Attend or Sponsor an Event

Learn More About Gaudenzia

Attending or supporting an event is a great way to get involved and learn more about Gaudenzia’s programs and services, to educate yourself and others about substance use disorder and treatment, and to connect with other Gaudenzia advocates.

Open Houses

Join us when we celebrate the opening of a new program to learn about the program offerings and hear from our CEO, local agencies, and grateful alumni. These events give recognition to business and community partners, foundations, and agencies instrumental in the successful completion of the projects. Tours of the building are offered. During 2019, we will dedicate:

  • Coal Township, PA
  • Serenity House, Harrisburg, PA
  • Claymont, DE

Fundraising Events and Dinners

Walk for a Healthy Community and support Gaudenzia. Register as an individual, a virtual walker, form a team, or make a donation:

Gaudenzia’s Eastern and Central regions have a long history of hosting annual fundraising dinners. All are welcome to sponsor and/or attend and support these events.

Gaudenzia/Gustave G Amsterdam Community Champion Award Dinner includes a reception with a silent auction, testimony from a Gaudenzia graduate, award presentation, and sponsor recognition. For more information,

Central Region Gala includes a reception, testimony from a Gaudenzia graduate, award presentation, and sponsor recognition.


Graduations occur in each region of Gaudenzia. Graduation is voluntary and requires adherence to 12 criteria which includes having obtained one year of sobriety, pursuing continuing education, stable housing, and more.

  • Central Region includes graduates from Gaudenzia’s programs in Lancaster, York, Dauphin, Fulton, Schuylkill, Northumberland, Columbia, Snyder, and Union Counties.
  • Chesapeake Region includes graduates from Gaudenzia’s programs in Baltimore City, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County RSAT, and RAP in Washington D.C.
  • Eastern Region includes graduates from Gaudenzia’s programs in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties and the entire state of Delaware.

Graduation is generally held in October but the date is TBD.

Women and Children’s Conference Event Sponsors

We are grateful to our event sponsors who support us throughout the year.

We offer sponsorship opportunities for all of our events. These sponsorships include marketing visibility, social media imprints, and the satisfaction of knowing you are saving and transforming people’s lives. For each person’s life that turns around and becomes a productive member of society, the family, community, and workforce improves.

If you’d like information on sponsoring an event, please contact