Philanthropy Calendar, Nov. 22, 2023

WINTER COATS ARE collected in 2020 as part of Ocean State Job Lot's Buy, Give Get holiday initiative. This year's collection will run through Jan. 3, 2024. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE JOB LOT
WINTER COATS ARE collected in 2020 as part of Ocean State Job Lot's Buy, Give Get holiday initiative. This year's collection will run through Jan. 3, 2024. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE JOB LOT

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

Helping veterans

Ocean State Job Lot is holding its annual “Buy, Give, Get” coat donation program to benefit veterans in need. Between now and Jan. 3, 2024, any customer who buys a warm coat at a Job Lot location for $40 and gives it back to the store as a donation to a veteran in need will receive a $40 gift card. Approximately 55,000 winter coats will be available for purchase during the coat drive.

 

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Meeting Santa, helping children

A “Sweet Treats with Santa” event to support the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Rhode Island will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9-11 a.m., at The Imperial Room at One Rhodes Place, 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston. The event will raise funds to benefit the organization that assists children with dyslexia and their families. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for children. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com.

Musical support

Turning Point Productions Co. will hold a “Music Supports Our Heroes” Southern Rock Tribute Fundraiser Concert on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Bally’s Twin River Lincoln Casino Resort, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. The event will feature Vyntyge Skynyrd and The Peacheaters, tribute bands for Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Allman Brothers Band, respectively. Funds raised at the event will support the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization that supports wounded military veterans. Tickets cost $36. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com.

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