The Fund for the Abramson Cancer Center
Awbury Morning: Walk and Picnic

Awbury Morning: May 31st Walk and Picnic
We will have a Sunday morning walk through Awbury Arboretum followed by a food-truck picnic. Please come enjoy the beauty of Awbury with your family and friends. There will be a children's scavenger hunt!

Schmear It food truck is coming! They have great bagels, etc. There will be hot La Colombe coffee and iced cold brew Rival Bros coffee, as well as bottled juices and teas. Schmear It will arrive at 10am so you can get your caffeine fix when you arrive!

The Arboretum is easily accessible by public transportation. From center city, the easiest route is Chestnut Hill East train line directly to Washington Lane Station. An entrance to the Arboretum is directly across from this station. There are also 3 bus routes that go to the arboretum. Routes 18 (to Chew Ave), 26 (to Chew Ave), or XH (to Washington Lane).

Please invite family and friends. Donations from participants and non-participants are welcome.
Abramson Cancer Center
We are raising funds for the Abramson Cancer Center to assist their incredible progress in cancer research. The Abramson Cancer Center is a leader both nationally and around the world, in revolutionary cancer research, education, and care. Their clinical trials propel innovation and scientific breakthroughs, allowing scientists and cancer researchers to translate discoveries into game-changing clinical treatments.
Judith Gillanders
This event has been created in memory of Judith Gillanders. Judith was a wonderful woman who is sorely missed. Judith passed away last May leaving behind her husband Ross, and two young children, George and Ciara.
Raffle prizes!
Proceeds go to the Abramson Cancer Center. If you have any questions, or would like to contribute a raffle item or sponsorship, please contact Caroline Connolly at Each donation enters you in a raffle to win the following:
  • $100 Valley Green Inn gift card
  • $50 Tria gift card
  • 2 Eastern State Penitentiary passes (x 3)
  • 2 Longwood Gardens tickets (x 2)
  • 2 Curtis Institute of Music tickets
  • 2 Philadelphia Museum of Art tickets (x 2)
  • Gateway Stables Riding Center gift card
  • $25 Trolley Car Diner gift card
  • $25 Metropolitan Bakery gift card (x 2)
  • Yards Brewing Company gift basket
Event details
Awbury Morning Walk and Picnic
05/31/2015 10:00 AM
To support those who face cancer, we will walk through Awbury Arboretum in Germantown, Philadelphia. (There will be a scavenger hunt for children during the walk!). Afterwards, there will be food trucks for a picnic. All are welcome to enjoy this Sunday event. Free event tshirts for the first 30 registered participants. Click 'Donate to participate!' to register. Please register each adult individually so we can keep track of participant numbers. Please give whatever you choose. This is an inclusive event, so please just give whatever feels appropriate. Invite family and friends! (Please note participation is at your own risk and food items must be paid for at the event.) The Arboretum is easily accessible by public transportation (see above).
Donate to participate!
Donation messages
So sorry to miss! Looks like the perfect day for a successful event for a great cause! --Mrs. Meredith Dunn
So glad to donate for such a great cause! Lucetta --Mrs. Lucetta Strumia
Philly Dads Group is proud to be participating in this event and hope we can show our support for our community. --Mr. Chris Bernholdt
Looking forward to it! --Dr. Chris Bonafide
Chris, Max, Jack and I will be there - so happy to support such a great cause. --Dr. Elizabeth Valentine
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The Gillanders Family
Fundraising goal $3,000.00
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