Kristi House, Empowering the Community to Empower the Children
Empowerment is a theme resonating with me on a personal level. That’s because it’s usually born out of adversity and life challenges -- everyone has those. CIM Partner Frances Alban helped to make sure that empowerment was at the core of this year’s Breaking the Silence Luncheon – the annual fundraiser for local non-profit Kristi House, the Children’s Advocacy Center for Miami-Dade County dedicated to providing a healing environment for child victims of abuse and their families.
8th Annual Claws for Kids
Over 400 people attended the 8th Annual Claws for Kids fundraising brunch presented by the Carmen Rebozo Foundation at Joe’s Stone Crab, raising over $150K for Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. Guests enjoyed Joe’s world-famous stone crabs and other signature menu items while listening to Frank Sinatra impersonator Jeff Grainger. Deputy Mayor, Miami-Dade County, Alina T. Hudak, received the “From the Heart Award.” Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s, Tatiana Hernandez, recipient of the 2019 Youth of the Year, spoke to the crowd about the positive impact the Club has had on her life.
Philanthropy A to Z
As part of a Phenomenal Women series, BNY Mellon Wealth Management hosted a panel discussion and lunch at Fiola titled “Philanthropy A to Z.” Here, see the esteemed panel and attendees...
Branches’ 16th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner
Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing life-changing opportunities to working families and their children, celebrated its 16th Annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. More than 500 guests attended the event and helped raise over $400,000 for Branches’ programs focused on long-term personal success.
Moms who Make It Happen
SocialMiami and Il Mulino New York hosted a Mother’s Day event to honor a hand-picked selection of the city’s most celebrated and philanthropic moms.