Race for Matt and Grace kick-off fundraiser June 17

Race for Matt and Grace kick-off fundraiser June 17

PROVIDENCE - A kick-off fundraiser will be held at The Flatbread Company, 161 Cushing St. in Providence, on Tuesday, June 17, from 5 to 9 p.m., to benefit the Race for Matt and Grace.

The Flatbread Company will donate a portion of the proceeds of all flatbreads sold that evening to the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance.

The 5th annual Race for Matt and Grace will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Bryant University in Smithfield. This is the only Rhode Island fundraiser to benefit the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance, and it will feature a 5K digitally timed by RaceWire, hosted by Mike Montecalvo of WPRI Channel 12; raffles, live entertainment, and food afterward at The Last Resort.

For more information on FARA and the Race for Matt and Grace, visit www.fara.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1110749 .