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Signs of Spring Gala 2017

For the first time, we will be hosting our Signs of Spring gala on our Framingham campus.  It will be a special night and we are looking forward to giving guests a glimpse of what happens when students, clients, patients, and their families come to our campus. 

Tickets Now On Sale!

Join us on Saturday, May 13th at The Learning Center for the Deaf, 848 Central Street, Framingham MA 01701, for our Signs of Spring cocktail reception and auction as we raise critical funds for our Badavas Parent Infant Program.

Cash Bar - Live Music

with Sherry Truhlar of Red Apple Auctions

This event brings together over 250 of TLC’s supporters from the Metro West and the deaf and hard of hearing communities for a glimpse into the vibrant culture of The Learning Center. 

Free Parking. ASL/English Interpreters provided.

$175 per person, RSVP by May 1, 2017. Buy tickets here.


Become a Sponsor

Partner with Us to Help Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children Thrive!

As we strive to raise $120,000+ during this year's gala, we need your support.  We are extremely grateful to those who step up to become sponsors, underwriters, and patrons.  Your gifts help us provide a fun and festive evening to celebrate our mission and vision and most importantly, they help us provide critical funds to meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing children and their families.  Please consider making a donation and becoming a sponsor, underwriter, or patron for this year's event.

For a full list of sponsorship opportunities: Sponsor Packet

For a list of last year sponsors: 2016 Sponsors


Donate an Auction Item

Please consider donating an items or asking your friends/relatives or businesses that you frequent to support The Learning Center for the Deaf by making a donation.

Our auction items will be available online through Bidding for Good starting May 1 so those near and far can bid on the items even if they aren't able to attend the event.  Stay tuned for more details!

For info on donating an auction item: Auction Donation Form


Back by Popular Demand

We are pleased to welcome back Sherry Truhlar from Red Apple Auctions!  After landing on two television shows within months of graduating from auctioneering school, Sherry decided to leave the corporate world behind and devote herself to her new profession. Today, she and her team at Red Apple Auctions work with hundreds of nonprofits across the USA annually, helping each one to host a crowd-pleasing benefit auction.



For additional information on our gala, or make a donation to support The Learning Center for the Deaf, contact Patti McCarthy at 508-879-5110 x222 or email patti_mccarthy@tlcdeaf.org

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