Palm Beach Charity Register 2020-2021

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Contents 2020 / 2021

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FROM THE EDITOR

INSIDER Local entrepreneurs

blend commerce and charity | By Skye Sherman

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THE ARTS ADAPT

With museums closed and stages dark, area arts organizations deliver culture on demand | By Alexa Becker

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GRAZING The culinary

community comes together to nourish neighbors in need | By Mark Spivak

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GIVING WISELY

A local foundation sees opportunity in the face of COVID-19 | By Judy Martel

FANCY FLORALS

Bedazzled buds, bugs, and more | By Mary Murray

CHARITY LISTINGS

The ultimate guide to the area’s philanthropic campaigns and gatherings

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

An at-a-glance listing of major fundraisers, organized by month

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FINAL SCENE

Hope is on the horizon for some of Palm Beach County’s most endangered residents | By Kristen Desmond LeFevre

On the cover Each year, local artists submit their work to be considered for the Palm Beach Charity Register cover competition—a tradition that aims to highlight our vibrant arts community. This year’s winning piece is “Reflecting Pool” by Sarah LaPierre. An acrylic painter based in West Palm Beach, LaPierre’s heavily textured and vibrantly colorful paintings are inspired by her love of local flora and fauna and spending time outside. She says “Reflecting Pool” recalls the landscape of Key West. “For me this piece captures a moment of oasis, pausing to appreciate the ocean breeze on a blazing Florida day.” She is a second-generation artist; her late father, Joseph LaPierre, remains one of the biggest influences on her work, having passed down the palette knife technique used in her “thick paint” impasto style. “It’s a playful challenge,” LaPierre says. “It’s an invigorating and pretty physical process to create.”

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It’s fitting that a senior living community founded on compassion is in the heart of West Palm.

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Publisher Terry Duffy EDITORIAL Editorial Director Daphne Nikolopoulos Editor Kristen Desmond LeFevre Executive Editor Mary Murray Web Editor Abigail Duffy Editorial Intern Alexa Becker DESIGN Creative Director Olga M. Gustine Senior Art Director Ashley Meyer Digital Imaging Specialist Leonor Alvarez-Maza CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Judy Martel, Skye Sherman, Mark Spivak CONTRIBUTING ARTIST Sarah LaPierre SOCIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS Andrea Graeve Photography, CAPEHART, Christina Cernik, Christopher Fay Photography, Jacek Gancarz, Paul Marino Photography, Tracey Benson Photography ADVERTISING Associate Publisher Deidre Wade, 561-472-1902, dwade@palmbeachmedia.com Account Managers Melissa Zolin Schwartz, 561-472-1922, mschwartz@palmbeachmedia.com; Dina Turner, 561-472-2201, dturner@palmbeachmedia.com Sales Assistant Ashley Fleak PRODUCTION Production Director Selene M. Ceballo Production Manager Brian Beach Digital Pre-Press Specialist George Davis

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Our joyfully inspired waterfront community is just blocks from downtown. Here, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the love, respect and compassion that have been hallmarks of our faith-based service to discerning seniors for more than 50 years. Call us at 561-440-5388 to learn more.

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The BallenIsles Charities Foundation was established in 2011 with the goal of Making a Difference in the local community and has awarded over $3.8 million in grants to support nonprofit organizations.

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FROM THE EDITOR

Growth Mode

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indsight, they say, is 20/20. While many of us may look forward to the moment when 2020 will be relegated to the rearview, tough times like these often bring out the best in any community—including our own. We’ve been challenged to behave in ways that are strange and uncomfortable. To amplify voices that have been ignored. To put the greater good at the forefront of our day-to-day routines. Sure, it’s been exhausting, frustrating, and even scary. But when it comes down to it, we know that growth and comfort never coexist. Even in the midst of viruses, vaccines, protests, and politics, we’ve been given the gift of growth that tells us: We are resilient. We are agile. We are capable of great things. It’s that kind of growth that makes a community like ours special—and in this issue of the Palm Beach Charity Register, we highlight local heroes who have put their hands out to help in a time of crisis. From mask manufacturing to chocolate crafting, the Palm Beaches’ socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs are making it their mission to serve the greater good while staying financially solvent (page 12). As the local hospitality industry reels from pandemic-induced closures, commercial kitchens have turned into mass production facilities to feed those in need, and restaurant parking lots have become drive-through lines offering meals to frontline workers (page 16). And with many area stages and museums still dark, our arts organizations have adapted—offering podcasts, downloads, and streaming content to expand our horizons beyond our quarantine bubbles (page 14). It’s a brave new season this year—unlike any other the Palm Beaches has ever seen. There will be virtual events, socially distanced events, masked events (and not of the chic masquerade kind). Beginning on page 27, our listing of local nonprofits and fundraising festivities is your go-to guide to 105 charity events and campaigns. You may find fewer in-person events to fill your calendar this year. But you will discover a wealth of ways to help local organizations that are working—with resilience and agility—to continue to do great things for those in need.

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It’s been a year for heroes. From meals to masks, turn the page to read about some of the inspiring ways our community has come together to provide help and hope to one another in the midst of a global pandemic. PHOTOGRAPHERS: CAPEHART, SOLOMON STRUL, SNAP PHOTO CINEMA, THINK.SHOP/H3

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INSIDER

Working for

Good Social entrepreneurship is a long name for a simple concept: the blending of commerce and charity. With more and more startups pegging their mission to global welfare, social entrepreneurship is more than a movement; it’s redefining what it means to do business. We highlight four local founders with goodwill at heart. By Skye Sherman

1909: SUPPORTING SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS STARTUPS West Palm Beach–based community incubator 1909—harking to the year Palm Beach County was founded—is both a social enterprise and a local hotspot for up-and-coming local entrepreneurs developing socially conscious ventures. Director Shana Ostrovitz shares her take on the rise of social entrepreneurship: “There’s a growing awareness of systemic issues in our society, and I think people are realizing that entrepreneurs are the ones best equipped to solve these problems since the solutions will take creativity, ingenuity, and agility. What’s motivating a lot of founders today is the desire to solve big problems, in contrast to historical ideas that money and stability are the main business drivers. I think we’ll continue to see the rise of social ventures and see new business models, like decentralized organizations, become more popular.”

SUSTAINABASE: EMPOWERING SUSTAINABILITY Going green can help organizations reduce emissions, resources, and costs, but outdated tools can make the process anything but easy. That’s why Matt and Gaida Zirkelbach founded SustainaBase—leveraging technology to empower the sustainability strategies of governments and businesses of all sizes. Providing software and services that support better business, smarter cities, and greener buildings, SustainaBase is a leader in sustainability data control and management. “We’re making organizations’ sustainability efforts easier and more valuable and successful,” explains Gaida Zirkelbach. “Because if they succeed, we all do.”

SEAVENTURE CLAM CO.: EARTH-FRIENDLY AQUACULTURE BETTER LIVING TECHNOLOGIES: SIMPLIFYING DIABETES MANAGEMENT When one of his five children was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 18 months old, Michael Maniscalco applied his technology and internet background to create smart-home solutions for at-a-glance blood-sugar monitoring. Better Living Technologies eases the burden of managing the potentially life-threatening condition, which requires close attention from patients and caregivers. “Diabetes data should be as accessible and insightful as the stock and weather information we check on our everyday apps and devices,” says Maniscalco. First in the product line? A color-changing light that alerts users when blood-sugar levels spike or dip into dangerous territory. 12

Victoria Parks and Jamie Grooms founded their Fort Pierce–based commercial shellfish hatchery in the name of sustainable aquaculture. With an aim to relieve pressure on the wild clam population, the company is increasing domestic clam production through sea-friendly farming practices. Seaventure Clam Co. offers both a stable seed supply to farmers and a line of artisanal clam chowders to everyday consumers. Also under the Seaventure umbrella? Large-scale restoration efforts to clean coastal waterways.

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CREATIVE FUNDRAISING EFFORTS OFFER A WIN-WIN Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa hosted the Artist Paddleboard Series—a silent auction featuring paddleboards with custom artwork by Donald Robertson, creative director at Estée Lauder; artist Lulu DK; and fine-art photographer Nick Mele—all to benefit Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s annual fund. Valerie Herskowitz started The Chocolate Spectrum in 2013 as a post-graduation activity for her autistic son, Blake. Their artisinal chocolate company soon expanded to a shop in Jupiter, employing 15 individuals with developmental disabilities to craft chocolates and other confections. All proceeds from the sales of the lovingly made sweets—which can be shipped anywhere in the U.S.—support the organization’s chocolatier training program.

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Local designers partnered with Koi Design Group to create a series of 13 chic and swanky pet beds, generating around $10,000 at the 2020 Fur Ball Silent Auction to benefit the Darbster Foundation. Over-the-top creations ranged from mini chaise lounges to four-poster beds for four-legged friends. The third annual pet bed auction is scheduled for March 7, 2021, at Club Colette.

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sewing funky frocks for her Arts Warehouse–based fashion brand, The House of Perna, when COVID-19 hit, Amanda Perna reoriented her workflow to craft masks by the thousands. Within weeks, Perna had reemployed 12 out-of-work seamstresses and donated 5,000 reusable fabric face masks to frontline workers. “For every $25 mask purchased, we donate one to someone in need,” Perna says. “We have donated to over 45 different hospitals and organizations, and farm workers and frontline workers all over the United States.”

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As COVID-19 restrictions forced museums to close and stages to go dark, these local arts organizations delivered virtual culture to our quarantine bubbles

Norton Museum of Art’s coloring pages

By Alexa Becker Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Educating budding performers is of the utmost importance for the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. In response to pandemic restrictions, the Kravis introduced virtual Bring Down the House classes, focusing on subjects like monologues, playwriting, musical theater dance, and stagecraft. The Kravis also extended its digital education offerings to include Kravis @ Home, an online database of concerts and activities. Geared toward kids up to 5 years old, the Learn & Play series used video storytelling to engage young ones in subjects like West African folk stories. Older students could access study guides designed to introduce them to themes in Broadway musicals like Mean Girls, which is slated to run at the Kravis Center this season. (kravis.org) Norton Museum of Art Classes were on hold at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach during the pandemic, but the organization made art activities available for families to try at home. It also introduced A Closer Look podcast series, presenting a deep dive into works from the museum’s collection. During regu-

lar operations, the Norton presents programming such as Family Studio on Saturdays, late-night photoshoots for teens, and themed field trips. It even provides free entry to all Florida educators. Perhaps the Norton’s most prominent educational program is Art After Dark. Held on Friday evenings, this free experience is geared toward getting families involved in the arts together. When programming moved online as a result of the pandemic, Art After Dark became a monthly streaming event presented collaboratively with local artists and musicians. Visit the Norton’s website for the latest on Art After Dark. (norton.org)

Palm Beach Symphony Orchestra Music education has always been a priority for the Palm Beach Symphony. Working in conjunction with Creative Arts Therapy of the Palm Beaches, the symphony presented Nurturing Notes. This program brought interactive sessions to patients at Quantum House and the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at Saint Mary’s. CEO David McClymont stressed the importance of maintaining access to music therapy in order to keep participants’ morale high while adapting to the situation and also dealing with illnesses. The symphony’s typical educational initiatives stem from the Paul Palm Beach Symphony and Sandra Goldner Conservatory of

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The Cultural Council’s Arts in My Backyard series

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The Arts Adapt

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GIVING BACK

Music. Throughout the year, the conservatory not only donates instruments to children in need, but also presents children’s concerts, hosts age-appropriate lectures on composers and pieces of music, and participates in STEAM Nights at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. (palmbeach symphony.org) Cultural Council for Palm Beach County The Cultural Council in Lake Worth Beach makes access to art education easy for both educators and parents, to include compiling resources such as an annual guide to cultural programs and organizations. Its signature Arts in My Backyard series focuses on outreach, field trips, after-school programming, early learners, and family Saturdays. To continue that work during the pandemic, the Cultural Council mounted a Summer Performing Arts Series of virtual concerts and exhibitions and curated a database of virtual educational experiences presented by organizations across the county. (palmbeachculture.com)

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INSIDER

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Feeding South Florida increased its distribution sites and food supply to help people in need.

