LEAVE A LEGACY© Donor Luncheon to Honor Baptist, Code Fever's Felecia Hatcher and 34 Local Donors

LEAVE A LEGACY© (www.leavealegacymiami.org) will honor local donors whose philanthropy has supported the efforts of 34 South Florida nonprofits at the 17th Annual Donor Next Door Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail in Miami

​​LEAVE A LEGACY© established the event to showcase the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and corporations that donate time and money to support the work of nonprofits in the arts, education and social services among others. The following organizations will salute their most dedicated patrons: 

Baptist Health South Florida Foundation
Barry University
​Cleveland Orchestra Miami
​Catalyst Miami
​Coconut Grove Cares/The Barnyard
​Dade Heritage Trust, Inc.
​The Education Fund
​Feeding South Florida 
​Jewish Community Services of South Florida
​Florida International University
​The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation
​Health Foundation of South Florida​
Key Biscayne Community Foundation
​Miami Children's Health Foundation
​Miami Country Day School
​Miami Dade College Foundation
​Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
​Neat Stuff
​New World School of the Arts
Overtown Youth Center
Planned Parenthood of South Florida of South, East and North Florida
​Sandals Foundation, Inc.
​Special Olympics Florida - Miami-Dade County
Switchboard of Miami, Inc.
​Take Stock in Children ​
​The Miami Foundation
​The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish 
United Way of Miami-Dade
​University of Miami
​The Women's Fund Miami-Dade
​The Villagers
​Voices for Children Foundation Inc.
​Zoological Society of Florida

​The event also highlights emerging community leaders whose work has changed the community for the better. Baptist Health South Florida will be awarded the Community Campion Award, which honors individuals and organizations that contribute to the non-profit community and have shown a great commitment to Miami-Dade County through their activism to help the most vulnerable. 

​The Miami Foundation will honor Felecia Hatcher, the co-founder of Code Fever and Black Tech Week, with the 2015 Ruth Shack Leadership Award. The award is given to a young professional who represents the qualities of ethics, dedication and service embodied by The Miami Foundation’s former president Ruth Shack. 

Event Details
: 17th Annual Donor Next Door Luncheon hosted by LEAVE A LEGACY®, a program of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning 
When: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 14
Where: Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Why: To honor the work of leading non-profit donors and volunteers. 
Cost: Tickets are $75 each and tables $750 
RSVP: Call 305.379.0800 

LEAVE A LEGACY© is a program of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (formerly Planned Giving Council) of Miami-Dade, comprised of non-profit leaders and allied business professionals involved in estate and financial planning, whose mission is to promote philanthropy in our community. For more information, visit Leave A Legacy Miami dot org

Presenting Sponsor:
Baptist Health South Florida Foundation
Program Sponsors: Chase Marketing Group, The Miami Foundation, The Northern Trust Company, United Way of Miami-Dade
Sustaining Sponsor: Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Miami-Dade and SunTrust​
Sustaining Sponsors: Akerman LLP, Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, Morris Family Foundation, Michael and Dian Rosenberg Family Foundation and the University of Miami


Categories: Non Profit, Business

Tags: baptist health south florida, code fever, donor next door luncheon, felecia hatcher, Jungle Island, Leave A Legacy, Miami, philanthropy. volunteers, Ruth Shack, the miami foundation

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