Category Archives: Philanthropy

Heels for Hope

BAGLYEach year there is that one party or event that exceeds expectations and floods Facebook with photos.  For Boston Pride 2014, I think that event was Heels for Hope. When Michael Labrecque and his friends approached BoMA to host a party that involved high heels and helping Boston Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Youth (BAGLY) none of them realized how many guys would show up. Kudos to the group for raising $2,800 for BAGLY and for hosting what turned out to be one of my favorite parties of the year. Below I’ve included some of the photos from all the fun.

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GLSEN annual summer party on Fire Island

Gay Lesbian and Straight Education NetworkI don’t normally write about events on Fire Island but the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is a great and worthy organization I’m only too happy to promote. I also know a lot of guys who read this blog spend time on Fire Island so I wanted to give this fun summer party that helps raise money for GLSEN a shout out.

If you’re not going to be on Fire Island that weekend but have friends who will be – pass the post or information along to them.

Event Details
Saturday, July 12 from 1-4PM
135 Beach Hill, Fire Island Pines

Tickets are $50: Buy your tickets here

Heels for Hope at BoMA: Wednesday, June 11

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Photo Credit: Ryan Edward Scott

Wednesday, June 11th, Michael Labrecque is hosting Heels for Hope at BoMA Restaurant and Bar at 1415 Washington Street in the South End.  The event, Heels for Hope, will honor BAGLY and include raffles and other fun for everyone who attends.

If you’re itching to put on some pumps and looking for an excuse to get out and have fun with friends, check out this event next Wednesday.  More details about Boston’s first annual Heels for Hope can be found on their Facebook page, here.

Heels for Hope:  Wed. June 11th at 7PM at BoMA Restaurant

Scooper Bowl to beneft Jimmy Fund starts tomorrow

Jimmy FundThe Jimmy Fund’s annual Scooper Bowl – an all you can eat Ice Cream extravaganza and summer tradition here in Boston – starts tomorrow so get your tickets and head down to City Hall Plaza.

Tuesday, June 3 – Thursday, June 5, 2014
Noon – 8 p.m. in 
City Hall Plaza, Boston

Get Your Tickets Here

Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl starts next Tuesday

Jimmy Fund

The Jimmy Fund’s annual Scooper Bowl – an all you can eat Ice Cream extravaganza and summer tradition here in Boston – starts next Tuesday so mark your calendars and get your tickets.

Tuesday, June 3 – Thursday, June 5, 2014
Noon – 8 p.m. in 
City Hall Plaza, Boston
Buy Your Tickets Here – while they last

 

The Theater Offensive climACTS! Bold

This is the second year I’ve attended The Theater Offensive (TTO) annual fundraiser and celebration, climACTS!  TTO celebrated their 25th Anniversary by throwing a fantastically fun party and acknowledging Tony Award-winning star, Billy Porter, by presenting him with their  OUT on the Edge Award. 

TTO works to present the diversity of the LGBT community through art to help break through personal isolation, challenges and status quo.   If you’ve never attended one of their programs, check out this video then like their Facebook Page and attend an upcoming TTO event.

climACTS! Bold – May 19th

Theater Offensive BostonI’ve been writing about The Theater Offensive’s fundraiser, climACTS! BOLD, and now the event is practically here.

Will you be attending this fantastic party to benefit The Theater Offensive? Say hello if you see me (and thank you in advance for posing for a photo).  This year’s special guest is musician and Broadway star, Billy Porter, currently playing the Kinky Boots role of Lola on Broadway.

VIP and General Admission tickets remain available.

Tickets to climACTS! BOLD
Monday, May 19 at the Wilbur Theater
6:00 PM VIP/Sponsor Reception 7:00 PM General Admission