Providence Children's Museum's
Nets $77,000 at Annual “Unplugged” Gala
On Saturday, April 30, Providence Children’s Museum welcomed nearly 200 guests to The Pawtucket Armory for Unplugged 2016, its annual gala fundraiser. The playful event netted $77,000 to benefit the Museum and help fund critical play and learning opportunities for children and families in need. Guests generously contributed $12,500 to support the Museum’s general operations, including the purchase of charitable memberships for low-income families. They also bid over $13,000 on 60 live and silent auction items.
Unplugged 2016 highlighted the Museum’s critical outreach to provide rich play and learning opportunities for children in need at Head Start preschools and urban after-school and summer programs. The event also celebrated the importance of play for kids’ healthy development and honored two organizations that empower families and inspire imagination and play:
Providence Children’s Museum gratefully acknowledges Unplugged 2016 lead sponsor Collette and gold sponsors Amica Insurance and Nortek, Inc.; visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org/Unplugged.asp for additional sponsors and event committee.