Moonlight & Miracles Gala Raises More Than $525,000 for The Grayken Center for Treatment at South Shore Health

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Kristen Perfetuo
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South Shore Health’s Moonlight & Miracles Gala has more than $525,000 reasons to celebrate 20 years of community support!

On Friday, October 21, 400 people attended the spectacular event, which raised more than a half million dollars for The Grayken Center for Treatment at South Shore Health.

“For 20 years, the Moonlight & Miracles Gala has continued to be the signature celebration on the South Shore,” said Angela Floro, Director of Special Events and Annual Giving for South Shore Health’s Foundation. “The magic of this evening is made even more possible thanks to our donors, families and friends who have helped South Shore Health continue its mission to deliver world-class care close-to-home.”

Beginning at 6:00 p.m., guests gathered beneath a billowing white tent with twinkling lights at Union Point in Weymouth. Radio and TV personality, Billy Costa, emceed a short program while guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, food stations and dessert.

The exquisite and chic affair featured a live and silent digital auction. Attendees danced the night away with music by the upbeat and lively band, Hot Mess

Funds raised from the Gala will help integrate substance use disorder (SUD) and behavioral health services and initiatives within the Grayken Center for Treatment at South Shore Health, a critical resource on the South Shore.

Driven by a magnanimous $10 million grant given by John and Eilene Grayken of Cohasset, the Grayken Center has enabled South Shore Health to:

  • Integrate Behavioral Health clinicians in its ambulatory sites 
  • Establish a rapid care treatment location for people with SUD
  • Launch a Mobile Integrated Health program, which allows South Shore Health to bring hospital care into the community, combining telehealth technology with skilled clinicians who provide care within a patient’s home.

The Grayken Center also supports South Shore Health’s collaboration with Aspire Health Alliance and supports South Shore Health’s strong relationship with the Office Based Addiction Treatment program at Boston Medical Center.

To learn more about this unique event, visit or contact Angela Floro at (781) 624-8142, AFloro [at]