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12th and Final GELF Benefit Dinner
Saturday, May 9, 2020
6:30pm - 11:30pm
Newton North High School
Join 150+ of your community members for:
12 Plate Gourmet Tasting Menu
Beer Pairings specially selected by Sam Adams Co-founder, Jim Koch
Fine wines by Vino di Vino
Live Music & Dancing
Auction & Raffle
Come Celebrate Chef Katya Salkever in her last year cooking for GELF! Chef Katya Salkever has cooked for the GELF dinner pro-bono since its inception in 2008. Help us thank her for her 12 years of service!
Volunteer to Support GELF! We need lots of help - if you wish to help out please email email@example.com.
Stay tuned for our online auction! GELF's online auction, complete with vacation homes, artwork, & more, will be opening one week before the dinner right here. Stay tuned!
Must be ages 21+ to attend.
Thank you to all who supported the 2019 GELF benefit dinner! We raised more than $54,000 to support life-changing student scholarships! Thanks to these funds, we supported 34 students last year with more than $70,000 to go to 13 different countries!
A very special thank you to our 2019 dinner and auction sponsors:
Global Citizen Sponsor: Samuel Adams®
Friend of GELF Sponsor: Village Bank
Table Sponsors: Newton Chinese Language School, Newton Community Education
Gregory Drake & Family, Thomas MacIntyre, Michael Kozuch & Family, Yasmin Dalton, Adriana Kopinja, Vani Sayeed, Studio Eleven, Laura Holt, Hipstitch, Claire Ryan-Robertson, The Paper Mouse Atelier, Julie Sall, Vani Sayeed, Jocelyn Chemel, Hipstitch, Wegmans, Karen Leeds, Dawn Davis Elements, Comedor, Claire and Jim Robertson, Russo's, Elizabeth Stahl, Debra Nemetz, Ross Rossover, Jamie Kaknes and Heidi Kertatos, Aji's Sushi, Jennifer Price & Katya Salkever, Artitudes, Boca Bella, Antoines, Icing on the Cake, Little Big Diner, Biltmore, Sycamore, Karen Leeds, The Silver Woman, Shaws, Whole Foods, Susan Cassidy, Greentail Table, Fiorella's, Blacker's, Brewer's Coalition, Bills Pizza, Los Amigos, Comella's, West St., Folklorica, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, Shannon Slattery, Finagle a Bagel, TheatreInk, SouthStage, Down Under Yoga, Stop and Shop, Helena Han, Ross Ozer
Donate to the gelf dinner
Not sure you can make the dinner? Donate below or support a teacher to attend for $100 (just make a note in the donation comments).
more ways to contribute
Not sure you can make the dinner? We would still love your help.
- Volunteer your time
- Donate an auction or raffle item
- Make a monetary donation
- Sponsor a teacher to attend the dinner ($100/person)
- Become a corporate sponsor or table sponsor
Let us know how you would like to help by emailing GELF Manager Samantha Mandel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For online monetary donations:
Please use the button above and add any special instructions in the comments.
For check donations:
Check should be payable to the "Newton Schools Foundation" with "GELF" on the memo line and mailed to:
Newton Schools Foundation
100 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02460
Donations are tax deductible. For more information, please contact: Samantha Mandel (email@example.com)