Friday October 16, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT
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The Racquet Club of Philadelphia
215 S 16th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Light the Way for Brighter Futures ...

AFTH invites you to purchase personalized tea lights in celebration of our 30th Anniversary and in honor of how adoption has touched YOUR life. 

Honor a birthparent by purchasing Purple Tea Lights.


Tea Lights can be purchased for $3.00 each or 4 for $10.00


Support the AFTH Birthparent Scholarship Fund by purchasing a white Tea Light


Each light will play a role in creating a large display at the Building Beautiful Futures event, to shine a light on open adoption and to raise awareness and funds for the Birthparent Scholarship Fund.


To purchase a tea light in honor of birthparents and the scholarship fund click here


Thank you to the 2015 AFTH Building Beautiful Futures event Sponsors:





Interested in sponsoring the Building Beautiful Futures event? We have great opportunities available! Contact DaniS@AFTH.ORG for more information on how your company can get involved!


Event Contact:

Denna Allen





       Over the past 30 years, Adoptions From The Heart has helped to create over 6,500 families!

Beginning in the basement of her home, Founder and Executive Director, Maxine Chalker couldn't even imagine how much of an impact her agency would have. Maxine, an adoptee herself with a closed adoption, had a vision to create an agency that would focus on openness to better serve all of the members of the adoption triad. Now having grown to eight offices in six states, that serve clients nationwide, Maxine's dream of creating an open adoption agency went from being a vision, to impacting thousands of lives.


We are thrilled to be celebrating 30 years of building beautiful families and would be honored if you would join us for this special celebration at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia!

Join us

 for a fabulous night of...

Local Entertainment

Casino Games & Photo Booth

Hors D'oeuvres & Cocktails

Red Carpet Photo Ops

*Please dress is cocktail attire*

not to mention...

Amazing Raffle Prizes!

Enter for a chance to win a LED flat screen TV complete with a FREE year of Netflix, autographed Philadelphia sports paraphernalia, gift certificuts to the best of Philadelphia Restaurants, hair styling by the best professional hair salons in the city, a Keurig with K Cups included, TIMESHARES to awesome destinations, family fun days to surrounding locations, a special Anniversary basket complete with a diamond necklace,  home electronics, a year membership to WXPN, and kitchen items that will enhance your culinary expierence!


      Don't miss a chance to rub shoulders with Cory Wade, a top finalist of America's Next Top Model and spokesperson for the LGBT community!

Cory will also be our Master of Ceremonies throughout the evening!


Friday, October 16th, 2015


The Racquet Club of Philadelphia

215 S 16th St. Philadelphia, PA

*Please dress in cocktail attire



Tickets are $45/person

Discounted Ticket Rate of $40.00/person   when purchasing 4 or more tickets

*simply select the $40 option and click the "add" button to purchase group tickets!

*tickets include two cocktails from the bar


All proceeds made from the Building Beautiful Futures event will benefit the AFTH Birthparent Scholarship Fund.

The AFTH Birthparent Scholarship Fund assists birthparents (not limited to those who have worked with AFTH) who are pursuing a college level degree. The fund was established to provide scholarships to those in need of financial assistance in order to reach their dreams!




Please dress in cocktail attire
Parking is available and validated for $14.00 at the Patriot Parking Garage on 1616 Chancellor Street, Philadelphia
 Coat check will be available
Purchase 4 or more tickets receive a discounted rate of $40.00/ticket
 Tickets include 2 Drink Tickets

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