A record-breaking 350 guests attended Sojourner House’s 11th Annual Victorian Tea on April 19, which raised over $50,000. Taking place at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at the Priory, the tea highlighted “Perspectives of Recovery,” and featured live testimonials of a program graduate, her mother, her CYF caseworker and Sojourner House lifeskills worker.
The event was chaired by board member Sarah Mayer, with honorary chair being Mary Anne Papale, Director of Community Affairs for Highmark. Carol Moore, volunteer and Dedicated, Energetic, Active and Respected member of Pittsburgh Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., was honored as this year’s Pearl of Hope recipient.
Thanks to the support of presenting sponsor UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, platinum sponsors FedEx Ground and Highmark, silver sponsors Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, Industrial Scientific, and Sitko Bruno, and media sponsor Pittsburgh Magazine. Enjoy a selection of photos from the tea on our Facebook page.