Great Expectations Fundraiser - LEAP for Education LEAP for Education

Great Expectations Fundraiser

Great Expectations Fundraiser Banner and Anniversary Badge

LEAP for Education Turns 20!
Celebrate Success on Wednesday, April 6

Join LEAP staff, Board, volunteers, students, alumni, community friends and partners at our very special Great Expectations fundraiser to celebrate student success and LEAP’s 20th anniversary. LEAP students and alumni will share their extraordinary stories over two decades of LEAP’s growth and achievements.

We are pleased to bring both an in-person event and virtual event to our many supporters to assure everyone has a way to participate.

In Person
Danversport, 161 Elliot Street, Danvers

  • Registration, hors d’oeuvres, networking, raffles
    6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Program and fund-a-need, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Streaming 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

  • Host or join a “watch party” from the comfort of your living room.
  • You will enjoy the same powerful program, speakers and videos, as the in-person audience.

Net proceeds from this event will benefit programs and services at LEAP for Education and keep them free for all students. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. LEAP for Education is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 47-1445061.

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COVID-19 Protocols

Our live event has limited guest capacity so that we can observe COVID-19 protocols and ensure every guest’s comfort and safety.

Masks | Vaccination

We will require guests to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear masks (when not eating and drinking). We will update our masking policy as the event draws nearer.

Thank You 2022 Honorary Committee and Sponsors

Joel and Mary Abramson
Constance and James Armstrong
Claudia Chuber and Paul Ellingwood
Pam and Jim Demetroulakos
Annalisa and Dino Di Palma
Valerie and Steven Fox
Scott and Jennifer Freedson
Janice and Ralph James
Donna and Elliot Katzman
Kara McLaughllin and John Keenan

Kimberly and Joon Lee
Rachel and Robert Lutts
Eileen and Owen Mathieu
Patricia Moore and Wayne Sheridan
Christopher Pesce
Abigail and Gene Record
Mary Sarris
Kevin and Deborah Tierney
Karen and Michael Wheeler

Presenting Sponsor:

North Shore Bank Logo

PhD Level Sponsors:

Cabot Wealth Management
Cell Signaling Technologies Logo
Institution for Savings Logo
Someone Else's Child Logo

Masters Level Sponsors:

Axcelis Logo

Rob Rudnick and
Connie Iverson

Root Logo
Salem Hospital Logo

Baccalaureate Level Sponsors:

Extra Space Storage Logo
Foundation Management Associates, LLC Logo
McLane Middleton Law Firm Logo
Peabody Essex Museum Logo
Prime Group Shetland Park Logo

Salem State University Logo
Steel Root Logo

Associates Level Sponsors:

Enterprise Bank & Trust Co. Logo
Marblehead Bank Logo
Santander Logo
St. Jean's CU Logo
Wolpert Insurance Logo