Two area businesses have teamed up to enlist the community’s assistance to raise funds in support of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities — The Lewiston Event Center and Tim Hortons will provide a “thank you” gift to each customer who donates an item for the upcoming Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara Baskets O’Plenty Auction.
- On Sunday, February 22, between 11 am and 2 pm, the Lewiston Event Center, 845 Cayuga Street in Lewiston, will provide a coupon for a free game of bowling to be used at a future time to anyone who makes a donation of item(s) with a $25 minimum value for the Baskets O’Plenty Auction. Items may include: gift cards; event tickets; movie tickets; wine/spirits, or a theme basket.
- On Saturday, February 28, between 10 am and noon, the Tim Hortons, 8500 Niagara Falls Boulevard (in front of Ollie’s) in Niagara Falls, will provide a coupon for a free medium beverage to be used that day to anyone who makes a donation of item(s) with a $25 minimum value for the Baskets O’Plenty Auction. Items may include: gift cards; event tickets; movie tickets; wine/spirits, or a theme basket.
The Annual Baskets O’Plenty Auction is scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the BPO Elks Lodge #346, 1805 Fashion Outlet Boulevard, Town of Niagara. All proceeds from the event will benefit the more than 600 individuals with disabilities supported by Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
For information on tickets please visit www.oppunlimited.orgor call Cindy Hyde at 297-6400 ext. 335. If you cannot attend one of the gift gatherings and would like to donate to the auction please fax the attached form to Cindy Hyde at 297-7522 or mail to Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara, Attn: Baskets O’Pleny, LPO Box 360, Niagara Falls, NY 14304-0360. Donations may also be dropped off between 8 am and 5 pm at our Town of Niagara Office — 1555 Fashion Outlet Boulevard.
Public events like the Baskets O’Plenty Auction provide a long-term source of financial support that ensures people with developmental disabilities have opportunities toward independence and integration within the community through Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara.
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