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2015 Jeans & Jewels Gala

Thank you to everyone who joined us and supported the 2015 gala! Thank you to David Culver, our awesome MC.

Thank you to our sponsors Kaiser Permanente, Avalon Bay, Clarabridge, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation, INOVA, Madison Services Group, Quest Diagnostics, Windward IT Solutions, Capital Area Pediatrics, Cardinal Bank, CareFirst, Cooley, ICF, Jack and Terry Lavoie, The Naughton Family, Reston Hospital Center, Softouch Dental Care, Sara and Steve Jones, Drs. Ed and Cathy Fox, R. Kevin Kennedy, The Meil Family Foundation, MGTAC, Orthopaedic Foot &Ankle, Virginia Heart.

Congratulations to Kathryn Verber from Kaiser Permanente who was the recipient of the Dr. Jorge Arnoldson Memorial Award for her amazing work supporting our families and assisting our caseworkers in finding all the care needed for our children. And thank you to Rosa Arnoldson for helping to present the award.

Thank you to all our gala volunteers, especially auction chair Christine Mason. And thank you to RedThinking for being our wonderful design artists.

Thank you to Priscila Lerner and her family for joining us and sharing the story of her surgery. Thank you to Diane Naughton for producing the breath-taking video of Priscila’s story. And thank you to Dr. Sidharta Chandela, who performed Priscila’s brain surgery, for joining us with his wife, Anjali.

Please enjoy the gala video here, with great thanks to Kari Cannistraro of VideoMagic for donating her terrific creative skills.