Special events are the heart of our fundraising activities. Join us to experience the fun, camaraderie and fundraising that sustains us throughout the year.

Upcoming Ellie Fund Events

April 18 – 120th Boston Marathonboston-marathon for website
The Ellie Fund is honored to partner with John Hancock’s Non-Profit Marathon Program for the 2016 Boston Marathon.
Meet our team. 



June 1 – 10th Annual Kelley for Elliek4e website icon
Kelley Tuthill & Susan Wornick invite you to the 10th anniversary celebration of fun, fashion and fundraising presented by The Slater Foundation. The event, honoring Charles Dudley & David Honeycutt of Charles David Salons & Spas, will feature fabulous wines, hors d’oeuvres, live auction and fashion show directed by Christina K. Pierce with fashions by REISS modeled by the women of WCVB-TV Channel 5
Tickets & more information



Upcoming Supporters’ Events

April 23 – Back to the Boathouse
Swing by to check out 13 bands as they take the stage to benefit our mission at The Boathouse on the Water for the 5th Annual Rockin’ for the Cure! This event is all ages until 8:00 p.m. and 21+ from 8:00 p.m.-close with a $10 donation for entry.



April 26 – REVEL 1st Anniversary Partyrevel
Join REVEL for their VIP Styling Event & Trunk Show from 5-8:00 p.m.  for free styling advice, raffles, prizes and more! 15% of sales from the entire day will be donated to support our mission.




a long affairApril 28 – A Long Affair
The Ellie Fund is honored to partner with Long Cadillac for A Long Affair, a silent auction event in support of our mission! Join us at Long Cadillac in Southborough for a fun evening of cocktails and appetizers, pop-up boutiques, the newest Cadillac models and, of course, an exciting silent auction! Tickets & more information. 



A Look Back at Past Events

golf image for websiteReal Golfers Wear Pink Golf Tournament Presented by Walmart
We are proud to announce that the 3rd Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink raised a record $71,527! We would like to express our appreciation for Walmart, the Kelleher FamilyEpstein, Lipsey & Clifford, P.C., Scott Clifford, Sean Sparks and all the golfers, sponsors and donors who helped to make the tournament such a tremendous success! If you would like to receive information on next year’s event, please contact Hillary Harrelson at hillary@elliefund.org. 

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 9th Annual Kelley for Ellie Fashion Show 
 Because of the generous contributions of our event guests, our partnership with The Slater Foundation and with WCVB-TV Channel 5 and the support of all of our event sponsors and donors, the event raised over $120,000!

Check out the event photos below.
Dina K. Photography, please click here.
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IggyPhoto, please click here.
Michael Blanchard, please click here.

Runners together

2015 Boston Marathon
The 119th Boston Marathon is over and we are proud to share that all members of Team Ellie Fund successfully crossed the finish line! Not only did Chris Doney, Penny Fireman and Jeff Harrelson complete 26.2 miles in cold rain and wind but they did so having raised $35,564 for the Ellie Fund! 

2015 gala

February 22: 19th Annual Red Carpet Gala
Check out the event photos below.

IggyPhoto, please click here
439 Photography, please click here.
POSE green screen photos, please click here.

Missed out on this year’s event? Email hillary@elliefund.org to be added to the mailing list for our 2016 Gala.

Annual events
We host the only Academy Awards party in Massachusetts officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, an honor we've earned for the past eleven years. For information about this years celebration, click here
We host a Young Professionals Party in Boston each year featuring great music, hors doeuvres, drinks, and door prizes.

Kelley for Ellie - We are honored to partner with WCVB-TV5 and the Boston Harbor Hotel on our annual Kelley for Ellie fashion show where all the models are Channel 5 Newswomen and the program is inspiring, entertaining and fun!  Special guests help make the party memorable each year.

Princesses & Superheroes - Princesses and Superheroes ages 3-8 are invited to our annual party at Linden Square in Wellesley for a delightful afternoon of singing, dancing, fun snacks, craft activities and more.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are pleased to participate in numerous events hosted by Ellie Fund sponsors, friends and family members. Over the years, we have been honored to partner with Women in Comedy, The MOMOlogues: Pink Ribbon Overdose, the Bosom Buddies Benefit Bash, Panera Bread's Pink Ribbon Bagels, Halloween for Hope and many others.
If you or your company would like to work with the Ellie Fund on an event or campaign in honor of national breast cancer awareness month, please contact us.