Haven’t locked in your plans for this weekend yet? We can help! This week’s ‘Hot List’ is all about eating, drinking, building, schmoozing, dancing, networking, walking, and BOWLING– all for some incredible causes making a real impact every day!

Spruce Foundation Gala 2015 (April 24, 2015 from 8pm-12am at the Arts Ballroom)

Don’t miss your chance to shmooz with the city’s best and brightest young leaders and celebrate FOUR great causes all in one epic night! Enjoy a live band, DJ, open bar, silent auction, and fabulous food all while celebrating this year’s grant recipients: Katie at the Bat Team, Spiral Q, University Community Collaborative, and the Support Center for Child Advocates.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/spruce-foundation-gala-2015/

4th Annual Make Every April Better 5K Walk and Fun Run (April 25, 2015 from 9:30am-12:30pm at Tyler State park)

Lace up those sneakers and make strides in children’s cancer research! The 4th Annual Make Every April Better 5k Walk and Fun Run raises funds and support for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/4th-annual-make-every-april-better-5k-walk-and-fun-run/

Big Brothers Big Sisters SEPA’s First Annual Alumni Reunion (April 25, 2015 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at ACE Conference Center)

Be a part of history by attending the First Annual Alumni Reunion with Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA! Join past Bigs, Littles, board members and staff for light dinner, drinks and a celebration of mentorship and commitment to our youth.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/big-brothers-big-sisters-sepas-first-annual-alumni-reunion/

The CANstruction aCANemy Awards 2015 to benefit Philabundance (April 25, 2015 from 8:00pm-10:00pm at The Shops at Liberty Place)

What happens when you challenge some of the city’s best architects to a design competition to feed hungry neighbors in need? You end up with a series of exquisite structures made entirely of canned food! Join AIA Philadelphia’s Associate Committee and the Philadelphia Center for Architecture as we celebrate the winning entries from the 9th annual CANstruction design competition and food drive. This year’s ceremony features the red-carpet theme of “the aCANemy Awards” – and you’re encouraged to dress the part!

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/canstruction-acanemy-awards-2015/

Bowling for Change (April 25, 2015 from 9-11pm at Pep Bowl)

Grab your favorite adult beverage (did we mention this is a BYO event?!) and get ready to ‘bowl for change’ to support Pencils of Promise! Just $30 gets you the shoes, 2 hours of bowling AND the satisfaction of knowing that you’re helping support a great cause.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/bowling-for-change/

March for Babies–Philadelphia 2015 (April 26, 2015 at 9:30am at the Philadelphia Museum of Art)

Don’t miss Philadelphia’s March for Babies! Grab your sneakers and help ensure the health of all babies born prematurely. Join a team, walk alone, or make a new friend– all while making a difference for real families right here in Philadelphia.

Learn more http://mycitygives.com/events/march-for-babies-philadelphia-2015/

To find out about other great charitable events happening in the Greater Philadelphia Area this month, visit My City Gives.

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