Museum of Work & Culture Launches Annual Appeal & Raffle

Early Incentive Drawing in December to Including 10 Gift Certificates


WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture has launched its Annual Appeal & Raffle to support the Museum’s free educational and public programming. This year’s raffle will feature an early incentive drawing on Wednesday, December 9 for 10 gift certificates to local eateries and entertainment venues. The final drawing will be held on Sunday, April 11 during the Museum’s Annual Salute to Spring event and will include over 30 prizes.


“We are more reliant than ever before on the generosity of our supporters,” said Director Anne Conway. “They have made it possible for the Museum to remain vital during these challenging times and grow our reach with free virtual programming that has benefited thousands of students and individuals in 2020.”


Raffle tickets are $5 each or $20 for 5 tickets. Donations may be made at and raffle tickets may be requested by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please be sure to include your full mailing address when requesting raffle tickets.


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