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About the Event: Taking the Reins on Homelessness Fundraiser


Join us for an unforgettable evening of compassion and community at the third annual "Taking the Reins on Homelessness" Kentucky Derby Style Fundraiser, supporting the Mae Organization. This year's event promises to be a night of elegance and purpose as we come together to make a lasting impact on the lives of those experiencing homelessness.


Date & Time:

  • Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024

  • Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM



Wyndham Newport at the Atlantic Resort

240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, RI


Event Highlights:


Pasta Station: Enjoy a culinary experience at our pasta stations, adding an extra touch of gourmet delight to the evening.


Complimentary Jefferson Julep: As a special treat, each guest will receive one complimentary Jefferson Julep, the perfect southern-inspired drink to complement the Derby atmosphere.


Entertainment: Music and dancing by Exceptional Weddings DJs


Silent Auction: Explore our silent auction, featuring unique items and experiences generously donated by local businesses and supporters. Your bids will directly contribute to the fundraising efforts.


Best Hat and Bowtie Fashion Show: Showcase your Derby Chic style in our Best Hat and Bowtie Fashion Show, where elegance meets creativity. Prizes await those with the most captivating and unique ensembles!


Live Viewing of the Running with Friendly Wagers: Immerse yourself in the excitement of the Kentucky Derby with a live viewing and friendly wagers. Cheer for your favorite horse and enjoy the thrill of the race with fellow supporters.


Dress Code:

Derby Chic! Embrace the elegance of the Kentucky Derby with your most stylish attire. Hats and bowties are encouraged for a touch of Southern charm.


Ticket Information:

Secure your spot at this impactful event for just $100.00. Every ticket purchased goes directly towards supporting the Mae Organization for the Homeless in their mission to provide shelter, resources, and hope to those in need. Purchasing a complete table entitles you to exclusive surprise benefits


Don't miss out on an evening of compassion, community, and a shared commitment to ending homelessness. Let's take the reins together!

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