AMID A GLOBAL PANDEMIC, THE CULINARY COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER TO NOURISH NEIGHBORS IN NEED

When South Florida restaurants closed their doors in March to comply with COVID-19 safety regulations, the ripple effect was immediate: Restaurant owners found their balance sheets in the red. Kitchen creatives and waitstaff found themselves out of work. Food distributors and local farmers found their supply chain cut off. It was a crisis, for sure. But food people are a tightly knit bunch, and they pride themselves on their resilience and ingenuity, both in the kitchen and outside of it. Instead of sinking, they decided to swim—helping their own industry, the community that supports it, and people who simply needed meals to keep going. Here’s a look at a few ways that chefs and community organizers put themselves on the line to provide sustenance to South Florida in the time of COVID-19.

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Rodney Mayo

FEEDING SOUTH FLORIDA In addition to maintaining three regular pantry sites, Feeding South Florida—the area’s leading hunger relief organization—established a COVID-19 Response Fund. With an emphasis on providing food to families who rely on school meals as a source of nutrition for their children, FSF launched a handful of drive-through food distribution centers aimed to connect people with dependable, nourishing meals. ( feedingsouth florida.org) HOWLEY’S When his restaurants were shuttered in the wake of the quarantine, Rodney Mayo, owner of the Subculture restaurant group, turned his West Palm Beach restaurant Howley’s into a driveup destination to feed thousands of hospitality workers who had been furloughed or laid off as a result of the pandemic. Lines formed around the block as people pulled up curbside, popped their trunks, and received hot meals to take home to their families. Building on the program’s success, Mayo added a second service: weekly grocery pickup, offering pre-packed bags of essential produce and proteins, along with healthy meal ideas printed on recipe cards. (sub-culture.org/howleys)

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CRISTYLE EGITTO/EAT PALM BEACH

Buccan Provisions partnered with local nonprofits to prepare and serve more than 150,000 meals. Left: Cristyle Egitto distributed food, such as these cookies by Confetti Confections, to frontline workers.

taurants and markets, soon found themselves flooded with excess produce. The Boys & Girls Club of Palm Beach County linked up with Fresh RX Kids to create the Farm to Family program, donating a week’s worth of fruits and vegetables to more than 4,000 families. Local growers such as Lox Farms and Kai Kai Farms were able to make good use of nutrient-rich foods that would have otherwise gone to waste. (bgcpbc.org) Clay Conley

THE ADDISION OF BOCA RATON The historic Addison of Boca Raton partnered with the nonprofit group Boca Helping Hands, to donate 700 meals each week. Volunteers delivered the food to homebound residents and served hot meals at BHH’s locations in Boca and Boynton Beach. Providing further support, the Addison created and packaged bags full of groceries to help stock personal pantries. (theaddison ofbocaraton.com; bocahelpinghands.org)

#SAVEPALMBEACHFOOD Food blogger Cristyle Egitto doesn’t have a commercial kitchen or a produce farm. But, determined to do what she could to help support the food community and people in need, she created #SavePalmBeachFood on gofundme.com. Using the $11,000 raised, Egitto placed catering orders and purchased gift cards from local restaurants—items she delivered to doctors, nurses, and other first responders. (eatpalmbeach.com) Cristyle Egitto

BUCCAN PROVISIONS Clay Conley, owner of Buccan, Imoto, and Grato, founded the nonprofit Buccan Provisions. Enabled by private donations and corporate sponsors, Conley has raised $560,000 and provided more than 150,000 meals. To feed the masses—to the tune of 10,000 meals per week—he transformed Grato, his popular West Palm Beach eatery, into a production facility to cater to those who are unemployed, as well as the elderly, health care workers, and first responders. (buccanprovisions.org) FARM TO FAMILY Hospitality hasn’t been the only industry to suffer during the COVID-19 outbreak. Local farms, which supply the community’s resPALM BEACH CHARITY REGISTER

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GIVING WISELY

WE OFTEN ASSUME WE KNOW BETTER, BUT THOSE CLOSEST TO THE SITUATION KNOW BETTER. OUR JOB IN THE FOUNDATION IS TO REALLY LISTEN.” —Julie Fisher Cummings responded to the pandemic by donating approximately $25,000 to the foundation’s coronavirus relief fund. A longtime Florida resident—and chair of the foundation since July—Fisher Cummings is also the managing trustee of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation (founded by her parents), and founder and chair of the Lovelight Foundation. “I knew the community foundation would make grants with the knowledge and research to be able to best meet the needs of the community,” she says.

Don’t Give Up, Give Back

AS CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS PIVOT IN THE FACE OF COVID-19, ONE LOCAL FOUNDATION SEES OPPORTUNITY

“They did a great job researching what the nonprofits need. We often assume we know better, but those closest to the situation know better. Our job in the foundation is to really listen.” Fisher Cummings says the pandemic is just one issue facing our community, citing the social justice movement that has been ignited nationwide. “This is not a political issue; it’s an equality issue,” she says. “What do we stand for as a community foundation and how can we be a better community partner going forward?” She says that discussions around equitable workforce employment, housing, and health care are part of her plan for

By Judy Martel

addressing racial disparities. Palm Beach County’s celebrated culture of phi-

Vicki Pugh, the foundation’s vice president for phil-

When Floridians think of crises, they tend to

lanthropy depends upon an annual whirlwind of

anthropic giving. “I often call us a ‘matchmaker.’ We

think in the form of wind and water, i.e. hurricanes

events that collectively raise millions of dollars for

match the needs in the community with donations.”

and floods. Pugh says recovery from a natural disas-

those in need. But public health restrictions put

Pugh says the foundation has created strategic

ter might have a funding life cycle of six months. But

in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 have left

partnerships with 12 area organizations to coordi-

with no discernable pandemic end point, it’s time

nonprofit organizations scrambling for funds and

nate grant-making and to ensure that services aren’t

to figure out how to sustain contributions for the

resources at a time when demand for basic commu-

duplicated or deployed where government funds

long-term. “Usually we can read the trends, but this

nity services is rapidly expanding.

are already in place. “We looked at priorities for the

year is so different,” she says.

Although their offices were shuttered to comply

In the absence of in-person social events, area

with social distancing guidelines, the Community

Early funding went to emergency services like

nonprofits are reevaluating the way the community

Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties—

food and shelter, and health care services like test-

can continue its philanthropic prowess. However,

which donates more than $15 million a year to local

ing sites, triage centers, and telehealth technology.

Pugh notes that the community has a tradition of

causes—offered donors an online option to fund

The foundation has also developed a strategy for the

stepping up with donations in times of great need.

coronavirus relief. Within two months of the out-

community’s longer-term needs, including virtual

“Historical research on emergency or disaster-relat-

break’s onset, $3.5 million poured in.

education opportunities, mental health treatment,

ed relief shows that the wealthy who are embedded

and child care facilities.

in philanthropy will traditionally give more in a cri-

“People trust us to deploy the money, and we have a process for giving in crisis situations,” says 18

highest and best use of the money,” she says.

Julie Fisher Cummings and her husband, Peter,

sis,” she says. “We are very rich in philanthropy.”

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Fancy Florals Bedazzled buds, bugs, and more give new meaning to garden party chic BY MARY MURRAY

OPPOSITE PAGE: Necklace with rubellite, rubies, white and pink sapphires, opals, tsavorites, and champagne and white diamonds set in 18-karat white gold, Wendy Yue, Neiman Marcus, Palm Beach. Coccinelles clip with mauve and pink sapphires, black spinels, and diamonds set in white and rose gold, and PĂŠtale de Papillon clip with diamonds, emeralds, tsavorite and spessartite garnets, yellow and violet sapphires, onyx, and sugilite set in gold and white gold, Van Cleef & Arpels, Palm Beach.

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Butterfly brooch with rainbow chrysocolla, beryl, opal, sapphires, tsavorites, amethyst, and diamonds set in 18-karat gold, Lydia Courteille, lydiacourteille. com; Byzantine Barocco earrings with diamonds set in 18-karat gold, Roberto Coin, Hamilton Jewelers, Palm Beach, The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens; Petit Garden necklace with champagne and white diamonds set in 18-karat rose gold, Pasquale Bruni, Mayors, Boca Raton. 22

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Vintage butterfly ring with diamonds and rubies set in gold, Provident Jewelry locations; Mogra Demi Blossom ring with diamonds, yellow sapphires, and mother-of-pearl set in 18-karat gold, Ananya, marissacollections.com; India Dream Candy pendant with sapphires, rubies, and tsavorites set in 18-karat gold, Tamara Comolli, Palm Beach.

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How do you inspire a community? Through the sustaining power of arts & culture. The thrill of discovering a new artist. The pride of supporting an emerging dance company. The value of engaging with a larger cultural community. At the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, we work hard to integrate arts & culture into everyday life. We welcome individuals, businesses and cultural organizations to join the Cultural Council as a member and take advantage of perks like complimentary admissions and exclusive events. The most rewarding benefit: supporting an organization that has provided a voice and a venue for local artists and arts organizations for more than four decades.

Become a member or make a donation today at palmbeachculture.com

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Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)

NANCY KALAHER, BETH HENNESSY

DR. HEIDI SCHAEFFER, ANNE VEGSO

TRACEY BENSON PHOTORGRAPHY

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches

LEONORA ANDERSSON

Achievement Centers for Children & Families

ACCF SUMMER CAMPERS CARMENDA D., ERMANI W.; COUNSELOR JESSICA ROSSINY WEAR MASKS SEWN BY AMANDA PERNA

Achievement Centers for Children & Families (ACCF) is a community-based organization dedicated to serving under-resourced children and families. Programs are designed to meet a child’s academic, social, emotional, and physical needs. Participation in programs benefits children and families on multiple levels to nurture healthy development. Main Fundraising Campaign: ACCF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Location: Delray Beach Description of Campaign: ACCF is serving as a community resource for families who need distance learning assistance and quality programming for students. The Virtual Learning Support program is a full-day program designed to assist with distance learning, while ensuring access to high-speed internet and healthy meals daily. Contact: Laura Fournier 561-266-0003 achievementcentersfl.org/coronavirus

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For over 30 years, Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches has been dedicated to providing services and solutions to homeless and at-risk families experiencing a crisis. At every step, Adopt-A-Family programs guide the way toward self-sufficiency, giving families the very best chance for a stable future.

