2016 Kentucky Derby Fundraiser to Benefit Boston Cares

Who: You and anyone else you’d like to bring to this great event!

Where: Carrie Nation Cocktail Club –  11 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108

When: May 7, 2016; 3:30-7 pm

Details: The event will feature a silent auction, exclusive Derby-themed cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and of course, the two greatest minutes in sports: The Kentucky Derby.

This is the 5th annual Kentucky Derby benefit hosted by Boston Cares Board Member, Steve Trotta. All proceeds support Boston Cares’ mission to connect more than 23,000 enthusiastic and experienced volunteers with more than 165 local nonprofit agencies and schools to achieve a mutual goal of improving our communities in the Greater Boston area.

General Admission tickets are on sale at a limited time pre-sale rate of $50.00 until Friday, April 29th. Tickets will be available at the door for $75.00.

Reserve your exclusive Mint Julep and Champagne Bucket today!

Through generous donations from Woodford Reserve and G.H. Mumm, we are offering a limited number of very special $100 Mint Juleps in commemorative copper cups and $100 bottles of champagne (sabering of your champagne is included!). Please note that these purchases do not include admission to the event.

Online tickets are available now!


About Boston Cares

Boston Cares mobilizes more than 25,000 volunteers annually in support of Greater Boston schools and non-profit agencies. They offer a wide array of programs and opportunities that make it easy for you to volunteer no matter how busy your schedule is. Boston Cares is a registered 501 (c) 3 non-profit public charity.

Their signature Calendar Program features more than 250 projects each month through which members volunteer at a variety of projects. These projects include: planting community gardens, serving meals to the homeless, cleaning parks, painting community centers, tutoring children, GED prep for adults, ushering at cultural performances, and much, much more.

Boston Cares offers several specialized programs.  For corporate volunteers, their Hands at Work program provides comprehensive project planning to ensure meaningful service for employees.

Boston Cares is the largest volunteer action center in New England. In 2010, more than 25,000 Boston Cares volunteers contributed 70,000 hours to 300 non-profits in the Greater Boston area.

Boston Cares is a member of the HandsOn Network, an alliance of volunteer organizations working to transform individuals and communities through service and civic engagement, with affiliates in 250 US and international locations.