March 11, 2017
We celebrated our year’s successes and triumphs at our 6th annual “A Night to Open Doors” Gala and Silent Auction. Over 380 community leaders and loyal supporters joined together under one roof to surpass our fundraising goal and raise over $150,000 to aid in filling, sustaining, and building new closets. From the evening’s sponsors to our donors, volunteers and attendees, please know that we simply cannot operate the way we do without you by our side. Thank you for helping celebrate our current and future successes and honoring Catie’s memory by helping thousands of children every single day.

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We exceeded our Fill the Bus goal for 2016 and we look forward to it's success for next summer!

We exceeded our Fill the Bus goal for 2016 and we look forward to it's success for next summer!

August 12 & 13, 2016
Catie's Closet hosted its first annual "Fill the Bus" campaign during the summer of 2016. The Catie's Closet school bus traveled to companies, organizations and communities throughout MA & NH on Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13. Throughout our journey, we exceeded our goal and collected over 25,000 pieces of clothing and toiletries and raised over $8,000. This was our first Fill the Bus event and we were completely overwhelmed by your outreach and willingness to help students succeed. A tremendous thank you to our compassionate sponsors, gracious employees and generous community. You made this possible. To find our more about Fill the Bus, click here!


March 19, 2016
"A Night to Open Doors" Gala and Silent Auction was truly a night to remember. Thanks to the support of our Diamond Sponsor, Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union, and the generosity of our local communities and companies, we were able to exceed our goal of raising over $100,000!!  WOW! We wouldn't have been able to do it without you. 


January 27, 2016
The Greater Lowell Community Foundation (GLCF) grants $88K to fifteen local nonprofits that support the community development. Catie's Closet was amongst the fifteen nonprofits and to receive the largest grant of $7,500 for the School Closet Expansion Project. Jay Linnehan, executive director of the GLCF was proud to award Catie's Closet, stating "their programs will enhance the quality of life for people in the Greater Lowell and the Merrimack Valley."  Founded in 1997, GLCF seeks to improve the quality of life in Greater Lowell by building philanthropic resources, connecting donors to nonprofit organizations and programs, making effective grants and providing leadership to address community issues.  Since 1999, the foundation has awarded more than $7.5 million to the Greater Lowell community.

 

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