AVDA promotes violence-free relationships and social change by offering alternative choices to end violence and domestic abuse. For 35 years, AVDA has provided confidential services to thousands of survivors by empowering and supporting them to live violence-free and self-sufficient lives. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency and transitional housing,

Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Sixth Annual Tree Lighting Celebration Date: December 1, 2020 Location: Virtual Description of Event: The one-hour event will raise funds to support programs the organization brings to thousands of homeless or nearly homeless families each year. Working tirelessly, Adopt-A-Family has seen a 34 percent increase in need since COVID-19 hit, and has adapted to continue services without interruption. Chairpersons: Beth Hennessy, Nancy Kalaher Contact: Layren Calvo 561-253-1361 aafpbc.org

advocacy, and counseling. Main Fundraising Event: Fourteenth Annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon Date: February 24, 2021 Location: Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: The Annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon will celebrate the strength, courage, and determination of women, particularly survivors of domestic violence. Guests will enjoy a lovely reception and luncheon while hearing remarks from keynote speaker Dr. Jackson Katz, an anti-gender violence activist and author. Chairpersons: Anne Vegso, Dr. Heidi Schaeffer Presenting Sponsor: Vegso Family Foundation Major Sponsor: Heidi Schaeffer, M.D. Charitable Trust Ticket Price: $175 Contact: Janelle Khan 561-265-3797 avdaonline.org

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Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

American Friends of Magen David Adom

DEREK HURWITCH

CHRISTINA CERNIK

Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

SARA MCCANN, NANCY RICHTER, KATHY LEONE, LAURA MUNDER

BONNIE LAUTENBERG, JAN WILLINGER, NANCY GOODES, JUDY GLICKMAN LAUDER, LEONARD A. LAUDER

HOWIE MANDEL, ACTOR/COMEDIAN; LIOR SUCHARD, ISRAELI MENTALIST

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the outreach, education, early intervention, support, and advocacy for all eating disorders. Founded in October 2000, the Alliance works tirelessly to raise awareness, eliminate secrecy and stigma, and promote access to care for those struggling with

Founded in 1998 by Leonard A. and Ronald S. Lauder, the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation is dedicated to rapidly accelerating the discovery of drugs to prevent, treat, and cure Alzheimer’s disease. The ADDF is the only public charity solely focused on funding the development of drugs for Alzheimer’s, employing a venture philanthropy model to support research in academia and the biotech industry.

Magen David Adom is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disasterrelief organization, serving as skilled EMT first-responders for the state’s 9 million people. MDA’s Blood Center provides 97 percent of the blood used by Israeli hospitals and 100 percent of the blood needs of the Israel Defense Forces ensuring all Israelis get the blood they need, when they need it. The Palm Beach Friends support of AFMDA is saving lives in Israel everyday.

an eating disorder. Main Fundraising Event: Eleventh Annual Valentine’s Treats & Sweets Date: February 13, 2021 Location: Virtual Description of Event: Celebrate the Eleventh Annual Valentine’s Treats & Sweets as the Alliance continues this annual tradition virtually! Tickets include curated boxes of treats created by local celebrity pastry chefs, a recipe book from our favorite bakers, as well as access to online baking master classes. Chairpersons: Kathy Leone, Sara McCann, Laura Munder, Nancy Richter Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Johanna Kandel 561-841-0900 allianceforeatingdisorders.com

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Main Fundraising Event: Fourth Annual Hope on the Horizon Palm Beach Luncheon Date: March 4, 2021 Location: Palm Beach Description of Event: The Hope on the Horizon Palm Beach Luncheon will raise funds for Alzheimer’s drug research and feature a symposium with scientific experts in conversation with ADDF’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Howard Fillit. Honorary Chairpersons: Leonard A. Lauder, Ronald S. Lauder Chairpersons: Nancy Goodes, Bonnie Lautenberg, Heidi McWilliams Ticket Price: For ticket pricing, contact rsvp@alzdiscovery.org Contact: Rose Schwartz 212-901-7990 alzdiscovery.org

Main Fundraising Campaign: American Friends of Magen David Adom’s Virtual Event and Online Giving Date: November 8, 2020 Location: Virtual Description of Campaign: With COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, American Friends of Magen David Adom will postpone its annual gala. To register for its virtual event celebrating 90 years of saving lives in Israel, visit the event site listed below. Your financial support is needed to continue Magen David Adom’s lifesaving work. Please visit its website to make donations and to stay up to date on future events and programs. Contact: Tammy Karu 561-835-0510 afmda.org afmda.org/events/90-years-of-saving-livesin-israel

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American Humane

American Humane

AMERICAN HUMANE PRESIDENT AND CEO ROBIN R. GANZERT WITH MR. DARCY

AMERICAN HUMANE PRESIDENT AND CEO ROBIN R. GANZERT WITH MR. DARCY

American Humane is a national nonprofit organization committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and wellbeing of animals. American Humane is first to serve wherever animals are in need of rescue, shelter, protection, or security. Through innovative leadership initiatives, American Humane sets the gold standard as the most visionary and effective animal welfare organization in

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American Heart Association

CHRISTINE STILLER, JULES STILLER COURNANE

The American Heart Association is a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Through collaboration with numerous organizations and powered by millions of volunteers, the AHA funds innovative research, advocates for the public’s health, and shares lifesaving resources. This year, the Palm Beach Heart Ball celebrates its sixty-sixth year.

the nation. Main Fundraising Event: Sixty-Sixth Annual Palm Beach Heart Ball Date: February 12, 2021 Location: Digital Experience Description of Event: COVID-19 has changed the way the Palm Beach Heart Ball will be experienced this season. Its goal is to celebrate AHA’s lifesaving mission with loyal supporters while remaining safely socially distant. The timeless elegance, tradition, and unrivaled auctions are not going anywhere, they’re just going to look a little different this year. Chairpersons: Christine Stiller, Jules Stiller Cournane Major Sponsors: Christine and Bob Stiller, Jupiter Medical Center, Irene and Jim Karp, Annie and Michael Falk, Monika and John Preston, Julie and Howard Rudolph, Kathryn and Leo Vecellio, Rebecca and Randy Doane, Margie Allinson, Hermé de Wyman Miro, Sue Gibson, Melissa Sullivan, Melissa Mickle, Florida Power & Light Company Ticket Price: Available upon request Contact: Stacey Comerford 561-697-6607 palmbeachheartball.heart.org

Main Fundraising Campaign: Support American Humane During COVID-19 Description of Campaign: Like many nonprofit organizations, American Humane has had to pivot away from some of its popular in-person events. But the need for financial support from the community has never been greater. Please explore the organization’s website to learn more about American Humane, and make a tax-deductible donation to help animals in need. Contact: Jill Nizan 561-537-5887 americanhumane.org

Main Fundraising Event: Pups4Patriots™ Graduation Ceremony Date: March 25, 2021 Location: Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Pups4Patriots™ Graduation Ceremony will honor recent American Humane service dog/veteran teams that graduated from an intensive and life-altering training program, and will feature military dignitaries. Please visit American Humane’s website for updated information on this event. Honorary Chairperson: American Humane President and CEO Robin R. Ganzert, PhD Contact: Jill Nizan 561-537-5887 americanhumane.org

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FRANCES FISHER, HARVEY E. OYER III, DAVID MILLER

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: 2021 Hero Dog Awards Kickoff Brunch Date: February 28, 2021 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Annual Hero Dog Awards Gala Luncheon kicks off American Humane’s Hero Dog 2021 Awards campaign that culminates with a nationally televised program on Hallmark Channel each fall, and will welcome the 2020 award winner. Honorary Chairperson: American Humane President and CEO Robin R. Ganzert, PhD Contact: Jill Nizan 561-537-5887 americanhumane.org

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The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens’ mission is to enrich lives with nature, art, and history. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is a nonprofit foundation established in 1977 by resident sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982). An urban sanctuary of almost two acres, the compound comprises Norton’s historic house with exhibition galleries, artist studio, monumental sculptures, and tropical gardens of rare palms and cycads. Main Fundraising Campaign: Preserving a Legacy: Restoring the Historic Norton House and Artist Studio Location: Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach Description of Campaign: The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens’ namesake had a vision for her historic home, artist studio, and rare palm gardens. She wanted to create a legacy; a special venue that would be left for the enjoyment and education of the community. Preserving a Legacy is a campaign that will raise funds to preserve the 100-year-old Norton House and Artist Studio so generations to come can experience the magic of the Gardens. Chairpersons: Frances Fisher, David Miller, Harvey E. Oyer III Contact: Margaret Horgan 561-832-5328 ansg.org

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1938 DELAHAYE 135 MS FIGONI, FALASCHI TORPEDO GRAND SPORT

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Fourth Annual Sculpture in Motion Date: November 14, 2020 Location: Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Sculpture in Motion welcomes visitors of all ages to experience the history and design of one-of-a-kind, classic pre- and post-war automobiles. Guests will have the chance to cast their votes for “Most Artistic,” “Most Elegant,” “People’s Choice,” and “Young Connoisseur.” This year’s event will be honoring Gold Star Families of Palm Beach County and Veterans, and will include a Grand Tour Parade of Cars. Honorary Chairpersons: John Barnes, Grand Marshal Donald Osborne Chairpersons: Frances and Jeffrey Fisher, Audrey and Martin Gruss, Robert Bishop Ticket Price: $25 Contact: Margaret Horgan 561-832-5328 ansg.org

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IRIS APFEL

The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. The Armory’s vision is to be the leading visual arts education and exhibition center of the Palm Beaches. Main Fundraising Event: BIJOUX! at the Armory Dates: March 2-6, 2021 Location: Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: BIJOUX! at the Armory is a five-day exhibition and sale of international contemporary jewelry. BIJOUX! at the Armory begins with an exclusive opening night party followed by four days of spectacular shopping. The iconic Iris Apfel will be interviewed during the event. Honorary Chairpersons: Iris Apfel, Ruth Baum, Kelly Luchini, Linda Silpe, Jan Willinger Chairpersons: Lynn Feld, Helene Klein Ticket Price: $15 Contact: Natalie Beck 561-832-177 armoryart.org

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The Benjamin School

JANINE HARRIS

Ballet Palm Beach

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COLLEEN SMITH

Ballet Palm Beach, founded by Artistic Director Colleen Smith in 2001, is the professional ballet company of the Palm Beaches. A nonprofit 501(c)(3), it is dedicated to preserving the art of classical ballet, impacting the next generation through the discipline of dance, and enriching the community. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Cocktail Fundraiser Date: April 16, 2021 Location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The evening will feature a live auction and a special performance by the professional company of Ballet Palm Beach. Funds raised through the organization’s cocktail fundraiser offset expenses for performances and free community outreach programs which reach thousands of underserved families every year. Chairperson: Erin McGould Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Ann Faber 561-630-8235 balletpalmbeach.org

STEVE AND HEATHER ATKINS, SIERRA AND DARREN LOWE

At The Benjamin School, children as young as 3 years old begin their educational journey with core academic subjects as well as art, music, world languages, and physical education. Children are encouraged to explore the full range of their talents, develop their passions, and pursue new interests. Its students graduate prepared for college and the rigors of twenty-first century world citizenship. Main Fundraising Event: BASH (Building a Scholastic Heritage) Gala Date: February 27, 2021 Location: PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: BASH will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, and live entertainment, along with exceptional live and silent auctions. The 2021 BASH will be themed “Slice of Paradise: Cheers to 60 Years.” Honorary Chairpersons: Barbara and Jack Nicklaus Chairpersons: Darren and Sierra Lowe, Steve and Heather Atkins Major Sponsors: Steve and Heather Atkins, Boston Private/The Crossman Family, David Craven, Robert and Susan Lichten Jr., Darren and Sierra Lowe, Moya Photography, RBC/The Glasband Family, Steve and Krista Nicklaus, The Rooney Family, Scott and Shannon Smith Ticket Prices: $350/$400 Contact: Sheena Wilber 561-472-3483 thebenjaminschool.org

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Bethesda Hospital Foundation

Big Dog Ranch Rescue

WANDA MORAN

BETHESDA HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE HEROES

LAUREE SIMMONS, LARA TRUMP

Best Foot Forward is the only nonprofit organization in Palm Beach County dedicated to the educational success of youth who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and have entered the foster care system. Its mission is to empower foster care youth to maximize their educational outcomes by providing essential academic

The Bethesda Hospital Foundation is a not-for-profit support organization for Bethesda Hospital. As part of Baptist Health South Florida, the foundation’s mission is to inspire philanthropy and build extraordinary donor relationships in support of excellence, innovation, community wellness, and leadership in health care. Please join us in changing

guidance and support.

people’s lives for the better.

