Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation’s 2023 Black Tie Tailgate raised over $400,000 for the Department of Nursing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The department’s 6,000 nurses, respiratory therapists and technicians are committed to providing expert, compassionate care while advancing education and research. Funds raised support the department’s patient, family, community, and staff programs and initiatives.
The Department of Nursing was also chosen as the 2018, 2019 & 2020 beneficiary. A total of $2.1 million was raised through the past four Black Tie Tailgate events.*
*The Black Tie Tailgate was not held in 2021 or 2022.
Past Beneficiary Departments
The Auto Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia (ADAGP) made its first donation to 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 $9.9 million to the Hospital. Today, donations are made through the Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation.