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In the community

When Ricardo Farias needs a tuxedo to host the International Portuguese Music Awards, he trusts Main Street Formals. Photo: IPMA

When Ricardo Farias needs a tuxedo to host the International Portuguese Music Awards, he trusts Main Street Formals. Photo: IPMA

The owners of Main Street Formals annually provide more than $10,000 in cash/in-kind donations and discounts to schools and charitable organizations throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Due to the volume of donation requests we receive, we require all applicants to submit their request in writing in as much advance of the event as possible.  Requests for support should be directed here with proof of your 501c3 status. Causes we support and/or have supported include:

  • New Bedford Policeman’s Association
  • International Portuguese Music Awards
  • NBHS Mr. Whaler Contest
  • Mr. Voc-Tech Contest
  • Old Rochester’s Mr. ORR Contest
  • Old Colony’s Mr. Cougar Contest
  • Mr. Fairhaven Contest
  • The Prince Henry Society
  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
  • Your Theatre
  • M.O.L.I.F.E.
  • Fairhaven High School Jazz Band
  • New Bedford High School Show Choir
  • Friends of Old Rochester Drama (FORD)
  • New Bedford High School Drama
  • Miss New Bedford Pageant
  • Food Allergy & Anaphalxsis Network
  • UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association
  • Battleship Cove
  • The FLY Foundation
  • The Showstoppers