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Over 90% of our graduates complete high school within four years, in a city with an on-time high school graduation rate that hovers around 65%.

The 2018 Gesu Gala is May 10 at Vie!

The 2018 Gesu Gala promises to be our most inspiring evening of the year! Join us at Vie in Center City on May 10, 6-9pm to support the children of Gesu School. This memorable evening includes: 

  • Cocktail reception with creative hors d'oeuvres and an elegant sit-down dinner
  • Inspiring performances by Gesu students and alumni, including the Gesu Gospel Choir
  • Live auction with new, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, from unique vacations to behind-the-scenes excursions
  • Silent student art auction
  • Junior Board silent auction
  • The presentation of the Gesu Spirit Medal to J. Gordon Cooney, Jr., and Steve Piltch

Tickets to the Gesu Gala are available until April 30, 2018.

Sponsor/patron opportunities are available. Learn more here.

See video and photos from the 2017 Gesu Gala! Don’t miss this year’s event!

Thank you to our Gala Co-Chairs, Jack & Tammy Dodds, Karen & Kevin Lucey, and Georgine & Ed Trumpbour, as well as the 2018 Gesu Gala Committee for their leadership and tireless efforts on behalf of Gesu School’s students.

We are grateful to our 2018 Gesu Gala sponsors for their generous support of this event and their dedication to quality education in North Philadelphia.

Presenting Sponsors
M & S Foundation
Morgan Lewis

Title Sponsors

Mission Sponsors
PoGo Family Foundation

Sponsor a Child
Matthew & Annique Hogan
John Ryan & Mary Gregg and the Ryan Family Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation

Educators Circle
Cozen O'Connor/ Tad & Candy Decker
Jack & Tammy Dodds
Fulton Bank
Karen & Kevin Lucey
The Shipley School
Toby Strogatz & Stephen Klein
Ed & Georgine Trumpbour

Innovation Sponsors
John & Jennifer Curry
Gannon Coyne & Associates
James F. '45 & Donna M. Higgins
Connie & Tom Kirker
Bob & Anne McAlaine
Studio of Metropolitan Design Architects
Vault Communications, Inc.

Impact Sponsors
Christine & Leif Beck
Craig & Jean Burns
Judy & Rard Davies
HopDial by K12.IT
Independence Blue Cross
Mr. & Mrs. Patrick J. McCormick
Lou Pichini
Barbara & Scott Renninger
Caroline Rogers
Wendy & Paul Rosen
Stephanie & Bill Stabert

Patrons Circle
Andy Anderson
Christina & Joe Cathcart
Tamika M. Evans
IEI Group
Kate Hovde
Jesuit Community - Wernersville
Zane David Memeger
Keith Pension
Anne-Marie Rischitelli
Valerie & Will Schwartz
Marjorie & Howard Silverman
Dr. & Mrs. Gary A. Tuma

Program Underwriting
Carol & Chuck Walsh