Viewers can watch six hours of family-friendly programming and coverage including the parade, light shows, ice sculptures and fireworks. First Night Boston has announced a philanthropic Charity Partner Program for its 2019 event. Eventgoers will be introduced to four non-profit organizations that empower area girls and women.
Viewers can watch six hours of family-friendly programming and coverage including the parade, light shows, ice sculptures and fireworks.
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Posted by NBC10 Boston on Friday, December 14, 2018
First Night Boston has announced a philanthropic Charity Partner Program for its 2019 event.
Event-goers will be introduced to four nonprofit organizations that empower area girls and women. The selected organizations will be at Copley Square to spread awareness about the good work that they do, and collect donations throughout the day.
#HereForTheMusic, a campaign created by the nonprofit organization Calling all Crows that works to prevent sexual violence in the live music industry through training, policy consulting, and education.
Boston-based Project Hope which serves low-income women and families with education, workforce training, job placement, housing assistance, and is an emergency family shelter.
The Center for Women and Enterprise, dedicated to helping New England women and veterans start and grow their businesses.
And Girls at Work, Inc, believing through power tools and one woodworking project at a time they can empowers girls to build confidence to face current and future life challenges.
“First Night Boston represents new beginnings for all of us,” said Mike St. Peter, WBTS-WNEU and NECU’s general manager.
“This year, in addition to the spectacular celebration coverage in the city, we are privileged to introduce viewers across all three stations and spectators throughout New England to these distinguished organizations who tirelessly fight for a new start for women every day.”