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
Miami, FL, May 12, 2015 (Newswire.com) - 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
Cleveland Orchestra 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
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
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.
What: 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.
LEAVE A LEGACY© SPONSORS
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