During this annual event, now in its sixth year, thousands of trees will be planted by volunteers in the community. The mission of Reforest Spokane Day is to continue to plant trees as a community until future generations in the beautiful Inland Northwest are surrounded by one million trees that symbolize community, stewardship, and dedication. Sat, Oct. 14 from 10 am-1 pm. Locations vary; sign up at landscouncil.org.
Scare Hunger Away
Throughout the month of October, Global Credit Union is collecting canned goods to benefit Second Harvest (Spokane/Tri-Cities), Community Action Partnership (Coeur d'Alene), and Post Falls Food Bank. Donations are accepted at all area branches; for every 100 cans collected, Global will donate $20. Through Oct. 31. globalcu.org/community
Spokane Philanthropy Awards
Join the Emerging Leaders Society at its signature recognition luncheon celebrating the many acts of compassion and philanthropy occurring throughout our Spokane community. Wed, Oct. 18 from noon-1:15 pm. $50/person; $500/table of 10. Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. tinyurl.com/gotospa2017
Soup for the Soul
Support Sacred Heart Children's Hospital's Arts in Healing program by ordering a bowl of soup at participating Spokane-area restaurants on Wednesdays throughout October. Participating restaurants can be found at washington.providence.org/events/phc/soup-for-the-soul. ♦