Friday, March 7, 2014

Thank you for your amazing support! 

Click here to view a clip form ABC news about the event.

Check out images from our red carpet!
Courtesy of Charlie Clark Photography

Join us for an evening of funding a cure and raising awareness for Spinal Muscular Atrophy, the #1 genetic killer of children under the age of two.

Crystal Team Room
100 E. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA

7:00 pm - 12:00 am (Midnight)

Event Pricing:

Individual Ticket:  $100
Event Day Ticket Price:  $125
Parking (Optional):  $10
SMA Affected Individual:  FREE

Includes: Cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent  & live auction and raffle.

Live music  by The Heartbeats
Semi-formal attire required
Red carpet entrance

Click here to read the Ellixson Family's personal story.

Directions from I 95 and 76: Exit onto I-676 (center city). Exit onto 15th Street South (Broad Street Exit). At Market Street, turn left
around City Hall. One short block past Broad Street, make a right onto Juniper Street and an immediate left into the Wanamaker
Building parking garage.

In the parking garage take the South side elevator to the 2nd Floor to check-in. Once checked in, you will be directed to the second set of elevators to the 9th floor.

 Looking for a tux rental?  
Black Tie Formal Wear owner Gene Louin is generously offering tuxedo rentals for only $59.99!

Click here to place your order NOW!
*Please mention "Muscles for Mckenna Gala" upon ordering.

Cure SMA is the world’s leader focused on funding SMA research to develop a treatment and cure for the disease. The successful results and progress that the organization has delivered, from basic research to drug discovery to clinical trials, provide real hope for families and patients impacted by the disease. The charity has invested over $55 million in research and has been involved in funding almost two thirds of all the ongoing novel drug programs for SMA.
Cure SMA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, with 31 Chapters and over 110,000 members and supporters throughout the United States. The organization’s work has produced major discoveries, including identification of the underlying cause and a back-up gene for the disease, which provides a clearly defined target for disease altering therapies. The organization is also dedicated to supporting SMA families through networking, information and services and to improving care for all SMA patients.


Click here to learn more about Cure SMA and our programs.

If you have any questions, please contact Kellie Keenan at (610) 203-9165 or

Total Raised: $120,467
Goal: $100,000
Additional Information

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Having an issue with purchasing tickets?  Please call Families of SMA at (800) 886-1762.

Click here to view Sponsorship Opportunities.

Hotel Accommodations

Miracle for a Cure Sponsor

Hope for a Cure Sponsor

Anonymous Donor

Wish for a Cure Sponsor

Inspiration for a Cure Sponsor

Dream for a Cure Sponsor

Anonymous Donor

Clarence J. Venne Foundation

In-Kind Donors

Krista McDemus, Graphic Designer

Wise Originals Florist & Gifts

Market Street Wealth Management

McKenzie Entertainment Photo Booth Rentals

Charlie Clark Photography

JDH Auction Services, LLC

Market Street Wealth Management

Jon & Jo from Jack's Fault

Eccles Printing

Single Handed Studio

McKenzie Entertainment

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Simply Smoqued BBQ

Ambler Area YMCA

St Paul's

Philadelphia 76ers

Joseph Anthony Salon and Retreat Spa

Bonjoon Pizza


Mealey's Furniture

The Phillies Community Outreach Department

Toppers Spa

The Becoming Center at ARTMAN

Golden Inn Avalon

Susan Fisher

Anthony Crecca

CultureZine Company, Gilkes LLC

The Hilton Wilmington Riverside

BCG Advisors


Embassy Suites Phildelphia-Valley Forge

Dyers Jewelers

Philadelphia Eagles

Bethany Purdue Photography

Crowne Plaza Valley Forge

Bellevue Salon & Spa

Broad Run Golf Course

Omni Hotel

Philadelphia Soul

Delaware 87ers

Clean Your Plate

Matt Schaeffer

Patricia Grexa

Currie Hair, Skin, and Nails

Seven Stones

Adventure Aquarium

Chris Jazz Café

Downingtown Country Club

Philadelphia Theater Company


William R May Funeral Home

Sellersville Theater & the Washington House Restaurant

Imagination Hair Spa

Morey's Piers & Beachfront Waterparks

Act II Playhouse

Mad Golfer Golf Club

Ambler Area YMCA

Marple Medical Associates


Buttons & Bows

Brandywine River Museum

Brunswick Zone

Flyers Skate Zone

Peddlers Village and the Golden Plough Inn

John and Jo from Jack's Fault

Morris Arboretum

Marsha Brown

Lambertville Station

Sovana Bistro

Learning Express

Small Wonders At St. Paul's

Fightin Phils

Spectrum Grill at XFINITY Live!

Hiway Theatre, Inc

Fox and Hound Inn

Elk Mountain Ski/Snowboard Resort

Three Monkeys Cafe

Philadelphia Magic Gardens

Longwood Gardens



The Fresh Market

Sand Castle Winery

El Sarape Authentic Mexican Restaurant

National Constitution Center


Salon Bellissima

Antica Italian Restaurant and BYOB

Samuel's Pancake House

Healing Hands Massage

Chaddsford Winery

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