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Dance your heart out at the 2018 Next Step Block Party

My Band is ready to command the stage at the 2018 Next Step Block Party so that NO ONE is parked on the dance floor! Got smooth dancing skills? How about the Hustle, the Robot, the Hustle or the ever popular The Sprinkler?! Bring your dancing shoes and show off your skills inside the Walker Memorial in Cambridge, MA next Friday, April 27th from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.  

Congratulations John and Jason for finishing the 122nd Boston Marathon!

THEY DID IT! We are so proud of Jason Highland and John M. O'Connor of O'Connor & Highland - Greater Boston Realtors for completing the 122nd Boston Marathon! They faced unbelievably difficult conditions from Hopkinton, MA to downtown Boston, MA that included cold temperatures, heavy wind, and a hard rain that never stopped. It was a test of endurance and they conquered it with a smile!


Bid to win a 4-day weekend rental in this gorgeous vintage Mercedes-Benz Roadster donated by European Auto Solutions! Wanna sightsee parts of New England with the top down? How about a scenic road trip along the Atlantic Ocean?

Thank you Turkish Airlines - Dessert Sponsor - 2018 Next Step Block Party

Sweet lovers, we have a treat for you. Come to the 2018 Next Step Block Party on Friday, April 27th at the Walker Memorial at MIT and enjoy a freshly baked baklava delivered straight from Turkey! We are so grateful for the tasty donation from Turkish Airlines and we cannot wait to partner with them again. They have gone a long way in supporting our mission over the last year!

Thank you Commonwealth Cambridge - 2018 Next Step Block Party

It wouldn't be a Next Step Block Party without delicious food! Commonwealth Cambridge is serving up their delicious Mac n Cheese as well as their selection of sliders. Come hungry to the 2018 Next Step Block Party. The party starts at 6:30pm on Friday, April 27th. CLICK HERE to buy your tickets!

Volunteer for Next Step

Do you like sharing stories, playing games, and and getting involved in ridiculous ice-breakers that make people smile? Wanna help engage, educate, and empower teens and young adults to understand who they really are outside of their illness? Are you looking to get involved in a life-changing community? Reach out to us and inquire about volunteer opportunities at Next Step if you answered "YES" to these three questions! You can call or email Kepler Jeudy, Next Step Program Director:

VOTE FOR SARAH, Next Step Chairwoman!

Sarah Garrity, Next Step Board Chairwoman, was chosen as a leader in the nonprofit industry in Massachusetts to compete in the Charity Warrior Challenge. It is a 10 week fundraising competition where Sarah could win $10,000 for Next Step. She needs your help to get there! Please CLICK HERE and VOTE for Sarah and Next Step! Every vote will help reach reach the final fundraising challenge. It takes 20 seconds to support Sarah with a vote. Thank you for your support!

Run the 2018 Falmouth Road Race for Next Step!

Wanna run the famous 7-mile Falmouth Road Race with Team Next Step on Sunday, August 19, 2018? Volunteer with us this summer on Cape Cod and help us shatter limitations and elevate aspirations of more teens and young adults living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders!

Next Step is partnering with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra - Sunday, March 25th

EXCITING NEWS! The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra selected Next Step as their Community Spotlight Partner for this week!

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