Emergency Family Assistance Association: This nonprofit is welcoming food donations weekdays between the hours of 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. Come by 1575 Yarmouth Ave. on the north side of the building. Weather permitting, you can leave your donation on a table outside and fill out your own receipt, or you can knock on the door for help. EFAA accepts unopened cans and packages that are no more than one year beyond their date. EFAA asks for nutrient-dense, healthy products. Foods the group needs the most: canned chili, canned fruit and canned vegetables. Our greatest nonfood needs are toothpaste, shampoo and diapers in sizes 5 and 6. We have set up an Amazon Wish List of food items that you can choose to buy and send directly to us at a.co/7cIzwwP. For more information, email Walter O’Toole at walter@efaa.org, or call 303-951-7667. Food bank hours are noon to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and noon-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

There With Care: This nonprofit helps families and children facing critical illness. At the direction of hospital social workers, it is continuing to deliver support to these families. Its wish list includes size 6 baby diapers, baby bottles, baby hygiene items, oatmeal, sweet/salty snacks, pop top soup, easy mac cups, disinfecting wipes, dish soap and card games. A complete list is available at bit.ly/TWCWishList to order from Amazon, or items can be delivered to 2825 Wilderness Place, Suite 100, Boulder. There also are drop-off bins at its locations. For more information on that, go to bit.ly/TWCBinList. For more information, call 303-447-2273 or email info@therewithcare.org.

Bid for a Good Cause: Impact on Education invites community members to shop local and support Boulder Valley public schools at its online auction, featuring items and experiences generously donated by partners and friends in the community. This is a virtual event with auctions open through Wednesday.

Winter Gear and Hygiene Supply Drive: Bring extra winter gear (gloves, hats, socks, handwarmers) or hygiene supplies (toothbrush, floss, toothpaste, shampoo, soap) that are new or lightly used to the UMC during office hours. Donations will be given to the Harm Reduction Action Center in Denver; Monday through Friday, UMC 121, Boulder.

Cub Scout Pack 545 Breakfast with Santa: Pack 545 hosts a Holiday Pancake Breakfast where our guest of honor is Santa. Tickets are available at the door — $10 per person / $40 per family —for all you can eat pancakes and sausages. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available on request. All proceeds benefit our chartered organization: The Broomfield Rotary. Please consider bringing an unwrapped gift to donate to The Precious Gift Foundation; 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 12099 Lowell Blvd., Broomfield. For more information, contact Mary Hoyland at mhoyland@hotmail.com or 303-882-0151.

The Found Collective x El Centro Amistad: The Found Collective Winter Marketplace features over 35 local artisans, makers and local businesses. There will be ceramics, weavings, vintage clothing, fine jewelry, gift and floral wine boxes, antique furniture, home goods and more. All tickets sales will be matched and donated by local philanthropist The Radical Waves Project to local organization El Centro Amistad, which promotes equity in health, wellness, education and the arts in the Latinx community; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 4, The Studio Boulder, 3550 Frontier Ave., Suite A2, Boulder; $14; 720-378-8015.

Farm to Table Dinner: Spend an evening eating farm-to-table food served in a cozy setting, while supporting the vision of Dharma’s Garden. Michael Ableman and Mark & Kristin Kimball will also be in attendance to share their stories as farmers who have inspired change for the better on this earth; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Community House of Chautauqua, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $175; 303-709-5174.

Chautauqua Art In The Park: The bears are back! This year’s Art in The Park bear installation starts Dec. 9 and continues through April 16, when you can bid on your favorite bear. Proceeds from Art In The Park benefit participating artists, Chautauqua community events and nonprofit partners; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 9, Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder. For more information, contact Debbie Stewart at debbie.stewart@chautauqua.com or 303-952-1629.

The House That Colorado Built — Future Arts Foundation Fundraiser: A collection of Colorado musicians, including Daniel Rodriguez, Gasoline Lollipops, Stelth Ulvang & Dorota Szuta Wildermiss and Dave Watts, will perform to raise money for the Future Arts Foundation; 7 p.m. Dec. 10, Mackey Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder.

Beer and Carols: Sing Christmas classics over a beer to benefit America’s Kids Belong. Participants are encouraged to buy tickets before hand, and they must be purchased for all participating; 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11, Bootstrap Brewing Company, 142 Pratt St., Longmont; $10; 303-652-4186.

United in Change’s Holiday Toy Drive: United In Change will collect toys for families in need and collecting donations for the nonprofit. All toys collected will be given to families spending the holidays in the hospital with their little ones. Admission is a $10 donation or a $10 toy to enjoy all the festivities, including games, crafts, vendors, live music and a special visit from Santa Claus; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 17, Redline Athletics, 700 9th Ave., Longmont.

Boulder County Jingle Jam: Boulder County’s bluegrass and country musicians are coming together to put on a holly jolly holiday revue. Expect to hear original instrumental arrangements and covers of classic holiday songs. All ticket sales will be donated in support of the Boulder-based nonprofit Conscious Alliance; 8-10:30 p.m. Dec. 18, The Velvet Elk Lounge, 2037 13th St., Boulder; $15.

Goose — A Benefit for Conscious Alliance: Conscious Alliance is a movement of artists, musicians, food makers and music lovers on a mission to end hunger nationwide. From their first grassroots food drive to hitting their current milestone of over 8 million meals provided, they’re about bringing people together to create a culture of giving back. The seated lottery for this event will be open from noon Nov. 8 through 11 a.m. Nov. 11. Winners will be notified that afternoon; 8 p.m. Dec. 18, The Fox Theater, 1135 13th St., Boulder; $85.

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