Localite Spearheads Concert in Fight Against Teen Cancer

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Local attorney Howard Jaffe is spearheading a benefit concert that will support building a space at CHOP especially for teen cancer patients.

Local attorney Howard Jaffe is spearheading a benefit concert for Teen Cancer America and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia featuring rock icons Roger Daltrey of  The Who and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. The concert will be held on Monday, July 28, at Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

Jaffe is treasurer of Teen Cancer America, which will use proceeds from the event to build a space at CHOP especially for teen cancer patients.

Daltrey and fellow Who member Peter Townshend are also major forces behind the nonprofit group as well as its British equivalent.