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Queen of Craft raises $6,500 for Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis

The Queen of Craft virtual beer series has raised $6,500 for Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis. Instagram

Wellington Brewery says its Queen of Craft virtual beer series has raised $6,500 for Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis.

The event saw women beer experts host a series of virtually guided samplings and discussions every Friday in March exploring different topics and themes in the world of craft beer.

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Topics and themes including a beer trivia and games night, a beer cocktail workshop, beer pairings with cheese and chocolate, and a roundtable discussion with craft beer industry experts.

“We are thrilled to announce our fundraising efforts for March events totalling $6,500, which pushes us past the $50,000 mark over the last eight years of hosting events to raise money for Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis,” Queen of Craft founder Karyn Boscariol said in a statement.

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The community-based organization provides services and programs to women and their children when it comes to abuse and sexual violence.

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Wellington Brewery said the fundraising success was aided by a specially brewed beer and custom T-shirts that were sold with profits being donated.

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Queen of Craft said it is planning to host more virtual events as long as COVID-19 restrictions are in place, but is looking forward to in-person events when it’s safe to do so.

More information is available on its website.

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