Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) - Legal Services to Help Break the Cycle of Poverty and Homelessness in Philadelphia
HAP held its Annual Benefit on
April 3, 2014. All proceeds of the silent auction and cocktail party, presented by Lincoln Financial, Morgan Lewis, Blank Rome, Dechert, Robert E. Keith Jr, Merck, and PECO benefited HAP. The 2014 benefit raised over $215,000 for HAP.
Photo: HAP 2014 Benefit Committee
Annual Benefit Committee 2014

Annual Benefit

HAP would like to thank the following sponsors of the 2014 event:


AMBASSADOR: Ballard Spahr, Cozen O’Connor, DLA Piper, Jack Foltz, Fox Rothschild, Lexis Nexis, Pepper Hamilton, Reliable Companies, Saul Ewing

DIPLOMAT: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Dilworth Paxson, Reed Smith, White & Williams

PARTNER: Duffy & Partners, Christopher C. Fallon, Jr., Hangley Aronchick, Reger Rizzo & Darnall

BENEFACTOR: Duane Morris, Feldman Shepherd, Gibbons, Hogan Lovells, Independence Foundation, Klehr Harrison, Montgomery McCracken, Panitch Schwartz Belisario & Nadel LLP, Post & Schell, Reilly Janiczek, Tom and Julie Wamser

PATRON: Archer & Greiner, Cohen Seglias, Norman Cohen, Charles & Courtney Ercole, J.P. Meyer Commercial Dispute Solutions, Kline & Specter, Diane LiPuma, Law Offices of Michael D. LiPuma, Margolis Edelstein, Marshall Dennehey, Margaret A. Morris, Esq., Philadelphia Bar Association, Raynes McCarty, Schnader Harrison, Madeline Sherry and Frank Devine, Carol Nelson Shepherd, Esq., Soloman Law, E. Blaine Stanley, Esq., Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer

FRIEND: Bazelon Less & Feldman, Beneficial Bank, James Broussard, Ashely Chan, Esq., Ciardi Ciardi & Astin, Digital Benefits, Dispute Resolution, The Duckworth Group at Merrill Lynch, Gay Chacker & Mittin, Laura Grossi-Tyson, Esq., Lori Lasher, Esq., Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, Martin, LLC, Brooke McGlinn, Esq., Mitts and Partners LLC, Momjian Anderer, Jeffrey & Joy Palazzese, Pep Boys, Precise, Project Home, Steve Harvey Law, Stevens & Lee

In-Kind Contributors: Ballard Spahr, Cozen O’Connor, Dechert, Greg Kleiber, Esq., Lexis Nexis, Michael LiPuma, Esq., Jeff Palazzese, Esq., PECO, Benjamin Pelta-Heller, Pictures by Todd, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pure Design , Reliable Companies, Saul Ewing, Schnader Harrison, Carol Nelson Shepherd, Esq

Other Supporters: American Red Cross, Deborah Berger, Paul Boni, Janis Brodie, Alvin Brothers, Lisa Brown, Cedrone and Mancano, Michele Cohen, Conrad O’Brien, Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Dunn, Furia Rubel Communications, Hillel Hoffman & Sharon Webber, David Hudiak, Hedy Karbiner, Kenneth Leider, Don Liu, Patricia Mayer, Marie McCormick, Pond Lehocky, Robin Quartin, Veta Richardson, David Richman, John Urofsky, Susan Valinis

Silent Auction Donors: 1812 Productions, Academy of Vocal Arts, Acupuncture Medical Practice, Allan Domb Real Estate, Ambler Theater, Apsara Cutting Edge Salon, Arden Theater, Audrey Claire, Balance Health, Ballard Spahr, Joe Barker, Bikram Yoga, Body Cycle Studio, Sara Brandes, Dennis Brennan, CBS, Ashely Chan, CoCo Key Water Resort, Conrad O'Brien, Leonora Cravotta, Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, Daniel Iannelli Hair Design, Di Bruno Brothers, Mike Eagles, Earth Bread & Brewery, Fairmount Framing, Fante's Kitchen Shop, Ethan Fogel, Fork, Franklin Fountain, Franklin Institute, Beth Gamber, Garden State Discovery Museum, Jaclyn Gardner, Ken Gibb, Laura Grossi-Tyson, Steve and Mimi Harvey, Michael Hayes, Hillerich & Bradsby (Louisville Slugger), Hooloon Artwork, Hyatt Regency Philadelphia, Interact Theatre, International House, Matt Janssen, Jon Katona, Joe Kernen, Kimmel Center, Greg Kleiber, Koresh Dance Company Adult School, Anny Laepple, Lamberti's Family of Restaurants, Landmark Theatres, Lantern Theater Company, Lori Lasher, Janice Levin, Lincoln Financial, Lithe Method, Margot & Camille Optique, Brooke McGlinn, Paula McNamara, Metropolitan Bakery, Eric Meyer, Misconduct Tavern, National Constitution Center, National Mechanics, New Image Art and Framing, Brian North, Opera Philadelphia, Jeff Palazzese, Wesley Payne, PECO, People's Light & Theatre, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor William Fedullo, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Pinot Boutique, Pollyodd, Project HOME, Karen Pearlman Raab, Karen Rawling

A special thanks to Bill Conkin and Marty Coleman for providing tonight's live music.

Photos from the 2014 Annual Benefit
HAP April Benefit 2013
HAP Executive Director Marsha Cohen, HAP Board Member and Fundraising Committee Co-Chair Sara Brandes, HAP Board President Elect Ashely Chan, HAP Board Member Ethan Fogel
HAP April Benefit 2013
HAP Board Members Madeline Sherry and Kevin Stepanuk
HAP April Benefit 2013
HAP Board Member and Fundraising Commitee Co-Chair Carol Nelson Shepherd and HAP Executive Director Marsha Cohen
April Benefit 2013
HAP Executive Director Marsha Cohen, HAP Board Member Tom Duffy, HAP Staff Member Neha Yadav, HAP Board President Margie Morris

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