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Candlelight vigil: St. James Cathedral, at Ninth Avenue and Marion Street, hosts an ecumenical candlelight vigil for the victims of Hurricane Katrina at 6:30 tonight. Information: 206-622-3559.

“A Concert For Hurricane Relief”: With appearances by Tim McGraw, Harry Connick Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio and others. 8 tonight, KING.

Donations at Seahawks game: The Seahawks and Northwest Medical Teams will be collecting monetary donations to assist those affected by Hurricane Katrina from fans attending tonight’s game. Fans can also donate at, or by calling 1-800-959-4325. Checks should be made payable to NWMT Hurricane Relief Fund.


Robinswood Pointe Sr. Living: The Robinswood Pointe seniors will sell hot dogs, soft drinks and cookies from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the Red Cross. Not hungry? Drop off a donation on site. 1640 148th Ave. SE, Bellevue, 425-373-1161.


Herbfarm Restaurant: 100 percent of donations will go to Red Cross, 4 p.m. Reservations needed. Free dinner with donations of $250. 425-485-5300.


Bumbershoot donations: At Bumbershoot, the Seattle Arts Festival which runs through Monday, donation boxes for the Hurricane Katrina Victim Relief Fund will be located throughout the Seattle Center’s grounds inside the ticket gates and inside the mainstage. Donations will go toward the work of Red Cross and Task Force One in the Louisiana and Mississippi areas.


“Katrina: The Northwest Responds”: Will air live on KCTS Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. KCTS Television and KOMO-4 TV have partnered to present a 90-minute fundraising telethon to aid the hurricane victims. The broadcast will be co-anchored by Enrique Cerna, executive producer and host of KCTS Connects, and Kathi Goertzen, KOMO-4 news anchor. Scheduled guests include University of Washington President Mark Emmert, who is the former president of Louisiana State University; representatives of the American Red Cross of King and Kitsap Counties; and local residents who have family and friends in the affected areas.

Stumbling Goat Bistro fund-raiser 50 percent portion of proceeds goes to Red Cross. 5-10 p.m., 6722 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, 206-784-3535.


Ruth’s Chris Steak House/Hurricane Relief: 20 percent proceeds for three-day fund-raiser to Salvation Army Hurricane Katrina Relief-New Orleans.
• Seattle, 727 Pine St., 6-11 a.m.; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 3-10 p.m.

• Bellevue, 565 Bellevue Square, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 3-10 p.m.

• Portland, 309 S.W. Third, 5-10 p.m.

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Chow Foods fund-raiser at following restaurants: 50 percent of dinner sales to Mercy Corps, 5 p.m.
• Coastal Kitchen, 429 15th Ave. E.on Capitol Hill; 206-322-1145

•The Hi-Life, 5429 Russell Ave., Seattle; 206-784-7272

• The 5 Spot, 1502 Queen Anne Ave. N.; 206-285-7768

• Endolyne Joe’s, 9261 45th Ave. S.W. Fauntleroy; 206-937-JOES

• Atlas Foods, 2621 N.E. University Village; 206-522-6025

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Actor and Mississippi resident Morgan Freeman helped organize an online auction to raise funds for disaster relief. The auction, which began Sept. 2 at, runs through Sept. 16. Proceeds from the auction, which includes movie memorabilia, will go to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

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