Philadelphia

Philadelphia Hope Fence – Lock in Your Story

Yesterday Sarah and Dan Keating presented Philadelphia Hope Fence,

Lockwhich is a unique love lock destination where anyone can visit, at any time, around the clock to add their story to the fence at Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

As a cancer survivor, Dan Keating has chosen to launch the 250-foot specialty-engineered fence in partnership with the American Association for Cancer Research, who will be providing locks for sale in the hotel’s gift shop for $15, with proceeds going to the cancer research organization.

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD, chief executive officer of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR),

Beverly Goldberg, President, Friends of the AACR Foundation and John J Parker, Wells Fargo Advisors

Share your story with the world by using hashtags #LockedInMyStory and #PHLHopeFence

My lock in memory of my sister Judy Wilkins who died of Ovarian Cancer December 2009

Be among the first to leave your legacy. Located on Penn’s Landing Promenade next to Spruce Street Harbor Park


Don’t forget to drop your keys in the “Key Drop” box. Eventually the keys will be melted down and a plaque will be created for the site. Whatever you do, do not drop them on the ground or throw them in the water.


Check out Philly Mag for more info on the Philly Love Lock Fence


Philadelphia’s elite cause-driven gala, Party with a Purpose, has selected the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) as the beneficiary for its 16th annual Party with a Purpose.

Funds raised at this year’s event will be dedicated to ovarian cancer research. Ticket and Info