Cape & Islands United Way to Host 26th Annual Best Night Gala

CIUW is holding their biggest annual event on June 28th at the Pelham House Resort

Hyannis, MA —   Cape & Islands United Way (CIUW), a nonprofit organization on a mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities to advance the common good on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket, is hosting its much-anticipated 26th Annual Best Night event. Scheduled for June 28th at 6 pm, the event will be held at the Pelham House Resort in Dennisport. Tickets are available at

This event is sponsored by Bank Of America, Cape Cod Five, Lighthouse Keepers, Cape Associates INC., Rockland Trust Bank, Cape Cod Healthcare, The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, Triple Crown Tree LLC, Granite City Supply, GDS Interior Architecture, Clean Green, Nové, Eastern Bank, MDP Office Front Solutions, Puritan Cape Cod, Cape Cod Package Store, Red Thread.

The evening will feature a live auction, raffles, and the presentation of the annual Visionary Award. This year, CIUW will honor Robert “Bert” Talerman, business executive, community leader, and a leader in Cape Cod philanthropy as the 2024 Visionary Award recipient. Talerman, president of Cape Cod Five, is being recognized for his long-standing commitment and impact with the United Way as well as numerous other nonprofits on the Cape.

The Best Night gala serves as a cornerstone event for CIUW, with proceeds contributing significantly to its vital community initiatives. For those eager to support this cause through sponsorship, please contact Evelyn Nelson, Director of Business Development, at

About Cape & Islands United Way
The Cape and Islands United Way is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization leading social impact on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.  Partnering with donors, volunteers, and nonprofit organizations, our mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities to advance the common good within our region. Our pillars of priority include promoting health, improving educational success, creating housing stability, and encouraging economic stability.