NORTH END — Former Boston Bruins player and Hall of Famer Ray Bourque hosted a reception on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at his North End restaurant, Tresca, for the Forsyth Institute. Among those on hand were Forsyth CEO and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Wenyuan Shi, and Director of ForsythKids Kerry Maguire, who gave opening remarks. The event will kick off a campaign leading up to Forsyth’s annual fundraising gala, “A Taste and A Toast,” which…

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DORCHESTER — More than 500 guests packed Florian Hall when Henry Richard’s 18th birthday was turned into a night of fundraising for Team MR8 and its Boston Marathon team. Henry is the brother of Martin Richard, who was killed when bombs went off near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The entertainment included the Fenian Sons and DJ Dave Solimine, and Henry’s sister, Jane, a singer, was also on hand. All proceeds benefit…

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FENWAY — 1,000 guests attended the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts annual fundraising event “Big Night: Washed Ashore,” which was held on February 8, 2020 at the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street. The night, which featured a concert by the Barenaked Ladies, raised more than $1 million to support the nonprofit’s mission. All photos by Bill Brett

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COPLEY SQUARE — More than 350 guests attended the Ellie Fund’s 24th annual gala and Academy Award viewing party, which was held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel. The gala, which was held on Sunday, February 9, raised more than $150,000 to benefit the Ellie Fund’s mission to provide essential support services for breast cancer patients to ease the stresses of everyday life, allowing the focus to be on family, recovery and healing. Members of…

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