It was a full house at the 2019 North End Christmas Fund Luncheon as hundreds came together for the annual charity event.
Receiving honors this year:
Toni Gilardi Uncle Fred Carangelo Humanitarian Award John Fiumara Private Ernest J. Natale Community Service Award
The committee also honored two longtime supporters who have been very generous in supporting the Christmas Fund luncheon over the years.
Filippo Frattaroli Christmas Fund Luncheon Appreciation Award Susan Pascucci Christmas Fund Luncheon Appreciation Award
The tradition raises thousands of dollars enabling the group to send out over 200 checks to North End seniors, low-income residents and families in need during this Christmas season. State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and City Councilor Lydia Edwards joined with the committee to celebrate and honor those who serve the community.
The Christmas Fund Committee is led by Robert “Ted” Tomasone, John Romano of the North End Athletic Association and James Luisi of North End Waterfront Health. The committee includes members from local non-profit agencies: North End Athletic Association, North End Against Drugs, Nazzaro Community Center, North End Waterfront Health, North End Seniors, ABCD Head Start Program and North End / West End ABCD Service Center.
For the last several years the luncheon has been held at Filippo’s Ristorante and the committee would like to thank the Frattaroli Family for all of their help and support in making the luncheon a huge success.
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