Michael Vick to Appear at Oscar Night® America

January 25, 2011 1:54:14 PM PST
Volunteers of America Delaware Valley is pleased to announce that Michael Vick will be the special guest at Oscar Night® America taking place at Loews Philadelphia Hotel on February 27th. This is VOADV's 12th year hosting Oscar Night® America, the only Oscar Night event in the Philadelphia area that is sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This glamorous gala includes a red carpet entrance, cocktail party, celebrity impersonators, entertainment, live and silent auction, and a big screen showing of the Academy Awards and is quickly becoming one of Philadelphia's premiere events.

Mr. Vick will be honored by Volunteers of America Delaware Valley for his work in the community and, in keeping with the mission of VOADV, utilizing his experience to help others.

Proceeds from this event will benefit VOADV's Home for the Brave which, upon its completion, will be a 30-bed program which will assist this area's homeless veterans by providing a wide array of services.

Tickets are $250 per person or $400 per couple and are available online at www.voadv.org or by calling 856-854-4660. Sponsorships are available by contacting James Wynn at jwynn@voadv.org.

Oscar Night® America (ONA) is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' grassroots program that enables charities to host glamorous fund-raising parties. It will kick off its 18th year in 2011.

About Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

The Greater Philadelphia regional affiliate of the national Volunteers of America - a nonprofit, faith-based organization founded in 1896 - Volunteers of America Delaware Valley serves more than 11,000 men, women and children annually in Southern and Central New Jersey, Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Headquartered in Collingswood, N.J., Volunteers of America Delaware Valley provides a range of programs for senior citizens; homeless families; offenders returning to the community; and men and women dealing with mental health issues.