Save the date for the 2018 GELF benefit dinner:
    GELF Benefit Dinner
    May 5, 2018
    Newton North High School
     GELF Logo 2018
    Ticket sales for the 2018 Benefit Dinner are now live!  Buy your tickets below.
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  • Not sure you can make the dinner, or want to support a teacher to attend the dinner at $100/head?

    You can donate online to GELF at the button below and write any special instructions in the comments. You can also write a check (payable to Newton Schools Foundation with "GELF" on the memo line) and mail to:

    Newton Schools Foundation

    100 Walnut Street

    Newton, MA 02460


    Thank you to all who supported the 2017 GELF benefit dinner!  We raised more than $33,000 to support life-changing student scholarships! This year alone, GELF funded:

    • more than $35,000
    • to 21 students 
    • to travel to 9 countries 
  • A special thank you to our many 201 dinner and auction sponsors: 


    Samuel Adams® 


    STA Travel 


    Newton Community Education


    The Village BankTM

    GoGo Flight Internet, Kuvée, Tom MacIntyre, Greg Drake & family, Michael Kozuch, Julie Sall, Talori's, Aji's Restaurant, O'Hara's Restaurant, Jamie Chaloff, Union Street Restaurant, Sapporo's,  The Silver Woman, Folklorica, Newtonville Books, Lee's Burgers, Stone L'Oven, Salon Capri, West Newton Cinema, Judith's Kitchen, Comedor, Craft Beer Cellar, Down Under School of Yoga, Cobella Salon, Anna's Taqueria, Karen Swbin-Jonash, Claire Ryan Robertson, Amy McMahon, Marla Wiener, Deb Lichtenstein, Kathy Lobo, Helena Alfonzo, Cyndi Mason, Elizabeth Stahl, Social Boston Sports, Jeanette Lee, Yoga Works, Claire Lombard, Theater Ink, South Stage, Gridth Ablon, Debbie Linder, Amy Siegel, Shannon Slattery, Chris Alberg. Vani Sayeed