Big Dog Ranch Rescue is the largest no-kill, cage-free rescue in the U.S. Over 43,000 lives have been saved from abuse, inhumane treatment, and natural disasters. A global voice against abuse, BDRR was a key participant at the White House signing of the first animal anti-cruelty bill in U.S. history. The Big Dog Ranch Rescue mission is to find every dog a loving home and to educate the public about spay/neuter programs.

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Bash Celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary! Date: March 13, 2021 Location: To be determined Description of Event: Best Foot Forward’s largest fundraiser will celebrate a decade of change for foster care youth. Guests will enjoy a special evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions, and will learn about BFF’s successful programs from foster students. All proceeds will benefit BFF. Honorary Chairperson: Wanda Moran Chairpersons: Lisa and Todd Orlando Major Sponsors: Laura and Shaw McCutcheon, Mainstreet Capital Partners, Trend Capital Management LP, Kathy and Ron Assaf, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, Burns Family Foundation, Anita Detert, GL Homes, JM Family Enterprises, Nelson Mullins Broad & Cassel, Office Depot, Polen Capital, Marilyn and Jay Weinberg, Zimmerman Advertising Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Donna Biase 561-470-8300 bestfoot.org

Main Fundraising Campaign: COVID-19 Response & Recovery Description of Campaign: The pandemic has changed lives, but one thing has remained constant—and that’s the incredible dedication shown by Bethesda’s caregivers each day. Please consider a donation to Bethesda Hospital Foundation. Your generosity powers health, healing, and hope. Contact: Barbara James 561-737-7733, ext. 84445 bethesdahospitalfoundation.org

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Main Fundraising Event: Big Dog Ranch Rescue Wine, Women & Shoes Date: March 13, 2021 Location: The Mar-a-Largo Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Wine, Women & Shoes will be the largest fashion show of the season featuring the hottest designers, fine wines, incredible shoes, and culinary masterpieces. Shop the exclusive poolside boutique. Enjoy live entertainment, lunch, the sexy runway event, a celebrity doggie fashion show, and a fabulous after-party. Honorary Chairperson: Lara Trump Chairperson: Lauree Simmons Ticket Price: $400 Contact: Lori Elsbree 561-651-9147 bdrr.org

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

ROBIN HILL

Boca Helping Hands

BDDR

Big Dog Ranch Rescue

BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE CELEBRITY CHEFS FOR CANINES

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Big Dog Ranch Rescue Celebrity Chefs for Canines Date: April 18, 2021 Location: Opal Grand Resort, Delray Beach Description of Event: A celebrity chef and the finest local chefs will take guests on a culinary journey like no other. This Sunday evening event will be filled with a large variety of sample foods during cocktails followed by an exquisite main course, fine wines, luxury auctions, live entertainment, dancing, and lots of fun between courses. Honorary Chairperson: Mike Walsh Chairperson: Lauree Simmons Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Lori Elsbree 561-651-9147 bdrr.org

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TRINA CHIN CHEONG, LISA RABINSKY, GREG HAZLE, KAREN SWEDENBORG

Boca Helping Hands provides food, medical, and financial assistance to meet basic human needs as well as education, job training, and guidance to create self-sufficiency. Yearly, BHH distributes 80,000 pantry bags, serves 84,000 hot meals, expands health care access, provides weekend meals to food-insecure kids, assists working families with childcare, and helps clients begin new careers. Main Fundraising Event: Monopoly Event & Casino Night Date: April 17, 2021 Location: Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: Guests will vie for the title of Monopoly Game Champion at the annual Monopoly Event & Casino Night. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and dinner, a silent and live auction, casino gaming, and live music for your dancing pleasure while supporting a Charity Navigator four-star-rated nonprofit. Chairperson: Rochelle LeCavalier Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Karen Swedenborg 561-417-0913, ext. 202 bocahelpinghands.org

NEWLY RENOVATED JODY HARRISON GRASS LOBBY

The Boca Raton Museum of Art provides the community with the transformative benefit of art and art education. At the Museum in Mizner Park, over 15,000 children and 100,000 visitors experience the wonders and diversity of the visual world. At the Art School, over 5,000 children and adults discover and grow their talent through quality art instruction. Main Fundraising Event: 20 Years in Mizner Park Celebration Dates: January 23 to February 6, 2021 Location: Boca Raton Description of Event: A fortnight of hybrid events—including a wine dinner, party, preview, and art festival—will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Museum in Mizner Park, the opening of “Glasstress Boca Raton 2021,” and the completion of a transformative 360-degree exterior renovation. The celebration includes several individually priced events. Ticket Prices: Prices vary Contact: Tatiana Velasquez 561-392-2500, ext. 208 bocamuseum.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

MICHAEL SNEIDER

JAENE MIRANDA, BOB DUNKIN, HILLIE MAHONEY

Boca West Children’s Foundation was launched in 2010 to identify and fund project-based programming that assists children and families in need. Since its inception, the Foundation has granted more than $10 million to more than 30 charities, reaching more than 6,000 children daily. The organization’s volunteers give more than 25,000 hours of their time annually.

Founded in 1971, Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health, leadership, and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. Thirteen Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County serve more than 9,400 children ages 6 to 18.

Main Fundraising Event: The Eighth Annual $100,000 Golf Challenge Dates: November 8-9, 2020 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: More than 500 golfers will golf for “our kids” while supporting more than 30 Palm Beach County charities helping local kids in need. Nonprofits are encouraged to register foursomes and raise funds for their organizations. Those who cannot play may sponsor first responders or frontline workers. Chairperson: Michael Sneider Major Sponsors: Action Electric; Akoya; Dunay, Miskel & Backman, LLP; Fidelity Investments; Greenspoon Marder, LLP; Florida Power & Light; Gunster; IAFF 2928; MBAF Certified Public Accountants and Advisors; Mercedes-Benz of Delray; NextGen Management LLC / DxWeb; Penn-Florida Companies; RADCO; RBC; Sky Alpha Asset Advisors Ticket Price: $650 Contact: Pamela Weinroth 561-488-6980 bocawestfoundation.org

Main Fundraising Event: Fortieth Annual Gala—No Show Winter Ball Date: February 5, 2021 Location: Virtual Description of Event: To be socially responsible, the Fortieth Annual Gala— Winter Ball has been reimagined into the No Show Winter Ball. This elegant, black-tie evening of dinner and dancing is usually a highlight of the Palm Beach social calendar; this year the event will include a virtual experience and live auction. Chairperson: Hillie Mahoney Contact: Tim Tracy 561-683-3287 bgcpbc.org

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Boca West Children’s Foundation

YOUTH OF THE YEAR DINNER

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Seventh Annual Youth of the Year Dinner Date: February 19, 2021 Location: Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, Manalapan Description of Event: The premier missiondriven event recognizing Club members with outstanding contributions to family, school, community, Boys & Girls Clubs, and overcoming personal challenges and obstacles. Chairpersons: Olympia Brooks, Wilder Regalbuto Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Nicole Miranda 561-683-3287 bgcpbc.org

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Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope

KEITH AND NICOLE WILLIAMS

BUSCH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AMY KIGHT

SOULA RIFKIN, JANET LEVY

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Barefoot on the Beach 2021 Date: April 9, 2021 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Recognized as Palm Beach’s Saint-Tropez chic white party, Barefoot on the Beach transcends the boundaries of the town’s usual event offerings. Guests will be treated to a breezy night under the stars, including cocktails poolside and amazing entertainment. Founding Chairpersons: Reid Boren, Tommy Quick, Wally Turner Ticket Price: $450 Contact: Tim Tracy 561-683-3287 bgcpbc.org

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary protects and restores native wildlife for the benefit of its unique animals, environment, and people. The organization’s goal is to inspire and educate the community in leading local conservation and wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, and release efforts.

Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope, Inc. is a Palm Beach County not-for-profit organization founded in 2003 that eases the burden of qualified local cancer patients by paying a portion of their non-medical bills, supplementing basic needs, and providing support and information resources.

Main Fundraising Event: Wine in the Wild Date: December 5, 2020 Location: Virtual Description of Event: The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will host a virtual wine tasting event featuring animal ambassadors, a silent auction, and wine and food tastings. The evening of fundraising and celebration will support wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, and environmental education programs. Contact: Carolina Young 561-575-3399 buschwildlife.org

Main Fundraising Event: Shop the Day Away Luncheon Date: February 25, 2021 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Palm Beach’s most fun and fabulous silent auction will feature hundreds of new luxury designer items from the world’s finest designers and luxury brands, followed by a luncheon with an exciting celebrity speaker. Chairpersons: Cameron Neth, Janet Levy, Soula Rifkin Ticket Price: $475 Contact: Stanton Collemer 561-215-7360 cahh.org

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ARLETTE GORDON, BARBARA MARULLI

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Sail the Day Away Date: November 8, 2020 Location: The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach Description of Event: This celebration will be an opportunity to present three Champions of Help and Hope Awards to those individuals and groups that have truly been instrumental in leading the charge in raising funds and awareness for Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope. Honorary Chairpersons: Mary Alice Pappas, Sherry Walker Borchert Chairpersons: Arlette Gordon, Barbara Marulli Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Stanton Collemer 561-215-7360 cahh.org

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MOYA PHOTOGRAPHY

EDUARDO SCHNEIDER

Children’s Foundation of Palm Beach County

Cardinal Newman High School

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Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope

CARDINAL NEWMAN STUDENTS

Founded in 1961, Cardinal Newman is a premier, Catholic, college preparatory high school in West Palm Beach. It has a rich tradition of attracting gifted scholars, athletes, and artists who will become women and men of character, faith, and intellect. Newman’s coeducational environment allows students to grow and develop in a safe and communal setting. Main Fundraising Event: A Night to Shine, Celebrating 60 Years of Time Date: March 6, 2021 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Join Cardinal Newman to celebrate 60 years of providing a college preparatory, Catholic education in Palm Beach County. The school’s annual fundraising event, Newman Night, will feature dinner, dancing, live entertainment, and a live and silent auction. Help “Build Life’s Champions” through a Catholic education. Chairpersons: Sabra Kirkpatrick, Alison Mischke, Colleen Orrico, Diana Perry, Kathy Steele Major Sponsors: Arrigo Dodge, LGL Recycling Ticket Price: $225 Contact: Mary Martens 561-644-5489 cardinalnewman.com

SHARYN FRANKEL

The Children’s Foundation of Palm Beach County’s mission is to identify and fund project-based programming assisting children and their families in need. The Foundation is an affiliate of the Boca West Children’s Foundation. Since its inception, the Foundation has funded more than $10 million for more than 30 charities, reaching more than 5,000 children daily. Main Fundraising Campaign: It’s All About the Kids Description of Campaign: The Foundation supports children’s charities in central and North Palm Beach County. The Foundation is seeking donations that will directly benefit 5,000 kids each day including cribs, diapers, and funds for after-school care, tutoring, summer camps, sports and music programs, meals, and more. Chairpersons: Sharyn Frankel, Michelle Gluckow, Linda Schaps, Barbara Stoller Wittenstein Contact: Pamela Weinroth 561-488-6980 childrensfoundationpbc.org

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Clinics Can Help

JIM AND GAYE ENGEL

DR. JOSEPH IANNOTTI, INTERIM CEO & PRESIDENT, CHIEF OF STAFF

LAUNCHING CLINICS CAN HELP CARING CIRCLE, WHERE YOU CAN HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

On the front lines since 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida is the oldest and largest statewide organization devoted to helping children and families. Determined to reshape the future for children in need, CHS serves more than 50,000 children and family members throughout the state each year.

