Animal rescue worker Kathy Hynes of Got Spots Etc. Rescue in Adams has announced fundraisers benefiting Hurricane Florence pet relief efforts in North Carolina. Singer Raiche will perform a mini-concert and sign autographs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Firehouse Cafe on Park Street. Admission is $2 along with an animal relief item or food.

Hynes is also coordinating a countywide collection for the North Carolina animal victims through Oct. 13.

Crates, blankets, food for dogs, cats, goats, and horses; cleaning supplies for shelters such as bleach and disinfectants, flea and tick prevention, and shampoo are being collected for delivery to North Carolina.

Current drop-off locations include South Street Veterinary Clinic and Berkshire Veterinary Hospital in Pittsfield; Bark N' Cat and Greylock Animal Hospital in North Adams; VCA All Caring Animal Hospital in Great Barrington; Dalton General Store; Adams Police Department; Adams-Cheshire Regional School District and St. Mary's Church in Cheshire.Visit for more information.

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