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Parking is available at the 2017 Next Step Block Party

Convenient parking on a Friday night in the city? YUP! Don't worry about the hassle of parking when you come to the 2017 NEXT STEP BLOCK PARTY on Friday, March 31st in Cambridge, MA. Parking is available in the 1 Memorial Drive Parking Garage in Cambridge, MA near the corner of Memorial Drive and Main Street in the Kendall Square neighborhood. The parking garage is a two city block walk to the venue - Walker Memorial at 142 Memorial Drive in Cambridge, MA.

Thank You NEXT STEP BLOCK PARTY sponsors!

The 2017 NEXT STEP BLOCK PARTY is this Friday, March 31st! We cannot wait to host this important event that goes a long way in helping seriously ill teens and young adults attend our life changing year-round programming FOR FREE! All of us at Next Step would like to express a deep heartfelt thank you to our sponsors for helping us to make this party the best one in the history of Next Step!

Bowditch & Dewey LLP

Garrity Insurance

Thank you Otto Pizzeria!

What do you do when you finish a 20 mile training run for the Boston Marathon? Eat lots and lots of delicious pizza! Thank you so much to the wonderful folks at OTTO Pizzeria (BU Boston location) for donating 5 large pizzas on Saturday, March 18th to help fill the hungry stomachs of our marathon runners and support runners after their longest training run. You made our Boston Marathon runners, staff and supporters very happy and full! Thank you for for making Saturday extra special for Team Next Step!

The 2017 Next Step Block Party is two weeks away!

The 2017 Next Step Block Party is two weeks away! On Friday, March 31, 2017, the Next Step Block Party will be held at Walker Memorial on the MIT Campus in Cambridge, MA. Our 9th 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! Click here to buy your tickets to this epic party that will support an important cause!

Interview with Quita Christison, Next Step Outreach and Engagement Coordinator

1. Could you talk about what you discussed during your February 21st appearance on WGBH’s Under the Radar hosted by Callie Crossley?

Sponsor the 2017 Fishers Island Charity Golf Tournament

Please join us for a charity golf tournament on Monday, September 18th on Fishers Island in New York. Enjoy an unforgettable round of golf at the 1926 Seth Raynor masterpiece that is ranked 15th in the world by Golf Digest. Fishers Island is located off the southeastern coast of Connecticut, accessible by boat or private plane. The course has water views from the tees and greens on all 18 holes, and many well-traveled golfers consider it to be the most beautiful course in North America. The tournament format will be “one best ball” net and gross. Participation is limited so register early.

DONATE: Team Next Step - 2017 Boston Marathon

Our 2017 Boston Marathon team is officially set! Donate to our amazing 2017 Boston Marathon team!

Purchase tickets to the Next Step Block Party!

On Friday, March 31, 2017, the NEXT STEP BLOCK PARTY will be held at Walker Memorial on the MIT Campus in Cambridge, MA. Our 9th annual spring benefit and celebration is a special evening in support of teens and young adults living with chronic life-threatening illnesses. This fun and energetic event includes delicious food and drinks, live music, dancing, special auction and raffle prizes, and unique performances by Next Step participants - something for everyone!

Donate to the 2016 Next Step Annual Fund

Your thoughtful donation provides support and community to young people who are living with a chronic life-threatening illness. By making Next Step’s free, innovative programming possible, you inspire this under-served population to imagine and explore a future they’ve never before considered. We hope you'll join these deserving young people on their journey and donate to the 2016 Next Step Annual Fund today! No donation is too small. Thank you so much for partnering with us in this important work! You are truly changing lives!

Run the 2017 Boston Marathon for Next Step!

Dear Friends, Are you interested in running the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17, 2017 for Next Step and help us empower more teens and young adults living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders?! We are thrilled and honored to announce that we were awarded two spots in the historic Boston Marathon through the John Hancock Non-Profit Program for a 4TH YEAR IN A ROW!!!

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