Category Archives: Philanthropy

Community Servings LifeSavor event May5th

Community ServingsCommunity Servings fundraiser, LifeSavor spring gala takes place early next month on Thursday, May 5th from 5:30 – 11:00 PM, starting at the Langham Hotel in Post Office Square. Join Sergio and me at their superb cocktail party before being whisked off to Greater Boston’s top restaurants to enjoy a multi-course dinner.

Proceeds from this event go to help Community Servings provide medically tailored meals to 1,600 individuals who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves and their families.  Last year’s LifeSavor gala raised $525,000.

WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 2016, 5:30pm – 11:00pm
WHERE: Beginning at The Langham Boston in Post Office Square

Tickets to the event remain available and can be purchased here.

The Theater Offensive: climACTS is April 28th

TTO, The Theater Offensive

Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 pm

The Theater Offensive (TTO) annual FUNdraiser, climACTS! is less than two weeks away Thursday, April 28th at Icon Nightclub – 100 Warrenton St.

The party will be emceed by David Brown,  DJ Brent Covington will be on hand and Cuban-American performance artist Octavio Campos will be joined by an ensemble of sexy dancers and performers. Check out this video I put together from a climACTS! fundraiser from a couple years ago. You’ll understand why I say this isn’t your typical, stuffy fundraiser; it is actually quite a bit of fun.

If you’ve never attended the TTO’s annual fundraiser, I’d highly recommend you check it out.  For more information or to get tickets link here.

Unlock the Children’s Creativity

Reception & Open House: Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:30-7:30 pm

Reception & Open House: Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 5:30-7:30 pm

Unlock the Children’s Creativity is an exhibition & collaboration between ARCK & the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery to promote & advocate for arts education in the Boston Public School community.

The exhibition shows how communities can come together to build bridges & eliminate silos. The art will be organized in the gallery according to ARCK’s three primary themes: Leadership, Civic Engagement, and Social Justice.

88 East Boston Early Education Center students, ages 5-6
60 Blackstone Innovation School students, ages 6-7
36 Gardner Pilot Academic students, ages 13-16

For More Information Link Here!

dinnerfest RED Party + Auction is one month from today

BosGuy, Victory Programs

Verna Turbulance and Sergio at dinnerfest 2015

Victory Program’s 2016 Dinnerfest RED Party + Auction is one month from today on Sunday, April 24 from 3-6PM at the Red Lantern restaurant.

For those who love dining out, the Dinnerfest silent auction is certain to please, featuring some of Boston’s most acclaimed restaurants, bistros, pubs and breweries. This year’s honorary co-chairs are Attorney General Maura Healey and Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery and Myers + Chang.

Come join Sergio and me on Sunday, April 24th. Tickets remain available and all the money goes to help support the important work that the Boston Living Center and Victory Programs do for our community.

I want my dinnerfest 2016 tickets

Lip Sync Throw Down at Club Cafe

Boston Gay Basketball League Lip Sync Throw DownSunday, March 13 from 2-4 pm Boston’s Gay Basketball League is hosting a Lip Sync Throw Down at Club Cafe and silent auction fund raiser. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Boston Living Center.

More information about the event is available on their Facebook event page.

Fenway Men’s Event is Saturday, March 19th

Fenway Health Men's Event Mark your calendars and dust off that tuxedo because Boston’s gay prom A.K.A. The Fenway Men’s event is right around the corner, Saturday, March 19th.

Will you be attending the black tie fundraiser for Fenway Health?  The Men’s Event is an annual tradition for many in the Boston area to hop into a tuxedo and come together to help raise money for Boston’s largest LGBT clinic, Fenway Health.  More than 1,300 are expected to attend this year’s program. To learn more about the Men’s Event visit their website

Below is a video from The Men’s Event 2012 to whet your appetite and / or to show you all the fun if you’ve never been before and are curious to see more.

The Nun Brunch: NUNCH is March 6th

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, BostonShow your support for Boston’s Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Nunch is the annual fundraiser brunch of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. As many of you know there are many events and charitable organizations that the Sisters of Perpeptual Indulgence support and volunteer.

It is now your chance to pay it forward by attending their FUNdraiser on Sunday, March 6th from 11am – 3pm.  Proceeds raised will help to support the Sister Grant Fund for 2017, which supports non-profit organizations that do good in the Greater Boston community.

Click here to learn more and purchase your tickets here!