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Bend Community Center seeks jewelry for fundraiser

Bend's Community Center (BCC) is inviting people throughout Central Oregon to donate jewelry, watches, money clips, cuff links and other sparkly items or high quality accessories to the fundraiser, Jewelz for Food, which will benefit the Feed the Hungry program. 

Jewelry for all ages and both genders is being sought for the fundraiser to be held July 26 and July 27 at BCC. Friday evening, July 26 will be a sale for adults, 21 and older. The evening will include appetizers prepared by CHOW restaurant, a no host bar and entertainment from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and jewelry donated by Nashelle's and Douglas Fine Jewelry among others.

The following day, Saturday, July 27, Jewelz for Food will open to the public of all ages from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Donations of non-perishable foods are encouraged for both days entrance.

Donations of jewelry and other accessories can be dropped off at Bend's Community Center, 1036 NE 5th St., Bend from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mon. – Sat. Please no donations on Sundays.

All proceeds from this event will go toward BCC's Feed the Hungry program which prepares up to 2,000 meals each week for the homeless and hungry in Central Oregon.

About Bend's Community Center

Bend's Community Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that creates opportunities and provides support to help people overcome basic barriers to success through a variety of programs including Feed the Hungry, the Senior Meal Program, Keep them Warm and Becca's Closet. The organization depends on donations and volunteers to support its programs. Donations may be sent to BCC/FTH, 1036 NE 5th Street, Bend, OR 97701 or online: All donations are tax deductible.

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