Please join us on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at

Philadelphia, PA

Schedule of Events

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Cocktail Hour
Silent Auction

7:30 pm - 12 am
Live Auction

The evening will include a silent and live auction, led by Philadelphia's own Jeff Hammond, a professional emcee, and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania licensed auctioneer. The evening will conclude with dancing and live music, thanks to the Eddie Bruce Orchestra,  one of the most sought-after bands in Philadelphia and rated 5 stars on  Philadelphia's

The Quell Foundation is honored to bring the following speakers to this event to speak about their lived experiences with mental health, destigmatization, and hope.

  • Elizabeth Spayd: Spayd is the former New York Times public editor and currently a consultant for Facebook in their efforts against cyberterrorism and misinformation. Her past work includes editor of the Columbia Journalism Review and managing editor at The Washington Post.
  • Amaris Kobolak: Communications Chair of The Quell Foundation Jr. Board of Director, Ms. Kobolak is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania class of 2017 where she was also a member of the Track and Field program.
  • Zachary Whitney: 2019 Quell Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Sponsorship Opportunities & Additional Info

2019 Masquerade Ball Sponsorship Booklet

Sponsorship Commitment Form

Auction Item Commitment Form

For sponsorship opportunities, email Executive Director Renee Wilk at or contact by telephone at 860-941-8283

Featured  Auction Items of 2019

An evening with the Kennedy's at "Pops by the Sea"
You and a guest will enjoy a Sunday evening with Patrick and Amy Kennedy in scenic Hyannis, Mass., for the annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea at the Hyannis Village Green. The concert is Cape Cod’s single largest cultural event and the most important fundraising event of the year for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. You and a guest will be hosted by Patrick and Amy Kennedy at a VIP table during the concert, then head to the Kennedy Compound for dessert and a tour of the family home. 

Saint Helena Winery Getaway with four roundtrip United Air tickets
You and three guests will enjoy a private tour and tasting with a two nights stay at the Saint Helena Winery Cottage.

Arcudi Wine: 3L 2016 Cabernet  

This 3-liter bottle of 2016 Arcudi Cabernet Sauvignon is one of a kind. Custom-etched, and hand painted, this single-vintage wine tells the story of the Black Sears Vineyard in Napa Valley. It’s been described as a “decadent, ripe, über sexy 2016 that’s impossible to resist.”

Take a look at our 2018 SOLD OUT event!

This event is now SOLD OUT! See you next year!

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