Amigos For Kids hosted its 15th annual Miami Celebrity Domino Night at Jungle Island with a jam-packed celebration commemorating the organization's milestone 25th anniversary. Presented by Bacardi, the organization’s signature event glittered with an impressive celebrity Blue Carpet lineup. The event featured domino playing, cocktails courtesy of Bacardí U.S.A., a silent auction with top-notch items, Grammy-winning live entertainment and culinary fare courtesy of some of South Florida's leading chefs and restaurants.
Habitat Miami’s Hard Hats and High Heels
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami recently hosted more than 400 of Miami’s professional, social and philanthropic leaders at the second-annual “Hard Hats and High Heels” cocktail reception and fundraiser at EAST, Miami in Brickell City Centre. The event, organized by Habitat Miami’s Women’s Leadership Council, successfully raised over $100,000 to help build a home for a single mother and her family through Habitat’s Women’s Build initiative. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is focused on building affordable housing for low-income families in Miami-Dade County.
Pictured: The Habitat Miami Women’s Leadership Council
Building a More Inclusive Miami
During its 50th anniversary year, The Miami Foundation is inviting people to share their Miami stories. Local native Xavier de Souza Briggs now serves as Ford Foundation’s vice president for economic opportunity and markets. His experiences growing up inspired him to champion social justice on a global level. Because of his expertise and deep Miami ties, he returned to Miami to share how philanthropies and nonprofits are uniquely positioned to bridge our city’s inequality gap.
Easterseals & Kendra Scott Jewelry
Easterseals South Florida supporters attended the grand reveal of Kendra Scott Jewelry's “high summer” collection at Brickell City Centre, where 20% of all proceeds benefited Easterseals South Florida. Easterseals South Florida is thrilled to share that they raised over $1,300 which includes a match from The Batchelor Foundation!
The American Cancer Society’s 2017 Miami Annual Gala
The American Cancer Society raised over $865,000 at the “One More Time, Dancing for a Cause” 2017 Annual Miami Gala presented by The Miami Cancer Institute/Baptist Health South Florida. The Annual Gala took place at the beautiful JW Marriott Marquis. Over 600 influential leaders within Miami’s social and corporate communities gathered for a philanthropic night filled with elegance, exquisite food and entertainment surrounded by an oriental inspired decor; all united by one common goal to raise much needed funds for cancer research.