That's why Marra's family, including his parents, brother Michael Marra, twin sister Doreen Marra Bullock, and a group of friends, formed The Stephen Marra Foundation last year.
"My family has always been philanthropic and Steve really led that," Michael
Aside from being the owner of Marra Restaurant Group, which operates several restaurants throughout Rhode Island, Marra was a volunteer on the Rhode Island Hospitality Board of Directors, and served as chairman in 2010.
was the leader of Save Our State Campaign, the East Greenwich Smoking Ban, and many other causes, plus helped raise money for the Rhode Island Hospitality Association
and its Education Foundation
was active in many charities, including Cornerstone, Sargent Center, Surfers Healing, and Acts
, an organization Michael
founded in 2002.
, which is based in Rhode Island, Michael
focuses on helping homeless people and animal shelters.
"Steve supported that," Michael
Tickets are also available at Rok Bar n Grill, a new establishment operated by a friend of Marra
located across the street from the Grille.
Tickets can also be purchased at the event.