Cleveland Clinic Florida is a nonprofit, multispecialty, academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. With multiple locations in South Florida, Cleveland Clinic Florida has more than 250 physicians with expertise in 55 specialties. Cleveland Clinic’s Florida region now includes Cleveland Clinic Indian River and Cleveland Clinic Martin Health and has hospitals and outpatient centers in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties.

Clinics Can Help is Florida’s only nonprofit organization that collects, cleans, refurbishes, and donates new and gently used medical equipment and supplies for children and adults in need to enhance physical recovery and quality of life. The organization also donates new diapers and cribs as a part of its efforts to ensure safe sleeping environments for infants.

TRACEY BENSON

Cleveland Clinic Florida

CAPEHART

Children’s Home Society

Main Fundraising Event: The Ultimate Dinner Party Dates: February 24-25, 2021 Location: Private residence, Palm Beach Description of Event: You’ll be welcomed by one of Palm Beach’s most celebrated hosts as you enjoy a very intimate cocktail and dinner party all in a private home on the veranda under the stars. Your evening’s menu will be curated by the top chefs in the Palm Beaches and will no doubt be a gastronomic delight. With the ‘ultimate’ in keeping of social distancing, your comfort and safety will ensure a most enjoyable evening. Honorary Chairperson: Patty Myura Chairpersons: Jim and Gaye Engel Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: Contact for more details; seating is very limited Contact: Rachel Spillane 561-868-4301 chsfl.org/udp

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Main Fundraising Campaign: The Florida Research and Innovation Center Description of Campaign: COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of clinical research, as scientists seek effective methods of prevention and treatment for the coronavirus. Cleveland Clinic Florida is now able to pursue innovative translational research, focused on immuno-oncology and infectious diseases such as COVID-19 at The Florida Research and Innovation Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida. With your support, the center will expedite the timeline of translating basic science discoveries to treatments that can extend human life and improve the efficiency of health care delivery. Major Donors: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Levitt, Beth and Sean Lang/Ainsworth Family Foundation, Wynn Family Fund Contact: Chelsea Turner 772-223-5693 clevelandclinicflorida.org

Main Fundraising Campaign: Clinics Can Help Women’s Caring Circle Description of Campaign: The organization is excited to launch the Clinics Can Help Women’s Caring Circle to support the mission of serving those in need across Palm Beach County. This campaign will allow Clinics Can Help to bring medical equipment, supplies, women’s toiletry items, and diapers and cribs to expectant mothers. Contact: Jamie Walton 561-640-2996 clinicscanhelp.org

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LILA PHOTO

Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Delray Beach Public Library

SARA SAPP

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

FRED AND SUE MENOWITZ

ALI LEVIN, NYNKE HENDERSON, VANESSA LEVY, CHIARA CLARK, ARI KOBREN, THERESE SNYDER, TAMMY KONRAD, EMILY WILSON

DR. HUGO DAVILA, LYNN RASYS, TODD GERSTEN, DR. DANIEL SPITZ, DR. RAUL STOREY, SHELLY GLENN

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care through a network of accredited centers. Chapters provide outreach for families impacted by CF and advocate on their behalf.

The Delray Beach Public Library enriches the lives of our diverse community and provides support to local businesses by creating and sustaining superior library services through responsible staff, dynamic collections, effective programming, technology, and access to global information. The library is considered the people’s university, where everyone has free access to

A cancer diagnosis changes everything. For many, it may mean the added stress of financial hardship. Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation was created to offer non-medical assistance and referrals to other support resources. The foundation helps with rent, auto payments, utility bills, and other daily living expenses for cancer patients who qualify.

Main Fundraising Event: 65 Roses Golf Classic Date: January 28, 2021 Location: High Ridge Country Club, Lantana Description of Event: Golf enthusiasts are invited to join in the celebration of the CF Foundation’s sixty-fifth anniversary by joining the 65 Roses Golf Classic. Enjoy challenging play on one of Palm Beach County’s premier courses along with a gourmet boxed lunch, prizes, and the knowledge of helping children and adults with CF. Honorary Chairperson: Fred Menowitz Chairperson: Suzanne Malamala Major Sponsors: Sue and Fred Menowitz, Karen and Helliot Hershbert Ticket Price: $650 Contact: Colette Beland 561-683-9965 cff.org/palmbeach

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materials, programs, and staff. Main Fundraising Event: Laugh with the Library—Chapter 15 Date: February 5, 2021 Location: Opal Grand Ocean Resort and Spa, Delray Beach Description of Event: At this event, held in a resort casual atmosphere, you can have fun with friends while supporting the library. Comedy, cocktails, and culinary delights keep the laughter coming all night long. Chairpersons: Mari Bianco, Chiara Clark, Abigail Donovan, Nynke Henderson, Ari Kobren, Amy Snook, Therese Snyder, Emily Wilson Major Sponsors: Ocean Properties Hotels and Resort, Kolter, Paradise Bank, Titos Handmade Vodka Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Kae Jonsons 561-266-0798 delraylibrary.org/laugh/

Main Fundraising Campaign: COVID-19 Cancer Patients’ Special Fund Description of Campaign: Brad and Terri Prechtl transferred proceeds to a newly created special fund for immediate financial assistance to cancer patients who have been affected by COVID-19. Cancer patients and their families are among those most severely impacted by COVID-19. Contact: fcsf.org/ways-to-help/donate/ covid-19-special-fund/

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RORY MACKAY

CAPEHART

FoundCare, Inc.

Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, and Ranch

CURRY KRASULAK

Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, and Ranch

DR. DAVID M. ABELLARD, DONNA MULHOLLAND

MATT ADKINS, GLENN ANDERSON

C.I.G.O. (COURAGE, INTEGRITY, GENEROSITY, AND OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO ANIMALS) AWARDEE HERMÉ DE WYMAN MIRO

FoundCare invites you to join the organization at À Votre Santé: A Toast to Your Health. À Votre Santé will be held virtually this year through a livestream. Whether local or out of town, all guests are invited to join! The day before the event, guests will receive a Flamingle Basket that will include party favors and gifts to help celebrate. Support will help further FoundCare’s mission to fulfill unmet health care and social service needs of individuals and families in Palm Beach County.

As the only no-kill shelter open to the public in North Palm Beach County, The Humane Society of Greater Jupiter/ Tequesta, Inc., doing business as Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, and Ranch, has been rescuing, rehabilitating, rehoming, and providing a safe harbor for homeless and neglected animals for

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Main Fundraising Event: À Votre Santé: A Toast to Your Health. Let’s Flamingle Virtually! Date: March 28, 2021 Location: Virtual Description of Event: The funds raised will stay in Palm Beach County and will support FoundCare’s Capital Campaign, “Tomorrow Starts Today,” to help fund a new health center located at 5867 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach. Help FoundCare celebrate health care heroes in 2021! Honorary Chairpersons: Dr. David M. Abellard, Donna Mulholland Ticket Prices: One ticket, $195; two tickets, $395 Contact: Mary Wong 561-472-9160, ext. 143 foundcare.org/AVS2021

more than 30 years. Main Fundraising Event: Pull for Paws: 2021 Land Rover Palm Beach/Furry Friends Clay Shoot benefitting the Shelter to Service Dog™ program Date: February 12, 2021 Location: South Florida Shooting Club, Palm City Description of Event: Enjoy a fun-filled day with 100 clay shot competitions, raffles, auctions, a barbecue lunch, and more to raise much-needed funds for Furry Friends’ Shelter to Service Dog™ program aimed at training, matching, and pairing adoptable dogs from high-kill shelters with U.S. military veterans needing companions. Chairpersons: Matt Adkins, Glenn Anderson Presenting Sponsor: Land Rover Palm Beach Major Sponsors: Manheim Palm Beach, Palm Beach Auto Group, Robert Simses Law, Dr. J.P. Azzi Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Curry Krasulak 561-747-5311, ext. 3 furryfriendsadoption.org

Main Fundraising Event: Gimme Shelter Gala Date: February 27, 2021 Location: Pelican Club, Jupiter Description of Event: The gala will begin with a cocktail reception overlooking the Jupiter Lighthouse, followed by dinner, dancing, and silent as well as live auctions. An exciting program will provide a fun-filled evening for all guests, while raising muchneeded funds for the animals in its care. Chairpersons: Steve Macht, Sharon Stamp Ticket Price: $400 Contact: Curry Krasulak 561-747-5311, ext. 3 furryfriendsadoption.org

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Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida

Glades Academy Foundation

LILA PHOTO

GRACIELA VALDES

WANESCO IMAGES

Gay Polo League Polotini

GAY POLO LEAGUE

2020 HONOREES: SARAH A. ALSOFROM, LIEUTENANT PATRICIA R. BROWN, MEREDITH TRIM, MICHELLE OYOLA MCGOVERN, LINDSAY AUTRY

The Gay Polo League is the only LGBT identified polo league in the world and one of the best attended polo events in North America. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, GPL uses it annual event in Wellington to help raise awareness and much-needed funds to help meet the challenges facing members of the LGBT communities,

Girl Scouts is the premier leadership development organization for girls who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida empowers girls ages 12 to 17 with vision and voice— girls who command their future, engage their communities, and inspire others.

