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Join us on Thursday, October 3rd for WORK’s 6th Annual Blackjack Spectacular, an evening to celebrate spectacular growth. Indulge in flavors from Haiti while playing blackjack throughout the evening. Network and mingle with over 350 WORK friends and family in the Pittsburgh area.

The evening includes specialty cocktails, tastings of Haitian rum, delicious Haitian-themed food, blackjack and roulette gaming tables, raffle and silent auction, live entertainment, and so much more! All proceeds from the Blackjack Spectacular support WORK to accompany families in Haiti out of poverty through good, dignified jobs.

Tickets and Private Tables are available for purchase. For questions, group tickets, or sponsorship opportunities, contact Christina Marsico, Director of Engagement, at

2019 Sponsors








OUR host committee

Event Co-Chairs: John & Suzanne Graf
Tracy & Jeff Alex | Maria & Jon Baker | Chrissy & Sean Brennan | Diana Bucco & Mark Chutko | Erin & Ryan Cummings | Daren D'Ippolito | Mark Fatla | Amanda & Christian Gabarda | Christina Gappy | Melinda & Chris Harold | Rachel & Dan Hersh | Nancy & Ken House | Jackie Jaros | Jenna & Ryan Knapp | Lyn & Ken Krynski | Danielle Marsh | Kristen & Matt Mauclair | Amy Parker | Wendy & Phil Pollice | Ed Schmiech | Janine & Brian Schuliger | Sue & Chris Sheedy | Judith and Steve Thomas | Allison Weed & RJ Shanafelt | Andrea & Cameron Stauffer | Colleen Wilson | Elina Mukherjee & Dan Yeomans

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Pittsburgh's Grand Hall AT THE PRIORY HOTEL
614 Pressley St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Valet and street parking will be available. Please enter through the Grand Hall entrance. We look forward to seeing you!



+ Is there an age requirement for the event?

Due to the presence of alcohol, the event is for attendees 21 years old and up.

+ What are the parking options at the event?

Valet and street parking will be available.

+ What is the evening’s dress code?

Cocktail attire is recommended.

+ What if I don't play Blackjack?

There's still a lot of fun to be had at the event! The Blackjack dealers can take the time to help you along if you’re unfamiliar with the games. We also have a roulette table for you to rack up more chips to win great prizes. Our host committee will deliver an awesome silent auction with items you won’t want to miss. There will also be delicious Haitian themed food, drinks, and live music to enjoy.

+ Are there any sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, the Blackjack Spectacular is supported by a host of sponsors each year who have chosen to lead by example to end poverty through good, dignified jobs. Our current sponsors are highlighted on this page, where you will also find a form to complete to join us as a sponsor this year.


Thank you in advance for your support. To make a donation today, click the “DONATE NOW” button below. After the donation is successfully submitted, you will receive a tax donation receipt via email. Work is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN is 90-0803852.



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