Category Archives: Philanthropy

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.

THE EXHIBITION WILL INCLUDE SELECTED WORK BY:
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 mensevent.org.

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!

TTO’s climACTS! sale ends February 29th

TTO, The Theater Offensive

climACTS! UNDERGROUND
Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 pm

Pre-sale Discounted Tickets Start at $80 (ends on 2/29)

The Theater Offensive (TTO) annual FUNdraiser, climACTS! is Thursday, April 28th at Stage Nightclub – 19 Boylston Place Boston.  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. It will better explain what I mean when 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.

Spring 2016 LGBT fundraisers in Boston

The Boston area has a lot of LGBT fundraisers and events that are worth your attention and support, but it is hard to attend everything. Below I’ve compiled a list of events that will take place this winter and spring that you may want to consider attending or supporting in 2016.

Feel free to add any LGBT events that I missed in the comments section below.

Taste of the South EndEARLY MARCH: Taste of the South End will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The event draws 40+ restaurants and more than a few beers and wines.  This is a casual and fun weekday event that helps raise funds for the AIDS Action Committee.

Black TieMARCH 19: Fenway Men’s Event is one of the city’s largest LGBT fundraising events of the season and is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the Fenway Health. It’s counterpart, The Women’s Dinner Party will take place just a few weeks later on April 9th.

Gay, Lesbian, MovieMARCH 31 – APRIL 10 Boston LGBT Film Festival will host their 32nd annual film festival and is the perfect event for all of you movie buffs. Confirmed venues for this year’s festival include The MFA Boston, The ICA Boston and The Paramount Theatre at Emerson College. 

Spirit Magazine Networking NightAPRIL 13 Boston Spirit Magazine LGBT Executive Networking Night is not a fund raiser but is an opportunity for LGBT professionals to come together and network with others. The program is hosted each year by Boston Spirit Magazine and is usually hosted at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel.

Victory Programs, BosGuyAPRIL 24 DinnerFest will take place once again at the Red Dragon from 3-6 PM. This important fundraiser now managed by The Victory Programs is an important event to help continue their important work in our community.

theater offensiveAPRIL 28: climACTS! Underground is easily one of the most fun and unconventional fundraisers you will find in Boston. The funds raised support The Theater Offensive.

Have I overlooked an LGBT fundraising event? Please share in the comments section and have the charity email me the details at: bosguymail@gmail.com.