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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.

Thank you Eastern Bank and Samuel E. Placid Jr. Foundation!

Next Step is so appreciative to be selected by Eastern Bank employee Lydia Placid-Brooks to be the recipient of a $1000 donation from the Samuel E. Placid Jr. Foundation. Pictured here are Eastern Bank employees Maria Fontellio (right) and LuzMaria Flores Carbajal (left) presenting the check on Lydia’s behalf to Nancy Hays, Development Director at Next Step. Thank you again for your generous support of Next Step – you truly are changing lives!


Become a non-playing sponsor of the 2017 Fishers Island Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Next Step

The field of players is officially full for the 2017 Fishers Island Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Next Step, but you can still participate in this special charity event and support our FREE life-changing programs for youth living with chronic life-threatening illnesses by becoming a non-playing sponsor. There are stunning ocean views on every hole at this exclusive island golf course ranked 15th in the world by Golf Digest - offering a spectacular setting for your logo to be viewed by high level executives from all over the country.

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!

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