Family Outreach of Amherst "Light Up the Night"

19th Annual Light Up The Night! 2022

Join us as we celebrate our 19th annual Light Up the Night! event to support struggling families in Amherst.

June 17, 2022  |  5:30 p.m. –
Home of Betsy and Bruce McInnis, 76 Lincoln Avenue, Amherst

Lose Yourself in the Magic of a Midsummer’s Night!

Enjoy Delicious Fresh Food and Fabulous Drink Pairings

Experience an eclectic mix of dishes ranging from an oyster bar, pig roast, sushi, and more. Many dishes will be paired with a carefully curated libation—come discover your favorite!

Bid on Live and Online Auction Items with Ton Maroulis, FOA’s Esteemed Auctioneer

You won’t want to miss the chance to win incredible vacations, private dinners, tickets to sporting and musical events, and one-of-a-kind treasures at our live and silent auctions. We guarantee you there is something for everyone!

Reconnect with Friends

Discover Light Up the Night’s (LUTN) new casual layout with scattered seating throughout the grounds. Fill your plate with an array of delectable dish offerings, find a cluster of comfortable chairs, and bask in the joy of once again spending a lovely evening with good food and friends.

Celebrate our Helen Mitchell Community Service Award Recipients

We’ll be presenting the Helen Mitchell Family Outreach of Amherst Community Service Award to

Gabrielle Gould, Executive Director of the Amherst Business Improvement District and the Downtown Amherst Foundation and Claudia Pazmany, Executive Director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.

Get ready for a great night to support a great cause!

(Festive attire for an al fresco evening. Street parking approved.)

FOA depends upon LUTN to raise one-third of our annual budget to ensure families avoid homelessness, hunger, domestic violence, and child abuse. Help us keep the door open by participating in Light Up the Night! 2022 by donating today!

For more information, call 413-548-1272 or email Carly Marburger at [email protected].

Thank You To Our 2021 Sponsors!


Corporate Platinum Sponsors:

Amherst Mindfulness

Corporate Gold Sponsors:

Amity Street Dental
Amherst Business Improvement District
Greenfield Savings Bank
Jones Group Realtors
Jones Properties
Stakeholders Capital

Corporate Silver Sponsors:

HB Financial Group LLC
FTL Labs Corporation
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Corporate Bronze Sponsors:

Encharter Insurance

Individual Sponsors:

Sarah & Scott Auerbach
Paul DiBenedetto and Roxane Olevsky
Connie and Bill Gillen
Maggie Hodges and Andrew Mangels
Andrew and Sheilah Jones
Lynn and Bob Logan
Tony and Nora Maroulis
Betsy and Bruce McInnis
Tom and Deb Napier
John and Margaret Nunnelly
Sandra and Mark Parent
Christina Platt
Louise Reilly
Scott and Jennie Sandler
Woody and Mila Sherman