Rye, N.Y. (October 2, 2015) — Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the company recently held a fund-raising event resulting in more than $33,500 to be donated to My Sisters’ Place, a Westchester County-based organization that works to fight domestic violence. The company participated in a similar event last fall and raised over $30,000.
The event, “A Taste of Rye,” was a restaurant crawl allowing participants to “sip, snack and stroll” across nine different Rye restaurants, including Ruby’s Oyster Bar, Morgan’s Fish House, Encore, Town Dock, Rye Bar & Grill, Fogama, Aurora, Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse, and Wine at Five, which offered a wine tasting.
Tickets to the event were sold for $50, and additional funds were raised through a company donation as well as a company-held silent auction featuring items provided by local Rye merchants. Some of the standout items included four tickets to a New York Giants game with a parking pass, as well as a signed jersey from wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
Supporters of the event included magazine sponsor Serendipity, Al Dente, Arcade Books , Angela’s, Benefit, Blue Mercury, Carpet Trends, CitiBank, Clay Health Club + Spa, Clutch, Country Day Store, Cornerstone, Crisfield’s, Dock Deli, G Griffin Wine & Spirits, Great Stuff, Havanna Jeans ,Hudson Paul Salon, Jo Bryan Photo Art, June & Ho, Lesters, Mixology, Nest Inspired Home, Numi Rye Salon, Plush Blow, Playland Market, Rhythm in Rye, Rock Island Sound, Royal Jewellers of Rye, Rye Beach Pharmacy, Rye Camera Shop, The Open House, Twish, Scissors on the Sound and Woodrow Jewelers.
All money raised will go directly to My Sisters’ Place Residential Centers in support of its efforts to end domestic violence by helping victims while focusing on community education and prevention. My Sisters’ Place also combats human trafficking throughout Westchester County, and offers advocacy, shelter and legal services to those in need.
“I am so grateful to Liz Bradley, our sales force, staff and friends in the community, as well as all of our generous sponsors, who came out this fall in support of My Sisters’ Place,” said Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Rye brokerage manager Pati Holmes. “I look forward to continuing to build on this event in Westchester County and lend our support to this organization that provides such vital services to our community.”
“A Taste of Rye” was held on September 19, 2015.
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