This week has been a busy one filled with fundraisers in support of The One Fund and the Boston Marathon bombing victims. On Wednesday night Kyle and I attended the Boston Strong Party at Cafeteria Boston hosted by Christi Villarreal and Jen Dorman of Boston Bachelorette. It was nice to come together mid-week to drink, eat, and meet new people.
I’m blown away by how Jen and Christi were able to pull together such a dynamic event in such a short period of time (about 2 weeks!) Both ladies live in the Back Bay and the events on Marathon Monday struck close to home. They felt compelled to contribute, and did a fantastic job with the event.
I was also thrilled that the BCAE was able to contribute a gift certificate to the silent auction. Many great businesses from around the city were represented and the auction was a success! I had my eyes on the 5 pack of classes from Pure Barre.
Guests were encouraged to show their Boston pride by dressing in Boston sports gear or blue and yellow (hence the Red Sox hat). I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of seeing Kyle in his marathon jacket.
Cafeteria was the perfect venue. Their second floor is cozy and I absolutely love the chalkboard wall. We enjoyed a wine tasting thanks to South Mart Liquors and the hors d’oeuvres from the restaurant.
UPDATE: I’m so happy to report that Boston Strong Party raised $3,000 for The One Fund in just 3 hours!
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