Save the date for the 2019 Annual Benefit Reception & Auction on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 5:00 pm at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. Join us for an evening of advocacy to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of people who devote countless hours to improving the lives of abused and neglected children.

We were thrilled to recognize Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles with the 2019 Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award for his service to youth in underserved communities. Through the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, he offers mentoring, education and experiences to hundreds of eager young minds.

The evening will also allow us to celebrate the efforts of our friends who make our work with children possible. The 2019 Distinguished Advocates are Lawrence Bistany, White and Williams; Hon. James Giles, Blank Rome;  James Griffith, Reger Rizzo & Darnall; Michael Hand & Joe Lockley, Carpenters Union 158; Jessica Rickabaugh, Tucker Law Group; Jodi Schatz, Support Center for Child Advocates; Allan Thoen, Pepper  Hamilton; Debra Weinrich, White and Williams; Dr. Marita Lind, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, who will receive the Eddie Ohlbaum Distinguished Advocate for Children Award; and Tayron Halstead, who will receive the Andi Broad Distinguished Client Award.

* A portion of this year's proceeds will benefit The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation