3 THINGS TO DO To Help Others Aug. 23

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Schools, businesses and churches competed against each other to see who could collect the most food items. Tiffanie Nelson, founder/executive director of FFT, is pictured with last year’s winner, Ohana Institute that collected more than 14,240 items. [SPECIAL TO THE LOG]

1. Charity Auction

Harbor Docks Charities will host an auction at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 downstairs at Harbor Docks. A $15 cover charge includes dinner. Auction items include a day of deep sea fishing, a week in Aspen, a night of bull frog gigging, a golf vacation and more. All proceeds benefit the 23rd annual Take-A-Kid Fishing Day.

2. Stock the Pantry

The fourth annual Stock the Pantry Party will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Food For Thought Santa Rosa Beach Pantry, 132 Market Street. Guests are asked to bring $5 or five food items (suggested items include plastic jars of peanut butter or jelly, granola bars, fruit cups, snack crackers and/or breakfast bars) to donate to enjoy all the fun. The Mellow Mushroom Bake Bus will cook up pizza, and guests will enjoy treats, drinks, a raffle and fun activities for the family.

3. Dog Days of Summer

Dog-Harmony and Grand Boulevard will host a celebration of the sweet summertime from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 24 in Grand Boulevard benefiting Dog-Harmony. Bring your furry friend and join in with puppy and people treats and complimentary refreshments. Open to the public at no charge.