Please join us for an unforgettable Community Party to support the work of the Gavin Foundation!
The Gala features former Boston Celtis player Chris Herren who will share his inspirational story about his personal road to recovery. The evening also includes a silent and live auction, delicious food stations, and presentations to two special 2017 Honorees. Governor Charlie Baker will be honored as the Gavin Foundation Man of the Year for his dedicated work on addressing opioid addiction in Massachusetts with his landmark opioid bill. His work on behalf of the individuals and families affected by substance abuse issues is an inspiration to the entire community.Dropkick Murphys Ken Casey will be presented with the Caring Hearts Award for his continued friendship and support of the Gavin Foundation programs. He is an admired and respected role model and truly cares about helping individuals on their road to recovery.
4:30 pm Sponsors/VIP Reception with Chris Herren
5:30 pm Gala Reception featuring Food Stations and Silent Auction
7:00 pm Program begins featuring Emcee Janet Wu, a Live Auction, Speaker Chris Herren, and Honorees Governor Charlie Baker and Ken Casey
The Gavin Foundation is one of the one of the largest community based substance abuse treatment, education, and prevention programs for youth, young people, and adults in Boston. We are a leader in evidence-based substance abuse treatment services for young people. Our residential treatment programs include a recovery home for adolescents, the Cushing House for Boys and Girls, and three recovery homes for adult males; the Charlestown Recovery House, the Gavin House and the Hamilton House.