For the Love of Germantown! Annual Benefit
Join us at Germantown United CDC’s annual fundraiser For the Love of Germantown! on Thursday, April 27 from 6 – 9 p.m. This year’s party will be held at Rittenhouse Soundworks (219 W Rittenhouse St), a hub for live music housed in a former Chrysler automotive shop turned recording studio. Come out and socialize with your neighbors and supporters of this artistic, historic, and diverse neighborhood, bid on one of a kind auction items, and enjoy good music, food, and cheer!
For the Love of Germantown! supports Germantown United CDC’s important work promoting and facilitating the revitalization of Germantown’s business district through a sustainable, creative, and community-driven approach to economic development. Tickets are now on sale >>
Event registration is $75.00.
Save $25 on Early Bird tickets through April 1st.
To broaden our attendance we are also offering a $35 ticket for first-time attendees to the event.
Enjoy catering by two celebrated chefs: Valerie Erwin of Northwest Philadelphia’s esteemed Geechee Girl Rice Café, and Linda Samuel of Germantown’s own The Flower Cafe At Linda’s (48 W Maplewood Mall). Erwin’s cuisine celebrates her Carolina Lowcountry Geechee family heritage, and Samuel’s specializes in creative vegetarian and vegan cooking.
In addition to great food, enjoy an open bar with complimentary craft beer and wine. We’ll also be pouring a caffeinated pick-me-up from Germantown Espresso Bar (26 W Maplewood Mall), a welcome new business to the neighborhood opening soon.
Bid on one of a kind auction items during our silent auction.
Hear live music by artists appearing on the benefit album For the Love of Germantown! – a compilation of Jazz, Blues and Soul music produced by Philly Jazz Project and performed by talented musicians from the community.
Celebrate the 2017 Pillar of the Community Award recipients, to be announced. With this award Germantown United CDC acknowledges those among us who have significantly contributed to the betterment of our community. As dedicated and steadfast champions for Germantown the award recipients embody the values of GUCDC.
Looking for another way to support GU? Get your business to invest in a sponsorship package, or donate a work of art or auction item to our silent auction.
Sponsorship supports a growing community organization doing critical work to revitalize the business district, and provides broad visibility for your business or brand to diverse and engaged audiences throughout the year. There are different levels of sponsorship (detailed in the sponsorship materials) to match your needs and enhance vibrant Germantown.
Sponsor of the Year ‐ $5,000
Sponsorship Extraordinaire ‐ $2,500
Sustaining Sponsor ‐ $1,000
Friend of Germantown ‐ $300
To sponsor or learn more, please contact Julie Stapleton Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (215) 828-5176.
Do you have your own business? Interested in donating an item, unique service, or experience to our silent auction? Please return this form by April 7.
Are you a visual artist interested in donating a work of art to our silent auction? Germantown United CDC will set the minimum bid of all the art donated at 40% of its full value. In recognition of your generous donation, GU welcomes artists to attend the Fundraiser at no charge. Please return this form by April 7.