Where there's the Y, there's a way to spark the good in all of us.

Join us for the Spark Party!
Purchase Tickets & Event Sponsorship

An incredible evening featuring three inspirational honorees and celebrating the life-changing outcomes experienced by the children, youth and families we serve.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 6pm | Cocktails & Dinner | Fairmont Copley Plaza
Emcee: WBZ-TV News Anchor, David Wade

Honoring

CITIZENS BANK
Jerry Sargent, President, Massachusetts

1851 YMCA of Greater Boston
Legacy Award for Corporate Citizenship

HOPE ALDRICH
President & CEO, Eastern Insurance Group

1851 YMCA of Greater Boston
Legacy Award for Volunteer Leadership

JAY HAJJ
Chef and Owner of Mike’s Diner

1851 YMCA of Greater Boston
Legacy Award for Civic Engagement

2018 Event Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSORS









GOLD SPONSORS

RICHARD & NICHOLE ALDRICH
DANIEL BROWNELL & KELLEY LAUREL
ELIZABETH B. BURNETT & CHARLES GLERUM
EVELYN C. KAUPP & DIANNE R. PHILLIPS
BILL & KATHY PARENT
NANCY & KEITH STUART

SILVER SPONSORS

Berkshire Bank
Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation
Charles River Realty
Jeff & Shannan Conway
Linea 5, Inc.
Matt & Meredith McPherron
C. Ann Merrifield & Wayne Davis

James O’S. Morton, Esq. & Dawn Fontaine
Ronin Advertising Group
Safety Insurance
Victoria & Don Sullivan
The Walton Family Foundation
Frederick A Wang/The Wang Foundation

 

BRONZE SPONSORS

Acadia Insurance Group
Aspen Capital Company
Baystate Financial
Bernkopf Goodman
Chubb
The Hanover Insurance Group
The Hartford
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Liberty Mutual
MAPFRE Insurance

Newmark Knight Frank
Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Precor
Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance
The Redwoods Group
Shields Health Care Group
Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
W.B. Mason


Many thanks to our additional supporters

Ace American Insurance
Boyle, Shaughnessy & Campo, P.C.
Brennan Group
Chief of Staff
Delta Dental
Klein Hornig
Krokidas & Bluestein, LLP
MPIUA

Power Options
Preferred Meals
Travelers Insurance
UBS
UnicPro, Inc.
UNUM
Vermont Mutual Insurance


Thank you to our generous early sponsors!

Sponsorship Benefits

Presenting Sponsor: $100,000

  • 20 tickets to the event with premier seating (2 tables for ten).
  • Sponsor name listed on save the date invitation*.
  • Customized naming opportunity the night of the Spark Party (Optional on request).
  • Recognition on stage, on website and social media, as well as prominent listing as presenting or lead sponsor at the event.
  • Exposure on lobby screens at flagship Huntington Avenue YMCA seen by more than 6,000 members.
  • Seating with promising youth who have been impacted by the YMCA and have benefited from the event (Optional on request).

Platinum Sponsor: $50,000

  • 10 Tickets to the event with premier seating.
  • Sponsor name listed on invitation*.
  • Customized naming opportunity the night of the Spark Party (Optional on request).
  • Recognition on stage, on website and social media, as well as prominent listing as premiere sponsor at the event.
  • Seated with promising youth who have been impacted by the YMCA and have benefited from the event (Optional on request).

Gold Sponsor: $25,000

  • 8 tickets to the event.
  • Sponsor name listed on save the date invitation*.
  • Recognition on stage and prominent listing night of, on website and in social media leading up the event.
  • Seated with promising youth who have been impacted by the YMCA and have benefited from the event (Optional on request).

Silver Sponsor: $10,000

  • 8 tickets to the event.
  • Sponsor name listed on invitation*
  • Listing night of and in media leading up to the event.
  • Seated with promising youth who have been impacted by the YMCA and have benefited from the event (Optional on request).

Bronze Sponsor: $5,000

  • 4 tickets to the event.
  • Sponsor listing on website.
  • Sponsor name listed on the night of materials.

Individual Tickets: $1,000

  • All funds raised at the Spark Party support programming for underserved children, youth, teens, individuals and families.

EVENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Dan Brownell*, Community Volunteer
Elizabeth B. Burnett*, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
Kerry J. Byrne, KBJ Trending Hospitality
Joseph Ferra, Syros Pharmaceuticals
Kerry Harrison, Citizens Bank
James Morton, YMCA of Greater Boston
Bill Parent*, Blue Hills Bank
Nancy Stuart*, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Nina Terenzi, Eastern Insurance Group

*YMCA of Greater Boston Board Member

For more information, contact: Maureen Jerz | 617-927-8095 | mjerz@ymcaboston.org