All In Good Taste Raised $38,000

Over 225 people gathered at the Oceanside at the Pier at The Village Inn on March 7, for All In Good Taste, benefitting Easter Seals RI programs and services.

This food, wine, and beer pairing, raised $38,000 for Easter Seals RI Early Intervention services and Outpatient program.

Guests enjoyed tasty food samples from Arturo Joe's, Chocolate Dreams, Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar, Dell' Orto Oil, Five-90 Catering, Kabuki Asian Sushi Lounge, Lynne's Dolce e Pane, Mariner Grille, Oceanside at the Pier, The Breachway Grill, The Twisted Vine, TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grille; wine from Bonnet Liquors, Newport Vineyards, and Pier Liquors, and brews from McLaughlin and Moran, Inc. 

In addition to the variety of foods and beverages, guests were graced by the musical talent of Contraband RI, and consumer moment with Katie Chabot--mother of Outpatient client Christian.

The live and silent auctions, and Fund-A-Need, hosted by professional auctioneer Mike Salvadore, raised over $15,000, and provided guests with an assortment of packages to choose from including a 'Sophisticated Gentleman's' package of high end cigars and scotch tasting, jewelry, elegant artwork, and restaurant gift certificates. 

Special thanks to Board of Directors member Cindy Almonte of A Quick Tire who was this year’s event chairwoman, and our sponsors Wind & Fire Jewelry, Bank RI, Oceanside at the Pier, Stretch-Tite, Carey, Richmond & Viking Insurance, Furey Roofing Co., McPhail Associates, LLC., and Southern RI Newspapers.

To view photos from the evening’s event visit our Facebook page at,

About Easter Seals RI
Easter Seals RI provides exceptional services to ensure that all children and young adults with disabilities or special needs and their families have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Last year, Easter Seals RI served over 550 children and young adults and their families through programs and services provided. For more information about Easter Seals RI, please call 401-284-1000 or visit  




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