THANK YOU for joining us for an evening of inspiration and hope from the comfort of your home! We hope you enjoyed the wonderful musical talent, the stories of Dimock patients, our special award winners, and danced along with DJ Maverik! We are so grateful for all the contributions and warm messages of love and support. Thank you all so very much. We wish you all good health!
Thank you so much to all who joined us for the livestream Steppin' Out. If you missed it you can see a half-hour version here.
For 32 years, Steppin’ Out has been Boston’s largest multi-cultural gala and is the largest source of unrestricted, flexible funds raised by the Dimock Center. Funds are used to support the mission of the Dimock Center to heal and uplift patients and families in Roxbury, and surrounding communities. Please consider making a gift, of any size, today by clicking on the green "Support Dimock" button at the top of the page.
Our community of patients are among the hardest hit by the pandemic and the ensuing economic devastation. Your gifts will help provide uninterrupted quality primary and behavioral health care, and treatment for substance use disorder, while also meeting emerging needs for COVID-19 testing and treatment. Together, we will ensure that these vulnerable patients and families receive the care they need during this health crisis, and in the post-pandemic future. Thank you so very much.
This year’s Steppin' Out was hosted by WCVB Channel 5's Karen Holmes Ward who has been the MC for Steppin' Out for all 33 years! Included in the event are Dimock videos sharing patient stories, the presentations of the Congressman John Lewis Social Justice Award to Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and the Dimock Difference Leadership Award to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, musical performances by our headliner Andre Ward with vocalists Phaedra Butler and Athene Wilson, and Jennifer Holliday.
View the 33rd annual Steppin' Out event PROGRAM BOOK HERE.
Governor Charlie and First Lady Lauren Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Ms. Lorrie Higgins
An $85,000 STEPPIN' OUT MATCHING CHALLENGE!
The Dimock Boards, Gala Committee, and other special Dimock friends have pledged to match up to $85,000 in contributions for Steppin' Out! You can still help us access these urgently needed matching funds.
Your gift is so important, now more than ever before. Here are just a few examples of how you can help...
You can make an online gift by clicking on the green "Support Dimock" box at the top of the page. Gifts may also be made by check, made out to The Dimock Center, and mailed to The Dimock Center, 55 Dimock Street, Boston, MA 02119. Thank you so much!
"Beth Israel Lahey Health has been a proud partner of The Dimock Center in caring for the community for more than fifty years. We applaud the innovation, compassion and dedication demonstrated by Dimock’s staff in response to COVID-19. BILH is thrilled to congratulate U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, recipient of the U.S. Congressman John Lewis Social Justice Award!"
--Kevin Tabb, MD, BILH President & CEO and the BILH Leadership Team
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