Black Tie Tailgate Raises $1.2 Million for Department of Nursing in Two Years

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Group photo of nurses with Madeline Bell The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation is proud to announce its donation of more than $1.2 million over the past two years to the Department of Nursing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The donation is a result of the fundraising efforts and record-setting crowds that supported the 2018 and 2019 Black Tie Tailgate.

The Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia (ADAGP), producer of the Philadelphia Auto Show, has supported Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since 1986. With this donation, the ADAGP and its Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation will have donated more than $8.7 million to CHOP.

Monitor for updates for the Black Tie Tailgate in 2020!

Contact: Jennifer Lee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 267-426-6084 or

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