Time: July 17, 2022 5:00 PM
Location: Newport International Polo Grounds 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871
The Newport International Polo Series 6th annual All Charity Day will be on Sunday, July 17, 2022, as a fun afternoon for supporters of dozens of 501-c-3 organizations to enjoy exciting polo action and a convivial outdoor experience to benefit local civic and charitable organizations.
The classic 6-chukker match will begin at 5pm. Gates open at 3pm.
Nonprofit Organizations are invited to register and plan a day at polo with their supporters, hosted by Newport Polo at the International Polo Grounds. Opportunities to participate are open to qualified 501-3c organizations. For participation guidelines and to register your organization, please complete this form. Tailgates and Chalets will be reserved for participating nonprofit organizations for hosting their supporters.
The event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. Admission tickets will be sold in advance by the participating nonprofits listed below (follow a link to support your favorite cause; participating orgs and their ticket sales links will be added regularly. Please bring your tickets to show at the gate.
100% of ticket sales proceeds are retained by the organizations to support their worthy missions, for the welfare of our community. PLEASE PRESENT YOUR TICKETS for admission at the entry gates. 2022 Season passes will be honored, and walk-up ticket sales will be available for purchase at the entry gates starting at 3pm.
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The annual All Charity Day draws up to 2,000 spectators, raising upwards of $20,000 or more each year, with an average of 20 participating organizations. The summer date has been ideal for festive gatherings hosted by the organizations year after year, creating picnics and bbqs and other fundraising ideas including raffle and silent auction prizes.
To date, Newport Polo has raised over $1.7 million for civic and charitable organizations during its 30 year history through initiatives including the All Charity Day, the Annual Charity Gala, the Rotary Match and other benefit matches, special fundraisers and countless ticket donations for the Newport International Polo Series.
As gameday approaches, call the 24-hour info hotline (401) 846-0200 x2 for the status of the next match. Stay current with the latest news, events and more through our e-Magazine (sign up), and our Game Day Scorecard (sign up). Both email subscriptions are private and spam free.
Aquidneck Island Robotics is dedicated to educating local youth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through worldwide robotics competitions. AIR serves 100+ students per year, with participants from grades 2 through 12, making it the largest competitive youth robotics organization in Rhode Island. Learn more at aquidneckislandrobotics.org/.
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Boys Town New England has five Family Homes that serve adolescents and young children at its Bazarsky Campus. The site also offers Foster Family Services®, In-Home Family Services® and Community Support Services®. For children who have completed Boys Town New England out-of-home programs, Reunification Services are available to help them make a smooth transition back to their families and maintain and improve their treatment gains. Learrn more at www.boystown.org/new-england.
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Children’s Wishes was formed in 2009 to grant Wishes to Rhode Island children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 years of age who are facing a life-threatening medical condition that is malignant, progressive, or degenerative. Children’s Wishes is a Rhode Island based organization committed to providing life-enhancing experiences to children facing significant medical challenges. Our Wish Granting approach involves the entire family to build lasting relationships along the way. Our Family Programming facilitates unique bonds among our families as they reach out to each other for the support and understanding only another Wish family could provide. Learn more at www.childrens-wishes.org.
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The Community Art Collaborative is a non-profit born out of concern for the emotional state of communities facing the pandemic, economic strife, and social injustice focused on facilitating public art programs to offer a diverse cross-section of individuals, families, communities, organizations, and companies an opportunity to contribute a small piece to the larger piece of art. Learn more at www.communityartcollaborative.org.
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The Community String Project operates with a mission of providing affordable and accessible string instrument instruction through an innovative music program. CSP serves over 200 youth and students annually, with needy youth fully subsidized. Youth in grades 3-5 have instruction in after-school classes in their schools while grades 6-12 and adults attend classes at our new location in the Bristol Statehouse. You may find out more about CSP at www.communitystringproject.org.
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Founded in 1989, Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501 C (3) organization that utilizes equine-related activities for the therapy of individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional differences. Uniquely, horses are our treatment partners. Greenlock is a PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) Premier Accredited Center. We provide Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding services to children and adults, as young as two years old, in RI and southeastern MA. We charge substantially less than other programs in the northeastern United States and serve approximately 150 clients per week. Fundraising and donations subsidize our program fees. Learn more at www.greenlock.org
John Clarke Senior Living is a 5 Star Rated non-profit 60 bed skilled nursing facility in Middletown, RI. In addition, John Clarke also has 50 one and two bedroom independent living apartments. Learn more at www.johnclarkeseniorliving.org
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The Burke Fund, through its scholarship program encourages individuals to succeed in personal work ethic, academic achievement, and contributions to their schools and to their communities. Four-year scholarships are offered to college-bound students who have worked in the golf operations, course maintenance operations or in the clubhouse directly serving golfers. The Fund is committed to keeping pace with the increasing costs of college education by meeting a greater portion of the student’s unmet college financial need. Learn more at www.burkefund.org
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Established in 1906, The Junior League of Boston is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Learn more at www.jlboston.org
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The Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League of Rhode Island is a volunteer organization for women interested in making an impact in their community. Learn more at www.jlri.org
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The Melville Parent Teacher Group (MPTG) provides the necessary support, financial and otherwise, to Melville School for the enrichment of the education of our children and to maintain lines of communication between the school’s teachers, administrators, and parents. All parents, guardians, teachers, and administrators of students attending Melville School are welcome to participate in the MPTG. Learn more at melvilleptg.org
The National GRACE Foundation helps children with cancer go to college. GRACE stands for Growing Recovering and Achieving a College Education. We provide FREE college admissions and financial aid counseling, advocacy services and scholarships to young people affected by pediatric cancer. Funds from this sale will go towards awarding $10,000 in scholarships to cancer survivors. Learn more at graceamerica.org
