This event raises funds to support social service and family strengthening programs at the Y.
Thank you so much for joining Old Colony YMCA’s 3rd Annual Rise Up Gala. We are honored and humbled by the outpouring of support we have received from friends, members, volunteers, companies and local foundations. We were able to raise more than $500,000, a record for our organization. Your participation and investment have created a successful event that will impact the lives of many children and families in our neighborhoods.
The event, which was held at Boston Marriott – Quincy, welcomed 400 guests and more than 80 sponsors. Proceeds will help the Y provide services for children and families throughout the region through unique programs focused on family homelessness, inclusion, summer camp, and education.
As a part of his remarks, Old Colony Y’s President and CEO Vinnie Marturano introduced the crowd to the concept of change-makers, which was also the theme of the evening. “It refers to any individual that wants to create positive change in their community. I have the privilege of seeing change-makers in action every day.” ... continue reading press release