News & Updates

We are still accepting applications for our 2017 Summer Campferences!

Summer is approaching fast and that means our annual Summer Campferences are just around the corner! Apply today and experience this FREE four-day residential program that will leave you with new life-skills and lifelong friends! You are not alone. Join a fun and safe community of peers who "get it" because they too live with a chronic life-threatening illness and are taking their next steps into adulthood.

2017 Summer Campference Schedule

Run the 2017 Falmouth Road Race for Next Step!

What a day!! Team Next Step crushed it last year at the Falmouth Road Race. We're actively recruiting runners for the 2017 Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, August 20th. If you want to be a member of Team Next Step and support our free year-round programming for teens and young adults living with chronic illness click the link below. Our fundraising minimum is $1,000 per runner. We offer fundraising support and we have an experienced long distance runner to help with race preperation.

Otto's Pizzeria Fundraiser - May 8th - Brookline MA

SAVE THE DATE! Next Step and Otto's Pizzeria are PARTNERING TOGETHER on May 8th at their Coolidge Corner, Brookline MA location from 5-9pm to host a fun fundraiser. 8% of all proceeds of the fundraiser at Otto's Pizzeria will benefit our 2017 Boston Marathon team and help fund our free year-round programs for teens and young adults living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders. Liz and Izzy conquered the 26.2 mile Boston Marathon on April, 17th and lets help them conquer their fundraising goal!

Run the 2017 Falmouth Road Race

Do you love to run and want to support a great cause?! Run the 45th Falmouth Road Race for Next Step on August 20, 2017! This year Next Step has 35 open spots on our Falmouth Road Race team! Join Team Next Step and run along the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean in beautiful Cape Cod this summer to help us empower teens and young adults living with cancer, HIV and rare genetic disorders! Join Team Next Step and help chronically I'll young people move from "Why me?" To "What's next?"

PLAY OR SPONSOR the 2017 Next Step Fishers Island Tournament

Please join us for the 2017 Next Step Fishers Island Golf Tournament on Monday, September 18th on Fishers Island in New York.

Pictures from the 2017 Next Step Block Party

Click here to see pictures of the 2017 Next Step Block Party, our ninth annual benefit and celebration!

Enter raffle to win 2 fourth row Boston Red Sox tickets!


RED SOX OPENING DAY HAS ARRIVED! CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW and donate $50 or more to the 2017 Next Step Boston Marathon team and you will automatically be entered into an online raffle for a chance at winning a pair of home game tickets. SIT ALONG THE 3RD BASELINE and watch the Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park on Marathon Monday, April 17th at 11:05am!

We made the Boston Globe!

It's so great to see that our party got a mention in The Boston Globe!! Thank you so much Bill Brett Boston for braving the rain and snow and capturing some moments from the Next Step Block Party. Your continued support of our mission of shattering limitations and elevating aspirations of teens and young adults living with chronic illness means so much to us.

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.

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