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A Poem Written by one of Our Guests "Heavens Grocery Store"

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Watch an Interview with Marilyn Lee-Tom about the Photo Exhibit "Homelessness From Our Eyes"

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Faces Exhibit

Watch an Interview with Marilyn Lee-Tom about the Exhibit

Join us for our Fall 2014 Gala!

Celebrating a New Beginning Enjoy a delicious meal and join your neighbors in supporting the Community Day Center in our mission of helping the homeless people and other people in need in Waltham and surrounding communities. It will be a great night out with wonderful food and lots of fun for all.


Fall Gala
"
Celebrating a New Beginning"
Friday, October 24th, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Hobbs Brook Dining Room
225 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA
(parking in the rear)

Keynote Speaker: Paul Tremblay
Director, Community Enterprise Clinic,
Boston College Law School

Professor Tremblay has dedicated himself to social
justice and legal services to the poor.

Live Entertainment:  Shelter Music of Boston

 

We will also honor longtime supporters Michael Colomba of Crescent Suites Hotel and Brelundi Restaurants, and Dr. Sharyn Lowenstein, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Community-Based Learning at Lasell College.

Our theme this year, "Celebrating a New Beginning" was chosen because we are excited to celebrate the (almost complete) construction of our new home on Felton Street. Ticket purchases, donations and sponsorships will help us to finish this project and move into our new home.

The Gala promises lots of entertainment and fun, including:

  • Hors D’oevres

  • Dinner

  • Silent Auction

  • Raffles

  • Live Music

  • ... and more!

Tickets are $100.00 and may be purchased on-line or by mail (see below). The entire ticket purchase price benefits the Community Day Center of Waltham, a registered non-profit charity organization.

Ammenities: Casual dress, Cash bar (ID required), families welcome!

You might also consider sponsoring our event. Sponsorships include free tickets or advertising in our program booklet and website, or both: Click Here for details.

We are also looking for donated items for our silent auction and raffle. Please to make arrangements.


Purchase Tickets

You can purchase tickets by mail or on-line. All tickets will be held at the door. If possible, we would appreciate RSVP or ticket purchases by October 17th.

To purchase tickets on-line, push the button below to add one ticket to your PayPal shopping cart. You'll be taken to your PayPal shopping cart where you can modify the number of tickets and pay by credit/debit card or direct PayPal transfer. If you'd like to purchase the tickets as a donation only, please let us know by changing the RSVP option before your purchase. (Note: If you select "continue shopping" on the PayPal page, you can go back to your cart to checkout by clicking the "View Cart" button at the bottom of the page.)

RSVP:

Note: If you cannot attend but would like to make a
donation of another amount, please visit our donation page.

If you prefer, you can also purchase tickets by mail. Simply mail a check made out to "Community Day Center" along with your name, address, and phone number to:

Community Day Center
attn: Gala 2014 Tickets
P.O. Box 541066
Waltham, MA 02454

or call us at (781) 392-6311 to make other arrangements.


Be a Sponsor!

Increase your support of our mission, get free tickets to the Gala, and advertise your business or organization in our event program by selecting one of the options below. This year, we are directing all sponsorship money toward the building of our new facility on Felton Street.

Note: Your donation will be increased if you pay by check or using your PayPal account, but we welcome donations by credit card as well.

Headline Sponsor: 25 event tickets, headline recognition for company logo or name on printed materials, special placement full-page ad (5”w x 8.5”h) in program, representative of your choice speaks at event.
$25,000
Please contact us for purchase
Raise the Roof Sponsor: 20 event tickets, premier recognition for company logo or name on printed materials, special placement full-page ad (5”w x 8.5”h) in program. $10,000
Open the Door Sponsor: 15 event tickets, logo or name on printed materials, special placement full-page ad (5”w x 8.5”h) in program. $7,500
Turn the Key Sponsor: 15 event tickets, prime recognition of company logo or name on printed materials, half-page ad (5”w x 4”h) in program. $5,000
Lay the Foundation Sponsor: 10 event tickets, logo or name on printed materials, half-page ad (5”w x 4”h) in program. $2,500
Pave the Way Sponsors: 10 event tickets, logo or name on printed materials, quarter-page ad (2.25”w x 4”h) in program. $1,000
Cornerstone Sponsor: 5 event tickets, business card-size ad (3.5”w x 2”h) in program $500

If you prefer, you can also purchase sponsorships or program ads by mail. Simply mail a check made out to "Community Day Center" along with your name, address, and phone number to:

Community Day Center
attn: Gala 2013 Sponsorship
P.O. Box 541066
Waltham, MA 02454

Note: Ads may be sent to us and should be image files in GIF, JPEG, or PDF format, sized as shown. Images should be 300dpi if possible. Ads without sufficient edge margin may be printed with a slight reduction in size.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss sponsorship or to make any special requests for the event.

Gala 2014 Committee:

Annie Aisenberg
Harnan Bray
Michael Colomba
Kathryn Davis
Bill Fowler
Miles Hutton
Angela Lordi
Lisa Lorgeree
Sharyn Lowenstein
Kelly Hill
Betty Rots

Announcements

Save The Date!
Community Day Center Holiday Party
1:30-4:30 pm
Thurs. Dec. 18, 2012

We Need Your Help

We are giving out backpacks and duffel bags to each of our guests at our holiday party this year.  Backpacks have a lot of utility for homeless people. We are looking for individuals, churches and other groups to commit to donating money to purchase them for us.

Click Here To Help

We Are Getting a New Home!

UPDATE

We are very close to completing the remodel on or new home on Felton Street. But like all projects, a few ugly surprises were in store.

We're about $35,000 short and going for a last push to fill this gap.

Please click here to learn how you can help

Our new home!

 

Our Supporters:

The Jones Partnership   Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation   Crescent Suites Hotel   The Elephant Walk    The Cabot Family Charitable Trust    Watertown Savings Bank    Bird Precision   The Cipper Ship Foundation   Yankee Fleet - Providing ocean adventures since 1944