The season of giving is right around the corner. If you’re looking to get a head start on your good deeds, here are a few local happenings to get involved in!
Joe Andruzzi Foundation Looks to the Future at 11th Annual Gala
Thursday, November 15th 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Gillette Stadium’s Putnam Club West
1 Patriot Place, Foxboro
Join the Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF) for their 11th Annual Gala this Thursday. This annual event is crucial in raising funds for the JAF mission, which is to alleviate the financial burden on cancer patients and their families throughout New England by assisting them with non-medical bills such as rent/mortgage payments, utilities, and other household expenses. The gala also provides an opportunity for the Foundation to pay special tribute to those who have provided key support of JAF over the past years. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
FamilyAid Boston’s Home for the Holidays Celebration
Thursday, November 15th 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Boston Exchange Conference Center
212 Northern Ave, Boston
Home for the Holidays celebrates FamilyAid Boston’s work empowering parents and caregivers facing homelessness, honors the champions who have shown a commitment to ending family homelessness in Greater Boston, and raises critical funds to continue this necessary work. For more information, click here.
School on Wheels of Massachusetts Open the Door Gala
Thursday, November 15th 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
20 Ericsson Street, Boston
The Open the Door Gala, hosted by Billy Costa (KISS 108), is to honor those who support the educational needs of children and teens in Massachusetts impacted by homelessness. For more information, click here.
IMPACT Melanoma’s Annual Shades of Hope Gala
Friday, November 16th 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Boston
200 Boylston Street, Boston
IMPACT Melanoma, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to working to reduce the incidence of melanoma, is hosting their annual Shades of Hope Gala to help raise funds for the organization’s educational awareness programs and initiatives. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Annual Gear Up for Winter Un-Gala with Cradles to Crayons
Saturday, November 17th 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Giving Factory
155 North Beacon St, Brighton
Cradles to Crayons’ Annual Un-Gala is a special holiday tradition that highlights their Gear Up for Winter initiative in a festive day of hands-on service. Families with children and corporate representatives work side by side during this unique celebration that combines philanthropy with volunteer engagement on behalf of children in need. The event features mascots from your favorite Boston sports teams, kid-friendly activities and entertainment, a special volunteer shift, a delicious meal, and an impact presentation. For more information, click here.