3 primo charity events in Houston this weekend

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Photo: Nathan Lemon/Unsplash

Looking to make a difference this weekend?

From a pancake breakfast to a toy drive and cookie exchange, there's plenty to do when it comes to good causes coming up in Houston this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Ugly sweater pancake breakfast and toy drive

From the event description:

Please join us for pancakes, fellowship and fun. We will be raffling off wonderful gift items for a small donation and collecting toys for children who are less fortunate during the holiday season. Come out and see who wins the prize for the ugliest sweater.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 8-10 a.m.
Where: 2959 N Loop W, 2959 N. Loop West
Admission: Free (Donation); $14 (General Admission w/Toy). More ticket options available.

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Masquerade holiday scholarship gala

From the event description:

Join us for exciting night of entertainment to raise funds for The National Black Nurse Practitioner Association (NBNPA). Proceeds from this event will benefit scholarship fund for NP/DNP students. Each ticket includes a delectable three-course meal, a cocktail drink and fun-filled night of entertainment, including live DJ and casino night.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental, 15700 John F Kennedy Blvd.
Admission: $75

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7th annual holiday cookie party

From the event description:

You are invited to the 7th annual cookie exchange! Each guest should bring two or three dozen of their favorite homemade cookies to exchange with others. (no cheating, no grocery store bought, or getting your nana to make them). Sip holiday inspired spirits or go for the coffee and hot chocolate and leave with a goodie bag of assorted cookies and new recipes. Registration is free  with a toy for a child under 13 to be donated to kids with sickle cell.

When: Sunday, Dec. 8, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Danny Nguyen Couture, 8388 W. Sam Houston Parkway South, #196
Admission: Free

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