Mary Kriete and Andi Kempf

A tea party to benefit the Midwest/West Kidney Transplant Fund for Mary Kriete, Union, will be held Sunday, May 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Jennie & Grace, 217 W. Main St., Washington.

Admission is $25 per person and will include tea sandwiches, sweets and drinks.

Tickets can be purchased at Jennie & Grace or through Andi Kempf, or 636-221-4991.

Proceeds will be donated to Help Hope Live in honor of Kriete to assist with transplant-related expenses not covered by her insurance.

Help Hope Live is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money and support through community-based fundraising to help patients pay medical and related expenses due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses.