Guests enjoyed a beach bonfire at the Galilee Beach Club.

Meals on Wheels of RI’s Bonfire Beach Bash fundraising event—held Oct. 25, 2018 at the Galilee Beach Club in Narragansett—raised more than $38k to support the agency’s vital services that keep homebound Rhode Island seniors healthy and safe.
“We could not be more grateful to everyone who made this event not only possible, but also very successful,” said Meals on Wheels of RI Executive Director Heather Amaral. “Together with our event sponsors, board of directors, in-kind donors and attendees, we were able to raise much-needed funds that will help keep our clients well-nourished and able to live independently in their own homes.”
Nearly 200 MOWRI supporters—including board and staff members—enjoyed a night of mingling over a scrumptious variety of nibbles provided by Millonzi Fine Catering, bidding on silent and live auction items and enjoying the talents of DJ Jason Citrone of Music Mixers Entertainment.

Meals on Wheels of RI Executive Director Heather Amaral.

Guests also learned a bit more about Meals on Wheels of RI’s critical work and had the opportunity to bid on our “fund-a-need” live auction item, donating to fund from one week’s worth to one year’s worth of home-delivered meals.
“Meals on Wheels of RI is extremely fortunate to have an incredibly dedicated board of directors, who worked—together with our staff—tirelessly on this fundraiser,” said Karen L. Weavill, CFRE, director of development. “We are ecstatic that those who attended really enjoyed the evening and incredibly thankful for their generous support.”
For a full list of event sponsors, please click here.
Meals on Wheels of RI also thanks the following individuals, organizations and establishments for their auction donations and sponsorship in support of our seniors.

  • Aidan’s Pub
  • Al Forno
  • Alayne White Spa
  • Atwells Restaurant Group
  • Blue Sky Spaworks
  • Café Nuovo
  • Cathedral Property Group
  • Centro Restaurant and Lounge
  • Chapel Grille
  • Chez Pascal
  • Chow Fun Food Group
  • Dave & Buster’s Providence
  • Dave’s Marketplace
  • DeQuattro Restaurant Group
  • Finn’s Harborside
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • GAMM Theatre
  • Gooseneck Vineyards
  • Haruki
  • Hope MacDonald
  • McBride’s Pub
  • Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant
  • Newport Restaurant Group
  • Olneyville NY System
  • Pasta Beach
  • Persimmon
  • Pizza J
  • Providence Performing Arts Center
  • Providence Pilates Center
  • Randall Realtors
  • Revival Brewing Co.
  • RI Red Food Tours
  • Richard Benjamin
  • Roberto’s
  • Sakonnet Golf Club
  • Shaidzon Beer Co.
  • Siena
  • Spain Restaurant—Cranston
  • Spain Restaurant—Narragansett
  • Taunton Avenue Bakery
  • The Capital Grille
  • The Coast Guard House
  • Torre Restaurant Group
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Uncle Tony’s Pizza & Pasta
  • United Health Plan
  • Vetrano’s/Vittoria’s Pizza
  • Yolenis
  • Wilbury Theater Group

More photos from the event can be found here.