The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center held its 13th annual signature fundraising event, Shake Your Booties on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Heinz Field, with a crowd of more than 400, raising $180,000 for its programs.
Emceed by comedian and performer Gab Bonesso, this year’s Super Heroes themed Shake Your Booties invited guests to celebrate The Children’s Home’s Super Heroes, the children and families The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center serves. The East Club of Heinz Field was transformed into a colorful Super Heroes event with décor and vibe created by Tim Koman of TK Event Studio and Bill Chisnell Productions.
Event co-chairs Allison E. Yeske and Marvin S. Yu welcomed guests to an evening of excitement, with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, delicious dinner stations and decadent dessert. The evening presented many opportunities to win fabulous items in the silent and live auctions, raffle, and Mystery Bag. Top sellers for the evening included a specially-crafted dinner at Root 174 with Pittsburgh personality Rick Sebak, a Nemacolin Woodlands Getaway and an In-Home Scotch Tasting from Piper’s Pub.