Marley's Mission announces its upcoming Backyard Ale House Hope Chest Auction Benefiting Marley's Mission to be held Nov. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Backyard Ale House, 523 Linden St. in downtown Scranton.
All proceeds of the Auction will benefit the Third Annual Marley's Mission Blue Ribbon Gala, which is the organization's major fundraiser that will be held Feb. 16, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center. The theme of this year's Gala is Building Our Future.
The Auction will include six wooden hope chests that are being finished and painted by local artists. Five of the chests were provided with the assistance of Woods & Co. and were underwritten by local sponsors. The cost is $50, which includes a three-hour top-shelf bar provided by Backyard Ale House and passed hors d'oeuvres provided byMendicino's, Russell's and Constantino's.
To RSVP, contact [email protected]. Checks can be mailed to: Marley's Mission, P.O. Box 505, Scranton, PA 18505.
Marley's Mission, which is currently based in Lake Ariel, is a non-profit organization that provides Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy at no cost to children and families who have experienced trauma.