West Chester, PA – The 27th West Chester Charity Ball will take place at the West Chester Golf and Country Club on Saturday evening, December 5, 2015. The formal gala will begin at 6:30 p.m., and include live music, dinner, live and silent auction (online at www.501auctions.com/westchestercharityball ), complimentary portraits, body art, caricature artist and much more. The MC for 2015 is model-TV host-fashion editor, Ms. Kim Alexis.

Sponsorships /tickets are available at www.friendsassoc.org or www.501auctions.com/westchestercharityball; or, calling 610.431.3598 ext 205. Presenting sponsor is Piazza Auto Group; and the 2015 Community Service Award will be presented to Glenda K. Brion.

Last year, 260 attended this festive and fun event at the elegant, holidays-themed décor of the West Chester Golf & Country Club. All proceeds benefit the mission of Friends Association for Care and Protection of Children: preventing and ending family homelessness in our community.

Friends Association’s executive director, and the 2015 Charity Ball chair, Catherine Friedman stated, “ I am so pleased about this year’s West Chester Charity Ball because of the community support, but, also, because this year’s gala will be going ‘digital’ with online auction previews and bidding; and, using phones and tablets for bidding before and during the event. Added, as well are some very fabulous auction travel experiences and special items .”

Further information on event details and auction are online here.

2015 Emcee: Ms. Kim Alexis

2015 Community Service Award: Glenda K. Brion

Friends Association promotes the independence of families with children by providing shelter, programs and services that prevent and end homelessness in Chester County. In 2014, Friends Association saved over 80 families and 170 children from homelessness.
For more information contact:
Jack Luke, Director of Development
610.431.3598, ext. 205