chopThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launches the 2015 Daisy Days Campaign, a month-long fundraising effort in May involving a variety of events and volunteers of all ages.  Daisy Days began more than a half century ago, where volunteers sold daisies on Philadelphia’s street corners to raise money for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This spring, Daisy Days will again celebrate its Philadelphia history and the community that so passionately supports CHOP, inspired this year by fashion partner Lilly Pulitzer.

 

CHOP Daisy Days Highlights:

Lilly Pulitzer® custom-designed Murfee scarf goes on sale May 1. This limited-edition printed scarf features a unique handpainted daisy print in signature Lilly Pulitzer brights – sapphire, teal and yellow – in a silk and cashmere blend. Can you find the hidden “Lilly loves CHOP” in the print?  This exclusive item will be available to the public on Friday, May 1st at exclusively at www.CHOPDaisyDays.org and at the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival. The scarf retails for $118 and proceeds benefit CHOP.

“Hope Blooms Here” Fashion Show at CHOP featuring CHOP patients, presented by Lilly Pulitzer and hosted by 6abc’s Karen Rogers. As the official media sponsor of CHOP Daisy Days 2015, 6abc will capture this private fashion show as part of a 30-minute CHOP Daisy Days TV special to air on May 16 at 7:30pm. Open to media with credentials; scarf available for preview. 

May 2: Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival; CHOP booth celebrates Daisy Days. Booth located on the 1700 block of Walnut Street.

May 3: Blue Cross Broad Street runners can join Team DAISY by creating a CHOP fundraising page.

Philadelphia Mural Arts designs custom Daisy Days murals in parlor area of CHOP Main Lobby and the bridge connecting the Colket and Abramson Research Buildings to be on display for the month of May.

May 8: Lilly Pulitzer Shop & Share Day. Make a purchase at their locations in Suburban Square and the King of Prussia mall and 10% will be donated to CHOP.

May 9: Passyunk Shop & Share Day from 12pm to 7pm, featuring 20 stores along Passyunk Avenue. Retailers will donate a portion of proceeds to CHOP.

The Rittenhouse Spa & Club – Hair By Paul Labrecque is proud to support the 2015 Daisy Days campaign through the Daisy Delight Pedicure for the month of May. This luxurious pedicure lasts an hour and fifteen minutes and includes your choice of Zents Concreta scrub, hot stone foot massage, and indulgent hydrating paraffin treatment. Twenty percent from each Daisy Delight Pedicure will be donated to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To book the ‘Daisy Delight Pedicure’ call 215.790.2500.

Margarita Apparel at The Rittenhouse Spa & Club: Let your inner Yogi bloom with the latest styles from Margarita Apparel. Visit the retail shop at The Rittenhouse Hotel Spa & Club where 20% of the sale price of Margarita Apparel purchased throughout the month of May will be donated to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Certain restrictions apply.

Stop by any Norman’s Hallmark from May 15-17 and purchase one of their specially designed daisy totes* to receive 20% off your entire regular price purchase. Visit www.normanshallmark.com for locations.* While supplies last. Some exclusions apply.

This May, Duross & Langel will feature a special “Daisy Days” bar soap in their retail location in Center City and online at durossandlangel.com. The soap is made from fragrant plumeria shea butter, inspired by daisies. The scent is a delicate tropical spring floral with mellow notes. The bar sells for $7.50 and 100% of proceeds benefit CHOP.

Shop & Share throughout May: Join Philadelphia retailers Nino Brand, Philly Eyeworks, Elle Lauri, Calypso St. Barth, Nicole Miller, Realm for Shop for CHOP Days during the month of May when 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Campaign.

Tickets on Sale for Fifth Annual Burger Brawl

Tickets on sale for the Fifth Annual Burger Brawl! The Burger Brawl funds literacy programming through technology for Philadelphia’s underserved children in public elementary schools. The event has raised more than $500,000 in the last four years for the cause. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, June 14 at XFINITY Live. Tickets and more information are available at www.phillyburgerbrawl.com.

 

The King of Prussia Laundromat Grand Opening Party!

The King of Prussia Laundromat, a 3,400 square foot eco-friendly + energy sustainable laundromat, will be hosting its  GRAND OPENING party on May 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  It’s a  FREE three hours of  good, clean fun for families. There will be music, a gourmet food cart with hot dogs, authentic Philly soft pretzels + ice cream, a balloon artist, face painting + a special appearance from Izzy, the Laundromat’s canine mascot, but the best part, KOP Laundromat will donate a portion of the day’s sales to  Alex’s Lemonade Stand; for more information go to Facebook invite:  https://www.facebook.com/events/499933406824909/.

 

 

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