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2016 Annual Benefit Reception & Auction

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Support Center for Child Advocates celebrated 39 years as the nation’s leading pro bono legal and social service advocacy organization at our Annual Benefit Reception & Auction.

This year, we proudly recognize philanthropists and community leaders Penny and Robert Fox with the 2016 Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award for their commitment to Philadelphia’s youth and years of engagement with Child Advocates. Through the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program at Penn, Gesu School and other institutions of learning, Penny and Bob have provided access to education for hundreds of eager minds and taught thousands of students the importance of community service and civic engagement. In addition, their focus on betterment of area institutes of health research has ensured that future generations may be healed and thrive.

The evening will also celebrate the extraordinary efforts of our friends who devote countless hours to improving the lives of traumatized children. The 2016 Distinguished Advocates for Children are: Joseph A. Arnold, Gordon & Rees LLP; Marguerite C. Gualtieri, Support Center for Child Advocates; Beth Hanssens; Katherine M. Katchen, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Angel R. KuchtaAmtrak; Christopher M. Mikson MD, Mayer Brown LLP; Jill PorterSarah Richards Humble, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; and Mark W. Tanner, Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock Dodig, LLP, who will receive the Eddie Ohlbaum Distinguished Advocate for Children Award.

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time: 5:00 – 8:00 pm (4:30 pm, Distinguished Advocates Presentation)
Location: Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, 100 East Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Check out the highlights video from the 2015 event!



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