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B-Side Lounge & Venable Fundraiser

Sunday, October 11. 6:30-9pm. B-Side Lounge.

Join B-Side Lounge for a Guest Bartender Night featuring Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt and Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle behind the bar to benefit the Center. All tips for Mark and Lydia, plus 15% of dinner sales at both B-Side Lounge and Venable Bistro will benefit the OCRCC. Check out the Facebook event and the event poster.

Ten Thousand Villages Fundraiser

Sunday, October 25. 12-5pm. Ten Thousand Villages.

Join us for a day of shopping at Ten Thousand Villages on Sunday, October 25. 15% of sales made from 12pm to 5pm that day will benefit the Center. As one of the world’s largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages strives to improve the livelihood of disadvantaged artisans in 38 countries. You will find unique handmade gifts, jewelry, home decor, art and sculpture, textiles, serveware, and personal accessories representing the diverse cultures of artisans in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. Make sure to stop by our table to grab some complimentary snacks on us!

Faith Leaders Breakfast

Tuesday, October 27. 9-11am. Cane Creek Baptist Church in Hillsborough.

Survivors of physical and sexual violence often seek support and comfort from their faith communities. Whether you provide ministry to your entire congregation or focus on women and families, your role in supporting survivors is critical. Join us and the Compass Center for Women & Families for breakfast and conversation about how we can best to attend to the unique needs of survivors of interpersonal violence. Catering will be provided by Kelsey’s Cafe. This event, for leaders from all faiths, is free to attend but advance registration is required. Please RSVP to Community Education Director Rachel Valentine at or 919-968-4647.

28th Annual Holiday Auction

Sunday, November 22. 5-8:30pm. Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel.

Join us for our largest event of the year! Our annual party begins with a reception and silent auction, followed by a banquet dinner featuring our special guest speaker. We will end the evening with our signature dessert auction and a live auction of exciting items such as JetBlue airfare and Disney World park passes. All proceeds benefit our programs and services in Orange County. Find out more and purchase tickets by November 10 at

Gallop & Gorge 8KCardinal Track Club

Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day). 7:30-10am. Downtown Carrboro.

The Cardinal Track Club hosts Le Tour de Carrboro, a series of three races. All race proceeds benefit six Community Partners, including the Center. As a partner, the Center agrees to provide at least 8 volunteers for each race. Join us in volunteering as course cheerleaders for the Gallop & Gorge! Bring the family out to do your good deed for a couple hours before going home to get started on your turkey dinner. If you can help, please contact Development & Communications Director Alyson Culin at

October  2015
Events on Oct. 1st
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    Starts:Oct. 1st @ 12:00 am- Oct. 2nd @ 12:00 am
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Events on Oct. 3rd
  • Carrboro 10K – Le Tour de Carrboro
    Starts:Oct. 3rd @ 7:30 am- Oct. 3rd @ 10:00 am
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Events on Oct. 10th
  • World Mental Health Day
    Starts:Oct. 10th @ 12:00 am- Oct. 11th @ 12:00 am
Events on Oct. 11th
  • B-Side Lounge & Venable Fundraiser
    Starts:Oct. 11th @ 6:30 pm- Oct. 11th @ 7:30 pm
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Events on Oct. 25th
  • Ten Thousand Villages Shopping Fundraiser
    Starts:Oct. 25th @ 12:00 pm- Oct. 25th @ 5:00 pm
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Events on Oct. 27th
  • Faith Leaders Breakfast
    Starts:Oct. 27th @ 9:00 am- Oct. 27th @ 11:00 am
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