CORA’s Champion for Children

44th Anniversary Celebration - November 2015
December 13, 2015

Thank you to all who participated in making this year’s Champions for Children Celebration a great success! On Tuesday, November 24th, over 120 corporate partners and friends of CORA Services, including Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney, gathered at the Union League of Philadelphia for a special cocktail reception and awards ceremony to celebrate CORA’s 44th Anniversary and give thanks to the people and organizations that enrich the lives of children and families in Philadelphia.

Congratulations to our 2015 Champions:

2015 Corporate Champion – Patrick Eiding, Philadelphia Chapter, AFL-CIO

2015 Civic Champions – James Harron, J. Michael Schell and Robert McElhenney, CORA Services

2015 Classroom Champion – Shannon Fritz, Senior St. Hubert’s High School

Thank you to our 2015 Champions for Children Sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsor: Sisters of the Good Shepherd
  • Charity’s Circle Sponsors: Fox Rothschild, The Henderson Group
  • Partners: Bob and Jill McElhenney, Crown Holdings, Jim Mullan and Plumbers Union Local 690
  • Patrons: Beneficial Foundation, NFP Lincoln Benefits Group, Professional Capital Services, Steamfitters Local 420

Sisters of Good Shepherd traveled to support CORA Services


Civic Champions with Board Chair Bill Becker and CEO AnnMarie Schultz


Claudia accepts award in honor of Rob McElhenny, Civic Champion


Community Services: Melissa McCullough and Patricia Blumenauer


CORA Board with the Honorees: Shannon Fritz, Mike Schell, Pat Eiding and Jim Harron.


School Services: Managing Director Nora Cooper and Director of NPSS Pat Stoerrle


Guests enjoyed the program of cheer, music and presentation of CORA’s champions


Mayor Elect Jim Kenney, CORA CEO AnnMarie Schultz and Corporate Champion Pat Eiding, AFL-CIO


Classroom Champion Shannon Fritz with CORA counselors Camille Stoudt and Elly Shepherd

COMPLETE CORA’S COMMUNITY NEEDS SURVEY NOW.

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