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Families Forward events are listed below. For more information call us at 215-240-4828.

October Events:

Fifth Annual Jannie L. Blackwell Gala

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
From 6-9 p.m.

Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Dresscode: Business Attire

Generosity Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk

WHEN: October 29, 2017
WHERE: The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Register NOW at–pennsylvania/

For More Info: contact Grace Hightower, Director of fund Development at .

You don’t have to walk or run you can just sponsor someone!

Annual Halloween Party on October 31, 2017 from 5pm-7pm:

• Collect costumes to help children dress up at our Annual Halloween party
• Coordinate a drive to collect candy/cookies/juice and other treats
• Volunteer at our event
• Contact Grace Hightower at 215-240-4828 or

November Events – Help Families Enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner:

• Donate a Thanksgiving Basket with all the trimming
• Items to make Thanksgiving Baskets
• $50 allows a family of 4 to purchase a meal
• $20 gift card to purchase a turkey, ham or chicken from Shoprite or Aldi’s supermarkets
• Your support helps ensure families enjoy a wonderful meal with their family this holiday season!

December Events – Share some holiday cheer with children and parents:

• Organize a toy/gift drive
• Adopt a family and give specific items
• Purchase items bulk (dolls, trucks, blankets, pillows, underwear, & socks)
• Host a party at our West Philadelphia location for children and teens
• Purchase gift cards or gifts for teens