Family Outreach of Amherst "Light Up the Night"

20th Annual Light Up The Night! 2023

Join us as we celebrate our 20th annual Light Up the Night! event to support struggling families in Amherst.

June 16, 2023  |  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

Savor the flavors of exquisite cuisine prepared from local chefs featuring an oyster bar, pig roast, sushi, and more. Many dishes will be paired with carefully curated libations.  Discover your favorite!

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

From vacations, private dinners, tickets for sporting and musical events, as well as one-of-a-kind treasures, our live and online auctions offer something for everyone!

Celebrate with Friends

Light Up the Night is not just about supporting a great cause; it’s also a chance to gather together in a spectacular outdoor garden setting, share a lovely evening with good food and friends, and truly make a difference in the lives of families in our community.

Celebrate our Helen Mitchell Community Service Award Recipient

We are delighted to present the Helen Mitchell Family Outreach Community Service Award to     PeoplesBank for all they do to support nonprofit organizations in Amherst and throughout the Valley.

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! 2023 by donating today!

For more information, call 413-548-1272 or email Carly Marburger at

Thank You To Our 2022 Sponsors!


Corporate Platinum Sponsors:




Corporate Gold Sponsors:

Amherst College
Amity Street Dental
Bacon Wilson, PC
Gillen Properties
Greenfield Savings Bank
Jones Group Realtors
Jones Properties

































Corporate Silver Sponsors:

Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce
Amherst Business Improvement District
Cooley Dickinson Health Care
Encharter Insurance
FTL Labs Corporation
Grogan, Tuccillo & Vanderleeden, LLP
HB Financial Group LLC
University of Massachusetts Amherst










































Corporate Bronze Sponsors:

Desorcy Electric Inc.








Individual Sponsors:

Christian and Katherine Appy
Michael and Tina Berins
Mary Ann P. Cofrin
Paul DiBenedetto and Roxane Olevsky
Maggie Hodges and Andy Mangels
Sarah & Niels LaCour
Lynn and Bob Logan
Betsy and Bruce McInnis
George and Shalini Bahl-Milne
Tom and Deb Napier
John and Margaret Nunnelly
Mark and Sandra Parent
Louise Reilly
Woody and Mila Sherman