12th Annual Benefit Dinner
September 30, 2021
On Thursday, September 30th, Saint Joseph Parenting Center held its biggest fundraising event of the year at the Stamford Yacht Club! This outdoor tented event had 141 people in attendance and raised approximately $167K.
It was an exciting evening, which included a cocktail hour with live music by the Chris Coogan Trio, dinner with a beautiful view, a live and silent auction, and our signature treasure chest that held a “Mystery” item from the renowned Betteridge. Members from the Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut Community Partners were honored with Imagine Award, which was presented by our Founder, Measi O’Rourke and Board Member, Carmen Seleme-McDermott.
This award honors someone who embodies the vision of the Saint Joseph Parenting Center that “All Children Live in a World Free of Abuse and Neglect”. He/she understands the importance and value of family relationships, physical and emotional presence, and financial stability. This person invests in equipping parents through education to change unhealthy patterns and foster better ways of caring for children. He/she is a community leader who has achieved greatness impacting the lives of both children and parents solidifying the belief that anything is possible. Thank you to all who attended and/or supported our event!