MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Rosenbaum Family House at WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital will host a Sip N Dip Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18, at the Buffalo Wild Wings at the University Town Centre.
Participants will choose to paint one of three paintings offered by Sip N Dip Owner and Lead Artist Angelina Glotfelty. The event will also include a silent auction featuring items donated by local businesses. Buffalo Wild Wings will also donate a portion of each check of anyone who says they are there to support the Rosenbaum Family House.
Tickets are $40 and can be purchased through Friday, May 17. Those interested in attending can visit www.sipndippaintingparties.com, click Events, and then click Register Now under the event listing to reserve their spots.
A portion of the proceeds will support the Family House’s Care and Comfort Fund, which supports families who are unable to afford the cost of their stay. No one is turned away because of the inability to pay.
About Rosenbaum Family House
Rosenbaum Family House provides outpatients and families of adult WVU Medicine patients receiving medical care with affordable lodging and support services. In addition to lodging, Rosenbaum Family House offers free laundry facilities, free weekday meals, a play room, a library, computer access, and a day room, where waitlisted families can come to shower and relax. Waitlisted families are assisted with discounted local hotel vouchers and other support services until a room becomes available. Since opening in 1999, the Rosenbaum Family House has provided lodging for more than 21,000 families and served more than 110,000 meals. For more information, visit www.rosenbaumfamilyhouse.com.
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