This year marks the seventh anniversary of Fox Chase Cancer Center’s signature fundraising event—In Vino Vita! Since launching in 2014, this celebration has grown in size and impact, and evolved into a preeminent wine event for Philadelphia.

Join us on Friday, October 2 for a festive and elegant evening featuring premier wine, gourmet food, live entertainment, dancing, and both live and silent auctions of high-end wines and experiences to benefit research and patient care at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Supporter Table of 10 at $3,500
($1,500 tax-deductible)
Supporter Ticket at $350
($150 tax-deductible)
Premium Ticket at $800
($500 tax-deductible)*
*Premium ticket includes supporter recognition in the event program book.

Through the years, In Vino Vita sponsorships and proceeds have funded initiatives such as:


  • Purchasing 45 state-of-the-art recliners for our busy infusion room
  • A total renovation and expansion of The Marian and Emma Brungard Surgical Family Waiting Suite
  • Outfitting a state-of-the-art immunotherapy laboratory to discover new ways to harness patients’ immune systems to fight disease
  • Pilot research grants for young investigators to propel new and innovative ideas forward
  • The Cancer Center Director’s Fund, a reserve which helps to offset funding gaps for variouspriority projects
  • Investing in new technology and equipment to enhance clinical care

The Evening's Program

6:00 PM   Reception & Silent Auction

7:30 PM  Program & Dinner

8:30 PM  Live Auction & Special Pledge

10:00 PM  Entertainment & Dancing

Wine bottle and leaves illustration

Event Committee

Event Co-Chairs

J. Robert Beck, MD & Maggie Beck, EdD

Honorary Chairs

Richard I. Fisher, MD & Susan G. Fisher, MS, PhD

Wine Co-Chairs

Louis E. Della Penna, Sr. & Carol A. Della Penna


William J. & Sharon Avery
Judith Bachman, RN, BSN, MSN, CNAA
Frank G. Binswanger, Jr. & Suzanne H. Binswanger
Jonathan Chernoff, MD, PhD &
Mary Ann Sells, PhD
John M. Daly, MD & Palma Daly
Mary Daly, MD, PhD
Martin Edelman, MD & Sherri Edelman, Esq.
William J. & Susan C. Federici
Henry Fung, MD
Jean Gatewood, RN, MBA
Edward A. Glickman
Lewis F. Gould, Jr., Esq.
James Helstrom, MD, MBA &
Amy Helstrom, PhD
Eric M. Horwitz, MD & Judith Chasin, PhD
Lawrence T. Hoyle, Jr., Esq.
Kevin Ilsen & Barbara Ilsen, Esq.
John & Anne Jadwin, RN, MSN, AOCN, NE-BC
Ray Lynch, MBA, CPA &
Lisa Kimbro, MBA, CPA
David G. & Sandra G. Marshall
Christopher W. McNichol
Donald E. Morel, Jr., PhD &
Lauren Morel
Leon O. Moulder, Jr.
Richard Parsons, MD & Rosaleen Parsons, MD
Glenn Rall, PhD & Eileen Rall, AuD
Brian & Elizabeth Rizor
Stephen Rubin, MD & Anne Rubin
Kurt Schwinghammer, PhD &
Kathleen Heaney, DVM
Thomas R. Tritton, PhD
Robert G. Uzzo, MD & Cheryl Uzzo
Mariusz Wasik, MD & Maria Werner-Wasik, MD
David Weinberg, MD & Christine Laine, MD
Johnathan R. Whetstine, PhD &
Elizabeth Whetstine