Fundraisers

401 Gives

Every year Rhode Islanders celebrate their area code on the first day of April in an orgy of giving, helping to fund some of the smaller local entities through the 401Gives program (check out their leader board). Often these organizations have matching funds lined up thus increasing the impact of your gift today. As of …

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‘Songs Of Solidarity’ — Support Unemployed Workers

Unemployed food service and hospitality workers could use some help, and several of our favorite local musicians are pitching in. This invitation comes from everybody’s favorite musician/labor historian, Joey La Neve De Francesco. Naturally, his concern is with the many workers whose lives were hard enough before the pandemic. We just launched ‘Songs of Solidarity,’ …

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401 Gives

(4.1) The upcoming 401Gives fundraiser, an initiative of the United Way of Rhode Island, aims to be Rhode Island’s largest statewide day of giving. The goal is to raise $1 million in support of the state’s nonprofit community. Supporting Rhode Island’s nonprofit community has always been the focus of 401Gives. But since social distancing entered …

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Planned Parenthood Fundy At The Parlour

(1.24) Women’s reproductive rights are under attack all around the country and Planned Parenthood has always been at the forefront of the battle. You can help support this worthy cause while eating and drinking, and listening to local musicians folking out, this Thursday at the Planned Parenthood Folk Fundraiser. Come on out for a night …

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‘Love Hangover’ Fundraiser At Parlour

(2.15) Have fun while doing good. The Love Hangover is a 19-year tradition for “the lovelorn, the love sworn and the love torn!” From the Facebook page, Join us at The Parlour as 19 duets each perform a couple heartfelt songs! It’s an early show and a benefit in support of Pediatric Heart Center at …

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FireBall — WaterFire Arts Center

(10.19) Enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing, art, and special surprises at FireBall 2017 this Thursday at the WaterFire Arts Center. Entertainment includes: Ten31 Productions living statues, the Extraordinary Rendition Band, the RI Philharmonic Music School Latin Quintet, as well as performances by aerialist Nicole Raab. Yes, an aerialist. It’s a big space. How big? …

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Southside Community Land Trust Fundraiser

(10.3) The Southside Community Land Trust, along with co-chair Matt Varga, executive chef of Gracie’s Providence, presents ‘Harvesting Hope.’ This year the annual SCLT fundraiser will be held at the Squantum Club, right over the river in East Providence. (This is a beautiful building and right on the water . . . great views.) Join Chef …

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Food Truck Fundraiser

(4.29) Help raise money for a good cause while enjoying the best of the Providence truck food. ‘Truck Stop’ will benefit the R.I Community Food Bank.  This is part of this weekend’s 2016 Eat Drink RI Festival. For more on Saturday’s ‘Grand Tasting’ and Sunday’s ‘Grand Brunch’ go to ProJo. Participants include Citizen Wing, Ellie’s …

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Benefit Show for Autism Awareness

April is national autism awareness month. For the second year running The Groden Network is teaming up with the Parlour and some great local bands to raise money and rock out; they raised over $700 last year. If you’re looking to have some fun and support a great cause check it out at 9:00 p.m. …

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‘Rum & Smuggling’ Seminar, Tasting, And Signing

(3.13) Join author Peter Andreas for a taste of a historically illicit spirit. Andreas, professor of political science and associate director of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, explains America’s long and surprising relationship with smuggling and illicit trade — starting right here in Rhode island. The $20 tickets (for sale at …

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Happy 15th Anniversary Wild Colonial

(2.12) Wednesday all evening — Head down to 250 South Water Street and help celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best bars anywhere ever . . . the Wild Colonial Tavern. All proceeds will benefit the Olneyville Housing Corporation’s 25th anniversary celebration (coming up in May). The Olneyville Housing Corporation was founded in …

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