September 17, 2015
At the conclusion of TUGG's fundraiser named Tech Gives Back, Catie's Closet was awarded the $10,000 prize. The three-hour philanthropic party included games, music and the opportunity to communicate our efforts to over 1,500+ individuals within Boston's tech scene. Catie's Closet was one of six innovative TUGG portfolio nonprofits serving under resourced local youth. This is the second time that Catie's Closet received the impactful $10,000 grant. Thank you TUGG, for being a loyal supporter of Catie's Closet.
August 29, 2015
Frank and Margaret Busse held a private at-home fundraiser to support the #Back2SchoolBasics needs for the students we serve. With the help of friends Jenny and Brian Agle, they were able to rally support the event with flowers, food, music and entertainment. At the end of the event, the Busse family was able to raise an incredible $13,226!! Frank and Margaret, you are absolute superstars. Click here to see pictures from the event!
August 4, 2015
Our Executive Director and Co-Founder Mickey Cockrell presented Social Enterprise Strategy for the Entrepreneurship For All Summer Accelerator Class at Catie's Closet Distribution Center.
May 11, 2015
Catie's Closet was granted $100k from Cummings Foundation! It is a huge honor to be chosen. We will be expanding our Distribution Center and getting ready to open more schools. THANK YOU CUMMINGS FOUNDATION for supporting our mission.
May 5, 2015
The Social Innovation Forum held their 12th Annual Social Innovator Showcase at Microsoft New England Research and Development Center! The Showcase included presentations from 2015 Social Innovators including Catie's Closet!
April 16, 2015
TUGG... Technology Underwrites Greater Good. Catie's Closet takes away $10,000 at the Tech Gives Back wine and tequilla party. After 3 hours of crowdraising, Catie's Closet celebrated the award. Over 1800 guests participated in the event and listened to 6 youth driven non-profits present there mission in speed dating fashion. THANK YOU tech community for voting for Catie's Closet and helping us win $10,000.
April 9, 2015
Stepping out in Fashion! Anthem Events hosted a fashion show to benefit Catie's Closet at one of Boston's best restaurants... The Vault. The Leap into Spring event featured fashions by Julie Kontos and Eileen Apelian. Hair and makeup was provide by the oh so trendy Salon Acote!
March 21, 2015
"Oh the Places You'll Go" Annual Gala and Silent Auction was held on March 21, 2015 at the Andover Country Club - Andover, MA. 2015 marked our 4th annual Gala and our 5th year of business. Since 2010 we have grown to 25 schools, serving 12,500 students in-need in the Merrimack Valley. You support means everything to us.
We hope you enjoyed celebrating this incredible milestone with us. You made the event unforgettable with your generous spirit and enthusiasm! The event was sold out much to the dismay of many. We couldn't have done it without you. Our sponsors made the night magical and all of your donations and contributions will allow us to continue providing services to our current schools and more.
December 9, 2014
Catie's Closet announced as a cohort in the Social Innovation Forum 2015 Class. Stay tuned for GREAT things to come!
November 12, 2014
Catie's Closet wins Non-Profit of the Year at the Enterprise Bank Celebration of Excellence Awards!
October 29, 2014
Catie's Closet takes top prize at MassChallenge! Catie's Closet was one of four Diamond winners in the prestigious MassChallenge startup accelerator program.
Sep 21, 2014
Owen and Ollie's sponsors Catie's Closet The Cycle for a Cause event in Dracut, MA is well known in the community. In their 8th year, Owen and Ollie's chose Catie's Closet as the beneficiary. Over 50 bikers gathered in the parking lot to begin the 25 mile ride. Each of them contributed a $25 donation to ride. Following the two hour bike ride Owen and Ollie's spared no expense in creating a tremendous cookout and raffle. Guests were treated to entertainment from the Sonic Boomers, a well known popular band singing all of our favorites. It was so heartwarming to see the community come together to support Catie's Closet! THANK YOU for honoring us in such a fun event!
Sep 10, 2014
Constant Contact Jams for Good. There was a lot of innovation happening in the Constant Contact Innoloft in Waltham. Over 50 volunteers formed 5 teams to JAM for Good creating a media strategy for Catie's Closet. As part of the Tech Gives Back volunteer event, Constant Contact utilized the best talent to create a new approach in high tech communication. The collaboration ended with a presentation from each team to Catie's Closet and we walked out with a parcel of the BEST ideas. THANK YOU Constant Contact.