Virtual events provide valuable lessons

The summer season is typically a social one in the Cape Cod & Islands cultural and nonprofit worlds, with parties, galas, auctions and performances as key fundraisers to help pay for work the rest of the year. When COVID-19 nixed gatherings for 2020, many benefits were canceled. Others went virtual, though, with varying degrees of success. Organizations asked supporters to hang out at home, suggesting having drinks or snacks on hand as they gathered in front of screens to watch live and...

Virtual events provide valuable lessons
The summer season is typically a social one in the Cape Cod & Islands cultural and nonprofit worlds, with parties, galas, auctions and performances as key fundraisers to help pay for work the rest of the year. When COVID-19 nixed gatherings for 2020, many benefits were canceled. Others went virtual, though, with varying degrees of success. Organizations asked supporters to hang out at home, suggesting having drinks or snacks on hand as they gathered in front of screens to watch live and...