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Signature Events

Joslin's Signature Events

 ritmos de salud Thursday, October 1, 2015  Details
 The High Hopes Gala Saturday, November 21, 2015  Details
 A Taste of Ginger TBD  Details
 Evening at POPS TBD  Details

This annual culinary and cultural event is designed to promote awareness and raise funds for the diabetes care, education, research and outreach programs organized by Joslin’s Latino Diabetes Initiative (LDI).

For more information about the 2015 ritmos de salud event and to purchase tickets, click here!

Contact Jean Doliber at or 617.309.2512

 Date:  Thursday, October 1, 2015
 Time:  6:00pm
 Location  Artists for Humanity EpiCenter

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The 15th Annual High Hopes Gala took place on Saturday, November 22nd at The Westin Boston Waterfront. Over 400 guests gathered to promote awareness and raise funds for the vital diabetes clinical care programs and groundbreaking research initiatives at Joslin Diabetes Center. We were thrilled to honor Joslin's Community Events Champions with the Global Achievement Award as well as Kelley Conley with the Meritt Levitan Youth Ambassador Award. Thank you to Dylan Dreyer, Jay Hewitt, and Robin Starr for their efforts in making Joslin’s largest fundraising event a success.

Thank you to everyone that attended and contributed to this year’s event!

For more information about the 2014 High Hopes Gala, click here.

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 Date:  Saturday, November 21, 2015
 Time:  6:00pm
 Location:  The Westin Copley Place


Our 11th Annual A Taste of Ginger event took place on Monday, March 23rd at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nearly 400 guests gathered to taste the cuisine of 26 Boston chefs and to hear about the good work of Joslin Diabetes Center's Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI). This event raised over $335,000 for the diabetes care, education, community outreach, and research programs organized by the AADI.

Thank you to everyone that attended and contributed to this year's event!

For more information about the 2015 A Taste of Ginger event, click here!


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The 29th Annual Evening at POPS took place on Friday, May 8th at Symphony Hall in Boston raising over $80,000 for the High Hopes Fund. Over 200 guests gathered for a pre-concert reception. David Ring, owner of Applied Plastics and long-time supporter and sponsor of Evening at Pops, presented Donald Barnett, MD and M. Donna Younger, MD with the Frank and Jean Ring Memorial Award in the Fight Against Diabetes. Dr. Younger and Dr. Barnett worked alongside Dr. Elliott P. Joslin early in their careers and have contributed to significant milestones in diabetes treatment and education. Following the reception, guests attended Singin’ in the Rain: Film with Orchestra. Thank you to everyone that attended this year’s event! We were thrilled to celebrate Dr. Barnett and Dr. Younger and their truly remarkable careers at Joslin for over 50 years each.

Contact Jean Doliber at or 617.309.2512

Page last updated: July 28, 2015