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 2nd 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 $450,000. 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 70 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.
Old Colony Y’s President and CEO Vinnie Marturano illustrated the unconventional nature of the organization. “It’s no mistake we’re not exactly an ordinary YMCA. Wading into unchartered territory is a core element of our work. If there’s an opportunity for us to serve children and families better, we’ll do it…it’s what our community deserves.” ... continue reading press release