Thursday night marked the Union’s fourth annual Cocktails and Cleats event, benefitting the Philadelphia Union Foundation. The night served as a celebration for the foundation’s accomplishments over the past year, and as a way to thank those whose donations have helped the Union make a sizeable impact in the Chester community.
Close to 300 guests gathered at Vie in Center City and spent the night mingling and raising money to help the foundation and all of its endeavors. The night consisted of a cocktail hour with interactive stations throughout, including an area to create personalized jerseys, player appearances, a speech from the chairman of the foundation Michael Curry, two live auctions hosted by Tommy Smyth, and a fireside chat with Earnie Stewart and Jim Curtin led by JP Dellacamera.
The best auctioneer and auction assistants in the game. No doubt. pic.twitter.com/cOuq8b4Ckf— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) November 11, 2016
Cocktails and Cleats remains the biggest fundraising event for the Philadelphia Union Foundation and because money raised from this year’s event, the foundation will continue to make positive changes throughout the Chester community.
Round table with JP, Jim and Earnie. No seriously, that's a round table in the middle. pic.twitter.com/VGWMqUCyvp— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) November 11, 2016
Rapid auction time! pic.twitter.com/gE6HDOspDo— Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) November 11, 2016