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Get Involved and Support Easter Seals!

Helping people with disabilities is what we do at Easter Seals... but we can't do it alone. One way to get involved is by participating in an Easter Seals event. Whether your time is spent fundraising or volunteering, we appreciate your effort to help create solutions that change lives. Visit this site often for updated information events in your area!

Upcoming Events

Red, White, & Brew - October 6, 2018 

Join us for an evening of brews, wine, sangria, delicious food and entertainment. Held for the 2nd year at the Herreshoff Marine Museum located in Bristol, RI. 7-10PM, tickets are $45 per person. This event is 21+ For more info please contact Judy Fortier at 401-284-1000, ext 24.

Mews Tavern Gear "N" Beer 6.9K Road Race - November 18, 2018

Too soon to carb load? Maybe, but be ready for the 19th Annual Gear 'N' Beer 6.9K Road Race on November 18, 2018 at the Mews Tavern, Wakefield, RI at noon. Then join us for a post-race celebration that can't be beat! For more info please contact Judy Fortier at 401-284-1000; 24.

For more information regarding events, volunteering or fundraising campaigns please contact Judy Fortier at 401-284-1000, ext 24 or

Recent Events

Mews Tavern Gear "N" Beer 6.9K Road Race
November 19, 2017
8th Annual Golden Goalies Golf Tournament
September 15, 2018| Crystal Lake Golf Club, Mapleville, RI

Veterans Count Beer, Wine & Food Fest
August 13, 2016 | Cucina Rustica, Cranston, RI

Thank you to all of the guests that attended the ignagural Beer, Wine & Food Fest! Together we reaised $5,500 for Veterans Count Rhode Island! Special thanks to our event sponsors, and Reckless Blues for providing entertainment! Click here to view photos of the evening.

Music Fest --a CVS Health Champions Event
August 6, 2016 | Indigo Pizza, Coventry, RI 

Our CVS Health Champions are at it again! This time, they raised more than $2,000 at their annual Music Fest! Special thanks to CVS Health,Mary Day Band, Indigo Pizza, and our volunteers for a another great night! Click here to view photos from the night.

Red, White & Brew -- a CVS Health Champions Event
June 18, 2016 | Warren Yacht Club, Warren, RI

We are so very lucky to have champions like Jimmy Campagna step-up and raise money and awareness for Easter Seals RI! He went above and beyond raising over $13,000 for Early Intervention services! He worked with more than a dozen food, wine, and beer vendors...more than 50 auction donors, and gathered 150 of his closest family, friends, and colleagues to attend the event! Thank you Jimmy for your support of the Easter Seals and our mission! Click here to view photos of the event!

Kentucky Derby Party
May 7, 2016 | The Haversham House, Westerly, RI

More than 100 guests attended the 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Party benefitting Easter Seals RI raising nearly $14,000 for Early Intervention services. All in attendance enjoyed a southern style buffet, hat contest, cigar tasting presented by Cigar Box, complimentary mint juleps sponsored by Sons of Liberty Spirits Company, and a silent auction raising over $4,000, all while watching LIVE coverage of the 142nd Kentucky Derby. Click here to view photos of the evening.

Clam Cakes & Chowder -- a CVS Health Champions Event
April 8, 2016 | St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bristol, RI

We are happy to announce that this year’s Clam Cake & Chowder event raised over $3,600! Special thanks to our Easter Seals RI champion Jimmy Campagna, St. Mary's Church, Tony's Seafood Inc.,Blount Clam Shack, and Kohl's in Seekonk!

Veterans Count State House Reception
April 6, 2016 | RI State House, Providence, RI

Rep. Eileen S. Naughton (D-Dist 21, Warwick) hosted a reception in the State Room for representatives of Veterans Count, an organization that provides emergency aid and support to veterans and their families. Click here to read the article.

AC Moore "Crafting a Better World" Campaign
March 13 - April 9, 2016 | Participating AC Moore Stores

The 2016 Crafting A Better World campaign raised $216,882 for Easter Seals nationwide. Special thanks to the Warwick, RI store and its employees for raising nearly $2,000!

All In Good Taste

March 12, 2016 | The Village Inn, Narragansett, RI

Another successful All In Good Taste is in the books. Over 100 people attended this year's event at Aqua Blue Hotel raising nearly $30,000! Thank you to our sponsors: A Quick Tire, Wind & Fire Jewelry, The Contemporary Theater Company, Bank Rhode Island, Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar, Furey Roofing & Construction Company, Hercules Tires, Ocean Mist, Ford Insurance Agency, Lawrence and Associates, and Stretch-Tite Premium Food Wrap; 10 food vendors, and beer and wine vendors! In addition, we had over 60 generous auction donors -- special thanks to those countless businesses and individuals, and to all of our guests who donated during Fund-A-Need raising nearly $8,000! We are still calculating the final numbers, but will update as soon as we have them! Click here to view photos from the evening.

