Office of Institutional Advancement


While Jefferson is an academic medical center, it is also a haven of hope serving the citizens of Philadelphia, the Delaware Valley, and beyond. As a nonprofit, we rely on the support of our community to make our life-changing mission possible. This page is a directory of the many events organized by alumni, grateful patients, and friends to benefit Jefferson. 

Jefferson Gala

Please join us on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel as we honor renowned medical oncologist, researcher, and champion of the underserved, Dr. Edith P. Mitchell, and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson

Featured Events


Mary Kline Classic Sports and Business Symposium
Philadelphia, PA

Benefiting cancer research at the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

The symposium will bring together some of the most successful executives in sports to share their story, how they’ve built their empire, their struggles along the way, and what goes into making it in a tough industry.

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SKCC Invitational
Atlantic City, NJ

Benefiting the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Join us at the inaugural SKCC Invitational, an exclusive golf outing at the historic Atlantic City Country Club, followed by a private evening with golf icon David Feherty at Ocean Resort Casino’s brand-new Topgolf Swing Suite. 

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Community Fundraisers

Find out how you can support, participate, or organize a community fundraiser for Jefferson.

11th Annual Sarah Parvin 24 Hour Memorial SoccerFest

Benefiting ovarian cancer research at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

July 20-22 ·  Quakertown Soccer Club, Quakertown, PA

Sarah Parvin from Quakertown, PA was a vibrant and adventurous girl who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was just 11 years old. After passing away just after her 12th birthday, her family founded the Sarah Parvin Foundation in her memory. The foundation organizes annual events raising nearly $300,000 in support of ovarian cancer research in the Brody Lab at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. The 11th Annual SoccerFest  is a festival filled with soccer, food, music, and entertainment all raising support for this important cause. Learn more »

Phillies Cancer Awareness Night

Benefiting the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

July 24 · Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

Join us at Citizens Bank Park for Cancer Awareness night. Learn more »

3rd Annual Uveal Melanoma Golf Outing

Benefiting Jefferson’s Uveal Melanoma Program

August 10 · Ranococas Country Club, Willingboro, NJ

After his mother, Sue Fitzgerald, was diagnosed with uveal melanoma in October 2015, Greg Fitzgerald launched the annual Uveal Melanoma Golf Outing with over 70 registered golfers to raise support for Dr. Takami Sato’s research and the Uveal Melanoma Program at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. To register for third annual event on August 10, email for details. Learn more »

Regional Events

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Annual Tennis Benefit

Benefitting the Wheelchair Sports Program at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

AUGUST 13 · Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA

The Jerry Segal Classic

Benefitting the patients of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

SEPTEMBER 14 · Green Valley Country Club, Lafayette Hill, PA

Art Heals: Celebration of Art Therapy at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

Benefitting Magee's Art Therapy Program

SEPTEMBER 27 · Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

The Adam Taliaferro Foundation & Magee Rehabilitation Golf Outing

Benefitting spinal cord injury research, rehabilitation, and quality of life programs supported by the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

October 15 · Green Valley Country Club, Lafayette Hill, PA

Humanitarian Award Dinner

November 13 · The Logan, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Marathon

Benefitting Magee's Wheelchair Sports Program

November 16-18 ·  Philadelphia, PA