Contact: Maria Barbosa
Kennedy-Donovan Center

Kennedy-Donovan Center to Host Annual Spring Celebration to Benefit Special Education School

FOXBOROUGH, MA – February 2, 2017 – Kennedy-Donovan Center (KDC) announces Webster Bank as the event sponsor for its annual Spring Celebration to be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Lombardo’s in Randolph, Massachusetts. Each year, KDC features a different program and this year’s event will focus on our New Bedford Special Education School, “Where Possibilities Are Endless.” KDC will raise money and awareness to our Chapter 766 approved private special education school that supports students 3 to 22 years of age with a variety of developmental disabilities, physical challenges, medically-fragile conditions and/or behavioral disorders.

We are pleased to announce co-hosts Anthony Karamas and Brad Pineault, KDC board members and longtime supporters of our mission. “We are excited to co-host this year’s Spring Celebration and take part in celebrating the 30th anniversary of Luella Hennessey Donovan’s retirement,” said Karamas and Pineault. “Mrs. Donovan, KDC’s founder, left a strong legacy and we are honored to continue fulfilling her vision for the individuals KDC serves. This year’s focus, KDC’s Special Education School, serves students residing in New Bedford and the surrounding communities, and we are pleased to highlight their success!” The evening will include a sit down dinner, silent and live auctions, dancing, and a special video presentation along with other exciting elements.

It is sure to be another inspiring evening where guests will help raise $100,000 in support of KDC’s Special Education School. The funds raised from this event will be used to support the school through the purchase of needed equipment and supplies, upgrades to technologies and renovating some of the outdated rooms.

Sponsorships range from $500-$6,000, ads range from $300-$1,000 and auction items are being accepted for both live and silent auctions. We are expecting to draw approximately 250 guests. For more information regarding sponsorships or to purchase tickets, please contact Maria Barbosa at To learn more about Kennedy-Donovan Center or to make a donation, visit

Details for community event calendar inclusion:

What: Kennedy-Donovan Center’s Annual Spring Celebration
When: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 10:30pm
Where: Lombardo’s, 6 Billings Street, Randolph, Massachusetts
Cost: $125 per ticket

Sponsorships and tickets available at:

About Kennedy-Donovan Center

Kennedy-Donovan Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit human service agency providing a wide range of direct and supportive services to over 6,000 people with developmental delays, disabilities, or family challenges throughout eastern and south central Massachusetts, and the northeast corner of Connecticut. KDC serves 160 communities from ten program offices and sixteen residences with nearly 600 employees.