Glades Academy Foundation promotes quality education in Pahokee, Florida, through contributions to Everglades Preparatory Academy and Glades Academy charter schools. It provides excellent facilities, administrative support, and funding to assure an increasing variety of educational opportunities, including a summer camp, and positive life experiences for

Main Fundraising Event: Emerald Awards, Unleash Your Inner G.I.R.L. Date: April 23, 2021 Location: The Four Seasons, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Emerald Awards will honor four women in Palm Beach County who serve as role models to today’s young women. In addition, a Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy will be given to a woman who embodies the spirit of giving in all aspects of her personal and professional life. Chairperson: Virginia Spencer Major Sponsor: Publix Super Markets Charities Ticket Price: $295 Contact: Danielle Crouch 561-815-1808 gssef.org

rural, at-risk students.

particularly high-risk youth and elders. Main Fundraising Event: GPL Polotini presents WIGSTOCK! Date: March 26, 2021 Location: Wellington Description of Event: The GPL Polotini presents WIGSTOCK is a fundraiser focused on high-risk LGBTQ groups. The extravagant evening event will combine sophisticated cuisine, music, dancing, and entertainment. A silent auction will raise funds for members of the LGBTQ communities such as youth and/or elders. Major Sponsors: Lexus, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Cherry Knoll Farm, Celebrity Cruises, RBC Wealth Management, Tackeria, Marshall Sterling Insurance Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Chip McKenney 323-712-3514 gaypolo.com

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EMILIA FANJUL

Main Fundraising Event: An Evening of Great Expectations Dinner and Auction Date: January 15, 2021 Location: Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court, Palm Beach Description of Event: The eighteenth annual dinner will feature a live auction with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the charter schools. The event is completely underwritten by J. Pepe Fanjul. Chairperson: Emilia Fanjul Major Sponsors: J. Pepe Fanjul, Florida Crystals Corporation, William Pitt Foundation Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Adriana Lum 561-366-5115 gladesacademy.org

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TRACEY BENSON

FRANCK AND MARGARET DURIEZ, JUDY AND FRITZ VAN DER GRIFT

JOE, MELISSA, AND KELLY ROONEY

NELLIE BENOIT, VIRGINIA MORTARA, NANCY CARABOOLAD, MARI FRANKEL

Hanley Foundation combats substance use disorders within the community by raising awareness and providing education through quality substance use prevention programming in schools and communities in Palm Beach and 21 other counties within Florida. The Hanley Foundation will continue to work alongside leaders on the local, state, and national level to shatter the stigma

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Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Sixth Annual Family Picnic Date: March 7, 2021 Location: National Croquet Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: To underscore the foundation’s belief that “family time is wellspent,” the picnic will include lunch, games, activities for children of all ages, and silent auctions with incredible items for both kids and adults. The picnic will benefit substance abuse prevention programming throughout Florida. Honorary Chairpersons: Abigail and Hampton Beebe Chairpersons: Kelly and Joe Rooney, AnnBritt and Christian Angle Ticket Prices: $225 for adults; $50 for children age 4-17; free for children age 3 and younger Contact: Maria Bertuzzelli 561-268-2355 hanleyfoundation.org

Main Fundraising Event: Monday after the Masters Golf Classic Date: April 12, 2021 Location: Banyan Cay Resort & Golf, West Palm Beach Description of Event: This long-standing benefit will raise funds for addiction treatment scholarships. The event will begin with a shotgun start, followed by 18 holes of competitive play. A silent auction and awards presentation will include business and community partners at the “Luncheon with the Suits.” Honorary Chairpersons: Suzanne Holmes, Gary Harris Chairpersons: Nellie Benoit, Virginia Mortara, Nancy Caraboolad Ticket Prices: $1,000 per golfer; $4,000 per foursome; $750 per person for those age 40 and younger Contact: Maria Bertuzzelli 561-268-2355 hanleyfoundation.org

of addiction. Main Fundraising Event: Palm Beach Dinner Date: January 21, 2021 Location: Sailfish Club of Florida, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Palm Beach Dinner will be an elegant evening with live entertainment that will benefit Hanley Foundation’s mission to prevent children’s experimentation with drugs and alcohol, educate parents and caregivers about substance use disorders, and provide access to quality addiction treatment. Chairpersons: Judy and Fritz Van der Grift, Stacey Leuliette Ticket Prices: $350 for those age 40 and younger; $500 per person Contact: Maria Bertuzzelli 561-268-2355 hanleyfoundation.org

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TRACEY BENSON

Hanley Foundation

TRACEY BENSON

Hanley Foundation

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CAPEHART

JACQUELIN T. LIGGETT

CROWDS GATHERED AT THE FINISHING HOLE DURING THE FINAL ROUND OF THE 2020 HONDA CLASSIC

For 20 years, H.O.W. has carried on Jacquie Liggett’s legacy by saving lives through the Jacquie Liggett Research Fellowship, helping women with ovarian cancer with financial aid through the Jacquie Liggett Angel Fund, offering scholarships in gynecological oncology through the Dr. Robert C. Knapp Medical Student Award, and providing free educational programs about symptoms and risks for early detection.

The Honda Classic showcases the best golfers on the PGA TOUR, with the ultimate goal of positively impacting children in the local community. Since inception, the Honda Classic Cares has donated $50 million to charity. Through its partnership with over 100 nonprofit organizations, focusing on medical, educational, and social programs, the philanthropic initiative impacted over

Main Fundraising Event: A Whisper to a Roar: The Stay Home, Never Stay Silent Lunch Date: January 25, 2021 Location: Your beautiful home Description of Event: In honor of H.O.W.’s twentieth anniversary, stay safe in your own home, but enjoy a delicious lunch courtesy of Christafaro’s delivered to your door. Even though we are apart, we are always united in remembering that ovarian cancer may whisper, but H.O.W. never will! Jacquie would be so proud. Honoray Chairpersons: Honoring all H.O.W. chairwomen for 20 years of lifesaving leadership Major Sponsor: Betsy K. Matthews Ticket Price: $375 Contact: Jennifer McGrath 561-406-2109 howflorida.org

Main Fundraising Event: The Honda Classic Dates: March 15-21, 2021 Location: PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: Over 200,000 spectators will attend this community event, which boasts the world’s top golfers in competition, along with kids’ and family activities, fireworks, nightly concerts, and over a dozen public hospitality structures for fans to enjoy. Chairpersons: Barbara Nicklaus, Gary Nicklaus Major Sponsors: American Honda Motor Co. Inc., Tire Kingdom, United Technologies Corporation, Jupiter Medical Center, Florida Power & Light, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Discover the Palm Beaches, Goslings Rum, Cobra Puma Golf, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Lilly Pulitzer Ticket Price: $50 Contact: Kenneth Kennerly 561-799-2747 hccares.org

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Impact 100 Palm Beach County

TRACEY BENSON

Honda Classic Cares

WARNER-PROKOS

Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper (H.O.W.)

91,000 children in 2020.

TANDY ROBINSON, LISA MULHALL, CINDY KREBSBACH

Impact 100 Palm Beach County is a women’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that advances local philanthropy by combining donations from individual women to create high-impact, positive change in the community. As one of the few women-only philanthropic organizations, it is important that Impact 100 PBC connects, engages, and inspires women to transform nonprofit initiatives in southern Palm Beach County. Over the past nine years, this chapter has contributed more than $3.8 million in grants to local nonprofit efforts in arts, culture, and historic preservation; education; environment and animal welfare; family; and health and wellness. Main Fundraising Campaign: Dream Big Campaign Description of Campaign: Impact 100 Palm Beach County’s goal for the next 10 years is to grow its membership to new heights in order to provide more grant funding to the local community. The support of member donations and the current level of philanthropy from generous members and foundations simply cannot cover the cost of growing its operation. Through the Dream Big Campaign, Impact 100 PBC seeks to establish an endowment to provide financial security for the organization and generate a small stream of income for administrative costs and volunteer support. Contact: Kathy Adkins 561-336-4623 impact100pbc.org

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JARC

ELIZABETH TRUONG, JENNIFER M. EATON

CORIE KAPLAN, JILL TOMPKINS

JEFFREY THOLL PHOTOGRAPHY

Impact the Palm Beaches

WARNER-PROKOS

Impact 100 Palm Beach County

HOLLY SCHUTTLER, KATHY ADKINS

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Grand Awards Ceremony 2021 Date: April 13, 2021 Location: To be determined Description of Event: Powerful presentations will be given by the 2021 nonprofit finalists, who have gone through an extensive grant-review process. Members vote on the winning recipients and awards are announced immediately. There will be light bites, cocktails, and a chance to network with the area’s most philanthropic women. Chairperson: Kathy Adkins Contact: Kathy Adkins 561-336-4623 impact100pbc.org

Impact the Palm Beaches is a philanthropic organization where women collectively give to nonprofits in Central and Northern Palm Beach County to ignite transformational change through five core service areas: arts and culture; education; environment; health and wellness; and family. The organization’s members possess a commitment to invest in innovative projects in the community. Main Fundraising Event: 2021 Impact Awards Celebration Date: April 29, 2021 Location: To be determined Description of Event: The 2021 Impact Awards Celebration will be an exciting “live” event where finalists present their request for funding to the Women of Impact. A vote will be taken, and grants will be immediately awarded. The winner will receive the $100,000 Impact Grant. Ticket included with 2020-2021 Impact membership. Chairpersons: Jennifer M. Eaton (Chair), Elizabeth Truong (co-Chair) Major Sponsors: Town of Palm Beach United Way; Ballentine Partners; Cypress Trust Company; Mettler, Randolph, Massey, Ferguson, Carroll, & Sterlacci, P.L. Attorneys at Law; Island Living & Patio; Champion Pools & Spas, Inc.; Gunster; Capehart Photography; Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: To be determined Contact: Cara MacVane 561-685-2342 impactpalmbeaches.org

JARC’s mission is to provide programs and services to educate and empower adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Fifth Annual Gala Date: March 14, 2021 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: Please join JARC as the organization celebrates 35 years of service. Honorary Chairperson: Caryn J. Clayman, Esq. Auction Chairpersons: Corie Kaplan, Jill Tompkins Major Sponsors: Publix Charities, Andover Real Estate, Charmed Life HomeCare, ParkShore PharmaCon Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Fallon Getcher 561-558-2572 jarcfl.org

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Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

ELLEN AND IRWIN LEVY, LYNN AND FRANK PESECKIS, STACEY K. AND MARK LEVY

HELENE KAPLAN, CYNTHIA HIRSCH, SANDRA BORNSTEIN

SAMUEL D. LIEBOVICH

As the city hall of the Jewish community, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is standing up to the unprecedented issues caused by the coronavirus and economic crisis. Fueled by the generosity and leadership of dedicated community members, the Federation cares for the vulnerable, provides connections to Jewish life, and creates a safe, compassionate, and inclusive community that stands up to hatred.

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Main Fundraising Event: The Lions Pride Event Date: January 12, 2021 Location: Virtual Description of Event: The celebration welcomes women who give at the Lion of Judah level to any Jewish Federation in North America in 2021, or have established a Lion of Judah Endowment in Palm Beach. Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz (Little White Lie) will share the powerful story of her unusual upbringing and unique racial identity. Chairpersons: Sandra Bornstein, Cynthia Hirsch, Helene Kaplan Contact: Rachel Berg 561-242-6612 jewishpalmbeach.org

Main Fundraising Event: Celebrating Philanthropy: A Major Gifts Event Date: March 17, 2021 Location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach (virtual attendance available) Description of Event: This celebration will recognize donors who contribute $10,000 or more to the Federation in 2021, or who have established an endowment of $200,000 or more. Jonah Platt (Wicked, NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) will provide an exclusive performance and remarks. Samuel D. Liebovich will be honored. Honorary Chairperson: Robert M. Beren Chairpersons: Marilyn and Bruce Alexander, Sheryl and Dr. Tommy Davidoff Contact: Sarah Rogers 561-242-6633 jewishpalmbeach.org

Main Fundraising Event: The Third Annual H. Irwin Levy Founders Dinner Date: December 1, 2020 Location: Virtual Description of Event: This annual event will honor leading philanthropists who are contributing extraordinary gifts of $50,000 or more to the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s 2021 Annual Campaign. Join together to celebrate community leaders Linda and Ray Golden as they receive the H. Irwin Levy Community Guardians Award. Honorary Chairpersons: Sondra and David S. Mack Chairperson: Stacey K. Levy Contact: Hope Levin 561-242-6632 jewishpalmbeach.org

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RANI GARFINKLE, TOBY COOPERMAN

KAREN DERN, ELYSSA KUPFERBERG

At the hub of the Jewish community, the Federation strategically inspires and galvanizes local residents and organizations in building and sustaining a strong, caring, and vibrant Jewish community to address and plan for current and future vital needs locally, in Israel, and globally. Built for moments like these, today the Federation is mobilizing the community to meet unprecedented challenges.

