October 28, 2017: 4th Annual “Keep the Promise” Event
Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center
1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA
Purchase tickets at https://www.501auctions.com/fpm
April 7, 2018: 9th Annual Walk to End Homelessness
Registration begins January 2018. More information available soon.
April 2017: 8th Annual Walk to End Homelessness
The 2017 walkathon was a record-setting event for Family Promise Metrowest. We registered 1,000 attendees and raised over $155,000 to fund our Shelter and Transitional Living programs and Steps to Success, our comprehensive employment program. This incredible outcome was possible thanks to the generosity and enthusiastic support of our amazing network of donors and volunteers drawn from congregations, businesses, civic organizations, schools, and families across the state and beyond.
December 2016: Family Promise Metrowest Holiday Party
Our holiday party for present and former guests was a great success thanks to the generous support of MassBay Community College, Wayland High School, Natick High School Key Club, Newton Country Day, Dover–Sherborn High School, and Weston High School. The Day Center was transformed into a holiday wonderland with treats for all the senses. Our children were delighted to make gingerbread cookies, hear the talented musicians of the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, design crafts, sip cocoa, sing holiday songs, and enjoy a special visit from Santa.
November 2016: 3rd Annual “Keep the Promise” Event
Our Keep the Promise event is one of our two anchor fundraisers, raising critical operating expenses for our programs. The 2016 event, hosted at Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland, was a huge success, with a sell-out crowd of 400 guests enjoying delicious food from local restaurants, musical performances, and a live and silent auction of extraordinary donations. Over $90,000 was raised for our programs.
May 2017: Volunteer Leaders’ Appreciation Dinner
Our annual dinner celebrates our volunteer leaders, the backbone of Family Promise Metrowest. These individuals include the coordinators at our host congregations who oversee every facet of our shelter program and our Day Center volunteers who staff our office and support our guests on weekends. Students from Walnut Hill School for the Arts provided musical entertainment. We also celebrated graduating high school seniors for their dedication and service to our families. Judy Mongiardo, Network Coordinator, officiated the evening’s program.
May 2017: Laura Vecchione Album Release and Benefit Concert at TCAN
Laura Vecchione and her band took the stage for a sold-out crowd at The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN) on May 13 to celebrate the official release of her newest album “Love Lead,” and proceeds from the event benefitted Family Promise Metrowest. Musician Jodi Heights joined Laura to open this evening of inspirational music and dessert delicacies donated by Boston Gourmet Chefs.