.DunawayClassic.com. There are early bird specials along with VIP tickets available now. If you are interested in being a vendor, or volunteer you will be able to find that information on the Dunaway classic website.

UNC Oral Cancer 5K & Health Fair @ UNC-CH Old Well
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am

UNC School of Dentistry’s Student National Dental Association is hosting the 2018 Oral Cancer Walk & 5K at the UNC-CH Old Well 9AM Saturday, June 30th. Following the race, we’re offering FREE oral cancer screenings, blood pressure and glucose readings, and medication reviews.

This event is open to the public, and all profits generated from the 5K will be donated to the Oral Cancer Foundation to fund lifesaving research. Join us as we work with the community to promote oral cancer awareness! To register for the event and learn more about our cause, please visit our website: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/ChapelHill/UNCSNDA2018

Che Apalache Live at the Bullpen @ The Bullpen
Jul 20 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Che Apalache, or “my Appalachian homie,” is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. Their debut album “Latingrass” is a respectfully crafted testament to how cultural exchange can yield authentic fusion. Latingrass is also fitting description for the band’s delightful brand of music: a playful blend of original compositions and genre standards from both Latin American and Appalachian traditions.

Admission is free! Bring your friends and family for an evening of Latin-American fusion at the Bullpen! A portion of the drink sales go to support the Music Maker Relief Foundation

Joe Troop (fiddle, vocals), Pau Andrés Barjau Mateu (banjo, vocals), Franco Martino (guitar, vocals), Martin Bobrik (mandolin, vocals)

4th Annual No to Domestic Violence 5K Run/Walk @ The Green at Southern Village
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

October is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Let’s make a difference in the life of the people who had been abused and/or neglected by participating in this fundraising event for Tokens of Care, a charitable nonprofit organization, that delivers hope by visiting and providing gifts to the people at shelters and at temporary housing.

Behind the Mask: A Formal Masquerade @ MacGregor Downs Country Club
Oct 19 all-day

HopeLine is dedicated to supporting people and saving lives during times of crisis through caring, confidential conversations. We do this by providing the community with a free and confidential hotline and textline that offers crisis intervention, supportive and non-judgemental active listening, gentle and understanding discussion of crisis resloution, and referrals to appropriate community resources.

As HopeLine enters a unique phase in our history and seeks to maintain and grow services, we are hosting our inaugrual gala on October 19, 2018 at the MacGregor Downs Country Club in Cary from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm. During this formal masquerade gala we will have various silent auction items, a three-course meal, a keynote speaker, live music, and opportunities to support our programs, and we encourage all attendees to wear a mask and enjoy the festivities!

Please be sure to send in your company logo and ad that you would like displayed in our program to director@hopeline-nc.org or call 919-832-3326 if you have any questions about the registration process. During the registration process, please make sure to include your name, phone number (that you will use at the event), and email address for each participant.

We are so excited to see you at our event and appreciate you greatly for becoming a sponsor for the evening!