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the fall event

Everybody In! Walk/Move for Perkins

Travel through the historic, picturesque Perkins campus, alongside the Charles River and through Watertown’s Braille Trail in support of disability inclusion. At the finish line, enjoy a festival of activities like historical campus tours, children’s’ activities, musical performances, and more.

When: September/October, annually

Where: Perkins campus

Audience includes: Perkins families, local families, local companies

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the Spring event

Taste of Perkins

Get a taste for how Perkins is unlocking opportunities for our students around the world. Activate your four senses as you encounter the depths of flavors, textures, and aromas during our annual food and wine tasting.

When: May, annually

Where: Perkins campus

Audience includes: Younger donors, longtime donors, Volunteer Leadership

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The summer event

Perkins Golf & Tennis Tournament

Grab your racket and clubs and join us at the Charles River Country Club, one of New England’s finest golf courses, and help us unlock opportunities for children with complex, multiple disabilities.

When: June, annually

Where: Charles River Country Club

Audience includes: Corporate teams, individual teams, Volunteer Leadership

Additional opportunities

Educational events

Each year, Perkins Schools for the Blind is the host of up to two educational conferences with promotional opportunities. Explore the events and contact us to tailor a custom sponsorship package of one or many events for your business or yourself.

Our 2024 CVI Conference: Building Meaningful Recognition will bring together medical professionals, educators, and families living with CVI (Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment) for our biannual conference. The conference offers a learning opportunity about this brain-based visual impairment, which is the most common cause of visual impairment in children.

When: June, biannual

Where: Perkins campus

Audience includes: Medical professionals, educators, and families

Each spring, the Early Connections Conference brings together families of children age 7 and under who are blind, deafblind, or low-vision —including those who have multiple complex disabilities — to engage with each other, as well as leading professionals in the field.

When: April, annually

Where: Perkins campus

Audience includes: Families, teachers, medical professionals

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Get involved

Sponsorship benefits

For each event, sponsorship benefits might include:

  • Logo featured on event website
  • Inclusion in all event marketing  materials
  • Social media promotion
  • On-site signage and recognition
  • Named feature at event
  • Exhibit space
  • Tickets to event
  • Opportunity to speak during event ceremonies

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