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Main Fundraising Campaign: Major Gifts Annual Campaign Description of Campaign: The pillars of the Federation’s Annual Campaign, major donors with household gifts of $10,000 or more are recognized at prestigious giving levels and join in exclusive events and learning opportunities. The multipart virtual Sandler Family Major Gifts Conversation and Culture Series will include jazz legend Wynton Marsalis on November 16, 2020, and presidential historian Michael Beschloss on December 2, 2020. Chairpersons: Rani Garfinkle, Toby Cooperman, Major Gifts Campaign Chairs Major Sponsors: The Colony Group, MBAF, Proskauer, The Boca Raton Observer Contact: Ida Novack 561-852-3342 jewishboca.org

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches JEFFREY THOLL PHOTOGRAPHY

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County JEFFREY THOLL PHOTOGRAPHY

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

Main Fundraising Campaign: Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Description of Campaign: Women of all ages, interests, and giving levels will be warmly welcomed at a wide array of educational, social action, social, and fundraising activities as they raise and contribute critical dollars to transform lives from down the street to across the globe through the Federation’s Annual Campaign. Chairpersons: Karen Dern, Elyssa Kupferberg Major Sponsors: Ivan & Co. Fine Jewelry, The Boca Raton Observer Contact: Janice Obuchowski 561-832-3271 jewishboca.org

VIVIAN LIEBERMAN, SARAH COHEN

Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF) works to advance the status of women and girls in the U.S. and Israel through grantmaking, advocacy, education, and leadership development programs to create lasting social change. JWF envisions a world where gender is not a barrier to safety or success and women and girls have equal social, political, economic, and religious opportunities. Main Fundraising Event: Investing in Women Annual Luncheon Date: March 10, 2021 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach Description of Event: JWF’s annual Investing in Women luncheon will honor JWF past board chair, trustee, and community leader Vivian Lieberman with the Eileen Berman Leadership Award. JWF trustee Sarah Cohen will be honored with the Rising Star Leadership Award. The luncheon will feature a JWF grantee guest speaker. Chairpersons: Hope Silverman, Laurie Winston Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Andrea Presberg 561-275-2200 jwfpalmbeach.org

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Junior League of the Palm Beaches

COCO PROP SHOP

Junior League of the Palm Beaches

DOWNTOWN PHOTOGRAPHY

Junior League of Boca Raton

YVETTE DRUCKER, ROBIN DEYO, NANCY WALSH

SARAH KUDISCH, JULIE RUDOLPH

REBECCA FORDHAM, SUSAN CHRISTIANSEN

The Junior League of Boca Raton, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Now in its eightieth year, the Junior League of the Palm Beaches is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The organization’s 700 volunteers dedicate more than 3,000 hours every year to training members and supporting more than 20 community nonprofit partners.

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Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Third Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year Date: November 13, 2020 Location: Virtual Description of Event: This year, the ThirtyThird Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year will offer a retrospective look at the history of women volunteering. The Junior League of Boca Raton acknowledges these incredible women and their accomplishments, honoring their dedication to their cause of making the world a better place. Honorary Chairperson: Robin Deyo Chairpersons: Yvette Drucker, Nancy Walsh Major Sponsors: The Presenting Sponsor is the Junior League of Boca Raton 1971 Society. The Recognition Sponsor is The Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute and Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation. The Fashion Sponsor is Saks Fifth Avenue. The Media Sponsor is Boca Magazine. Ticket Price: $50 Contact: Nancy Walsh 561-620-2553 jlbr.org

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Main Fundraising Campaign: 80 Years – Now More Than Ever Location: Virtual Description of Campaign: Please donate $80.80 to the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. JLPB continues to make a difference every week, from get out the vote initiatives to supporting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Won’t you help JLPB by donating $80.80? Contact: Kathryn Sexton 561-689-7590 jlpb.org/support/80-for-80

Main Fundraising Event: Deck the Palms Boutique Market Dates: Friday, November 20, 2020: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, November 21, 2020: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Outdoors at the Palm Beach Outlets, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Junior League of the Palm Beaches is proud to present the twelfth annual Deck the Palms Boutique Market featuring a variety of select local and international purveyors of fine goods including jewelry, home decor, men’s and women’s apparel, children’s goods, artisanal foods, and more. Chairpersons: Susan Christiansen, Rebecca Fordham Major Sponsor: Media Partner: Palm Beach Illustrated Contact: Susan Christiansen 561-689-7590 jlpb.org/deck-the-palms

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KATHRYN C. VECELLIO, MONIKA E. PRESTON

LOIS POPE

The Kravis Center’s mission is to provide a diverse schedule of artists and companies, arts education programs, a home for other arts organizations, and

Since 1993, LIFE has been dedicated to helping and improving the lives of the voiceless and vulnerable in society. Founded by Lois Pope, one of America’s most committed and creative philanthropists and humanitarians, LIFE provides aid and assistance for disabled veterans, medical research,

increased tourism. Main Fundraising Event: Kravis Center Gala Date: January 30, 2021 Location: Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Dinner party in the Gimelstob Ballroom featuring a gala performance starring Alan Cumming. Limited capacity to accommodate social distancing. Honorary Chairpersons: Christine and Bob Stiller, Judith A. Mitchell Chairpersons: Monika E. Preston, Kathryn C. Vecellio Major Sponsors: Sondra and David S. Mack, Jane M. Mitchell, SBA Communications Corp/Aggie and Jeff Stoops, Rona Forstadt, Henni and John Kessler, Dorothy and Sidney Kohl, Susan and Dom Telesco, Monika and John Preston, Christine and Bob Stiller, Kathryn and Leo Vecellio, The Breakers Palm Beach, Bernstein Private Wealth Mgmt., George and Paula Michel, Aston MartinJaguar-Land Rover-McLaren of Palm Beach, Tom and Sherry Barrat, Sherry and Ken Endelson, Caroline Harless, The Lamelas Family Charitable Fund, Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund, Eleanor and Frank Pao, TradeZero, UBS Private Wealth Mgmt, Jill and Bill Wachter, Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Prices: $650 Young Gala Patron; $1,250 Gala Patron Contact: Kimberly Kiely 561-651-4320 kravis.org

Little Smiles

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LIFE (Leaders in Furthering Education)

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humanitarian relief, and animal welfare. Main Fundraising Event: LIFE’s TwentySeventh Annual Lady in Red Gala Date: February 19, 2021 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: LIFE’s TwentySeventh Annual Lady in Red Gala will begin with cocktails followed by dinner and entertainment by the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight, and comedian Dana Carvey. Proceeds benefit American Humane’s “Pups4Patriots” program and Palm Beach County Food Bank’s “Lois’ Food4Kids” program. Honorary Chairpersons: Grand Honorary: Christine Lynn; Honorary: Bjaye and Frank Pilotte Chairpersons: Lois Pope, Suzi Goldsmith Major Sponsors: Ambassador Realty Corp., Conair, Van Cleef & Arpels, Wells Fargo Advisors, Gladys and Sy Ziv Foundation, Ronald S. Kochman Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Nicole Voigt 561-582-8083 life-edu.org

VIRGINIA SINICKI, SAMANTHA SHEPHERD

Little Smiles helps heal hearts and create little smiles by providing basic necessities, gifts, and activities to children impacted by serious illness, homelessness, or tragedy. Little Smiles currently serves 23 facilities from Ft. Pierce to Miami, including hospitals, foster homes, shelters, and relationships with law enforcement agencies. Little Smiles believes every child deserves to smile! Main Fundraising Event: Stars Ball Date: March 13, 2021 Location: bidpal.net/starsball Description of Event: Each year nurses and law enforcement agencies partner with Little Smiles to nominate local children to receive special recognition at the Stars Ball. The “stars” are chosen for their extraordinary bravery and character. The evening’s virtual program will feature a silent auction and award presentation. Chairpersons: Samantha Shepherd, Virginia Sinicki Contact: Nicole Mercado 561-899-4700 littlesmiles.org

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MNM Theatre Company

MorseLife Health System

CINDY WESTER, JOAN SOILLEUX

PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND CEO MARCIE GORMAN

DAN AND BEVERLY FLOERSHEIMER

MNM Theatre Company’s mission is to produce high quality, professional, live theater that entertains and inspires audiences and enriches the cultural life of the community. With a vision to foster live theatrical entertainment as a thriving and viable art form, the organization’s current goals are to support artists who work in live theater, and to hire local Florida-based artists and musicians.

Now in its thirty-seventh year, MorseLife remains devoted to its mission to improve the lives of seniors through innovative and compassionate health care, housing, and supportive services. As a charitable, not-for-profit organization, its programs include short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, independent and assisted living, home health care, Hospice, memory care, meals-on-wheels, and PACE, which touches the lives of 3,600 seniors each day. MorseLife means More Life.

Since 1981, the Loxahatchee Guild has been the premier historic preservation organization in northern Palm Beach County. As a nonprofit, the Guild’s approximately 100 members have raised funds to promote and protect valuable projects including the 1915 Jupiter FEC Train Depot, the Tindall Pioneer House, the DuBois House, and the Jupiter Lighthouse. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Gala: A Party for Preservation Date: February 25, 2021 Location: Pelican Club, Jupiter Description of Event: The cocktail reception will present gourmet tastings from around the world, music, and a silent auction to raise funds for the Guild’s historic preservation projects. Such a fun evening along the Loxahatchee! Chairpersons: The Board of Directors for the Loxahatchee Guild Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Cindy Wester 561-707-7032 loxahatcheeguild.org

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Main Fundraising Event: To be determined Date: To be determined Location: To be determined Contact: Marcie Gorman 561-725-7025 mnmtheatre.org

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Loxahatchee Guild

Main Fundraising Event: MorseLife Golf Classic Date: December 7, 2020 Location: The Breakers Ocean Course, Palm Beach Description of Event: Golfers throughout Palm Beach County will swing their clubs to raise funds on behalf of MorseLife and its seniors. Donations from supporters will be used to aid the frail and needy seniors served by MorseLife Health System on and off its campus. The event has consistently been a sell-out since it was established by MorseLife’s volunteer leadership 37 years ago. Honorary Chairpersons: Bonnie and Martin Gregge Chairpersons: Beverly and Dan Floersheimer Contact: 561-242-4661 morselifefoundation.org

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BRUCE A. BEAL, JEAN S. SHARF

