TGI Receives St. Jeanne Jugan Award

DSC_1133On Sunday, September 8th, TGI was honored  with the St. Jeanne Jugan Award by The Little Sisters of the Poor, at their annual Pot of Gold Raffle . The event took place at the Drexelbrook Ballroom in Drexel Hill and the room was filled with hundreds of local supporters and contributors.

At the culmination of the ceremony, TGI President Jack Glacken and the TGI team, received the St. Jeanne Jugan Award, for being faithful benefactors to the Little Sisters of the Poor since 2010. Jack Glacken accepted the award in memory of his late father and TGI founder, John Glacken, and in honor his partners, Rick and Scott Elfreth.

Little Sisters of the Poor is a nonprofit organization that serves the impoverished elderly in our communities. TGI has supported The Little Sisters of the Poor since 2010, with donations in printed materials including signage and marketing materials for various fundraising efforts. For the Event, TGI donated retractable banner stands and made a video for the charity.DSC_1131

Also honored at the event was Father McKay, for his endless efforts in supporting the Little Sisters, and others in our community. Fr. McKay is the Chaplain of Holy Family Home, the home operated by the Little Sisters to serve the elderly. During his tenure there, he founded and runs Our House Ministries Inc., a center for those struggling with addiction. TGI presented Father McKay with a monetary donation in his honor.

It was a beautiful event, and TGI is honored to receive an award in name of St. Jeanne Jugan, the foundress and First Little Sister of the Poor. TGI looks forward to continuing our support of The Little Sisters Of The Poor.

For more photos from the event, see our album on Facebook

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