Common Heart, a nonprofit organization based in Indian Trail that wants to “eradicate food insecurity and eliminate generational poverty,” will host a fundraiser themed “Love In Action” at Threshold Church (3501 Antioch Church Rd.) in Weddington on Oct. 8 from 6-10 p.m.

Guests are asked to RSVP by Oct. 1, and a $40 ticket includes dinner, drinks, music, dancing, a silent auction, raffles and a presentation hosted by Common Heart volunteers and staff, according to a release from Executive Director Keith Adams.

Proceeds from the event will go to feed local hungry families and will also benefit families who are striving to overcome poverty.

To learn more go to or call (704) 218-9060.

Common Heart was formed in 2006 through “a grassroots movement of friends creating a small revolution of kindness,” according to The organization’s programs include: food pantries, economic empowerment programs and literacy programs.