Housing Families 2014 Gala



This was a fantastic Gala! Over 400 generous people gathered to support the mission to end family homelessness. The food was absolutely savory and delicious, the music infused excitement, and it was simply a great evening. Thanks to everyone who made this a very successful event! – Jim Goebelbecker, HFI CEO


U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark
Sal Lupoli • Eli Lipcon • Melissa Dorismond


Janet Wu, WCVB Award-Winning Political Reporter

Featured Celebrity Chefs:

  • Derrek Barragan, Executive Chef, Del Frisco’s Boston
  • Louis DiBiccari, Chef / Owner, Tavern Road
  • Steve DiFillippo, Executive Chef / Owner, Davio’s
  • Andy Husbands, Chef / Owner, Tremont 647
  • Eddie Payne, Chef/VP Operations, Tuscan Kitchen
  • Michael Schlow, Executive Chef / Owner, Via Matta, Alta Strada
  • Jeremy Sewall, Chef / Owner, Lineage, the Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Row34
  • Greg Weinstock, Chef, Salvatore’s Seaport

Purchase your tickets now for this fun social event!

Housing Families 2014 Gala Location

Seaport Boston Hotel
200 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210


Sponsors Reception – Saturday, March 22, 6:00-7:00 PM

  • Meet with honorees and celebrity chefs
  • Enjoy delicious gourmet tastings by our chefs
  • Complimentary valet parking

General Reception – Saturday, March 22, 7:00 PM

  • Enjoy the evening’s mouthwatering tastings from celebrity chefs and local restaurants
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Live entertainment/dancing by the World Premier Band


Listen to Housing Families Gala Rap by choosing the play button below.



View the video from our 2012 gala below:

About HFI

Housing Families Inc. (“HFI”) is a recognized leader in identifying creative solutions to end family homelessness. HFI provides safe temporary shelter and quality affordable housing. HFI also offers individualized supportive services to enrich children’s lives, nurture the potential of each family member, and help families maintain permanent housing. Since HFI first opened its doors more than 25 years ago, over 2,600 families have been helped with an array of services. HFI is on a mission to address the Massachusetts homelessness crisis and believes its services and programs make a meaningful impact to the homeless in our communities.

Why Are We Hosting a Gala?

Because homeless children and their parents need our help! Transformational experiences are possible when we provide counseling, tutoring, emotional and psychological support, and safe housing. With the demand of our services growing it is important we raise the funds to sustain and develop great programs and end family homelessness one family at a time.











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