Tag Archive for Fundraiser

Beyond Walls Kickoff Party Meets Goal, Fundraising Continues

4/7/17 [UPDATE] Link to CALL FOR ARTISTS “Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking project in downtown Lynn featuring public art and lighting installations. MassDevelopment has offered a Commonwealth Places grant, contributing $50,000 to the project if Beyond…

GoFundMe for Zangiband Family

3/29/17 Sina Zangiband was fatally shot Monday, a tragic story covered extensively by area news outlets. A friend of Sina’s mother set up this GoFundMe page to help the Zangiband’s cover funeral expenses. An innocent young man’s life was taken tragically too soon this week. Sina Zangiband was a hard working young man doing his…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…

They Rocked for a Reason

3.13.17 The Knights of Pythias was full Saturday night for what Mark Boland billed as the “First Annual Rock for a Reason.” Four local bands played the fundraiser for the Melanson Charitable Corporation Open Arms Scholarship and My Brother’s Table – Treading Water, The Dirty Floorboards, Set The Nation and Monkey Knife Fight. The Open…

Raising Money for Rich Viger’s Christmas Parade

On Friday, November 4th, people and donations poured in to Old Tyme Italian on Boston Street to raise money for the annual Christmas Eve Parade, named after its founder Rich Viger. Raffle prizes were impressive, from excellent seats to sporting events to boat trips. Donations can be sent to – Jay Walsh 15 Avon Street…

Purchase Y Membership Raffles to Support American Latino Committee

10.2.16 – Raffles for YMCA family membership packages to support the American Latino Committee – The Lynn YMCA has sponsored our organization with 6- 3 Month Membership Family Packages, which give you privilege to use 4 different YMCA facilities in Lynn, Saugus, Peabody and Melrose, Each membership is worth $198 dollars! You can receive a…

‘Off The Grid’ Exhibit Opens at LynnArts

9.20.16 It was a capacity-crowd at LynnArts Saturday night for Off The Grid, a photography exhibit and fundraiser for the Lynn Shelter Association. Over the course of five months, residents of the homeless shelter took photos using loaned cameras and received training from volunteer photographers, such as Isaac Subillaga of Isaac S. Photography, (who is…