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Dine-LI's Small Business Market supporting Rescuing Families, Inc. (Photo by Ed Shin)

Dine-LI held its third in-person event, For the Love of Dine-LI: Small Business Market, on April 30, to support an amazing cause: Rescuing Families Inc., a Franklin Square-based non-profit that supports community members’ lives through necessary home improvements.

The market featured more than 100 vendors, most of them food vendors. There was live music, drinks, and fun all around. More than 900 tickets sold, and proceeds will go to Rescuing Families Inc., which aims to assist struggling homeowners with disabilities and/or financial hardships with home rehab or modification. The check presentation will be Monday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the charity’s yard sale site in Franklin Square.

The previous event was held on Feb. 19 and raised $12,000 for Last Hope Animal Rescue. Dine-LI plans to host another either at end of 2022 or early 2023.

Dine-LI Is a Facebook group that helps connect restaurants, food, community, and charity under one platform. For more information about upcoming events, visit facebook.com/groups/dineli or text YES to 844-791-1500.

(L to R) Larry Kaye, Susan Perna, Donna Burke, Alyssa Guidice Founder of Dine-LI & Jacqueline Salazar-Roth (Photo by Ed Shin)
Vincent Centauro, Founder of Rescuing Families Inc. Gina Cantone-Centauro, Sue Viscardi, Nippa Esendal, Andrietta Calderone, Dana Calderone & Peggy Calderone (Photo by Ed Shin)
Christina Maury & Stephanie Walsh owners of the Bubbly Bar (Photo by Ed Shin)
Paul Magro, Judy Croce, Rich League, Matt Smith, Megan Smith & Terri Magro (Photo by Ed Shin)
Rich League & Judy Croce (Photo by Ed Shin)
Anna Scacchi (Photo by Ed Shin)
Barbara Nimmo, Peppa Pig & Jennifer Bucala (Photo by Ed Shin)
Jay Rodriguez owner of Jay Rod’s Dickles (Photo by Ed Shin)
Khia Nelson owner K Bloody Mary Mix (Photo by Ed Shin)
Victoria Amendolara (Photo by Ed Shin)
Veronica Tantillo owner of Bea + Birdie (Photo by Ed Shin)
Dine-LI Small Business Market at Samanea Westbury Mall (Photo by Ed Shin)
Dine-LI Small Business Market at Samanea Westbury Mall (Photo by Ed Shin)
Dine-LI Small Business Market at Samanea Westbury Mall (Photo by Ed Shin)
Dine-LI Small Business Market at Samanea Westbury Mall (Photo by Ed Shin)

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