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Philanthropy calendar

Posted 6/13/14

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Ryan Porteous and Cindy Walker are the top SKUD 18 team in the U.S. and there will be a fundraiser held on June 12 in their name to raise money for the 2016 Paralympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Newport Yacht Club, 110 Long Wharf, Newport. There will be a casual buffet-style dinner, a cash bar and raffle prizes. All of the proceeds will go towards buying a new boat and travel expenses. Cost: $25 per person. For more information or to register, email or visit


The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation is hosting its third annual walk/run on June 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Warwick City Park, 185 Asylum Rd., Warwick. Proceeds from the run will go towards research projects and awareness efforts. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 the day of. Children and dogs are admitted free; all paid registrants will receive a T-shirt and goody bag the day of the event. For more information or to register, email or visit


The Groden Network is hosting the 2014 Sea Side Reception at the Dunes on June 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dunes Club, 137 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett. There will be a cocktail reception and appetizer buffet, as well as live and silent auctions. This evening is dedicated to Ed Cooney and proceeds will go towards The Groden Network's programs for children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Cost: $150 per person. For more information or to register, call (401) 274-6310 or visit


The Goodwill Industries of Rhode Island is hosting a community yard sale on June 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on 100 Houghton St., Providence. There will be clothing, electronics (including computers), furniture, small appliances, toys and more. Proceeds will help fund training, education and other services to help individuals with disabilities receive employment opportunities and have a higher quality of life. For more information, call (401) 861-2080 or visit


The Westerly Animal Shelter is hosting a paint night to raise money for the Friends of Watsonville Animal Shelter on June 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Windjammer Beach Resort on 321 Atlantic Ave., Westerly. The resort has a bar for those who might like a glass of wine or a cold brew to get their creative juices flowing. Cost: $50, includes instruction, a canvas, paint, paintbrushes and other materials. For more information or to register, email or visit

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