62 awards. Over $50,000 in scholarships given. This is The Ben Event.
The Ben Event is a family event held the 3rd weekend in July at Macungie Memorial Park in Macungie, PA. The purpose of The Ben Event is to generate funds for the Ben Yorgey Foundation. Since the first Ben Event held in July 2010, the foundation has given 62 awards to graduating high school students with intellectual disabilities totaling over $50,000.