Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA Kicks Off 2015 Annual Campaign Kick-Off At Citizens Bank Ballpark

Posted on: 01.01.2015

Donations to this annual campaign will provide opportunities for more youth, adults and families to the Y to empower, learn and grow together.

[Philadelphia, PA] December 31, 2014 – The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA and the Philadelphia Phillies will host the 2015 Annual Campaign Kick-Off Event on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Citizens Bank Park.  More than 300 Y families, members, donors and volunteers will be in attendance to kick-off the celebrations.

Hosted by the Philadelphia Phillies, the Kick-Off event will feature Ballpark fare and fun activities. At this year’s event, several special guests will be in attendance to show their support including the 2015 Annual Campaign Chair Chris Cashman, Executive Vice President, Commercial Markets for Independence Blue Cross, as well as the 2015 Annual Campaign Vice-Chair, Marianne Lieberman and our 2015 Honorary Annual Campaign Chair, Ruben Amaro, Jr., Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. In addition, prominent officials and community leaders will be in attendance for the event including Seth Williams, District Attorney of the City of Philadelphia, and Art Taylor, President & CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance.

With a goal of $5.2 million, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA’s Annual Campaign is the Y’s annual effort to raise funds to provide financial assistance to one in four people that the Y serves.  Every year, the donations raised through the annual support campaign helps ensure more youth, adults and families can participate in our Y programs and services regardless of an inability to pay.  With your help this year, we can provide more opportunities for youth to attend Summer Day Camp programs, families to enjoy our facilities and for active older adults to forge new friendships.


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