The Spruce Foundation Gala @ World Cafe Live

The Spruce Foundation’s Annual Gala was held on April 6, 2013 at World Cafe Live in University City. The gala awards $5000 annually to non-profit organization partners in the areas of LBGTQ, Health & Wellness, The Arts, & Education. Among the 2013 recipients were Squash Smarts in the area of health and wellness and North 5th Street Revitalization Project for The Arts.

The evening also featured live music from contemporary rock band Futurist, an auction featuring the work of artist William Butler of the Contemporary Art Studio & Gallery, and Media Personality Maria Papadakis served as guest emcee for the awards presentation.

The Spruce Foundation, Co Presidented by Brittni Devereaux and J Rudy Flesher, strives to fund high impact youth initiatives around Philadelphia and to cultivate a new era of Philanthropists. For more information on the Spruce Foundation visit

A huge congratulations to all 2013 grant recipients!!!


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