LUK’s 4th Annual Kids at Heart Mentoring Gala Raises $42,000!

Thank you to everyone who donated, sponsored, volunteered, and attended our event!

In spite of a snow delay, LUK’s 4th Annual Kids at Heart Mentoring Gala saw over 200 attendees and raised a record $42,000 for its youth mentoring program! A special thank you goes to Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg for accommodating the date change and supporting our event. The planning committee would also like to express our gratitude for the support of the LUK Board of Directors, the Mentoring Advisory Board, and LUK Staff.

The Gala featured over 90 silent auction items and 5 live auction items donated by local businesses and community partners. We appreciate our in-kind donors, who help to make our Gala run smoothly! Thank you to Bella’s Garden, Platinum Productions, Pirro Auction Services, ISS, Inc., and Photography by Veronika Patty!

Special thanks to our Mentoring Champion, DCU Federal Credit Union! We appreciate our sponsors at all levels, including:

Workers Credit Union, Advent Financial Planners, Bank of America, Bemis, Bob O’Keefe and Don O’Neil, HealthAlliance Hospital, Leominster Credit Union, HelpDesk Pros, IC Credit Union, Kim and Tom Hall, MedStar, Rollstone Bank & Trust, Ruel Electric, BlueCross/BlueShield of Massachusetts, EarthLink, Mount Wachusett Community College, Salem Five, and the LUK Leadership Team.

Save the Date for the Fifth Annual Kids at Heart Mentoring Gala on Thursday, February 15, 2018!

LUK, Inc. is a nonprofit multiservice agency dedicated to improving the safety, health, and emotional well-being of youth, families and adults. As a community based organization, LUK offers an array of child and family services through five regional offices in Central Massachusetts: Fitchburg, Lowell, Webster, and Worcester. LUK’s mission is to improve the lives of children, families, and adults so that they can fulfill their unique and productive potential.

To learn more about the role mentoring plays in our community and to find volunteer opportunities at LUK, Inc. visit or call 800-579-0000. Join us in building stronger communities, family by family!

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