The Runway Fashion & Trunk Show Raises More Than $845,000 for CHOP’s Neuroscience Center

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Jacovini Family at The Runway Jacovini Family Earlier this month, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) hosted The Runway, presented by the Jacovini Family, a contemporary lunchtime fashion show at the Mann Center curated by top Philadelphia-area boutiques and designers with proceeds benefitting CHOP’s Neuroscience Center. This year, more than $845,000 was raised!

The event featured a pop-up trunk show offering one-of-a-kind goods for attendees from various stylists and artists. The season’s latest fashions were modeled by CHOP clinicians, patients and supporters of the Neuroscience Center, all strutting their finest to raise awareness and funds for those with neurological disorders.

Karen Rogers from 6ABC, fashion show emcee, with our patient models Karen Rogers from 6ABC, fashion show emcee, with our patient models The Runway, a day of fashion and philanthropy supporting breakthrough care and research, celebrated the creativity of our fashion partners, the resilience of our patients and the impact we make when we come together.

Each year, CHOP’s Neuroscience Center cares for thousands of children with nervous system disorders and brings together world-renowned specialists in pediatric neurology and neurosurgery to provide accurate diagnosis, cutting-edge surgical treatment and the most innovative approach to care while also achieving groundbreaking discoveries in research.

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Contributed by: Kaitlyn Tivenan