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Devereux Pennsylvania Hope Gala 2016

Hope Gala 2016Saturday, November 5, 2016

Led by our presenting sponsor Independence Blue Cross, and the generosity of over 480 attendees and our wonderful sponsors, Devereux raised more than $460,000 in gross proceeds to support more than 3,500 children, adolescents and adults with special needs and their families that we serve in southeast Pennsylvania.  

View the event photos and highlights!

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, recently announced that Robert Q. Kreider, President and CEO, will retire in January 2018, following more than 20 years of extraordinary service.

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  Dr. Barry McCurdy elected to APBS Board of Directors

Devereux Center for Effective Schools Director Dr. Barry McCurdy was recently appointed to the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) Board of Directors. Dr. McCurdy was elected by his peers to serve a three-year term (2017-2020).

Recent Grants

FJN Charitable Foundation
$66,000
General Operating Support of Devereux Pennsylvania’s programs in the Philadelphia region
 
Genuardi Family Foundation
$35,000
General Operating Support for Devereux PA Adult Services
 
WW Smith Charitable Trust
$35,000
Clothing and Basic Needs for Devereux Pennsylvania’s Children’s Programs
 
Frank O. Genuardi Family Foundation
$30,000
General Operating Support of Devereux Pennsylvania’s programs in the Philadelphia region
 
The Scholler Foundation
$10,000
Medical Equipment, Devereux PA Adult Services
 
RBC Foundation
$7,500
General Support of Devereux Pennsylvania’s Treatment Foster Care Program in Philadelphia
 
Ametek Foundation
$5,000
Recreational Support, Devereux PA Adult Services
 
Enterprise Holdings Foundation
$3,500
The Auto Shop at The Shops at Devereux