• The 2019 GELF Benefit Dinner raised more than $54,000 to support Newton Public Schools students to travel abroad! 
    Many thanks to all who attended or offered support! 
    GELF Dinner 2019 thanks its sponsors!
    Global Citizen Sponsor: Sam Adams
    Friend of GELF Sponsor: Village Bank
    Table Sponsors: Newton Chinese Language School, Newton Community Education
    Support GELF by buying wine at Vino diVino! Help GELF by purchasing wines from Vino di Vino Wine Shop (on Walnut Street). If you mention GELF any time before May 18th,  they will donate 10% of your purchase price to us.  
    Volunteer to Support GELF! We need lots of help  - please sign up for a volunteer role here!
  • Thank you to all who supported the 2018 GELF benefit dinner!  We raised more than $55,000 to support life-changing student scholarships! Thanks to these funds, we have already funded 30 students this school year with more than $60,000 to go to eight different countries!

  • A very special thank you to our many 2018 dinner and auction sponsors: 

    Samuel Adams® 
    Vino di Vino
    STA Travel 
    Isaac's Moving and Storage
    Newton Chinese Language School
    Newton Community Education
    The Village BankTM


    WholeFoods, Stop & Shop, Wegmans, Cabot's, Trader Joe's, Blacker's Bake Shop, Menton Restaurant, Shaw's, Brewer's Coalition Aji Sushi Bar, Bill's Pizzeria, Sangria, Fiorella's, Grafton Group, Antoine's Bakery Down Under Yoga, Miniluxe, Patty Simon, Hipstitch, Folklorica, Kathy Lobo, Artitudes, City Winery, Comedor, Claire and Jim Robertson, Central Cafe & Restaurant, Davio's, Farmstead Table,  Boca Bella, Icing on the Cake, Studio Eleven, Mallory Portraits,  Heather Ayres, Y3K Tutoring, Kathy Seltzer, Susy Pilgrim Waters, Lynda Goldberg, Emily Condon, Sherry Edwards, Cheryl Clegg, Shannon Slattery, Elizabeth Stahl, Claire Ryan-Robertson, The Silver Woman, Eleanor Lubin, Henry Taves, Jennifer Price,  Supria Sarma,  Chris Alberg, The Paper Mouse Atelier, Paper Source, Greg Drake & Family, Tom Macintyre, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, South Stage, Theatre Ink, Julie Bourgoin, Vicki Ritterband, Helena Alfonzo & Cynthia Manthei, Julie Sall, Gogo Inflight Internet

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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 

    Let us know how you would like to help by emailing Samantha Mandel

    For online monetary donations: 

    Please use the button below and add 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