“The Party”: Donors Are Heroes Gala 2014

Guests danced and dined to raise funds and awareness for organ donation.


There’s a reason the Donors Are Heroes gala is called “The Party,” because as soon as DJ Eddie Tully puts the needle to the record, the dance floor fills up till the stroke of 11.

This year, songstress Jessy Kyle accompanied Eddie’s performance to really jazz up the night. Nearly 600 guests filled the ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia and enjoyed delicious food and spirits from 11 area restaurants and caterers.

The money raised from ticket sales goes toward public awareness programs, school summits, and teaching initiatives, all of which are geared to dispel myths surrounding becoming an organ donor and emphasize the need for life-saving, life-enhancing transplants.

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HughE Dillon covers parties, events and more for Philadelphia magazine’s The Scene. You can follow him on Twitter at @iPhillyChitChat and visit his daily online social diary PhillyChitChat.com.