Support student travel scholarships by attending the GELF benefit dinner on April 1

Join us for the Jennifer Price Global Leadership Education Fund (GELF) Benefit Dinner

Saturday, April 1 :: 6:30 p.m. :: Newton North High School

Buy your tickets here!

Exclusive early-bird raffle: Purchase your tickets by March 13 and get two chances to win homemade ice cream and waffle cones by Chef Katya Salkever! The odds are in your favor!

What is GELF?

GELF is a fantastic scholarship program that enables low-income Newton high school students to take advantage of international travel programs.

What is the GELF dinner?

The GELF benefit dinner is a not-to-be-missed community event featuring an amazing 5-course gourmet tasting meal (cooked from scratch on-site!!), paired fine beers & wines (using Sam Adams beer pairings, a major hit last year!), dancing (with a great live band led by Newton South’s Katani Sumner), 150 like-minded community members, table service by Newton principals, and a raffle.

How can I buy tickets?

  • Credit card/PayPal: Purchase tickets at (scroll down to the bottom for the PayPal button)
  • Check: Mail a $150/person check (payable to Newton Schools Foundation with GELF in the memo line) to Newton Schools Foundation, ATTN: Diane Greer, P.O. Box 590020, Newton Centre, MA 02459.

How else can I help?

  • Support a Teacher or Donate: Whether or not you are coming, please consider making a donation to Support a Teacher ($100/person) to pay for a teacher to attend the event, or make a tax-deductible donation to GELF, all possible here:
  • Volunteer: Please email Andrea Steenstrup ( or Ellen Whalley ( if you are interested in volunteering any time between now and the GELF dinner.

Questions? Email Thank you for supporting GELF!