Technology Foundation's Charity Poker Tournament.
The New England Technology Foundation will hold its 13th annual charity fundraising event on Friday, November 3rd at the new Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston. This event supports children’s charities throughout New England. Food, gaming, and entertainment will feature on the evening as well as a high stakes Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament, blackjack, and roulette wheels with all proceeds contributing towards the charities. There will also be a silent auction and an awards ceremony with the Foundation presenting its third ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ to a charity that has consistently made a difference in the lives of New England's children.
‘Attending this event directly helps charities helping children,’ said Carolyn Macedo, president of the NE Technology Foundation. ‘The NE Technology Foundation supports an underserved market -- small, grass roots charities meeting the social, medical, and educational needs of children. The Foundation's grants provide funding for operations and growth projects for these charities that truly make a difference in the lives of children.’
Interested parties can either attend the event by purchasing individual tickets or by donating at NEtechfoundation.org; the site also offers secure online registration for the event and the poker tournament. Companies are able to support via a number of sponsorship opportunities.
BainCapital has already dedicated its sponsorship support to the event. Mark Verdi of BainCapital said, ‘We've been a proud sponsor of the New England Technology Foundation for a number of years. Their work on behalf of children has been remarkably effective, as they bring together companies to fundraise for local kid's charities that have limited fundraising capabilities of their own.’