Upcoming Events from our Grantee Organizations

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Lawyers Clearinghouse is now accepting applications for its Legal Assessment Program. This free service provides nonprofit organizations with pro bono legal services to review and evaluate your organization's corporate governance to identify and remedy potential legal issues, ensure that legal requirements are met and suggest best practices for governance. To apply for assistance or for more information, contact Machiko Sano Hewitt (msanohewitt@lawyersclearinghouse.org; 617.788.1954) or visit their website.


November 8th, 2012 @ 5:00pm - A Veterans Day Celebration. Join Shelter Legal Services for an evening of cocktails and conversation to raise awareness of veterans legal issues and celebrate Veterans Day. The Avery Bar, the Ritz-Carlton,10 Avery Street, Boston, 5:00pm. Cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. All are welcome; service uniforms encouraged.


December 5th, 2012 @ 5:00pm - This holiday season, RESPOND, Inc. will be honored by The Shops at Prudential Center as a holiday lighting partner. The Prudential Tower will shine a light on RESPOND, New England’s first domestic violence agency, during 31 Nights of Light, an event created to help community organizations gain key visibility during the holiday season through the lights and location of a Boston icon.On December 5th at 5PM, RESPOND will “flip the switch” to light the top of the Prudential Tower purple in honor of their work to end domestic violence. Join RESPOND at 4:30PM for a pre-lighting ceremony at Center Court. Post pictures of the Pru lit purple on RESPOND’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RESPONDInc. For more information, visit www.respondinc.org.

December 6th, 2012 @ 5:30pm - The Solas Awards are a memorable way to commence the holiday season. The Irish International Immigrant Center invites you to enjoy an evening of music and celebration. Your seat purchase includes access to the Library at 5:30pm. For further details please contact Mary Kerr at 617.695.1554. Your support enables the IIIC to continue providing critical services to thousands of immigrant families and individuals. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Irish International Immigrant Center Solas Awards Celebration
Thursday, December 6; 5:30 pm
John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston
Seats are $250.


January 18, 2013 @ Time TBD - Annual Gala. Please save the evening of Friday, January 18, 2013 for the Shelter Legal Servies Annual Gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common. The event will include complimentary hors d'oeuvres, open bar, silent auction and live entertainment! For information about sponsorship opportunities, please call at 617-552-0623 .