All You Need Is Love: A Taste For Hope Event to Benefit Trafficking Victims
February is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The first major fundraiser to benefit Racine Coalition Against Human Trafficking is tonight from 6 to 10 PM at the Masonic Temple, 1012 Main Street, downtown Racine. This event will raise funds that be used to assist the victims of human trafficking and educate the public, law enforcement and service providers about this form of modern day slavery.
The fundraiser is being held in the renovated Henry S. Durand Mansion, now home of the Masonic Temple. Henry Durand was a staunch supporter of the anti-slavery movement and a participant in the local Underground Railroad. There will be tours of the five story mansion by guides in period dress.
Art representing human trafficking created by middle and high school teens in Milwaukee will also be displayed.
Tickets are $40 each and include 10 craft beer or wine samples, appetizers, dessert, cash bar and live music A silent auction will also be held.
Tickets to the event can be purchased on the Racine Coalition Against Human Trafficking website, www.racinecoalition.org or at the door.