Near & Far Aid to hold house tour fundraiser
Published 12:35 pm, Sunday, March 27, 2011
The homes are selected on the basis of dÃ©cor, architecture and geography. Some of the homes are large, others are more traditional.
Proceeds from the House Tour and all Near & Far Aid fundraising events support grants to more than 100 agencies fighting poverty in Fairfield County. Tickets for the House Tour cost $60 in advance, $75 day of tour.
A pre-tour "Designer Power Breakfast" will also be held from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Patterson Club, 118 Cross Highway, featuring a presentation, "Lessons in Glamour" by designer Jamie Drake. Tickets cost $65.
Near & Far Aid will end the day with a "Toast the Tour" celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. at a waterfront estate on Long Island Sound. Tickets cost $100 for "Friends," $150 for "Supporters"and $200 for "Leaders."
Near & Far Aid is a Fairfield-based volunteer organization whose mission is to feed, clothe, shelter and educate those in need in Fairfield County.
For information on purchasing tickets for these events, please visit www.nearandfaraid.org/events.