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7th Annual Karaoke for a Cure to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance

7th Annual Karaoke for a Cure to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance

  • Thu, 11/06/2014 - Thu, 11/06/2014
  • 6:00pm
  • Coral Seafood, Worcester, MA

Join the crowd at this fun-filled event in raising awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer research. Area celebrities and local professionals will compete for the title of Karaoke for a Cure's Best Singer. The evening will include entertainment, dinner buffet, live auctions, raffle items, and a chance for patrons to karaoke after the contest.

 

For more information contact Maureen Grenier at 508.860.1521.

 

 

 


Barnes & Noble Fundraising Bookfair and Book Signing

  • Fri, 11/07/2014 - Sat, 11/08/2014
  • 6:30pm

 Barnes & Noble Fundraising Bookfair and Book Signing

 

Who: Fundraising Bookfair hosted by Barnes & Noble Booksellers and benefitting iPods for Wounded Veterans.

 

What: IFWV will receive a portion of all sales made during the Bookfair period (some restrictions apply)

 

Where: During the bookfair period, ALL U.S. stores and the bn.com website will participate in the bookfair fundraiser.

 

How:

 

In store: Present Bookfair ID code 11318334 to cashier at checkout to ensure IFWV gets credit for the sale.

 

Online: Shop at www.bn.com/bookfair and enter Bookfair ID code 11318334 at checkout

 

Thom & Stacy Shea "Unbreakable: A Navy Seal's Way of Life" Book Signings

 

Friday, November 7th, 6:30-9:00pm

 

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 125 New Hampshire 28, Salem, NH 03079

 

Saturday, November 8th, 12:00pm-2:30pm

 

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 98 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803

 

IPODS FOR WOUNDED VETERANS - BASIC INFO

 

Basic info:

 

iPods for Wounded Veterans

 

Registered Massachusetts 501(c)(3) Corporation

 

Chairman, Paul Cardello

 

Founded 2011

 

Who we serve:

 

Badly wounded U.S. service members from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard.

All have served in the Iraqi and Afghanistan wars and have recently been injured and are receiving treatment at Walter Reid Military Medical Center in Washington, DC and For Belvoir Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, VA.

Many are single, double or triple amputees, have severe brain injuries and/or suffer from Post traumatic stress disorder.

How we serve them:

 

We aid their recovery by driving in vans from Massachusetts to the DC area to personally hand deliver iPods, iPads, Nooks, magazines, letters of support from school/children, headphones and more to the wounded.

 

How it helps:

 

A rebailitating soldier enjoyes an escape to his favorite song

A bedridden pilot has freedom to connect with loved ones, no matter how far away.

A wounded veteran gets lost in a book, even if he can no longer hold a paper copy.

Complex medical schedules can be managed in the palm of a hand.

When we visit with Veterans: The IFWV team makes 3 trips per year to the DC area, working in between trips to fundraise.

 

Other facts:

 

•    IFWV is an all-volunteer organization. 

•    Over 80% of funds raised goes directly to the purchase of electronics and other gifts for the veterans. 

•    The remaining 20% is spent on costs of driving to the DC-area to deliver the gifts, plus marketing and small administration expenses.

 

 

How to help:

 

(1) Donate online at www.ipodsforwoundedveterans.org

 

 

 

(2) Send checks to iPods For Wounded Veterans

 

4 Heather Drive

 

Wilmington, MA 01887

 

 

 

(3)  Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available.

 

 

 

Contact info:

 

Paul Cardello, Chairman

 

Cell: 603.770.5765

 

Email: iwvcardello@gmail.com

 

Elena Barbera, Board Member, Media Contact

 

Cell: 617.938.7504

 

Email: Elena@FoleyDesignGroup.com


Rock the Boat Fundraiser for Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA)

  • Fri, 11/07/2014 - Fri, 11/07/2014
  • 6:30pm
  • Arts at the Armory in Somerville, MA

Rock the Boat is a tasting and music event that will highlight local-dayboat seafood tastings from area restauraunts, live music, chef demos, a fisheries-focused art exhibit, raffle and an auction! The evening will be joined by folk rock singer-songwriter Chelsea Barry and the Bob Marley tribute reggae band, Hope Road.

 

Friday, November 7th from 6:30-9:30pm, and will be held at Arts at the Armory in Somerville.

 

Ticket price will also include one free drink. Attendees will have a chance to taste the bounty of the ocean, learn about sustainable fisheries, dance to the music and bid on an awesome lineup of auction prizes while raising funds for a great organization.

NAMA works with coastal communities that depend on fishing to protect our marine environment, strengthen local leadership, and give voice to independent, community based fishermen. NAMA advocates for policies that advance social, economic, and environmental justice throughout the entire seafood value chain. 

 

Tickets may be purchased online at namarocktheboat.eventbrite.com.  Learn more about NAMA at www.namanet.org or call 978-281-6934.


Joslin Diabetes Fundraiser at Antico Forno, Terramia and Cobblestone Restaurants

Joslin Diabetes Fundraiser at Antico Forno, Terramia and Cobblestone Restaurants

  • Sun, 01/25/2015 - Sun, 10/25/2015

Carla Gomez, the owner of Antico Forno, Terramia, and Cobblestone, will donate 100% of proceeds to Joslin Diabetes as part of the CityFeast. Her son suffers from diabetes, so this fundraiser is very close to her heart. She's been committed to fundraising for The Joslin Diabetes Center and The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). She began CityFeast: Dining out to conquer diabetes to benefit The High Hopes Fund at Joslin Diabetes Center. This takes place every year on the last Sunday in January.

 


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