ABCD 50th Anniversary Gala 2012

A Night to Remember!

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) celebrated their 50th Anniversary Gala at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel on Friday, November 2, 2012.  With over 1,100 people in attendance it was an incredible evening of celebration!

Mark K. Shriver, addressed the gathering and accepted the ABCD Hall of Fame award on behalf of his late father, Sargent Shriver, who headed up the Peace Corps and the War on Poverty programs in the 1960s.   

Bianca de la Garza, morning co-anchor, WCVB-TV/Channel 5 emceed the grand event which was capped with a special performance by Natalie Cole, daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on this very special and momentous occasion!

If you're interested in joining us and/or becoming a sponsor for this year's Gala on Friday, November 1, 2013, please contact Amelia Aubourg at 617.348.6238 or via email at