2020 MassBioEd Comedy Classic, 26th Annual Fundraiser

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View the 2020 Comedy Classic Playbill

Our annual Golf Classic is our signature fundraiser that brings together industry professionals to enjoy a day of golf and support biotech education and workforce development. This year, our event will look different but will still provide an opportunity to give back to the community. MassBioEd's 2020 Comedy Classic features renowned comedian Jimmy Tingle, and rising star, Corey Rodrigues, offering a great way to kick back, relax, and enjoy an afternoon virtual show of entertaining comedy from local talents. Invite your friends! Share the Comedy Classic Invite.

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Because this is a FREE event, we invite you to make a donation to support our work with teachers in high-need school districts to prepare for the 2020-2021 academic year during the pandemic. Our Aligned Curricular and Career Experiences for Secondary Science (ACCESS) Program supports teachers as they integrate vertically aligned, hands-on life science lessons and college and career experiences across grades 6-12. ACCESS ensures that, over the course of 4-5 years, students will have multiple meaningful, life sciences experiences that build upon past lessons. Help us impact 15,000 students during the 2020-2021 academic school year through inquiry-based lab activities and career exploration programs.

How to contribute:
1. Make a donation online.
2. Text the word "massbioed" to the number 243725.

Your donation will make the following possible within our ACCESS program:

•    $1,000 - Student Set of Biotech Equipment (Gel Electrophoresis) 
•    $500 - College & Career Exploration Event for 50 Students
•    $250 - Lab Kit for a Class of 24 Students
•    $100 - Individual Set of Student Micropipettes
•    $50 - Stipend for Teacher to Attend Professional Development Training

  • Donations of $150 or more will receive a thank you package that includes a designed mask, test tube mints, and a water bottle.
  • Donations of $500 or more will receive a donation package that includes designed masks, test tube mints, a water bottle, and a UV phone sanitizer with a wireless charging pad. 

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If your company wishes to match your donation, they may do so by contacting communications@massbioed.org or making the donation online. For gifts over $2,500, we encourage mailing a check. See details to here 

All proceeds from this virtual event benefit the MassBioEd's mission to build and sustain a strong, diverse workforce in the life sciences. The pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of the life sciences. As we continue to develop and integrate on-line programs for teachers, students and schools, the need to educate the next generation of scientists, promote career opportunities within the industry to under-served communities, and bring in new skilled workers is more important than ever. 

We are committed to meeting this challenge and hope you will join us.

Interested in sponsoring? View our 2020 Sponsorship opportunities.

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Date

Thursday, September 17th
3:30 - 5:00 PM

Category

MassBioEd Events

Location

Virtual

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