PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA – December 17, 2011
Therapy Source Inc. opened its doors on Oct. 25 to raise funds in recognition of Spina Bifida Awareness Month for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and “Emma’s Faith”, a charity started by Therapy Source team member, Melissa Smith, a Credentialing Specialist. Melissa’s daughter, Emma, is undergoing treatment at CHOP for Spina Bifida.
Therapy Source hosted a cocktail event attended by nearly 50 local therapists and CHOP representatives. The event was catered by California Pizza Kitchen.
Attendees enjoyed live music by Neil McGettigan, a silent auction, and food and drink. Auction prizes, such as a Philadelphia Eagles basket, a photography package, and spa/beauty products were sponsored by Therapy Source employees.
Event planner and office coordinator, Kat McGee, noted, “The event was very successful – we received rave reviews from all of our guests about the cause, great food and silent auction fundraiser.”
Smith said, “I am blessed to work for a company who cares about so many. Everyone at the event touched the heart of my entire family.” She added, “Our therapists are one of kind, and we are lucky to work with them.”
According to the Spina Bifida Association, Spina Bifida occurs in seven out of every 10,000 births in the United States; resulting in more than 166,000 people currently living with the condition.