South Charlotte

Giving back

Charlotte Rescue Mission

Griffin Home Health Care donates beds: Griffin Home Health Care, a health-care equipment and supply company off Monroe Road, donated 20 hospital beds to Charlotte Rescue Mission. The mission reaches out to the homeless and those battling additions to get them into recovery programs. It provides a free 90-day Christian residential program for men and women in need. For details on Griffin: www.GriffinHomeHealthCare.com. For details on Charlotte Rescue Mission: charlotterescuemission.org.

Primrose School

Humane Society Collection: The Primrose School of Lake Wylie, for infants through age 4, recently collected items for the Humane Society as part of its Helping Hands program. Through the program, the organization chooses a local venue to raise funds for and get students involved in the community. This year's theme was Precious Pets.

Woofstock

Animal rescue day: Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love and Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue are teaming up 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Amos' South End, 1423 S. Tryon St. The organization will be celebrating several regional animal rescues in the Charlotte area. Admission is $5 and there will be food, drinks, shopping, a silent auction and a '60s-themed photo op for you and your furry friend. Patrons will have the opportunity to meet a variety of animals available for adoption. For details about Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love: www.greatdanefriends.com. For more on Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue, visit www.blueridgeboxerrescue.com.

Avon Walk Fundraiser

Actor's theatre hopes to raise $5,000: Actor's Theatre of Charlotte will raise money for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer throughout the production of In The Next Room by Sarah Ruhl. Each patron who uses the code "EndIt," the theatre will donate $5 of each ticket purchased to the walk. The production runs Sept. 9-Oct. 1. For details: visit www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.

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