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Event Information
Honoring those making a positive
impact on people living in poverty
2016 gala
to benefit
The Massachusetts Coalition
for the Homeless
The Coalition is steadfast in our belief that homelessness can be resolved
by supplying safe, affordable, permanent housing for the lowest income
households and through our initiatives we provide opportunities for
families and individuals to build economic stability.
Teen Closet
5,510 homeless and low-income students
have received clothing and hygiene products.
ROOM TO BREATHE
228 households living in poverty have been
educated on removing common triggers,
minimizing asthma attacks in children and adults.
HOMELINK
2,700 low-income households have been offered
comprehensive homelessness prevention and housing
assistance to ensure that they remain stably housed.
A BED FOR EVERY CHILD
3,000 school-aged children have been given a
place to dream by receiving a new bed, linens
and blankets.
FURNITURE BANK
1500 low-income families have furnished their
households with free, gently-used donated
furniture.
Honoring those making a positive
impact on people living in poverty
2016 HONOREES
The Cummings Foundation, Inc.
Partners HealthCare
TUGG (Technology Underwriting Greater Good)
2016 gala
to benefit
The Massachusetts Coalition
for the Homeless
THURSDAY MAY 12, 2016 | 6:00 PM
WGBH | 1 Guest St | Brighton, MA
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
BILLY
COSTA
JENNY
JOHNSON
Emcees and Auctioneers
Emmy Award Winning
Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson
of NESN's Dining Playbook
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ELIZABETH CHENG
President
WGBH
ALICE COLEGROVE, DR.PH
JEFF DICKINSON
Massachusetts Dept.
of Public Health
BILL GEHAN
Campion and Company
Real Estate
MICHAEL GARDENER
East Boston
Savings Bank
Mintz, Levin, Cohen, Ferris,
Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
SHEILA GLEESON
DIANNE KUZIA HILLS
Immigration Consultant
WILLIAM MCCARTER
Law Office of
William McCarter
Wendy Payne
gfwc of Masachusetts
MATT NAGLER
Bank W Holdings
My Brothers Table
DEBRA LEE SURFACE
St. Jean’s Credit Union
HOLLY VERNON
Wheaton College
Special thanks to the Event Committee
Elizabeth Cheng
Matt Nagler
WGBH
Bank W Holdings
Salvatore DeGeorge
Alayna Parro
DeGeorge Signature Events
CHMWarnick
Kristie Dickinson
Wendy Payne
CHMWarnick
gfwc of Masachusetts
Bill Gehan
Debra Lee Surface
Campion and Company
St. Jean’s Credit Union
MASSACHUSETTS COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS
15 Bubier St, Lynn MA 01901 • 781.595.7570
• www.mahomeless.org
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
Donna Crotty | 781.595.7570 Ext 33 | [email protected]

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