The Boston Winter Ball Raises $1.6 Million for the Corey C. Griffin Foundation

L to R: John and Cyndy Fish with Rob and Cathy Griffin. (Photo Credit: Elevin Studios)

BOSTON–Nearly 1,000 guests attended the 12th annual Boston Winter Ball on Saturday February 8, 2020, to support the Corey C. Griffin Foundation inside a glamorous ballroom at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston.

The sold-out event raised $1.6 million to improve the quality of life for Boston area children in need through the Foundation’s healthcare and education programs.

The Boston Winter Ball is an annual black-tie event that caters to social and civically minded young professionals in the Boston area. In its 12-year history, the Boston Winter Ball has established itself as not only one of the most anticipated events on Boston’s social calendar, but also a destination event – with attendees joining us from all over the country. Founded in 2009 by young Boston College graduates – the vision was to bring together like-minded Millennials to network and support their communities by promoting philanthropy and volunteerism. The event has raised over $1 million each of the past 6 years.

The lavish evening’s festivities kicked-off with a dinner to honoring sponsors and supporters where Suffolk Construction Chairman and CEO John Fish was presented with the 2020 Corey C. Griffin Humanitarian Award. The foundation also recognized Daunte Pean with the Courage Award and Will Maich with the Outstanding Philanthropist Award. The special honors were followed by an epic dance party, sweet treats and cocktails, five-star entertainment and a fun photo booth.

The Corey C. Griffin Foundation was launched by the Griffin family and friends as a vehicle to continue Corey’s great philanthropic works and loving spirit – with the mission to improve the quality of life for children in need through healthcare and education programs. To learn more about the philanthropic efforts of the Corey C. Griffin Foundation, visit