Diamonds of Dorchester

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The Westin Copley Place, Boston
5:30  p.m.
Reception, dinner, and program


Here is a chance to advertise your business and demonstrate your support a great cause at the same time.  St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children is accepting ads for our Diamonds of Dorchester event Program Book.  This is a great marketing opportunity as your ad will be seen by more than 500 event attendees. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Center, offers innovative and family-centered residential, employment and education programs for nearly 600 women and children breaking the cycle of trauma, homelessness, and intergenerational poverty. 

Deadline for ads to appear in the event Program Book: Friday, September 22, 2017

Half page


Full page

Ad Dimensions

  • Full Pg. Ad  - 6” wide x 9” high
  • Half Pg. Ad - 6” wide x 4.25” high                 
  • Quarter Pg. Ad - 2.75” wide x 4.25” high       

¼ page

¼ page



Ads are printed in black and white. The program book is 7” x 10” with a “live” area of 6” x 9” (1/2” border and between ads).



Rates are as follows:

  • $1,000 – Full Page Ad 6” wide x 9” high
  • $500 – Half-page Ad 6” wide x 4.25” high
  • $250 – Quarter-page Ad 2.75” wide x 4.25” high

Accepted File Formats

Ads submitted must be correctly sized and delivered in one of the following formats:

  • Press-ready PDF, with images at 300 dpi or greater
  • InDesign files (collected for output with supporting artwork at 300 dpi or greater and fonts)
  • Adobe Illustrator file (fonts converted to outline and all placed artwork included at 300 dpi or greater)
  • 300 dpi PSD, TIF or JPG

You may also submit a logo (Illustrator EPS format or 300 dpi TIF or JPG file) with text and St. Mary’s Center will design an ad for you. Use your own wording or draw inspiration from these samples:

  • “With grateful appreciation to St. Mary’s Center and its staff for your dedication to children and families.”
  • “Congratulations to [Corcoran Award Recipient] for this well-deserved recognition.”
  • “[Company Name] is committed to giving back to people in need and we proudly support St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children.”

Submit to

Send completed ads to Daisy Guzman at  Call Daisy at 617.436.8600 ext. 493 with any questions.

Diamonds of Dorchester 

Our annual Diamonds of Dorchester gala will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at The Westin Copley Place, Boston. This year we will honor Rev. Liz Walker with the John M. Corcoran Award for Excellence in recognition of her extensive humanitarian work including her leadership as Pastor of the Roxbury Presbyterian Church, her advocacy in the Sudan with My Sister’s Keeper, and her support of survivors of violence and post-traumatic stress disorder. 

We hope you will join us at the Diamonds of Dorchester event supporting the important work of St. Mary’s Center. Proceeds from the event will go to St. Mary’s Center, an independent 501 (c) 3 organization.

To register for the event please visit the Sponsorship page or click here.  

Ad Specifications
$ 1,000.00
$ 500.00
$ 250.00
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About St. Mary's Center for Women and Children

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children offers innovative and family-centered programs for women and children who have experienced trauma and are living in poverty. Placing families at the center of our efforts, St. Mary’s Center works in partnership with young women, many of them mothers, to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and achieve lasting, powerful change by building their emotional well-being, educational achievements and economic independence.

Located in Uphams Corner in Dorchester, Massachusetts, St. Mary's Center supports 600 women and children annually with shelter, clinical and educational services, job training, employment placement, and search for affordable permanent housing.

90 Cushing Avenue l Dorchester, MA 02125 l 617.436.8600 l