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Join our FREE expressive arts programs

The story cards created in our expressive arts program gives our participants not only something tangible to walk away with, but a lasting message filled with inspiration and love for the days they can’t be surrounded by their Next Step community. Are you a young person, ages 16-29, living with cancer, HIV or a rare genetic disorder? Wanna learn more or join our free programs where you can be yourself in a community that "gets it"?!
Contact Quita, Next Step Outreach & Engagement Coordinator at 617.864.2921 or

Thank you Devin McCourty, Tackle Sickle Cell and Embrace Kids!

On Monday, October 16th, New England Patriots star Devin McCourty and Tackle Sickle Cell hosted the 2017 Casino Night in Boston in support of Next Step and Boston Medical Center. Devin, his Super Bowl champion teammates and hundreds of guests came together for a fun-filled evening of casino games as part of Devin McCourty & Jason McCourty's Tackle Sickle Cell campaign that supports young people living with sickle cell.

Thank you Consigli Construction Co. & the Consigli Foundation

Next Step received a check in the amount of $5,000 from the Consigli Construction Co. and the Consigli Foundation. Employees came together and raised the funds through their Hawaiian Shirt Fridays campaign. A special shout out to Todd Flanders, Ralph Morse, Kelsey Haddon, Alyssa Lajoie, John Lehane and the entire Harvard Smith Construction team for your incredible generosity!

Casino Night in Boston is TONIGHT!

Mingle and play casino games with Devin McCourty and his New England Patriots teammates AND take home one of these gorgeous autographed jerseys or Belichick sweatshirt!

Meet Devin McCourty and his Patriots teammates in 6 DAYS!

The 2017 Casino Night in Boston is six days away! Space is limited but the fun isn't. Play casino games with funny money alongside Devin and his defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and win raffle and silent auction items - all for a great cause! Tickets are $150. Click here to grab yours today. The party starts at 7pm inside the Royale in Boston.

Tickets on sale for the 2017 Casino Night in Boston!


Hosted by Devin McCourty & Tackle Sickle Cell

Devin McCourty, starting safety of the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, and Tackle Sickle Cell are teaming up with Next Step and Boston Medical Center at Casino Night in Boston on Monday, October 16, 2017. This unique event will help fund our programs for teenagers living with sickle cell disease and raise much needed awareness around this complicated illness. Tickets are on sale now for $150 each. Sponsorship opportunities are available too!

Thank You Turkish Airlines for sponsoring our 2017 Falmouth Road Race team!

All of us at Next Step would like to express a deep heart felt thank you to Turkish Airlines the proud sponsor of the 2017 Next Step Falmouth Road Race team! You are truly changing lives! 

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Donate to the 2017 Next Step Falmouth Road Race team!

The 2017 New Balance Falmouth Road Race is approaching fast! On Sunday, August 20th Team Next Step will run seven miles in support of Next Step and our young participants living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders. Help Team Next Step reach their fundraising goal by donating today. No donation is too small.

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