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The Division of Neurology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been chosen as the 2016 Black Tie Tailgate beneficiary. The Division is recognized as a world leader in pediatric neurologic disorders. CHOP’s neurologists have advanced training and experience in pediatric stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, developmental delay, neurogenetic disorders, multiple sclerosis and neonatal neurology, among other neurological disorders in children.

Past Beneficiary Departments

2014 & 2015: Division of Neonatology
Total raised: over $900,000

2012 & 2013: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Total raised: over $850,000

2011: Center for Autism Research
Total raised: over $250,000


The Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia (ADAGP) made its first donation to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1986. The $50,000 donation was given after the 1986 Philadelphia Auto Show. Since then, the ADAGP and its entities have donated $6.3 million to the Hospital. Today, donations are made through the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation.