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Trinity Church Boston Supports Bostonians for Youth Fundraising Gala
A core outreach ministry of Trinity Church Boston, Trinity Boston Foundation celebrates the achievements of remarkable young people at its annual gala fundraising event -- Bostonians for Youth.
By: Trinity Church in the City of Boston
Their stories illustrate the Foundation’s efforts to create and support life-giving relationships and strong, safe and healthy communities in which youth can thrive. Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, who consistently endorses Trinity Boston Foundation’s youth development work, is serving as honorary chair of the gala and has accepted an invitation to the event.
“We must do all that we can to help young people in Boston reach their full potential,” says Mayor Walsh. “Organizations like Trinity Boston Foundation serve as an anchor for our youth, providing a local space where they can grow and thrive.”
The youth and families served by the Foundation face many challenges, including poverty, systemic racism, exposure to violence, housing and food insecurity as well as public safety and justice systems that unwittingly contribute to a school-to-prison pipeline.
“We are helping to build the next generation of strong young leaders that Boston needs,” says Trinity Boston Foundation Executive Director Louise Burnham Packard. “By working with young people to help them shape their values, develop grit and resilience and increase their ability to set and achieve goals, the Foundation affirms that their lives are precious and their potential is unbounded. Certainly, Boston cannot be a great city without their investment and input. ”
To reserve tickets to Trinity Boston Foundation’s BOSTONIANS FOR YOUTH Gala, visit www.trinityinspires.org/
Trinity Boston Foundation serves more than 500 Boston youth each year through a portfolio of programs focused on community, education, health and wellness, character and leadership development as well as clinical counseling services. In partnership, the Foundation builds communities that strengthen health and cohesion across Boston. Rooted in the unique community of Trinity Church in Boston’s historic Copley Square, Trinity Boston Foundation has operated as a separately incorporated 501(c)
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