The PIFA 2016 Gala

The most talked about and exciting gala of our region is about to stage a return! You will want to be a part of this unforgettable evening, Wednesday, April 6, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The evening will be a glamorous kick-off for what promises to be an exhilarating Festival of international arts in our great city of Philadelphia.

Throughout the evening guests will move through an amazing array of captivating performances in the Kimmel Center’s various spaces.


Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dinner & Installation Unveiling
Concert Performance
Dessert and Dancing

Elegant dinner followed by an amazing concert, premiere performance and unveiling of the PIFA Plaza Installation, and other surprises

 Gala Co-Chairs

Alfred P. West, Jr. & Jami Wintz McKeon

Past PIFA Galas:

Artwork commissioned for PIFA 2011 included the 80-foot tall Eiffel Tower and hot air balloon centerpieces for the Gala, celebrating the theme of Paris, France 1900 – 1910.

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“Time Travel Clocks” depict the 2013 PIFA theme of Time Travel.

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Audiences were completely mesmerized by the highly entertaining performance: “Earth Harp” PIFA 2013.

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Sponsorship Options

  • $50,000 + Sponsor | Diamond
  • $25,000 Sponsor | Emerald
  • $10,000 Table | Sapphire
  • $5,000 Package | Ruby
  • $1,000 Single | Topaz

Click here to read about more sponsor benefit levels: PIFA GALA 2016 Sponsor Benefit Levels

Click here to read a message from Gala Co-Chairs, Jami Wintz McKeon and Al West. Co-Chair Letter

Click here to reserve your spot for the Gala: PIFA Gala Pre Sale Response Form

For more information contact,

PIFA Gala Co-Chairs:

Jami Wintz McKeon
Al West

PIFA Gala Committee:

Emmeline P. Abella, MD
Michael E. Adler, Esq.
Marc Brownstein
Amanda M. Bruno
Nicole Cashman
Christina M. Kerrigan
Caryn Taylor-Lucia
Patricia Thomas LaRoche
Angela Parsons
Julia Rafferty
Gregory S. Redden
Matt Weko
Christina Wong

Honorary Gala Committee:

Toni Garrison
Sandra Marshall
Despina Page
Louise Reed
Carole Shanis

PIFA Committee Co-Chairs:

Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell
Ron Biscardi

PIFA Committee:

Katherine Crothall
Michael DiPiano
Frances Graham
Jane Hollingsworth
Melanie Johnson
Brook J. Lenfest
Carole Shanis
Matt Weko

Special thank you to our generous PIFA 2016 Gala Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors

Emerald Sponsors
Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Sapphire Sponsors
Cozen O’Connor
Delany, Robert
Deloitte LLP
George Family Foundation
Graham Company
David W. Haas
Honickman Charitable Foundation
Universal Health Services, Inc.
Sapphire Total

Ruby Sponsors
Judith Broudy
Emilio and Carole Haas Gravagno
The Honorable Constance H. and Dr. Sankey Williams Alan and Louise Reed Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell Lyn M. Ross

List complete at time of update. Gala opportunities exist. For more information, call 215.790.7174