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The 2018 Durkin Foundation Inaugural Gala
Thursday, September 27, 2018
$387,000.00 Raised!


Letter from the Executive Director

The 2018 Durkin Foundation Inaugural Gala was a night we will never forget. The event brought in over $380,000! On behalf of the foundation, I would like to personally share my gratitude to everyone who supported the evening, whether they were a sponsor, volunteer, or an attendee.

A special thanks to our main speakers for the evening: Maggie Kennedy, Denise McQuaide, and Dr. Allison Burns. I would also like to acknowledge Representative David Nangle, President of UMass Marty Meehan, Lowell City Manager Eileen Donoghue, and Former State Senator Steve Panagiotakos, who offered words throughout the evening. It was inspiring to hear how the evening’s program had such a profound effect on those who attended.

This money will impact many deserving families across the area because of people like you! This evening was a testament to how loving and supportive our community truly is. We are excited for what the future holds for the Durkin Foundation!

Thank you!

Matt Durkin
Executive Director

We would like to thank our incredible sponsors:

Patty’s Platinum Bling Bling Sponsor
Martin T. Meehan Educational Foundation
Wamesit Lanes

Claire’s Heart of Gold Sponsor
DeMoulas Family Foundation
Eastern Salt

Brendan’s Bronze Star Sponsor
Anchor line Partners

Spaghettiville Silver Sponsor
Jerry & Kathy Sargent
Trinity Ambulance
David and Lori Trahan & Dennis and Cindi Page
Nick Zelano

Durkin Fist Sponsor
Nancy L. Donahue
Dean & Robin Coravos
Chris Finneral & Meghan Mahoney
Mintz Levin Strategies
Glenn & Margie Mello and Family
Jim McClutchy & Ellen Sullivan
Representative David Nangle
Michael O’Rourke
Armie & Maria Sancartier

Red, White and Blue Cocktail Sponsors
Gervais Ford
The Teamsters
Winn Companies
WS Development

Coffee and Cordials Sponsor
Mike Brunell & Paul Dobson/ Citrix
WS Development

“It Takes A Village” Sponsor
Circle Health
J Calnan
Bill & Cheryl Finn and Family
Jeanne D’arc Credit Union
Fmr. Lowell City Manager, Kevin Murphy
Northeast Refrigeration
Lee Kennedy
Lincoln Properties
Tyngsborough Sports Center, Darryl and Jeanie Wickens
New England Sports Floors, Jim and Melissa Zorbas

EVERY dollar raised goes to families in need