The Rotary Club of Kent is accepting donations and reservations for its annual charity auction.
With the theme “Create,” the auction takes place Saturday, Feb. 29, from 5 to 9 p.m., in the Lindbloom Student Center at Green River Community College, 12401 SE 320th St, Auburn.
Chartered in 1958, The Rotary Club of Kent is one of the oldest service clubs in the area. The annual charity auction raises $100,000 for the Kent Rotary Foundation and funds a wide variety of charitable projects primarily in the greater Kent community.
Over the years the Club has provided more than $1 million in scholarships for Kent students. Additional projects include Backpacks Buddies – providing weekend meals for youth in need, the annual Fishing Experience, Music4Life, Harvest Against Hunger and a wide variety of projects supporting local charitable efforts. The annual dinner and auction brings together more than 300 business and community leaders for an evening of fun that benefits the community.
The auction is only possible with the generous donations of merchandise, gift certificates and cash from merchants, business owners and community supporters. To donate, learn about sponsorships and buy tickets to the event talk to a Rotarian or visit kentrotary.com/escapdes.php.
The Rotary Club of Kent Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN 91-1522960).