On March 22, 2014, we will be holding our annual “Stairway to Our Future” event at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Launched in May 2010, Stairway to Our Future is an annual event held to support the much needed services that Drueding Center provides. A night of music, dancing, silent auction, and making a difference in the lives of homeless women and children, this event is held to support the much needed services that Drueding Center provides to its families.
This event also features the presentation of the Sr. Kathryn Etchells, CSR Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, named for the transitional housing program’s founder, is presented to an individual or organization that exemplifies hard work and dedication to Drueding Center’s women and children through volunteerism, philanthropy and acts of generosity.
At last year's event, our sponsors pledged $140,000 to benefit the 417 families assisted by Drueding Center. The Specter Family generously sponsored our event, pledging $20,000 to end the cycle of poverty and homelessness faced by our mothers and their young children. Along with receiving the 2013 Sr. Kathryn Etchells, CSR Lifetime Achievement Award, the Drueding Center Auxiliary pledged $15,000, making the promise to give mothers and their young children a true chance for a brighter future.
With the altruistic support of our devoted staff, volunteers and sponsors, Drueding Center can provide both generations of our young families with a comprehensive program that works. We acknowledge that healing takes time and preserve our families’ achievements through an extensive After Care Program, forever breaking the cycle of poverty and homelessness. Your generous support ensures that Drueding Center remains a place "Where hope comes alive™" for our families.
Special thanks to our 2013 Sponsors!
To find out more about attending or sponsoring this special event, please contact Patty Wynne at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 914-4018.