Sweet Charities

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to jessica@indyeastend.com.

Jeep Raffle
ELIH Auxiliary and Mullen Motors of Southold are offering a chance to win a brand new 2018 Jeep Renegade or $15,000 cash. Only 999 raffle tickets will be sold. Tickets are $50 and the drawing will take place on Friday, May 18. Proceeds benefit patient services at Eastern Long Island Hospital. For more info call 631-477-5463.

Casino Royale
A Casino Royale Masquerade party will be held at Seasons of Southampton on Saturday at 7 PM. The event benefits The Paul Koster Memorial, a non-profit group working to help young people in the Southampton community through education and scholarships. The cost is $65 or $75 at the door. Visit www.seasonsofsouthampton.com.

LongHouse Benefit
LongHouse Reserve will celebrate Axel Vervoordt at its New York Benefit on Wednesday, March 28, at the Hearst Tower. Cocktails will begin at 6 PM.
Vervoordt will accept the honor and offer his unique view of the world with a presentation, “Living with Art,” in the plush 165 seat theater. Guests can enjoy the soaring three story atrium of the Hearst Tower in Manhattan.

Dinner will follow at the nearby Gainsborough Studios at 8:30 PM. Tickets begin at $250. Email events@longhouse.org for more info.

Stony Brook Gala
Stony Brook University will honor Dorothy Lichtenstein at its 19th annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala, on Wednesday, April 11, at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, starting at 6:30 PM. Stony Brook Foundation hosts the event, with special guests and friends of Stony Brook Southampton television journalist Jane Pauley and Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau.
Lichtenstein is being recognized for her long-running support of a host of university arts and cultural programs, including the Stony Brook Southampton creative writing and film programs, which provide a vibrant incubator for emerging and established writers and filmmakers living on the East End and Manhattan.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.stonybrook.edu/gala.

Katy’s Courage 5K
Katy’s Courage is hosting the eighth annual Katy’s Courage 5K on Saturday, April 21. Proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to local scholarships, as well as Katy’s Kids @ CMEE.

Participants may register online in advance at http://bit.ly/2F4Hjsp.

On race day, registration and check-in will take place from 7 to 8:15 AM and the run will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Runners will start at 21 West Water Street in Sag Harbor.

Katy’s Courage is an organization honoring Katy Stewart, an inspirational 12-year-old girl who died from a rare form of pediatric liver cancer. The organization is dedicated to supporting education, children’s bereavement counseling, and pediatric cancer research.

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.katyscourage.org.

East End Hospice
East End Hospice’s Kanas Center in Quiogue is in need of supplies. There are many families at the residential facility for critical patients and water, soda, and snacks are needed to restock the center’s pantry. Cases of Coke, Diet Coke, water, and ginger ale are in high demand. Individually wrapped snacks are welcomed, as are single-serve boxes of cereal for family members who spend the night.

Donations can be dropped off any time at the center, located at 1 Meetinghouse Road in Quiogue, or at the East End Hospice development office, located at 209 Mill Road in Westhampton, during regular business hours.

The Independent is proud to serve as a drop-off spot for South Fork donors. Find us in Suite 16 in the Red Horse complex, 74 Montauk Highway, East Hampton.