NE Basecamp was established in 2017 with the mission to empower all students by showing up for and following through with educators as they imagine equitable teaching and learning. NEB has partnered with schools and districts across RI to provide coaching and professional learning experiences that are relevant, customized, embedded, and designed to build capacity. The positive relationships NEB has built by coaching educators help to ensure a sustained and impactful change. While the cost of high-quality support is often a barrier, NEB eliminates that by working to offset the fee to schools and districts through grants and donations. Learn more at www.nebasecamp.org
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The Newport County YMCA seeks to provide health and wellness services for all ages, interests and abilities. Our robust Special Olympics Sharks team has grown to 13 different sports across all seasons. We are thrilled to once again be a part of the All Charity Day and are grateful to Newport Polo for their continued support! Learn more at www.newportymca.org
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The Portsmouth Dog Park, nestled along the entrance to the Melville Park and Trails in Portsmouth, is a special spot for dogs and their humans. With separate areas for small and large dogs, water and toys for the dogs, and full handicapped accessibility, it has fast become a cherished community asset. People from many nearby RI communities, Massachusetts, and campers from across the country who stay at the Melville campground, come to enjoy the company of other like-minded people and dogs. Learn more at www.portsmouthdogparkri.com
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Incorporated in 1897, Portsmouth Free Public Library’s mission is to serve as an essential resource that grows with our community, enhances the quality of life of our users, supports lifelong learning, and offers access to information in a variety of ways. This year, the Library began its 125th year serving the Town of Portsmouth with its continued dedication as an integral part of the community where people of all ages can meet in a friendly, accessible, and comfortable environment. Learn more at www.portsmouthlibrary.org
The Portsmouth Historical Society is a non-profit volunteer entity devoted to the preservation of Portsmouth's historic buildings, sites, and artifacts. Learn more at portsmouthhistorical.org
The Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc, (RIFGC) nurtures the interest and appreciation of our natural world through education, networking opportunities to promote the love of gardening, Education in Floral Design and offers an annual scholarship to a qualified student majoring in a field of interest to our organization. The Federation was organized in 1930 & incorporated in 1957. Learn more at rigardenclubs.org.
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The mission of San Pancho Animales is to eliminate animal suffering primarily in the pueblo of San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico. We strive to provide education and veterinary services to shape an environment of care and compassion towards animals. San Pancho Animales comprises a group of volunteers dedicated to providing free spay/neuter services to animals in the community. We are a USA non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Volunteers and a staff of Mexican veterinarians host at least one clinic each year, sometimes two if adequate funds are available. Learn more at sanpanchoanimales.org
The New England Shoreline Section of the Society of Women Engineers is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. Our members are pioneers, advocates and mentors who support the professional journey and are impacting the future of engineering and technology. Our members live or work in Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut and we have four collegiate sections: Brown University, Roger Williams University, the Coast Guard Academy and University of Rhode Island. We are an active group, with regular meetings and ongoing educational programs for youth of all ages. Learn more at ness.swe.org
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North Kingstown VFW Post 152 enjoys supporting their fellow veterans and the community. Selecting programs and partners that assist veterans from WWII to OIF/OEF, we are able to continue enhancing the lives of thousands through community service programs and special projects. Understanding the current-day veteran community is far more diverse than it was 20 or 30 years ago, we put service at the forefront of what we do. From local grassroots ideas to national influence, we work every day to make a difference. It's our strength as an organization growing stronger with each new membership. Learn more at vfw152.org
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The VFW Auxiliary, which is in Common Fence Point Portsmouth, is affiliated with VFW Post 5390. The original objectives, which continue to today, of the Auxiliary is to support the Veterans of Foreign Wars, by serving veterans, service members and their families, and spreading patriotism nationwide. Locally we support area Veterans, the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol, and the VA Hospital in Providence. Our nationwide members have volunteered millions of hours, donated millions of dollars, and honored hundreds of thousands of veterans. Volunteer with us and celebrate the freedoms we enjoy in America. Learn more at vfwauxiliary.org/
Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice is a not-for-profit, independent home health care and hospice agency. Founded in Newport in 1950, Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice has grown from a small grassroots homecare agency to a regional homecare organization employing over 300 people. Headquartered in Portsmouth, we provide home care nursing, hospice and palliative care, rehabilitation, maternal child health, social work, and community clinics to over 800 patients daily and take pride in living our mission of providing optimal health and quality of life for individuals across Rhode Island and in Southeastern Massachusetts. Learn more at www.visitingnursehh.org
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Since 2007, West Place has provided a permanent home and lifelong care to farm animals rescued from abuse, neglect, and cruelty cases. The sanctuary is also a licensed wildlife rehabilitation center where injured and orphaned animals receive care before being returned to their native habitats. West Place also serves as the lost dog shelter for the towns of Tiverton and Little Compton. Through this combination of services, adult volunteer opportunities, the popular Educational Internship program, and other outreach efforts, West Place is cultivating a more compassionate community on the Farm Coast of New England and beyond. Learn more at www.westplace.org.
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The mission of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is to lead domestic violence prevention through the empowerment of individuals and the community by providing advocacy, education and support services. Founded in 1977, the WRC has a long history of providing a full range of compassionate, comprehensive direct services to survivors of domestic violence. The WRC is also at the forefront of innovative prevention practice nationally. Our free and confidential programs include a 24/7 hotline, crisis intervention, support groups, individual counseling for women and children, court advocacy, emergency shelter and transitional housing programs. Learn more at www.wrcnbc.org
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