Posted Wednesday January 29, 2020 by ffvfadmin

Due to the COVID-19 virus and in compliance with CDC guidelines the 2020 Spring Gala has been postponed and will be rescheduled when appropriate.  Please check back for updates or contact for more details.


An Evening With Freedoms Foundation
Spring Gala


Wednesday, April 1, 2020  – POSTPONED



Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge invites you to participate in its fifth annual An Evening with Freedoms Foundation on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Proceeds will support Freedoms Foundation’s educational programs for students and teachers that cultivate constitutional knowledge, civic responsibility and appreciation of the sacrifices made for freedom.

How can you join the celebration? Buy a ticket. Become a sponsor. Or participate in our online auction. Details for all are below.

By joining an Evening with Freedoms Foundation means you’ll be honoring three worthy recipients of this year’s Distinguished Citizen Award. All are near and dear to Freedoms Foundation’s heart and mission as they have demonstrated a reverence for this nation and its founding principles and have striven to preserve and pass on those ideals through their inspiring body of work.

Dr. Larry P. Arnn is the president of Hillsdale College, where he is also a professor of politics and history. Under his leadership, Hillsdale has, among other initiatives, developed free online courses on the Constitution that are available to all Americans eager to learn more about their heritage. Dr. Arnn’s publications include Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education and Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.

Dr. Rogers Smith is the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and is the immediate past president of the American Political Science Association. His dedication to the Constitution and citizenship fostered interdisciplinary scholarship through what is now Penn’s Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy. His publications include Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama’s America.

The Philly POPS, led by President and CEO Frank Giordano, is the largest standalone pops orchestra in the United States. Founded in 1979, The Philly POPS delights audiences with inspired performances of American popular music and celebrates this distinctive musical heritage through free concerts on civic holidays and by bringing music education into Philadelphia schools.

Last year, thanks to the generosity of our friends and supporters, the annual gala raised more than $180,000. We hope to make 2020 even more successful. Help us offer more transformative programs for students and teachers that promote civics, civic engagement and community service.

For tickets or information on sponsorship opportunities click here.  You can also email or call Carolyn Santangelo at 610-933-8825, ext. 234.  To learn about the online auction, contact Collin McClain at 610-933-8825, ext. 232, or

Thank You To All Our Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Los Angeles County Chapter of Freedoms Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Sandy and Gail Lipstein

Richard Valiga


Silver Sponsorship