Annual Event

Evening of Hope and Discovery

Two Ways to Join Our Event!

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The in-person event is SOLD OUT! If you already have your tickets, join us on October 21, 2022 at the Grand View Farm in Burlington, MA from 6-8pm.

Evening activities will include a silent auction, impactful testimonials, and a special keynote address from Joe Kennedy.

Please note that the following precautions will be in place for the event:

  • seat assignments
  • proof of vaccination required at the door
  • masks are optional depending on the COVID regulations at the time of the event.
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Join us LIVE for our virtual Evening of Hope and Discovery! We will stream the event on November 3, 2022 on Facebook and YouTube. You will enjoy a retrospective on FFDA's impressive history, a look to the future, words from our volunteers and program recipients, and remarks by Joe Kennedy.

We will also be holding an online auction which will run from October 27-November 3, the night of the livestream. Stay tuned for more information and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to receive the most up-to-date details!

Event Keynote Speaker: Joe Kennedy

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Joe Kennedy has dedicated his career to social and economic justice. A former Congressman, legal aid volunteer, and assistant district attorney, he founded Groundwork Project to address pervasive disparities in the American political system and to help build a Democratic Party that is more inclusive, representative, and fair.


Your gift will support our Evening of Hope and Discovery and change the lives of families affected by depression or bipolar disorder.

Our Event Sponsors


Pear Therapeutics Logo.
Alkermes logo.

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Village Bank.

Community Sponsors

Middlesex Savings Bank.

In Kind Sponsors

Ballroom in Boston
Blue Man group
Calm Strips
Crazy Axes
Custom Tea Shirt
JP Licks
Laurel Denise
NGY Metal Art
Off the Beaten Path
Roco Jo
Slumberkins Toys
Swan Boats of Boston
Tree House
Trillium Brewing
Wellness and Oils