NEADS Events

World Class Events Supporting World Class Service Dogs: NEADS signature events and community activities offer a variety of opportunities to get involved, have fun, share our mission with friends, and be inspired by our amazing World Class Service Dogs.

Annual Events

Get Dressed. Give Back.

Get Dressed. Give Back. is an annual Boston-based fundraiser that brings together supporters, clients, volunteers, Service dogs - and Service Dogs in Training.

How you can get involved:

  • Purchase tickets and attend the event
  • Corporate sponsorship opportunities


Twice a year, in April and in November, the newest NEADS Service Dog Teams, their friends and families, as well as NEADS staff, volunteer puppy raisers, and supporters come together to recognize these life-changing partnerships. Graduation is held at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School (“Monty Tech”) in Fitchburg, Mass. The public is invited and welcome to join the celebration.

How you can get involved:

Special Events

Breeding Center Grand Opening

NEADS 305 Redemption Rock Trail South, Princeton, MA

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of the new NEADS Breeding Center. Main program at the NEADS Campus, followed by beer tasting with Wachusett Brewery and grab-and-go or…

Pizza and Pups: A Night to Benefit NEADS

Flatbread Pizza Company-Providence 161 Cushing Street, Providence, RI

This annual fundraiser for NEADS will be held at Flatbread Pizza Company in Providence, RI. They will donate a portion of any large and small pizza they sell between 5-9pm - eat-in, take out or delivery. Event will also feature fun raffle prizes for adults and children!

NEADS Day at Polar Park

Polar Park 100 Madison Street, Worcester, MA

Family, fun, baseball, beer, and supporting a good cause... Cheer on the Worcester Woo Sox with us on Saturday, June 25 (4:o5pm vs the Charlotte Knights). NEADS will be honored…

Falmouth Road Race –TEAM NEADS

Falmouth Falmouth, MA

This year, the world-famous Asics Falmouth Road Race is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Participants will run the scenic 7 miles course on August 21st. We’re thrilled to announce that we have 6 participants on Team NEADS who will each raise funds for our World Class Service Dog programs.

Get Dressed. Give Back.

The Exchange Center The Fish Pier, Seaport District 212 Northern Ave, Boston, MA

Get Dressed. Give Back. is NEADS' annual fundraising event. Join us for a cocktail reception that includes shopping opportunities, a silent auction, a wall of wine raffle. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails and craft beers paired with a seasonal tasting menu.
Friday, September 30