Monday, April 22, 2013
Roseann Sdoia reportedly lost her right leg in the explosions on Monday, April 15.
Friends of a North End woman severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombings last week are hoping to raise $750,000 to help her with hospital costs and other needs during her recovery. According to a post on GoFundMe.com, North End resident Roseann Sdoia had attended the Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Monday, April 15 and had walked over to the finish line at Copley Square to watch the rest of the marathon when she was injured by the explosions. “Roseann suffered serious injuries as a result of the explosions and has lost a leg above the knee,” wrote Christine Rousseau Hart, who attended high school and college with Sdoia. Hart posted a photo on the GoFundMe.com site that shows Sdoia watching the race in front of the restaurant Forum, …
Monday, June 25, 2012
The president will meet patrons at Hammersley's Bistro, where patrons paid $40,000 a plate as part of a fundraiser.
President Barack Obama will be hobnobbing with big-money donors in the South End today. Later on, the leader of the free world will attend an event at Symphony Hall. Obama is scheduled to be at a campaign roundtable Monday morning at Hammersley's Bistro in the South End. He'll also speak at Symphony Hall in the afternoon, the Boston Globe article says. Later in the day, Judith and Douglas Krupp of Weston host a "Dinner with President Obama" at 6:30 p.m., according to the Obama Victory Fund 2012 website. Tickets are $17,900, or $35,800 for a couple. Douglas Krupp is the co-founder of a real estate investment company called the Berkshire Group, according to a Boston Globe article on Obama's fundraising stops Monday in the Boston area.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association's annual event is this Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Want to help college-bound high school seniors in the South End pay for their first-semester books, supplies or a computer? The Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood Association is holding its annual Scholarship Fundraiser/Silent Auction from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Estragon. The event, in its sixth year, provides $1,000 scholarships to the matriculating students in June to help defray some of their college costs, other than tuition. Last year, the association awarded eight scholarships, and, this year, members are hoping to give out more. Auction Items The silent auction items will include local art, gift certificates to South End restaurants and other South End retail items. There will also be a live auction with a one-of-a-…
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Johnson presented her prêt-à-porter collection Saturday at the Cyclorama to help raise money for the South End Community Health Center's Breast Cancer Prevention Program.
Fashion designer Betsey Johnson lit up Cyclorama's stage Saturday in the name of breast cancer awareness. After a year of planning, Johnson's show took the stage and helped raise $160,000 for the South End Community Health Center's Breast Cancer Prevention Program, which is aimed at helping women in the South End fight against breast cancer. The money raised thus far will go toward hiring patient navigators who will be responsible for maintaining patients' healthcare procedures and compliance records, according to the center's CEO, Bob Johnson, who is Betsey's brother. “We want to take the funds and not only do this for our own patients but to do this for the entire South End community,” he said. With the money raised, the center is …
Friday, January 28, 2011
G-Row, a girls rowing team comprised of 20 girls from different Boston Public Schools, wants to go to Austin in February to train and they need your support!
It's pretty hard to row on the Charles River when it's frozen, and for G-Row, a crew team comprised of high school girls from all over Boston, training indoors is the only option during this particularly brutal winter. But in February, they have the opportunity to travel to Austin, Texas and they need your help fundraising. On Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., G-Row will set up their ergometer (indoor rowing machine) in the Prudential Center to demonstrate their skills and raise money for their trip. Donations will be accepted in addition a raffle. Over their February vacation from Feb. 20-26, the 20 girls and their coaches hope to travel to Texas for an annual winter training trip. There, they will have a chance to work out …