Philadelphia

The 23rd annual Bancroft Butterfly Ball at Vie, drew a fashionable, Philanthropic Crowd of Supporters

The 23rd annual Bancroft Butterfly Ball took place on Saturday, February 20 at  VIE in Philadelphia (600 N. Broad Street). The black-tie event began at 6 p.m. and this year, 6ABC Action News Anchor   Rick Williams emceed the evening, which included dinner, dancing and unique auction items. Attendees enjoyed special performances by children and adults who participate in Bancroft’s programs, including the Rhythm Players,   The Bancroft School’s energizing drum circle group.

Bancroft CEO Toni Pergolin, 6ABC Anchor Rick Williams and  Jocelyn Williams, a Cooper University Hospital OB-GYN

Adam and Nicole Landau and friends

  The Butterfly Ball supports Bancroft’s mission to provide opportunities to children and adults with diverse challenges to   maximize their potential. Proceeds from the event enable robust educational, social, recreational and wellness activities   for individuals served throughout Bancroft’s programs.

Bancroft Butterfly Ball chaircouple Cheryl and Bob Graham

Debbie and Sean Ravitz, Ravitz Family Markets

 Frank Cervone, Executive Directo, Support Center for Child Advocates, Bancroft CEP Toni Pergolin and Philanthropist Mark Solomon
 Jeff Swartz, Lee and Mrs Solomon and Jack Tarditi
 Robert Stewart and John McShane of Philadelphia Energy with a friend
Friends of Bancroft
“Our signature gala event is an incredible testament to our supporters, families and staff,” said Toni Pergolin, Bancroft   President and Chief Executive Officer. “It enables us to continue providing innovative and results-driven therapies for   the individuals we serve. Our efforts this year will directly support the most exciting transformation in our organization’s   history, Bancroft Campus at Mount Laurel, as we look ahead to exciting opportunities to enrich the lives of individuals   with diverse challenges.” This year’s event raised over $550,000 for the organization.