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Special Events

Lowell General Hospital sponsors exciting fund-raising events throughout the year that provide meaningful and enjoyable ways for individuals, corporations, businesses & foundations to support the hospital, and to celebrate its advancements and successes.

Ball for Community Health Initiatives

Save-the-date: March 4, 2017 at the Westin Boston Waterfront

A sold out crowd of nearly 600 guests celebrated at Circle Health’s Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The event, held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel raised over $380,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community. 

The highlight of the evening was the awarding of three Community Initiatives Grants to support behavioral health and substance abuse programs in our communities. The grant winners were:

  • Greater Lowell Technical High School’s “Drug Prevention and Suicide Education Program.”
  • The Center for Hope and Healing’s “Ending Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation” program.
  • Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School’s “Circle Health Speaker Series: Healthy Choices Save Lives.”

The evening also included a “Fund a Need Drive,” which will support the creation of a Community Opioid Outreach Program (COOP) led by Lowell House, the Lowell Police Department and the Lowell Health Department.

"Teamwork is vital to improving the health of our community and addressing critical public health issues like mental health and substance abuse,” said Norm Deschene, CEO of Circle Health. “We are proud to bring together the many dedicated organizations and agencies that are truly engaged in improving health. Together, we are connecting members of our community with the resources and education they need to improve their lives and the lives of their families.”

Click Circle Health Ball for more details. 

TeamWalk for CancerCare

Save-the date: May 21, 2017

Celebrating 17 years of Igniting Hope and Inspiring Courage

With smiles, sneakers and inspiring stories, 5,000 cancer survivors, walkers, supporters, sponsors and volunteers celebrated the 17th annual TeamWalk for CancerCare and the record-breaking $872,000 raised by the event on Sunday, May 22, 2016.

TeamWalk funds make a difference in the lives of today's cancer patients by paying for medications, nutritional supplements, wigs and prostheses, support groups, skilled nursing visits, transportation, mini-grants and other supportive services to patients of all cancer types. Funds enable Lowell General Hospital to provide assistance, support, and services to help people feel better, build confidence and instill hope throughout the cancer journey.

Since its inception in 2000, TeamWalk has raised $9 million dollars to help 24,000 patients. Each and every dollar raised stays within the communities that we serve, helping our friends, family members and co-workers.

Click here for more information on this year's event and all other TeamWalk related activities. You can also contact Andrea Jackson via email or by calling 978-788-7170.

Golf Challenge Tournament

Save-the-date: August 21, 2017

LGH 2009 Golf Tournament will be held at The InternationalSupporters and friends of Lowell General Hospital raised more than $439,000 at the 21st annual Lowell General Hospital Golf Challenge Tournament held on August 22, 2016 at the prestigious International Golf Course in Bolton, MA. Proceeds from the event will be invested in the expansion of our Intensive Care Unit on the main campus to ensure continued innovation and access to exceptional local healthcare for generations to come. Read More: 2016 Golf Challenge Tournament.

Click here to go directly to the Golf Challenge Tournament page

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