Happy Make a Difference Monday!
Every Monday, we’ll be sharing ways that our followers are making a difference as well as opportunities for you to get involved! Here are some great events going on this week:
Volunteer to Help Homeless Children
April 26th, 6-9 pm
Become a superhero to homeless children living in shelters in the Boston area. Volunteer just two hours a week with Horizons for Homeless Children, and you can make a difference in their lives. An initial training and a commitment of two hours a week for six months are required. The date listed above is a training session. Other dates and times are available at multiple locations including Dorchester, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, East Boston, South End and Mattapan.
Please call 617.553.5488 for more information and to register.
Tasting with a Twist
April 26th, 6-8:30 pm
84 Beacon Street, Boston
Experience dining like never before….in the Dark! Join the National Braille Press, the first braille newspaper in North America, as they celebrate their 91st year of providing affordable, high-quality braille books and materials to the blind community. Guests will be guided through the mystery menu by a braille reader and use aroma, texture and taste to explore their dinner while blindfolded!
Individual tickets are $91 and all funds raised will help put braille books into the hands of blind children. To RSVP, contact Marielle Boudreau at 617-425-2410.
Eat LUNCH Give
April 27th, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Park Plaza, Boston
Women’s Lunch Place will be hosting their 7th annual Eat LUNCH Give luncheon at the Park Plaza on April 27th. Enjoy lunch, enter to win some amazing raffle prizes and learn about Women’s Lunch Place and how they help women improve their lives. Since 1982, Women’s Lunch Place has been feeding and helping Boston’s most vulnerable women, lifting them from despair, poverty, hunger, loneliness and homelessness.
To learn more about the luncheon and to RSVP, please call 617-449-7200.
Taste of the North End
April 27th, 7-10 pm
DCR’s Steriti Memorial Rink
561 Commerical Street, Boston
This is one delicious event you won’t want to miss! Sample foods from the North End’s finest at the 25th annual Taste of the North End where you’ll get a chance to sample pasta, cheese, signature dishes, pastries and more from over 40 of the North End’s best restaurants and vendors. The event will donate 100% of proceeds to area non-profit organizations. Last year’s event raised over $100,000 for non-profit organizations including: North End Waterfront Health; The Eliot School; St. John School; North End Against Drugs; North End Athletic Association; North End Music and Performing Arts Center; and more.
Ticket are just $99! Click HERE to purchase.
Gift of Life’s Steps for Life 5K Run & Walk
April 29th, 8 am-12 pm
Chestnut Hill Reservoir
355 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton
Gift of Life’s Steps for Life 5k Run & Walk at Chestnut Hill Reservoir is the only 5k in the Boston area solely dedicated to raising awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants. Gift of Life uses funds raised at Steps for Life to add new donors to the worldwide bone marrow registry.
Registration is only $30! To register for the run, click HERE.