One of our JPII families enjoying Gala

Ten years ago, we started work on our first Legacy Gala with the idea that it would be a great way to bring our mission to life in front of friends, family, local businesses, and community supporters. Now celebrating our 10th year of Gala, we invite you to join us once again, to help create a beautiful night that will ensure our students and adults can continue to learn, grow, and reach for their goals.

For information on our Halo Award or to get a better understanding of how donations are used at JPII, select an option below:

Halo Award

Our Halo Award honors community members who embody the spirit of our mission and who work to ensure our legacy into the future.

The night is highlighted by our Halo Award Presentation. For our Tenth Annual Legacy Gala, we honor Nanette & Sal Cutrona for their continued and tireless support of John Paul II Center.

A Day in the Life

It’s difficult for words to describe all the great things that happen at JPII because of the support we receive. So instead, take a look at “A Day in the Life” to see how our community’s generosity is impacting our students:

Making Lines A Thing of the Past

In 1837, Thomas Carlyle defined something new of the time: “The bakers shops have got their queues, or tails; their long strings of purchasers, arranged in a tail, so that the first to come be the first served.” What Thomas was describing at the time was, in fact, “the line.” But fear not, we have come a long way since 1837!

By registering your credit card in our secure ExpressPay system, you will save yourself the trouble of waiting in line at the end of the night to pay for your auction items.

Take a look at the slideshow from 2019’s Gala below. All photos are courtesy of AW Styer Photography.

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Our Sponsors

We wouldn’t be here without our generous sponsors. We are thankful for all the support we receive each and every year. If you would like to become a sponsor for our 10th Annual Legacy Gala, you can view our sponsorship opportunities form by clicking below.

Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors

Horrigan & Dever Families


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Dick & Ginny Close
Discovery Federal Credit Union
Michael & Diane Duff
First National Bank
Penske
ROG
RSM US LLP
Gregg & Becky Shemanski
Solve IT Solutions, LLC

Bronze Sponsors

Alvernia University
Baker Tilly
Caron Treatment Centers
CrossKeys Insurance
Edward J Kuhn Funeral Home
Edwards Business Systems
Fulton Bank
Nancy Hemmerich
Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.
MASANO ♦ BRADLEY Attorneys at Law
Ralph & Kathy Nevel
The Parishioners of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish
Craig & Sue Perrotty
Penn State Health St. Joseph
Riverfront Federal Credit Union
West Lawn Quoiting Association


Patron Sponsors

Bell & Evans
Clover Farms Dairy
Ethosource
Geoff Penske Buick GMC
The Haverford Trust Company
Schlouch Incorporated
Allen & Nancy Wenrich
White Star Tours

Student Sponsors

Douglassville Veterinary Hospital
Immaculate Conception Church
InHome Oxygen + Medical Equipment
Mail Shark
Mosteller & Associates
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