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Gala & auction

The Annual High Heels and Hard Hats Gala & Auction, supports our efforts to build strength, stability and self-reliance with local families in need of affordable housing!

Save the Date for 2018 Gala & Auction!
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Located at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center
1657 Worcester Rd in Framingham, MA

The auction and gala begins at 6:00 PM with a Silent Auction, wine raffle, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment, followed by a formal dinner and Live Auction. One-hundred percent of proceeds go to our mission to build homes, community, and home for local families and Veterans.

Our online bidding is now live! We use the web based platform Bidding for Good so our supporters have a chance to bid on our silent auction items before our Gala & Auction! All of the items will then go to the Auction & Gala on October 20th. If you can't attend our Gala & Auction this is also a chance for you to bid on our auction items!

How to Start Bidding!
First, visit the *Bidding for Good home page.
*Use this link if you are accessing the page from a mobile device.
Next, please register to bid.
And finally, start bidding on our fabulous silent auction items!

How it Works:
Bid on the silent auction gifts online until October 17th at 9:00 AM, after which the online auction will close. The items will then be displayed at the auction, and bidding will continue that evening. In a nutshell - preview and bid on the silent auction items online, and if you are attending the Gala, continue bidding that evening. Even if you can't attend the Gala, you are eligible to bid online - and possibly win! We will notify you if you are the winner of an item following the event on October 20th.

Gala & Auction details

  1. To find our more about becoming a Sponsor of the Gala and Auction with various levels and benefits, please click here: Auction and Gala Sponsorship Levels
  2. Table Sponsor will receive 1 table (10 seats) at the Gala and Auction for $1,500.
    Your business card will appear in the program, and you will receive website and social media recognition.
  3. Single Seats will be priced at $150 per person.
  4. Enjoy live entertainment courtesy of the Joy of Music Program.
  5. Champagne, Gourmet Chocolates & Smiles by Michael Stone Portraits.

Gala & Auction Meal Selection:
Chicken Marsala with a wild mushroom trio in a rich Glace D’Viande
Vegetable Ravioli with roasted vegetables and cheese

Suggested Dress: Cocktail Attire (suits and party dresses)

The photos are from the 2017 High Heels and Hard Hats Gala & Auction!

To sponsor, attend, donate, or for more information please contact Deborah Huegel, Vice President of Philanthropy at Deborah.Huegel@habitatmwgw.org.

2018 Golden Hammer Honoree

We are pleased to announce the 2018 Golden Hammer Honoree - Bryan Clancy! Bryan is HFH - MW/GW's Board President and has gone above and beyond on behalf of local families who need an affordable home. Bryan has given selflessly of his time, talent, and treasure, and what's best about Bryan is that he truly cares about our mission. Whenever he is needed, he is there - a superman for our mission to build homes, community, and hope. In his other life, Bryan is the Managing Director of Charles River Realty. Bryan has been an outstanding leader on behalf of HFH - MW/GW, and we are a better place because of his leadership. His tireless advocacy on behalf of local families and Veterans who need affordable housing is inspiring. Congratulations to Bryan!

Here Bryan is photographed while volunteering at the Ashland ReStore Grand Opening, and during a playhouse build day he organized with his company as part of our Operation Playhouse program.

2018 gala & auction sponsors

A big thank you to our Gold Hammer Sponsors ($10,000)!

A big thank you to our Silver Hammer Sponsors ($7,500)!

A big thank you to our Foundation Builder Sponsors ($5,000)!

A big thank you to our Master Craftsman Sponsors ($2,500)!

A big thank you to our Table Sponsors ($1,500)!

A big thank you to our Apprentice Sponsors ($1,000)!

Jen Araya Photography has generously donated her time and talent to capture our 2018 Gala & Auction. A big thank you to Jen Araya Photography!

Thank you for supporting our efforts to build strength, stability and self-reliance with local families and Veterans in need of affordable housing!

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