FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Annual Child of America Gala

Each year, our Gala Committee organizes a wonderfully successful party for some 300 guests at the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien.  Our most recent gala was on Friday, April 28th, 2017, when we had the great privilege of honoring Marcus Mabry of CNN and Austin McChord of Datto, Inc. and in raising vital new funds for the benefit of Carver kids! See the Facebook photo album here. See the Silent and Live Auction here! See the gala Program Journal here! See more details at the 2017 gala website that will remain a permanent online record of this year's event.

Past Child of America Award recipients include Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Roger Wilkins; Geoffrey Canada, former President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone; Cynthia Thompson, National Chair of The Girl Scouts Of America; James Comer, the Maurice Faulk Professor of Child Psychiatry at Yale; Helene Gayle, CEO of CARE; The Reverend Dr. James A. Forbes, the Senior Minister Emeritus of The Riverside Church in New York City; Debo P. Adegbile, then the Director of Litigation, NAACP LDF; Dr. Marlen Bodden, Legal Aid Society and author; Morris “Mo” Pleasure, American composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist; and Richard Whitcomb, President Emeritus of St. Luke’s School.

Annual Golf Classic

The Fourth Annual Carver Golf Outing will be held at Shorehaven Golf Club on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Third Annual Carver Golf Outing at the Country Club of Fairfield was held on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Event co-chairs Michael Gregorich, Carol Howe, Janine & Michael Smith, Jonathan Whitcomb and Richard Whitcomb created a perfect day for one and all. The day of golf began on the putting & driving range and a grill lunch and concluded with a cocktail reception, prizes, silent auction, and dinner. This is a special time of fellowship and sport for the benefit of Carver's young people, a time that honors our students’ effort and achievement.

Connections, Friends & Alumni

Connections! These house parties are a valuable time for friends to gather in their communities to learn about and celebrate Carver’s mission and accomplishments. Drs. Susan and Norman Weinberger led Norwalk Connections. A large committee of longtime Carver friends led the 14th annual Rowayton Connections this year.  We are deeply grateful to the Connections committee members and hosts for their generosity and thoughtfulness in opening their lovely homes and inviting their neighbors to learn about and support Carver youth.