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Jeff and Liz Berger

Adam and Suzanne Ciongoli

Jack and Barb Hafner



Andrew and Lindsay Baptist

Liad and David Pernock

Linda Gohari and Joe Stocke 


Phil and Maura Bellaria

Sam and Barbara Greenblatt

Erica Nemser and Elliot Menschik

Nita Seelinger



Kevin and Melissa Bilash

Jim and Kimm Doherty

Tiffani Hurst

Kristina Ayers Paul and Michael Paul

Michael and Andrea Winslow



Liz and Randy Braun


Jesse and Mindy Civan

Mark Gerstein and Lori Ingle

Yuri Uchiumi and Nick Jones

Nathan and Julie Judge

Lynn Wu and Tim Kaldewey

Sarah Foss and Brian Lay

Jeff and Ilene Levinson

James and Wendy Martielli

Trip and Lainey McMahon

Jenna Fulton and Rob Meisner

Al Murphy

Malkah Binah Klein and Neysa Nevins


Jill Dougherty

Chris and Karin Kennedy

Marc and Lesly Merlin

Anne Buczkowski and Kent Silvers

Jill and Scott Wurman

Soussan Ayubcha and Theodore Tsao

The GROW Gala & Fundraiser is The Grayson School's annual celebration of our incredible students, faculty, and community.


  • 5:00-6:00 pm Sponsor Exhibition Access.
  • 5:45pm Check in begins.
  • 6:00 pm Event begins with open bars & hors d'oeuvres. Please arrive by 6:30 pm. 
  • 6:30 pm Dinner begins.
  • 7:30 pm Brief remarks, Live Auction, and Live Fundraising
  • 8:30 pm Dessert.
  • 9:00 pm Event ends.


Parking is free in the National Constitution Center Parking Garage. Enter from Race Street between 5th and 6th. 

Adults only, please. While we love our Grayson students, this event is only for adults.

Cocktail Attire.

2022 GROW Honoree: Stephen Leitzell, Partner, Dechert LLP

Please join us in celebrating this year's GROW honoree, Stephen Leitzell, highly regarded partner at Dechert LLP, a leading global law firm headquartered in Philadelphia. Nationally recognized for his outstanding legal work, Mr. Leitzell has been recognized multiple times for his dedication to his pro bono work, and since 2015, has significantly supported The Grayson School with pro bono legal counsel on a wide range of topics. Mr. Leitzell has been a generous partner and friend to Grayson since before our doors were open or we had a license in hand, and we are delighted to honor his important contributions. 

Featured Speaker: Rebecca Rhynhart, Philadelphia City Controller

Rebecca Rhynhart made history in 2018 when she was the first woman ever elected Controller in Philadelphia. Now in her second term, Controller Rhynhart serves as Philadelphia's independent fiscal watchdog, responsible for auditing the city and the school district. She has been recognized nationally for elevating transparency and accountability in city operations with innovative data-driven policy analyses and independent investigations.

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Grayson School
Liz Braun, Director of Development and Community Partnerships

2022 GROW Gala and Auction

National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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About The National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center is a nonprofit institution that serves as America's leading platform for constitutional education and debate, houses a state-of-the-art, interactive museum, and is the national town hall for constitutional dialogue, hosting government leaders, journalists, scholars, and presidential candidates for public discussions. 

As the museum of We The People, the National Constitution Center brings the Constitution to life.