Several of our partners have events coming up, starting tomorrow, that you don’t want to miss!
At DurhamCares, we’re all about connecting you to opportunities to get involved with organizations doing great work in our city, both by giving our time and by giving money. Over the next two months, several of our partners have big events coming up - check them out below. Then find a friend and get involved!
Urban Ministries Durham Empty Bowls
Thursday, March 8 from 5:30-8pm
Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street, Durham, NC
Join Urban Ministries for an evening of soup provided by local restaurants such as Watt’s Grocery, Guglhupf, Toast, Revolution, Whole Foods Durham and more. Event tickets are $15 for soup only and $30 for soup and a handcrafted bowl made by local artists. Fullsteam Brewery will host the afterparty.
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
TROSA Yard Sale
Thursday, March 8 - Saturday, March 10 from 7am-6pm
3500 N. Roxboro St., Durham, NC
Here’s your chance to stock up on household items and furniture, clothing for the whole family and more. Skip the Saturday morning yard sale route and get everything in one place while supporting TROSA’s work. New items are put out daily!
For more information, click here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters 100 Men in 100 Days Kickoff Event
Sunday, March 11 from 12:30-3:30pm
Tyler’s Restaurant and Taproom, 324 Blackwell Street, Durham
Big Brothers Big Sisters has more than 100 boys in Durham that are on the waitlist for a Big Brother. They are kicking off a campaign to find 100 Big Brothers for the boys on the waitlist, and they’re starting by hosting a kickoff party at Tyler’s Taproom. Join the BBBST team for an afternoon of appetizers and ACC basketball and learn about how you can get involved in impacting a child’s life.
In addition to the kickoff party, BBBST is hosting a Chic-fil-a night every Monday until June 4th for people interested in becoming a BBBST volunteer. They’re offering a free sandwich to everyone who completes an application. For more information, check out this flyer.
For more information about the campaign, click here.
Communities in Schools Equinoxalizer 4-Miler
Saturday, March 17 at 8am
Sign up to run in the Equinoxalizer 4-Miler and raise money to benefit the dropout prevention work of Communities in Schools of Durham. This event is for runners of all abilities with free food, prizes, live music and much more. This is an event for the entire family!
For more information and to register or volunteer, click here.
The Great Human Race
Saturday, March 24 at 8:30am
The Great Human Race is is sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Durham and supports more than 100 nonprofits, schools and organizations. This race gives each individual nonprofit an opportunity to raise money for their specific organizations. This year, many of DurhamCares’ nonprofit partners are participating, including Achievement Academy, Crayons2Calculators, Durham Economic Resource Center, Durham Literacy Center, Habitat and World Relief Durham.
Register to walk in support of your favorite nonprofit here.
BounceBack Kids Heels for Healing 5K
Saturday, March 31 at 9am
Bring your family out to the Heels for Healing 5K and 1/2 mile fun run to support BounceBack Kids, hosted by The UNC Association of Nursing Students.
Learn more and register for the race here.
Volunteer at the Tar Heel 10-Miler
Saturday, April 21 at 7:30am
Kenan Stadium, UNC-Chapel Hill
BounceBack Kids is one of the volunteer sponsor organizations for the Wells Fargo Tar Heel 10-Miler and is looking for volunteers to help on race day. Volunteer on behalf of BounceBack Kids to help them raise money!
Sign up to volunteer here. Deadline is March 15.
Ronald McDonald House Sport-a-Shirt, Share-a-Night
Sport-a-Shirt, Share-a-Night is a combined effort between all five Ronald McDonald Houses in NC and is a way to help share the cost of a one-night stay for a family at their local RMH. T-shirts are $10 and orders are due by April 27th.
Click here for more information and to see what the shirt looks like!