Fundraisers and Benefits

Family and Kid Friendly Fundraising Activities & Events, and Things to Do in the Berkshires, Berkshire County Massachusetts

8th Annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires set for Saturday, Oct. 4, in Dalton [Throwback Thursday]

8th Annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires set for Saturday, Oct. 4, in Dalton [Throwback Thursday]

DALTON — We’re throwing it back here at Berkshire Family Focus today and reposting a a 2012 article written prior to the sixth annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires. The ages of kids in this story may have changed, but their mission has not. You can be sure to see the Robb Family walking again at(…)

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Noelle’s Belles, a JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes team, is holding two fundraisers over Columbus Day weekend.

WILLIAMSTOWN AND NORTH ADAMS — The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes raises funds for scientific research to better treat, prevent and ultimately cure type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. For this reason, people with type 1(…)

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Moments House in Pittsfield to host Miles 4 Moments day of family fun fundraiser for local families touched by cancer

PITTSFIELD —  On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Moments House will host a daylong fundraiser at Onota Lake’s Burbank Park  to support Berkshire County families living with a diagnosis of cancer. The family fun day will consists of a 5K Walk/Run for all ages and a Fun Run as well as a music festival, kids(…)

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Pittsfield YMCA’s Tye Dye Dash set for this Saturday, May 10

PITTSFIELD — The Pittsfield YMCA’s Tye Dye Dash fundraiser is set for this Saturday, May 10, for ages 9 and up and promises to be a fun-filled colorful event for all. The Tie Dye Dash is a fun run filled with vibrant colors and you as the canvas! The race is a 5K color run(…)

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IS183 Art School of the Berkshires annual gala to take place April 12

STOCKBRIDGE — This year, IS183 Art School of the Berkshire’s innovative annual gala is inspired by the intersection of a brilliant shade of red and an 18th century dance and is set for this Saturday, April 12. Guests wearing many shades of red will enjoy dinner at a variety of venues, followed by dancing at(…)

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Berkshire Montessori School to hold spring auction April 5

LENOX DALE – The Montessori School of the Berkshires’ will host its annual Spring Auction to benefit the financial aid fund at the school. The event, “Havana Nights,” will take place at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox on Saturday, April 5,  from 6 to 10 p.m.. The evening will(…)

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Mini-Golf Feb. 22 at Pittsfield Library provide lots of family fun

PITTSFIELD — On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library) at 1 Wendell Avenue, will be magically transformed into a miniature golf course starting at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for library mini-golf. This fun-filled family event, now in its third year, is sponsored by Berkshire Gas and dozens of other local businesses as(…)

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Save the Date for the Second Annual child Care of the Berkshires Bowl-a-Thon

NORTH ADAMS — The Youth Mentoring Program of Child Care of the Berkshires is gearing up for its second annual Bowl-a-Thon, set for Sunday, Feb. 23, and its looking for families to come out, have some fun and contribute to a good cause. The Bowl-a-thon will take place at Mt. Greylock Bowl, in North Adams, from 1 to(…)

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Williamstown Youth Center SnowFest is set for Feb. 2

Williamstown Youth Center SnowFest is set for Feb. 2

WILLIAMSTOWN — Once again the Williamstown Youth Center will host its annual SnowFest Fundraiser and this year it is set for this Sunday, Feb. 2. The event will take place at Williams College’s Towne Field House and Lansing Chapman Rink, from noon-4 p.m. This community “fun-day” will feature games, activities and, for the first-time, Olympic-themed(…)

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‘FRESH: From Farm to Gallery’ exhibit to benefit Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market

‘FRESH: From Farm to Gallery’ exhibit to benefit Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market

PITTSFIELD – What could be a healthier way to celebrate the Berkshires’ bounty with your kids than by attending a local farmers market. There are plenty of them (see our list here), and the most recent addition is the Pittsfield Downtown Farmer’s Market — open Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer in the parking lot across(…)

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