2018 Next Step Block Party

PURCHASE TICKETS

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets to the 2018 Next Step Block Party.

 

EVENT DETAILS

The best party in town is back! On Friday, April 27, 2018, from 6:30-10pm, the 2018 Next Step Block Party will be held at Walker Memorial on the MIT Campus in Cambridge, MA. Our 10th Annual Spring Benefit and Celebration is a special evening in support of teens and young adults living with chronic life-threatening illnesses. The Next Step Block Party is a fun and energetic evening that offers something for everyone! 

The following activities create a positive atmosphere for making lasting connections:

NEW Beer tasting in an outdoor beer garden featuring awarding-winning craft brewers: Jack's Abby, Lamplighter Brewing Co., Bent Water Brewing, Ipswich Ale Brewery and Clown Shoes Beer

• Live music and dancing featuring My Band

• Delicious hearty fare from Commonwealth Cambridge

• Freshly baked baklava and other Turkish Delights from Turkish Airlines

• Live and silent auction

• Games and fun activities

• Wine and a signature drink

• Unique performances by Next Step participants

Watch the 2017 Next Step Block Party highlight video to get a better feel for what the special night is all about.

 

DEMOGRAPHICS OF NEXT STEP BLOCK PARTY ATTENDEES

We anticipate approximately 300+ guests to attend The Next Step Block Party, including professionals from the Greater Boston Area, corporate partners, event sponsors, donors, volunteers, the Next Step Board of Directors, local media and community officials. Event attendees and supporters represent a vibrant, affluent and engaged group of individuals. This year we hope to raise $100,000 to support our free year-round programming.

Below is a demographic sketch of the guests at the Next Step Block Party:

Age Range: 35-65 years old

Male/Female Ratio: Evenly split 50/50

Geographic Location: Greater Boston Area

Average Household Income: Over $100,000

Education Level: College educated

Marital Status: Majority of attendees are married with children

      

BECOME A SPONSOR OF THE 2018 NEXT STEP BLOCK PARTY

Download the sponsorship package below or email Nancy Hays, Next Step Development Director to see how your company can become a corporate sponsor of the 2018 Next Step Block Party and help us empower more teens and young adults living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders to move from "Why me?" to "What's next?"