Grab the family and head out to to one of many area restaurants participating in Dining out For Life — a special fundraiser that benefits AIDS Project Rhode Island.
“We thank our supporters across Rhode Island,” said Thomas Bertrand, MPH, AIDS Project Rhode Island executive director. “They are not only raising money but are raising awareness that HIV/AIDS is a threat that touches too many lives in Rhode Island and across the nation, a threat that is easily preventable.”
Here's the list of participating restaurants:
- Cumberland: Pamfilio’s;
- East Greenwich: Grille on Main
- Narragansett: Hank’s Down South; in
- Newport: SpeakEasy Bar & Grille; in
- Pawtucket: Rasoi and Hose Company No. 6; in
- Providence: Blaze East Side, CAV, Eastside Creamery, The Flatbread Company, Gracie’s (April 23), Hanley’s, Hemenway’s, India, Kitchen Bar, Los Andes, New Rivers, Parkside Rotisserie & Bar, Peace Culture Food Truck, Pizzico, The Red Fez, Rí Rá Irish Pub, Rosalina’s, Rue De L’Espoir, Shula’s 347 Grill, and Three Sisters;
- Seekonk: Dublin Rose; and in
- Woonsocket: The Burrito Company.
Details regarding which meals are involved in the event and more information are available at www.aidsprojectri.org or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
NBC 10 anchor Mario Hilario is chairing the event, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. “Marking the 10th anniversary of Dining Out for Life in Rhode Island, I am especially honored to chair this important event that brings about awareness of HIV/AIDS as well as raises funds for HIV testing, education and prevention efforts, and to care for people infected with HIV,” said Mr. Hilario.