Philanthropy calendar

Posted 4/20/12

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event.

MODELS FOR WISHES

The New England Cinderella Scholarship Pageant’s 2011 Overall Royalty will host a Model for Wishes event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. The fashion show, silent auction and raffle will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The event will also include a boutique, vendors, cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. It will take place at Jordan’s Furniture, Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick . Tickets are $25 general admission, $50 VIP. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.modelsforwishes.com.

BENEFIT FOR OPPORTUNITIES UNLIMITED

Opportunities Unlimited Inc., a nonprofit that provides support services to those with differing abilities, will present the fifth annual A Taste of Wine & Art on Tuesday, April 24, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Guests will be able to enjoy light fare, wine and an art auction, with proceeds benefitting the Opportunities Unlimited program. A Taste of Wine & Art will be held at the Roger Williams Park Casino, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. Tickets are $35 per person and are available at the door or in advance by calling Marilyn Drummond or Dan Ward at (401) 942-9044. Additional information is available at www.oppunlimited.com.

DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCE TURNS 10

The Wolf School has scheduled its 10th annual Discover the Difference cocktail party and reception, featuring live and silent auctions, to take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25. Proceeds from the evening will benefit The Wolf School, which is designed for students with multiple learning difficulties. Discover the Difference will be held at the R.I. Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence. Tickets are $75 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Marie Esposito at (401) 432-9940 or mesposito@thewolfschool.org. Additional information is also available on The Wolf School’s website at www.thewolfschool.org.

MUSEUM GETS UNPLUGGED

There is a limited number of tickets left for Providence Children’s Museum’s annual Unplugged – The Way to Play gala fundraiser. The event will take place Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. This cocktail-attire event will include food, cocktails, music and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $100 per person and must be purchased in advance. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Sara Clarke at (401) 273-5437 ext. 121 or Clarke@ChildrenMuseum.org, or visit www.childrenmuseum.org.

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