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HOME AWAY BOSTON INC's Fundraiser:

Give A Home For The Holidays

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BENEFITING: HOME AWAY BOSTON INC

EVENT: Giving Tower Holiday Challenge

EVENT DATE: Jan 06, 2015

THE STORY:

Home Away Boston leases and operates apartments for the purpose of providing “homes-away-from-home” to families with critically ill children while they are undergoing treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital. Families travel from all over the world to receive treatment at MGH, often leaving behind family and friends to seek out the medical care which they feel will give their child the best chance at survival. When families make the decision to travel for medical care, they must find solutions to three major questions:

Where will we find a comfortable, family-friendly place to stay?

How will we afford this place for six weeks or longer?

Who will help us to find our way around this new, strange city?

Home Away Boston successfully answers each of these questions by providing private, one-bedroom apartments in the peaceful Charlestown Navy Yard neighborhood. Not only do we give families a comfortable, family-friendly place to stay, but we also ensure the apartments are fully stocked with groceries, cleaning supplies, toiletries, linens, housewares, toys, and games prior to the arrival of each guest family. Additionally, we host weekly events in our Community Space to help families make new friends that will help them find their way around the city of Boston. And the best part is: all of this is provided at no cost to the families who stay with us.

Each Home Away Boston apartment costs roughly $150 per night to lease and operate. This amount includes the cost of rent, utilities, cleaning, cable, wifi, and a telephone, as well as the expenses incurred by keeping the units furnished and stocked with food and games, and the cost of hosting activities for our guests to enjoy together. Please help us raise $25,000 to keep our six units up ad running through the month of December!

$10 = New Toy for our Community Space

$30 = One day of Cable, Phone, and WiFi expenses

$50 = Groceries for One Family

$150 = Sponsor a Family for One Night

$500 = One Month of Electricity for all Six Units

$1,000 = Sponsor a Family for One Week

$4,500 = Sponsor a Family for One Month

$16,328

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Tom and Cherry Frost

    $100

  • Lily Waldeck

    $25

  • Harris Family

    $100

  • LIG Challenge Donors

    $2,020

  • Sylvia Carroll

    $25

  • The Adam Family

    $5,000

  • Kim Becker

    $200

  • Bernard & Carol S.

    $50

  • The DeMartino Family

    $300

  • Jim and Patty Garrett

    $100

  • Phil & Pat Ste.Marie

    $50

  • Lynne S.

    $50

  • Lauren, Gene, & Nikki

    $75

  • The Ochs Family

    $1,500

  • PayPal Giving Fund

    $27

  • Michiel & Cissy W.

    $5,000

  • The Merriman Family

    $200

  • Catharine J Crockett

    $51

  • Howard and Ann

    $51

  • Anonymous

    $51

  • Anonymous

    $51

  • Paula Wrighg

    $150

  • The Morse Fam

    $51

  • Carla & Warren Morss

    $500

  • The Gallimore family

    $51

  • Paul and Cheryl Young

    $500

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65% Raised of $25,000 Goal

The Team: $16,328 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Paul and Cheryl Young

Paul and Cheryl Young

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

The Gallimore family

The Gallimore family

DONATION: $51

2 years ago

Carla & Warren Morss

Carla & Warren Morss

DONATION: $500

In honor of Shaun & Bonnie McConnon for their unwavering support and generosity. 2 years ago

The Morse Fam

The Morse Fam

DONATION: $51

2 years ago

Paula Wrighg

Paula Wrighg

DONATION: $150

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $51

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $51

2 years ago

Howard and Ann

Howard and Ann

DONATION: $51

2 years ago

Catharine J Crockett

Catharine J Crockett

DONATION: $51

2 years ago

The Merriman Family

The Merriman Family

DONATION: $200

2 years ago