21st Annual Gala


6:30 PM 


The Theme this year was
Unmasking Cancer.
I would like to make a donation to support the free programs for local children and adults affected by cancer!

We highlighted some of the things people hide from when it comes to cancer and aimed to enlighten all to the helpful support available through CSCGP’s free services that are so critical to cancer patients, caregivers, and their families.

Thank you!

Our Unmasking Cancer Gala raised over $200,000 for local families faced with the challenges of cancer in their lives!  Thank you to Taylor Ash for sharing her musical talent with us and to Brian Castro and Virtual Vista Media for amazing videos!


Thank You to all of our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor
Alix and Keith Morgan
Platinum Sponsors
Marianne Dean
Robin Halpern and James Lovett
Marcie Kennedy
Nicole and James Schaeffer
Iliana Strauss
Gold Sponsors
Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center
Silver Sponsors
Barbara and Todd Albert
Barbara and Richard Barnhart
Barbara Blair Robbins
Donna and Anthony Celentano
Jill and Thomas Durovsik
Precision for Oncology
Wendy and Paul Rosen
Maud and Brian Tierney
Patron Sponsors
Susanna Lachs Adler and Dean Adler
Caren Barnet and Steven Abramson
Amanda and Charles Burch
Nathaniel R. Cohen 
Paula Dresnin and Albert Ominsky
Fox Rothschild, LLP
Pia and Richard Halloran
Terri and Gary Halpern
Ann and S. Matthews Hamilton
Joy Heller and David Halpern
Cristy and Mitchell Hollin
Carole and David MacGregor
Newcleus, Inc.
Linda and David Paskin
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Center
Betsy and Edward Rubenstone
Katie Adams Schaeffer and Tony Schaeffer
Iris and Gary Shea
Nancy and Benjamin Shein
Nancy and William Simkiss
June and Hank Smith
Douglas and Toni Thomas
Robin and Gerald Williams
Janine and Jeffery Yass
Thank you to our 2019 Honorees

 Inspiration Award: Marianne Dean

 Gilda Radner Award: Joshua Sowden, Jessica Williams and Family

Innovation Award:  Dr. Hossein Borghaei, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Dr. Corey Langer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Ralph Zinner, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Thank you to our chairs
Robin Halpern – Chair
Nicole Dresnin Schaeffer, Honorary Chair


Watch Stephanie Stahl’s interview with Kelly Harris, CEO and Tammy Brenner, Cancer survivor – click here.

Thank You to Stephanie Stahl, our emcee for the evening.

Stephanie Stahl, CBS 3’s Emmy Award-winning health reporter, is featured daily on Eyewitness News.  As one of the television industry’s most respected medical reporters, Stahl has been recognized by community and health organizations alike for her hard-hitting yet compassionate approach to her beat, an approach that has changed lives and influenced medical practices.   

Stahl’s reporting has earned her high honors in both the television industry and medical field.  In addition to a variety of Emmy awards, she’s a member of the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame.   Stahl received the prestigious Diamond Award from Temple University Hospital’s Auxiliary for her “dedication to excellence, her professional and personal integrity, and her deep sense of compassion for others.”  The Pennsylvania Public Health Association honored her with its 2000 Media Award; the local chapter of the American Liver Foundation named Stahl its Media Professional of the Year and the Cardiovascular Institute presented her with its Leadership Award for “positively impacting the health of the Delaware Valley.”

Stahl, her husband, Jim, reside in Montgomery County outside of Philadelphia. They have a son, Matthew, who works in professional sports management.