On The Rise's Prepare For Winter Dinner September 24

On The Rise's Prepare For Winter Dinner September 24

Rev. Cristina Rathbone will speak at annual event.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

At the 18th annual Prepare For Winter Dinner, On The Rise President Carol Goss will introduce the evening's speaker, the Rev. Cristina Rathbone of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, who works with area homeless people in an organization known as MANNA (Many Angels Needed Now and Always). The festive event begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge and features a reception and silent auction, with dinner served at 7:00.

Carol Goss has served as On The Rise’s dedicated Chair of the Board of Directors for the past seven years. Carol has a long history of working with nonprofits in management positions, as a board member, and as a development consultant. She has consulted to Boston area nonprofits and educational institutions on a wide variety of projects, including capital campaigns, annual funds, development and communication strategy, as well as Board governance. Under her leadership and tireless community outreach, the Prepare For Winter Dinner has grown each year, now raising almost 20% of On The Rise’s annual budget. She is happy to call Cambridge her home.

Rev. Cristina Rathbone is an Episcopal priest who serves as Canon Missioner for the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston. Before being ordained in 2009, she worked as a journalist and author, writing for a variety of newspapers and magazines including the New York Daily News, The New York Observer and The Miami Herald. She is the author of two award winning books of narrative non-fiction: On the Outside Looking In: A Year in the Life of an Inner City High School (Grove/Atlantic Press, 1998) and A World Apart: Women, Prisons and Life Behind Bars (Random House 2005). She lives in Roslindale with her two teenage boys, Jack and Lucas.
Discounted parking at the hotel is $12; the rate across the street at the CambridgeSide Galleria is $4 after 5pm.

Phone Number: