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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.

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The Little Sisters of the Poor Philadelphia

We are so proud and excited to announce that TGI is being honored with the St. Jeanne Jugan Award from The Little Sisters of the Poor.  The event will be from 1-4 pm at Drexelbrook in Drexel Hill, Pa. on Sunday September 8, 2013.

The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Their mission is to serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the world.

TGI will be receiving the St. Jeanne Jugan Award for our support of the charity with donations in printed materials including printing materials, signage, and marketing materials for various fundraising efforts.

Jeanne Jugan is the foundress and first Little Sister of the Poor. She was beautified by Pope John Paul II on October 3, 1982 and canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 11, 2009.

Many TGI employees will be in attendance, along with various contributors, and supporters in the area. We are thrilled to be given this award, and are looking forward to continuing our support of The Little Sisters Of The Poor.

To learn more about The Little Sisters of the Poor Visit:

http://www.littlesistersofthepoorphiladelphia.org/

To make a well appreciated donation, Please Visit:

https://littlesistersofthepoorpa.weshareonline.org/#

 

Stay tuned for event coverage and photos taken at the event!

 

Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey & TGI team up to save Kids!

Newly acquired Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey, a South Jersey native, recently called on TGI’s goodwill for the inaugural Bailey Bowl which is one of the Strike 3 Foundation’s fundraising efforts throughout the country to strike out pediatric cancer

www.strike3foundation.org

 

Go to www.youtube.com/onlytgi to see video

The 2012 Bailey Bowl was held January 7th, 2012 at The Pinsetter Bowling Alley, Pennsauken,NJ

Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital