PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA — December 17, 2011 — Therapy Source, Inc. opened its doors on October 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 a silent auction fundraiser.”
Smith said, “I am blessed to work for a company that cares about so many. Everyone at the event touched the heart of my entire family. 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 ten thousand births in the United States, which results in more than 166,000 people currently living with the condition.
About the Spina Bifida Association: Our mission is to build a better and brighter future for all those impacted by Spina Bifida. Fueled by dedicated health care providers, parents, adults, caregivers, and others, we are committed to helping people live longer, healthier lives through research, education & support, clinical care, network building, and advocacy.