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Dee Norton has recently launched Above and Beyond: The Campaign to Help Children Soar, which it hopes will double the number of children it can serve by opening a second, full-service center with the capacity to treat 1,500 children each year.
Sol Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar has partnered with One80 Place for its Kitchen Karma program, a Sol initiative that raises money for local nonprofits. Sol will donate $1 from every featured item purchased to One80 Place, a nonprofit that works to end homelessness and hunger, for the next six weeks.
The 18th annual Charleston Animal Society Chili Cook Off & Oyster Roast is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. There will be live music, a beer garden, cornhole and on-site adoptions. The funds raised during the event will go to Toby’s Fund, the medical fund for Charleston Animal Society.
Tickets are $25, or free for kids 10 and younger. Charleston Animal Society is seeking sponsors for the event.
The Avian Conservation Center’s annual fundraising gala, Wild at Wingswood, is set for 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Center for Birds of Prey. The event will include encounters with the center’s collection of birds of prey from around the world. There will also be a raffle, silent auction items and a live auction.
Tickets are $135 and will go on sale in August. The reservation waitlist is open by calling 843-971-7474 or via email.