Benefit Days at Borders
In December, May Institute held Benefit Days at Borders. During the event, shoppers could use a special coupon that allowed a portion of the purchase to be donated to May Institute. At stores throughout Massachusetts, May Institute recruited a large number of family entertainers including musicians, storytellers, jugglers, dancers, and more! Many families came out to see us, and lots of kids took part in our Holiday Drawing Contest. We had a great time and helped raise money for the children that we serve.
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Paralympian athlete Anjali Forber-Pratt and author Lynn Toomey of the book series "Color, Learn, & Play"
Dancer Kira Seamon with David Ira Rottenberg, author of "Gwendolyn, The Graceful Pig"
May Institute employees (l-r) Dana Pellitteri, Corlis Gross, and Karyn Vostok at the Copley Square Borders store
(l-r) Anjali Forber-Prat, Lynn Toomey, Alicia Lauren, and Alice Silver-Heilman
All-female a cappella group Terpsichore from Boston University sings holiday music
Hundreds of children throughout Massachusetts participated in a coloring contest for a chance to have their design on May Institute holiday cards next year
Jenny Abarca of Face Paint Fantasy transforms faces with her excellent craftsmanship
Melissa Scarry, Admissions Coordinator for May Institute, smiles for the camera at Borders in Dedham
A dancer from the Dancing Arts Center of Holliston engages the crowd at Borders in Shrewsbury
Holiday drawing contest participant Katherine wishes everyone a "Merry Jazzmas"
Borders Corporate Sales Coordinator Sandy Thomas and May Institute's Vice President of Communications, Eileen Pollack
Ted Murphy, author of "Saving Santa's Seals," signs books after giving a reading
Classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan gives a concert in a Borders cafe
Children's musician, Fran Friedman, delights her audience with sing-alongs
A girl enjoys a pony ride from local favorite Paul's Pony Parties
May Institute employee Karyn Vostok braves the cold to hand out flyers to people passing by
Jared Starr, interactive storyteller, has a captive audience
Children enjoying Jared Starr's interactive storytelling
View our photo albums here:
2013 MBTA Autism Awareness Campaign Posters and Cards
Kiss the Pig for Rodman Ride!
Todd Fournier Center Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting
2011 Rodman Ride for Kids (Foxboro, Mass.)
Family Social and Easter Egg Hunt (Jacksonville, North Carolina)
Congressman Farr Visits The Bay School
Benefit Days at Borders
Fall Festival (Jacksonville, N.C.)
2010 Rodman Ride for Kids (Foxboro, Mass.)
7th Annual “Summer Swing” Golf Tournament and Family Outing, 2010
2010 Salute to Safety (Columbus, Ga.)
2010 Business Partners Appreciation and Networking Breakfast
Distinguished Lecture Series, with Drs. Robert and Lynn Koegel
Posters and Cards from "What Does Autism Look Like?"
2010 MBTA Autism Awareness Campaign Press Conference (Boston, Mass.)
Representative Dwyer Visits Woburn May Center
Governor Patrick's Visit to May Institute's Randolph Campus
2009 Summer Scramble Golf Tournament
2009 Rodman Ride for Kids (Foxboro, Mass.)
2009 MBTA Autism Awareness Campaign Press Conference (Boston, Mass.)
Faces and Voices of Autism Exhibition
Pediatric Specialty Center Open House (San Jose, Calif.)
The Bay School 2008 Fall Festival (Santa Cruz, Calif.)
2008 Rodman Ride for Kids (Foxboro, Mass.)