Happy Make a Difference Monday! Interested in making a difference this week, but not sure where to begin? Check out these local listings of ways you can help out in the Boston area!
May 3rd, 6-9 pm
Sheraton Boston – Continental Room
39 Dalton Street, Boston
Join Friends of the Children – Boston for their 13th annual Friend Raiser. The evening will include a cocktail networking hour, dinner, live auction and mission-driven program. Friends of the Children – Boston is an independent 501c3 nonprofit chapter of a nationwide organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through salaried, professional mentoring.
To purchase tickets, contact Stacy DellOrfano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 5th, 4:30-10:30 pm
Royale Night Club
279 Tremont St, Boston
This self proclaimed “Most exciting Kentucky Derby party in New England” will take place on Saturday, May 5 at Boston’s Royale Night Club. The Sandra K. Russell Derby Day Benefit for MitoAction is their signature event, raising funds to support the programs and services they provide for those affected by mitochondrial disease. Guests will enjoy a night of entertainment, southern food and drinks, a silent and live auction, and a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby race! Proceeds support all of the programs and resources that MitoAction offers free of charge to those with mitochondrial disease. For tickets and more information click here!
May 5, 7-10:30 pm
Salem Country Club
133 Forest St, Peabody
Break out the mint juleps, bow ties, and big hats for the North Shore Community Cabinet’s sixth annual benefit for VNA Care Network! The VNA Care Network is a nonprofit visiting nurse association that has cared for North Shore residents for 110 years. Their Kentucky Derby Party will feature live music, dancing, live and silent auctions, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a Derby inspired hat contest!
Tickets for the benefit are $50 per person and may be purchased at www.vnacare.org/derby.
May 6, 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
139 Tremont St, Boston
This Sunday, join your neighbors on Boston Common for the 50th Walk for Hunger, an annual fundraiser and demonstration of our state’s unified commitment to ending hunger. The walk funds hundreds of local programs across the state that provide solutions to help end hunger.
All participants (walkers, runners and volunteers) can register for this event at www.projectbread.org/walk.
May 6, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
One International Place, Boston
The Climb for Kids stair climb is a fundraiser for Wediko Children’s Services. You can register to walk, run, or race 46 stories up International Place! It’s like a local 5k, but indoors and with a beautiful view at the end. All proceeds go towards helping those struggling with ADHD, depression, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, trauma, and countless other challenges.
Registration is only $35. For more information click here!