2023 CASA Liberty Bell Gala
Join us on May 11th!
Join us for our annual CASA Liberty Bell Gala on Thursday, May 11th, 2023! Enjoy an evening filled with wonderful people, live music, delicious food, and a silent auction, all while we recognize some outstanding advocates for children within our own community. The honorees for this year's program include Senator Vincent Hughes, the Homeless Health Initiative at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Education Law Center. Additionally, several CASA volunteers will be recognized for their outstanding work. Your attendance at this year's gala will help us in our effort to strengthen and celebrate child advocacy in Philadelphia.

Down Town Club
600 Chestnut St
Date & Time
May 11, 2023, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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On Thursday, May 11th, we will be honoring some of our most outstanding community partners and supporters who have demonstrated excellence in child advocacy for Philadelphia's most vulnerable youth.
Champion for
Vincent J. Hughes
Pennsylvania Senator
Outstanding Health Advocate
Homeless Health Initiative
melissa berrios johnson, msw
melissa ellis bennett, md
karen hudson, phd, msw, lsw
Excellence in Advocacy
The Education Law Center
Entire staff of Education law center including:
deborah gordon klehr, exec. dir.
Ashli Giles-perkins, M.ed, esq.
Schedule of Events
5:30 pM
Cocktail Hour
Join us for cocktail hour that will include delicious appetizer stations, including a raw bar, as well as a variety of passed hors d'oeuvres.  We also will have an open bar serving wine, beer and champagne.  Our silent auction will take place during this time, which will include some must-have items like a signed Jalen Hurts jersey and a signed Bryce Harper hat! Live music will be provided by the Philadelphia Clef Club.
7:00 pM
Dinner and Program
Following cocktail hour, we will have a seated two-course dinner including a salad and your choice of entree to order tableside.  During dinner, we will recognize our honorees for outstanding child advocacy including Senator Vincent Hughes, the Homeless Health Initiative team at the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, the Education Law Center, and CASA volunteers.  After dinner, join us for coffee and tea and a gourmet dessert display. 
Thank you to our sponsors:
~ Gold ~
~Community Partners~
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