CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Local artists are painting wooden puzzle pieces to raise money for autism services at Children's Therapy Clinic.
The art will be featured at a happy hour/silent auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. April 11 at Vandalia Grille. Pianist Bob Thompson will provide music for the evening.
Artists who are painting the pieces are Charly Hamilton, Lynn Payne, Helen Chilton, Nancy Johnson, Jeff Pierson, Bernice Deakins, Taylor Pope and Dawn Combs.
The event is part of the High Heel Hike fundraiser that begins with check-in at 10 a.m. April 13 at Center Court in Charleston Town Center Mall. Participants can register at highheelhike.com.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Metro Valley Gabriel Project will sponsor Project Safe Nest, a crib drive, from 1 to 4 p.m. April 19 and 20 at Bream Presbyterian Church, 319 Washington St. W. Donations of new cribs, bassinets, pack-and-play cribs and tax-deductible cash donations toward the purchase of new cribs will be accepted.
Pickup service is available.
Gabriel Projects provides supplies and services for infants and children under 2 years old for families and single mothers in need. Call 304-414-4666.
Give building materials
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is holding its annual spring donation drive for used and surplus building materials and furniture.
The ReStore will resell donated items and use the proceeds to fund the construction of Habitat homes in Kanawha and Putnam counties.
The Habitat ReStore is at 301 Piedmont Road, Charleston, and is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Donations may be dropped off during regular business hours, and the ReStore will pick up donations in Kanawha and Putnam counties that are too large to fit in a standard car. Donations are tax-deductible. A list of accepted donations is available at www.hfhkp.org.