The 2020 AEFI Benefit Auction Goes Virtual!!

 

AEFI Benefit Virtual Auction 

Thank you to all those who participated and supported the Virtual Auction. And for helping to raise money in light of the Benefit cancellation. 

Thank you to all the sponsors and donors

2020 AEFI Benefit is CANCELED

It is with regret, but no surprise, that we have decided to cancel the AEFI Benefit scheduled for March 27th due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19.  This is the most prudent step for the benefit of our community's health and well being.  We are still exploring other possibilities for the future and will let you know as soon as any further decisions have been made.  Thank you for your understanding and continued support of the AEFI.

The AEFI would like to thank all Benefit ticket holders for their suport of the AEFI.  Unfortunately, it is with great regret that we are unable to gather together for the AEFI Benefit this year.  In light of the current Coronavirus pandemic we must put the health and well-being of our community first and foremost.  We will miss seeing you all in person around the casino tables!

Unfortunately, as our primary source of funding, the cancellation of this year's Benefit will severely hinder our ability to fund teacher grants for innovative and challenging educational programs during the 2020/2021 school year.  To help offset this loss, you can elect to donate your purchased tickets to the AEFI in support of the Ashland public schools.  Please send an email to gala.aefi@gmail.com by April 12, 2020 if you would like to convert your tickets to a tax-deductible donation - our deepest thanks for your generosity!  If we do not hear from you regarding your purchase by April 12th we will begin the refund process.

In addition, the volunteers of the AEFI will still hold the auction portion of the Benefit online through Bidding for Good.  While we may not be able to come together in person this year, we can still complete our mission by joining together and bidding online on the many items that were to be showcased at our live Benefit event.  Please be on the lookout for the online auction date coming soon!  

Thank you once again for your continued support and generosity!

To make your tax deductible contribution, click the Donate button below OR mail directly to AEFI, PO Box 71, Ashland MA 01721 and please note Neighborhood Campaign on the check.  Please make your donation to this campaign by January 31, 2020.

2019 Photos:  Click here to see photos from last year's Benefit.  

You can download the original photo or order prints directly from the site.

2020 Benefit Director

Pam Sage

   

2020 Benefit Committee Members

Aimie Burack
Aislyn Subrt
Amy Westerlind
Ariana Carroll
Ashley DePaolo
Becky DeGeorge
Caroline Power
Christin Sanders
Danielle Morgan
Jamee Callahan
Jennifer McKaughan
Julie Ramsey
Karen Appelstein

Keri Van Beek
Lakshmi Krishnan
Lindsay Atherton
Megan Najarian
Meredith Connery
Nathalie Pareene
Neha Kashyap
Rachel Abrahams
Randi Martens
Ruchi Tripathi
Sarah Ciano
Tessa Piantedosi
Tricia Kendall

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Sincere thanks to all our supporters who are committed to making the AEFI Annual Benefit a success!

 

AEFI Benefit 2020 Sponsors

Needham Bank

126 Self Storage

Ashland Family Eyecare

Ashland Insurance Center

Avidia Bank

Caren Mulcunry

CommCreative

Craig Morrison

Creative Home Improvements

Eversource

Main Street Pediatrics

Marra Flooring

Middlesex Mattress

Middlesex Savings Bank

Mirick O'Connell

Mr. Handyman

NRG Energy

Orthopedics New England

Richmond Development Corp.

Solar Flair

Senate President Karen Spilka & Representative Jack Lewis

United Home

Webster First Credit Union

Worcester Air

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