T's Restaurant Hang Tag Campaign
March 2016 | T's Restaurants, Cranston, East Greenwich, and Narragansett

Special thanks to Gina Martin, East Greenwich GM, for conducting another phenomenal T's Restaurant Hang Tag Campaign. She worked with numerous businesses in the community including Greenwood Elementary School, International Motor Group, Tasca Automotive Group, Beauty by Melissa at RGE, New England Car & Van Wash, and American Marketing Association to raise awareness of ESRI Early Intervention services, and help raise funds to support our clients and families. Click here to view photos from the campaign.

Tiger Rug Co. Rug Promotion -- benefitting Veterans Count Rhode Island
January - March 2016 | Tiger Rug Co., Warwick, RI

Thank you Steve and Elizabeth for opening you doors to the community to take part in this generous campaign. We are thankful to have advocates, like you, in the community. We look forward to working with you again in the future. 

Mews Tavern Gear 'N' Beer
November 22, 2015 | Mews Tavern, Wakefield, RI

Thank you to everyone who attended this year's 16th Annual Mews Tavern #GearNBeer69K! We had over 1,600 people register and a brave 1,503 of those people braved the cold, rainy weather to join us. Special thanks to our sponsors: Denali, UnitedHealthcare, Gallo|Thomas Insurance, Toray Plastics, Washington Trust, Southern RI Newspaper, and Manic Training Wakefield; volunteers, and Mews Tavern for another successful year!

Click here for results and photos.

Funny 4 Fund$ -- benefitting Veterans Count Rhode Island
November 15, 2015 | West Warwick Elks Lodge, West Warwick, RI

More than 70 people attended our Funny 4 Funds comedic fundraiser for Veterans Count Rhode Island on Sunday, November 15. Special thanks to Jim Lawrence of Lawrence & Associates for being a Gold Sponsor, and to Bill Simas from Funny 4 Fund$ for being our headliner, and his amazing colleagues Mary Ellen and Dan for sharing a few laughs with us too! Together we raised nearly $3,000 for Veterans Count! Click here to view photos of the evening.

CVS Health Golf Tournament
September 19, 2015 | Crystal Lake Golf Tournament, Mapleville, RI

This year marks the 5th Annual Golf Tournament for ESRI hosted by a CVS Health Walk With Me - Rhode Island team -- Golden Goalies & RISD Inno Vaders! We had another successful year! Over 100 golfers, 19 sponsors, 15 volunteers, countless FUN. Together we raised over $30,000! Congratulations to the Golden Goalies & RISD Inno Vaders on their success! Thank you to everyone who attended the tournament -- near and far! Hope to see you all next year! Click here to view photos

Red, White & Brew
June 13, 2015 | Warren Yacht Club, Warren, RI

More than 120 people attended this year's inaugural Red, White & Brew which raised over $8,000 for Easter Seals Rhode Island programs and services. Special thanks to all of our food and drink vendors, volunteers and event chairman! This was an amazing night filled with great food, fun, entertainment, and laughter…amazing auction items, and raffles too! Click here to view photos from the evening!

13th Annual Walk With Me RI
May 7, 2015 | Goddard Park, East Greenwich, RI

We had a great time at the 13th Annual Walk With Me Rhode Island, and we hope you did too! Special thanks to all of our sponsors, vendors, and special guests! See you all next year. Click here to view photos.

4th Annual Kentucky Derby Party
May 2, 2015 | The Haversham, Westerly, RI

150 guests attended the 4th Annual Kentucky Derby Party at The Haversham House in Westerly! Everyone enjoyed complimentary mint juleps from Sons of Liberty, cigars from The Cigar Box at Mariner Square, headware from Spangles Inc., delicious appetizers from Belmont Market, and a fabulous buffet from The Haversham House! Guests also took pleasure in bidding on over 80 items in a grand silent auction, a hat contest and a Win, Place & Show raffle. Special thanks to our sponsors and event committee for another great event, and to our Easter Seals family for sharing their story with our guests! Click here to view photos.

Clam Cakes & Chowder
March 20, 2015 | St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bristol, RI

Thank you CVS Health for hosting another successful Clam Cakes & Chowder event. 150 people attended the event, raising over $3,000 for Walk With Me! Click here to view photos from the event.

2nd Annual All In Good Taste
March 7, 2015 | The Village Inn, Narragansett, RI

Nearly 200 people joined together at All In Good Taste benefitting Easter Seals RI programs and services. Special thanks to our event committee for putting together a fabulous event, our sponsors for their constant support, vendors for their delicious treats and drinks, volunteers for their endless hours of help and dedication, and everyone and anyone who may have had a hand in the evening! Click here to view photos from the evening!

Past Events

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