Thank you, Berks County! With your help, we raised over $500,000!

Our 2022 Legacy Gala was a fantastic evening of community outreach that was astounding! We are humbled and amazed every year as the community hears and answers our call to make a difference in the lives of our students and adults. Congratulations to Craig & Sue Perrotty, the recipients of our Halo Award, and to Ginny Close for receiving our Peggy’s Legacy of Faith Award. We are so blessed to have such a supportive community that believes in and lives our mission.

Through your support, we can continue living our mission to serve children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With your help, we raised over $500,000!

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

The evening was highlighted by our Halo Award presentation in which Craig and Sue Perrotty were honored for their continued and tireless dedication to John Paul II Center.

Our Peggy’s Legacy of Faith Award honors the memory of the late Peggy Horrigan, who held JPII close to her heart. This recognition is given to an individual who shares Peggy’s deep love of the center as can be seen through his/her actions. This year’s award was presented to Ginny Close.

If you have any questions concerning the 2022 Legacy Gala, please contact our Director of Advancement, Melissah Jablonski, at 610-777-0605, x1014 or mjablonski@johnpauliicenter.org.

Our Sponsors

We wouldn’t be here without our generous sponsors. We are thankful for all the support we receive each and every year.


Diamond Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors



Student Sponsors

Peter & Alissa Carlino

Gage Personnel

Immaculate Conception

Kasper TV & Appliance Co. (3)

Lex & Dorothy McMillan (2)

Rich’s Automotive

Robert & Lisa Sanders

Signs & More

Rock Witmer & Andrea Ache-Witmer