Photos: Team IMPACT Fundraiser

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Team IMPACT, a nonprofit matching children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses with college athletic teams, hosted its fifth annual sports-themed fundraiser in the Seaport World Trade Center on April 26, 2017. Notable attendees included Bob Kraft, Dion Lewis, and Wendi Nix, who served as emcee for the night’s programming. Overall, the event raised over $1.8 million to support Team IMPACT’s ongoing mission. The gala celebrated five life-changing years, more than 1,100 children matched and 35,000 participating college athletes from over 450 schools. The star-studded event featured a high-end live and silent auction featuring prizes such as throwing out the first pitch at Fenway, travel with the team to a Patriots away game, vacation packages to the Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico, the Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, and skiing in Squaw Valley, a meet and greet with Ed Sheeran and backstage passes/tickets to The Late Show with Stephen Colbertand an Audi convertible raffled off by Prime Motor Group. For more information about Team IMPACT, please visit goteamimpact.org.

Team IMPACT Game Day Gala Reception Hall / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Team IMPACT Game Day Gala Dining Room / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Team IMPACT Game Day Gala_2017 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Raffle Prize / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Jay Calnan, Wendi Nix, Robert Kraft and Dan Kraft / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Jay Calnan, Dion Lewis, Dan Kraft and Wendi Nix / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Gabriella Switaj, Brooke DiBona and Julie DiBona / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Wendi Nix serving as emcee / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Ashton Grant, Yan Perez and Jansen Perez / Photo by David Silverman Photography

Bob Kraft, Lucas St. Onge, Jake Kamrass and Dion Lewis / Photo By David Silverman Photography

Erin Chatham and Matt Chatham / Photo By David Silverman Photography

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