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May 2, 2024 | 6:30 PM

Taste of Perkins

Attend a magical, immersive experience like no other in Boston at the Taste of Perkins on May 2, 2024. Mark your calendar for an evening of wonder, delight, and the joy of making a difference.

Taste of Perkins

A magical, immersive experience like no other in Boston.

From a unique gourmet experience, an enchanting student music performance, a transformative tactile museum, to an exhilarating silent auction, all your senses will be captivated for a truly unforgettable event!

Don’t miss out on an extraordinary journey — mark your calendar for an evening of wonder, delight, and the joy of making a difference on May 2, 2024.

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A unforgettable evening

1 ticket to the Taste of Perkins

20 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, benefits of Perkins Gourmet, plus:

Pre-event tasting opportunity for you and your guests

15 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, benefits of Perkins Gourmet, plus:

Pre-event tasting opportunity for you and your guests.

15 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, benefits of Perkins Gourmet, plus:

Priority status for food and wine tasting for you and your guests.

12 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, benefits of Perkins Gourmet, plus:

Priority status for food and wine tasting for you and your guests.

Support a Perkins student with a Brailler, allowing them to take class notes and write papers.†

10 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, benefits of Keller Connoisseur, plus:

Company logo or individual name featured in event invitation, cover of event program, and signage.*

Company logo or individual name listed on Perkins website.

Support a Perkins student with an Infant/Toddler seat and table to physically position kids for success.†

8 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, benefits of Sullivan Sensation, plus:

Unique student-made seasonal gift.

Support a Perkins student with a Victor Reader Stream to keep kids learning and entertained.†

6 tickets to the Taste of Perkins and benefits of Culinary Companion.

Support a Perkins student with a sensory enclosure so kids can practice using their vision.†

4 tickets to the Taste of Perkins, plus:

Company or individual name listed in event invitation, event program and signage.*

Company or individual name listed on Perkins website.

Support a Perkins student with a schedule board to increase independence.†

Thank you to our sponsors!

Courtyard Sponsors $25,000


Adage Capital Management, L.P.


Karp Family Foundation

Triumvirate Environmental

Epicurean Enthusiast Sponsors $10,000

Corinne Basler

Sandy & Paul Edgerley

Sallyan & Steve Pelletier

Perkins Gourmet Sponsors $5,000

Brookline Bancorp logo

Brookline Bancorp


Cigna

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Beth & Jeffrey Mendel

Helene & Dave Power

Shawmut Design and Construction

Thea Pharma

USI Insurance Services

VHB

Keller Connoisseur $2,500

Terri Healey Brogan

Greer Candler & Thomas Coder

Fred Clifford

HUB International New England

Katrina Pavetto

Katherine Chapman Stemberg & Bill Schnoor

TG Gallagher

Sullivan Sensation $1,000

Maureen Banks

Julia & Michael Cosentino

Jen & John DeSisto

Tina & Randy Kinard

Hammond Realty

Benson Willis & Dan Avery

Culinary Companion $500

Laurie & Paul Gershkowitz

Angela Gowans

Jeanette Hsu-McSweeney

Michelle Fallon Leonard

Blanche Lewis

Doug Nahigian at Douglas Elliman Real Estate

W.T. Kenney Co., Inc.

2024 Event Committee

Alex Attia

Dan Avery & Benson Willis

Terri Healey Brogan

Greer Candler

Fred Clifford

Cara & Joshua Coller

Jennifer DeSisto

Jay Dobek

Mary Ann Foley

Laurie Gershkowitz

Susan Hutman

Mona & Abdul Jomma

Tina & Randy Kinard

Robert Mansfield

Elena Matlack

Beth Mendel

Mary Renner

Amy Thorndike

2023 Sponsors

Adage Capital Management, L.P.

Karp Family Foundation

Triumvirate Environmental, Inc.

Brookline Bancorp

Corinne Basler

Sandy & Paul Edgerley

Sallyan & Steve Pelletier

Jen & John DeSisto

Mardi & David Durkin

J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Beth & Jeffrey Mendel

Helene & Dave Power

Shawmut Design and Construction

USI Insurance

Greer Candler & Thomas Coder

Connor Family

Barbara & Fred Clifford

HUB International New England

DJ & Allison Marchalonis

Magic Eyes Book

Amy Barnwell Thorndike

Terri Healey Brogan

Cigna

Julia & Michael Cosentino

Tina & Randy Kinard

Elena & Tom Matlack

Katherine Chapman Stemberg & Bill Schnoor

Antonia & Fred von Gottberg

Maureen Banks

Enterprise Fleet Management

Laurie & Paul Gershkowitz

Insource Services, Inc.

Jan’s Janitorial, Inc.

K&J Integrated Systems

Blanche Lewis

Michael Lovdal

Mucho Gusto

Doug Nahigian

Kristen and Patrick Scanlon

Standard Insurance Company

Ellie Starr

W.T. Kenney Co., Inc.

Important payment and sponsorship information

*Listings on printed materials: Sponsors of $500 and above must be received by March 20, 2024 to be listed in the invitation.

†Donation designation: Your gift is a contribution toward Perkins’ work and does not represent a specific or designated gift. Your donation will be used to help children and adults with multiple, complex disabilities and visual impairments unlock opportunities to define their own success.

Donor-advised fund payments: If you are playing through a donor-advised fund, you must contact Emily Goodman.

Form questions or gift instructions? Please email us or call 617-972-7328.

Tax-deductions: Perkins School for the Blind is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to Perkins are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Our Federal Tax ID is: 04-2103616.

Donation privacy: Our donation process is fully encrypted to ensure all personal and financial information is kept safe and secure.

Photo permissions: By attending this event, you grant permission to Perkins School for the Blind to use your name, voice and images of yourself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes.

Additional questions: Please contact Emily Goodman.