The Psychological Center, Inc. is hosting a Kentucky Derby-themed fundraising event
LAWRENCE – Chief Executive Officer Carina Pappalardo is pleased to announce that The Psychological Center, Inc. is hosting a Kentucky Derby themed fundraiser to support the Pegasus House, Women’s View and the Daybreak Shelter.
Saturday May 6 at 5:30 p.m
Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane, Haverhill, MA 01830
The Psychological Center, Inc. is hosting a Kentucky Derby themed fundraiser to support the Pegasus House, Women’s View and the Daybreak Shelter.
Before dinner, the Kentucky Derby will be shown live, followed by games, musical entertainment, a Magic Mirror photo booth, dancers, and live and silent auctions and prizes for those who are best dressed and those in best hat. There will also be a down and derby horse race.
The Psychological Center, Inc. is seeking sponsors for the event and is offering four levels of sponsorship to those interested.
Just Build It LLC of North Reading is the first sponsor of the event at the Secretariat level – the highest level available.
“I would like to thank Orazio Guevara and Just Build It LLC for their generous support of our program that helps people struggling with mental health, substance use and housing issues. Just Build It LLC has stepped up with this $5,000 sponsorship to demonstrate their belief not only in the work of our team, but in the work of each person with us. Mr. Guevara is definitely showing our guests that there are people out there who support them, care about them and want to help them succeed,” said Chief Executive Officer Pappalardo. “I would also like to strongly encourage other businesses to join Just Build It LLC as sponsors and show our guests that they believe in them too while having a great time at this annual fundraiser. We need your help.”
Sponsorships and their benefits are as follows:
- Secretariat – $5,000 – Receives 20 event tickets, signage at the event, a press release and social media posts before and after the event, and a logo on one of the horses in the Down and Derby races.
- Justify – $3,000 – Receives 10 event tickets, signage at the event, a press release and social media posts before and after the event, and a logo on one of the horses in the Down and Derby races.
- American Pharaoh – $1,500 – Receives six event tickets, social media posts before and after the event, and a logo on one of the horses in the Down and Derby races.
- Seabiscuit – $500 – Receives social media posts before and after the event and a logo on one of the horses in the Down and Derby races.
“Just Build It strongly believes in giving back to the community in which we work and live. As the general contractor for the Psychological Center, my team can see firsthand the work they are doing,” said Just Build It! Owner Orazio Guevara. “We see people at Daybreak Shelter getting back on their feet with housing, work and life. We see women regaining their self-esteem and dignity at Pegasus House and Women’s View. Your graduations and other special occasions are events that men and women will remember. We are witness to the important impact these programs are having on individuals, families and our community, and we are grateful to be able to support a charitable organization that is making a difference in the lives of so many.”
In addition to seeking sponsors, the Psychological Center, Inc. is also seeking donations for the live auction and silent raffle, looking for items such as event tickets, gift baskets, and lodging.
Anyone interested in contributing or becoming a sponsor should contact Elizabeth Bakinowski at 978-291-2262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets can be purchased for $125 each on Eventbrite by clicking here or by contacting Elizabeth Bakinowski or Carina Pappalardo at 978-291-2262.
About The Psychological Center, Inc.
The Psychological Center, Inc. has provided programs and support for people with addictions, mental health problems and the homeless for over five decades.
The Mental Health Center serves individuals through three programs dedicated to addiction and recovery services: Pegasus House, Women’s View, and the Daybreak Shelter. The programs focus on mental health improvement and substance use disorder recovery, helping individuals gain the skills needed to rejoin the community and live better lives.
If you would like to donate to the Psychological Center, click here.