Special Events


Leading the Way Home

Local Leaders working to end youth homelessness!

CTI LEADING THE WAY HOME… Lowell Sun 6/30/19, Dacey Zouzas

LISTEN TO Connie Martin, CTI Director of Energy and Community Resources,and Honorees Mayor Bill Samaras and State Senator Ed Kennedy discuss youth homelessness and the upcoming Spring Celebration on WCAP Radio with Ted Panos.  (5/7/19)

LISTEN TO Bernadette Wheeler, CTI Board Member and Honoree Eric Cousineau discuss youth homelessness and the upcoming Spring Celebration on WCAP Radio with Ted Panos. (5/14/19)

LISTEN TO Karen Frederick, CTI CEO and Honoree Jay Linnehan, Greater Lowell Community Foundation’s President and CEO discus youth homelessness and the upcoming Spring Celebration on WCAP with Alex Lebowitz. (5/21/19)

CTI’s Spring Celebration – Leading the way home…Honoring Local Leaders working to end youth homelessness:


Jay Linnehan, President and CEO – Greater Lowell Community Foundation

The Sisters of Charity of Ottawa and Eric Cousineau – Lowell’s Bachand Hall   

Pictured L-R: Sister Theresa Forrest, Sister Cecile Douquette, Sister Cecile Cloutier, Sister Lucille Mire, Sister Florence Demers, Eric Cousineau
Please consider a donation to 
the Sisters of Charity of Ottawa
 Check Payable to:
DCF/Bachand Hall
By Mail:
2 Omni Way, 2nd Floor,
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Attn: Eric Clousineau
Sister Cecile Cloutier
267 Pawtucket St.
Lowell, MA  01854

Mayor William Samaras and State Senator (Former Mayor) Ed Kennedy – City of Lowell Mayors Office


Each year, we help more than 50,000 people and we could not do it without the continued support of friends and partners such as you.  This year we invite you to celebrate and sponsor our largest fundraiser. Now more than ever, in the wake of proposed budget cuts, we need your support to ensure another successful year.

We are seeking Sponsors for this event and have enclosed our Sponsorship Form with this letter. If you would like to sponsor this amazing event, or reserve tickets, please visit www.commteam.org/specialevents. You can also contact our Communications and Development office at 978-654-5640, or kplath@commteam.org.

Please note that your donation/sponsorship of $1000 or more qualifies for the Community Investment Tax Credit Program (CITC), which provides you with a 50% tax credit/refund on your donation. Please contact us for details.

We thank you for joining us May 23rd to celebrate and honor these local leaders making a difference.

Thank you again for your support.



$25/ticket for a chance to win a customized, 3-course dinner for 8 in your home. Prepared by Chef Anna Jabar-Omoyeni (former owner of La Boniche Restaurant) and students from CTI’s YouthBuild Culinary Program.

Ticket will be drawn at the Spring Celebration, May 23rd. You do not have to be in attendance in order to win.

(Not included: alcohol, taxes and gratuity and holiday dates)




Community Teamwork (make check payable to)

155 Merrimack Street

Lowell MA  01852

Attn: Spring Celebration

Sponsorship Opportunities  flyer and response form

Sponsor Opportunities (fillable form for mailing/emailing)

Event Sponsor                                                                                                      $20,000.00

Two (2) tables of 10 with preferred seating

Logo displayed at Event and on event program, on website and social media

Check presentation photo op (will also appear on www.commteam.org)

Mention from podium and in all media releases (including Newsletter, TV & Radio)

Acknowledgement as sponsor for 2 additional CommTeam events or programs

First right of refusal as Premier Sponsor for 2020 Gala

Premium Sponsor

Two (2) tables of 10

Logo displayed at Event and on event program, on website and social media Check presentation photo op

Mention from podium and on all social media

Acknowledgement as sponsor of an additional CommTeam event or program

Gold Sponsor

One (1) table of 10

Logo displayed on website

Name included on event program

Mention from podium and on social media

        $ 5,000.00
Silver Sponsor

One (1) table of 10; Name in event program

      $ 2,500.00
Bronze Sponsor

One (1) table of 10; Name in event program

    $ 1,000.00
Individual Ticket Price       $100.00 or                  $175/pair



















A very special thank you to

Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation

And the Trustees:

Richard Smith

John and Amy Smith Berylson, James Berylson

Jonathan Block and Jennifer Berylson Block

Robert Katz and Elizabeth Berylson Katz

Robert and Dana Smith, Madeleine Smith, Ryan Smith

Debra Smith Knez, Jessica Knez, Andrew Knez


and also to





Carol and George Duncan





Steve Mallette / New England Medical Insurance Agency











Net  Leasing Corporation

Plumbers & Gasfitters Local Union 12

Interior Resources USA, LLC

Marie P. Sweeney

Middlesex Community College

James Wilde – Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership

Leland and Mia Ackerson 

Dick Lepine

Debra Enman

UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center

Arthur Sutcliffe – Lowell Festival Foundation

O’Connor Studios