American Heritage Credit Union Raises $37,000 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia by Sliding into 1,000 Gallons of Gelatin!
Philadelphia, PA — American Heritage and the Kids-N-Hope Foundation’s 24 th Annual Gelatin Olympics raised over $37,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and other local area hospitals on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Over 130 sliders gathered pledges from sponsors in the weeks leading up to the event, dressed up in their wildest costumes, and took the plunge into a pool full of 1,000 gallons of bright red gelatin. Bill Taffrow, Morning Drive Co-Host on 101.1 MORE FM, emceed the event, and brought tremendous enthusiasm and hometown flair for the audience. In addition to the Ultimate Gelatin Slide, children of all ages participated in the Gelatin Eating Contest, Balloon Toss Contest, Gelatin Seek and Find and other fun games.
For twenty-four years, the Gelatin Olympics has raised money for the Kids-N-Hope Foundation, which benefits the Music Therapy Program for the developmentally disabled children at the Children’s Seashore House of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. With the support of the Foundation, the hospital is able to meet the emotional and physical needs of these special children. The Kids-N-Hope Foundation also supports local area hospitals within our Workplace Partner Program.
American Heritage Federal Credit Union is a $1.9 billion, member-owned financial cooperative serving over 800 sponsor companies. It is the country’s 121st largest Credit Union with over 156,000 members and 30 branches in the Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Camden Counties.