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: MorseLife’s ThirtySeventh Annual Dinner and Entertainment Date: March 19, 2021 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Come celebrate MorseLife Health System’s Thirty-Seventh Annual Dinner and Entertainment with a memorable evening of delectable dinner and can’t-miss entertainment by a wellknown performer we all know and love. The event will toast donors and friends who have a shared passion for improving the lives of seniors. Chairpersons: Jean S. Sharf, Bruce A. Beal Contact: 561-242-4661 morselifefoundation.org

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New Hope Charities

RICK OWEN

National Society of Arts and Letters

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NSAL STAR MAKER AWARDS COMMITTEE

The stages are dark, but NSAL will continue to support the arts and the dreams of talented youth. The Palm Beach County–based chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters has been providing scholarships and competitions for exceptional artists since 1981 in multiple disciplines. NSAL believes the arts are essential, and through its programs helps these artists

LILLIAN FANJUL DE AZQUETA, LILLIAN M. AZQUETA

New Hope Charities supports children and families in need in the Glades region of Palm Beach County. New Hope provides quality after-school care, fulltime summer camp, food distribution, and other services at its campus in Pahokee, Florida. Founded in 1988, New Hope Charities’ mission is to assist families to become self-sustaining while providing the support needed to thrive.

to ascend to the next level. Main Fundraising Campaign: NSAL Open Doors Campaign Supports Tomorrow’s Stars Location: Boca Raton Description of Campaign: Open a door for a young star! Support NSAL’s online campaign and be prominently recognized on the organization’s website. The 2020 Competition and Scholarship awards have been met, but cancellation of this important fundraiser left the organization in need. Chairpersons: Shari Upbin, Howard Schwartz, Kim Champion Contact: Judi Asselta 561-756-5412 nsalfloridaeast.org

Main Fundraising Campaign: New Hope Charities Online Giving Description of Campaign: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Hope Charities has cancelled its Twenty-Seventh Annual Holiday Bazaar. But the need for support is greater than ever. Please visit the organization’s website to learn more about how your charitable donations can help children and families in need in the hard-hit Glades region of Palm Beach County. Honorary Chairpersons: Andres and Catherine Fanul Chairpersons: Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta, Lillian M. Azqueta Major Sponsors: Florida Crystals Corporation, Domino Foods, TKM Bengard Farms, Bacardi, RIO BAK, Hundley Farms, BCN Telecom, H.E. Hill Foundation, KPMG, Wells Fargo Bank Contact: Jane Maestro 561-366-5093 newhopecharities.org

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JACK AND BARBARA NICKLAUS

Jack and Barbara Nicklaus founded the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation in 2004, in an effort to provide families access to world-class pediatric health care. As parents they pledged that if they were ever in a position to help others, they wanted to help children. The Foundation supports Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and innovative programs focused on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Main Fundraising Campaign: Wear the Bear. Show you Care. Description of Campaign: Join Jack and Barbara Nicklaus in supporting hope and healing for children, and get a limitededition “Wear the Bear. Show You Care.” hat. For every $100 donation, the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation will send you a hat bearing the iconic Golden Bear wearing a face mask. The organization will also proudly match your gift, sending $200 to the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. All proceeds will support the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital COVID-19 Relief Fund, which provides personal protective equipment (PPE) and other needs for patients and frontline health care workers. Chairpersons: Jack and Barbara Nicklaus Contact: Rachel Azqueta 561-630-0025 nchcf.org/wearthebear

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Palm Beach County Food Bank

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TRACEY BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Opportunity Early Childhood Education & Family Center

TRACEY BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation

HILARY COHEN, MAE FERGUSON, ALEXIS BONNER

EMPTY BOWLS

Since 1939, Opportunity has provided educational programs for underresourced children and support services for their families. Opportunity serves more than 100 children, ages 6 weeks

Before COVID-19, the Palm Beach County Food Bank provided access to nutritious food for more than 100,000 hungry Palm Beach County residents every month. Now demand has more than doubled as more people are left without jobs and income. Last year, the Food Bank sourced over 10 million pounds of food, which it provided to almost 200 local community partners.

to 5 years old. Main Fundraising Event: Opportunity Holiday Sip. Savor. Stroll. SHOP! Date: December 2, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Location: The Royal Poinciana Plaza, Palm Beach Description of Event: Sip, savor, stroll, and shop to benefit Palm Beach’s oldest children’s charity. This stylish open-air gathering is your chance to indulge in a little fun and wrap up this difficult year with a generous bow. Sip some bubbly, shop with your exclusive discount, and support the daily educational and social programs Opportunity provides for its preschool students and their families. Chairpersons: Alexis Bonner, Hilary Cohen, Mae Ferguson Ticket Prices: $200 (no seating); VIP Luncheon, $250 (limited seating) Contact: LC King 561-712-9221 opportunitypbc.org/events

Main Fundraising Event: Empty Bowls Date: December 2020 and February 2021 Location: To be determined Description of Campaign: Empty Bowls invites the public to “eat simply, so others can simply eat.” Guests will enjoy a basic meal of water, bread provided by Old School Bakery, and soup made from local chefs, all served by the area’s community leaders. Please visit the Food Bank’s website for more details. Chairpersons: Stephanie Dodge (Delray), Rick and Cordella Miessau (Palm Beach) Major Sponsors: The Church of Bethesdaby-the-Sea, Old School Bakery Ticket Price: Starting at $25 Contact: LaShaundra Highsmith 561-670-2518, ext. 309 pbcfoodbank.org

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Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation

MICHAEL AND DEBBIE PUCILLO, DR. CECILY AND ROD TITCOMB

DEOBRAH MORGAN

JAMES AND GAYE ENGEL

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Campaign: Grow With Us Description of Campaign: Grow With Us is the Palm Beach County Food Bank’s capital campaign to raise funds for its new location in Lake Worth. There is a 78 million pound food gap between need and supply for hungry Palm Beach County residents, and the Food Bank is working to decrease that gap. With help from donors, this new facility will allow for an increase in the amount of food distributed annually by providing the space and resources required to expand its hunger-relief efforts. These resources include loading docks, a fully functioning freezer/cooler, designated space for both incoming and outgoing food, easily accessible entrances for its partner agencies, additional trucks for transportation, and a more contained facility for employee and product safety. Chairpersons: Debbie Pucillo, Dr. Cecily Titcomb Major Sponsors: Florida Power & Light, Lost Tree Village Charitable Foundation, Mary Alice Fortin Foundation, Morse Hill Foundation Contact: LaShaundra Highsmith 561-670-2518, ext. 309 pbcfoodbank.org

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Palm Beach Harvest is a nonprofit, community-based organization of volunteers who collect and transport surplus food to nonprofit distribution centers throughout Palm Beach County. As a designated essential nonprofit organization, Palm Beach Harvest operates in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, Martin, and St. Lucie counties during the COVID-19 pandemic. Main Fundraising Event: 22 Loaded Questions…Not Potatoes! Dates: November 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 Location: Virtual Description of Event: 22 Loaded Questions....Not Potatoes! will be a virtual scavenger hunt loaded with fun, information, laughs, and sometimes tears. Not just the onion kind! Dig into a virtual feast of nosh knowledge and a cornucopia of friends who make it possible to meet the need to feed in South Florida. Contact: Deborah Morgan 561-310-6641 palmbeachharvest.org

Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation has continued to support Palm Beach County’s Hospice care organization for more than 37 years. Through fundraising efforts and a dedicated volunteer group, the foundation is able to provide resources for programs that support end-of-life care for patients and their families. Main Fundraising Event: Hospice Evening 2021 Date: To be determined Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: Hospice Evening 2021 will include a cocktail reception in the Grand Hall, a runway fashion show in the West Room presented by Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach, and dinner and dancing in the Kenan Pavilion. Honorary Chairpersons: Nicole Atkinson, Betsy Turner Chairpersons: Gaye and James Engel Major Sponsors: Saks Fifth Avenue, Bacardi USA, Colleen Bain, Carol and Harold Baxter, Virginia Burke, Dawn and Gary Burkhead, Julie and Mike Connors, Mark Cook, Davidson Fndt., Gaye and James Engel, Cathy and John Flagg, Audrey and Martin Gruss, Gunster/Atkinson, Vicky and Sam Hunt, Ann and Charles Johnson, Michelle and Howard Kessler, Hillie Mahoney, Pam and Gary Patsley, Thomas Quick, Helen and Walter Ross, John Tatooles, Betsy and Wally Turner, Vecellio Family Foundation Ticket Prices: $900; $450 for those age 45 and younger Contact: Lynnette Lin 561-832-8585 hospicepb.org

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Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation

Palm Beach State College Foundation

ARLETTE GORDON, LISA HUERTAS

JOHN AND MONIKA PRESTON

YVONNE BOICE

The Palm Beach Opera Guild is a group of women and men dedicated to supporting the Palm Beach Opera by raising funds for the Palm Beach Opera Studio, the children’s performance, and the surtitles for the Palm Beach Opera. The Guild Board meets once a month during the season to plan and

The Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation is a charitable organization that underwrites programs and accepts and manages tax-deductible gifts and donations for the benefit of the Palm Beach Police and Fire Rescue

implement fundraising events.

Main Fundraising Event: The Policemen’s & Firefighters’ Ball Date: March 6, 2021 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The annual black-tie dinner dance will honor the Palm Beach Police and Fire Rescue Departments, and Annie and Michael Falk. The event includes a cocktail reception, dinner, a live auction, and Annual Palm Tree Award and Officer and Firefighter of the Year Award presentations. Honorary Chairpersons: Linda A. Gary, Michael Belisle Chairpersons: Monika and John Preston Major Sponsors: The Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation, Palm Beach Media Group, Linda A. Gary Real Estate, IBERIABank, Janet and Mark Levy Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Rebecca Torres 561-820-8118 pbpf.us

Palm Beach County’s largest institution of higher education, Palm Beach State College has been providing studentcentered learning experiences that transform lives and strengthen the community for 87 years. Advancing innovation, workforce development, and the cultural community with its $1 billion annual impact on the local economy, Palm Beach State is the heart of Palm Beach County.

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Main Fundraising Event: Nineteenth Annual Luncheon and Opera Interlude Date: April 13, 2021 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Join the Palm Beach Opera Guild for the Nineteenth Annual Luncheon and Opera Interlude. The event will begin with cocktails and a unique boutique shopping spree, followed by a lovely luncheon. Proceeds from the event will support the Palm Beach Studio Singers and the children’s performance. Honorary Chairpersons: Ari Rifkin, Lois Pope, Hermé de Wyman Miro (International Chair) Chairpersons: Arlette Gordon, Lisa Huertas Major Sponsors: Barbie and Michael Marcovici, Merrill Lynch Chicago, Kaufmann de Suisse, Gucci Palm Beach Ticket Price: $325 Contact: Ann Baskind 561-835-7569 pboperaguild.org

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Departments and their employees.

Main Fundraising Event: Ninth Annual STEAM Luncheon Date: April 2021 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach Description of Event: PBSC’s signature event of the year brings guests and friends of the College together for an immersive experience that celebrates Palm Beach State’s achievements and student success stories across a variety of academic and career pathways. With special presentations, networking opportunities with College experts and Community leaders, and an acclaimed keynote speaker, the day’s event spotlights how Palm Beach State College impacts our Palm Beach County community, culture and workforce. Chairperson: Yvonne Boice Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Amy Scandrett 561-868-3450 palmbeachstate.edu/foundation/steam

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Palm Beach Symphony’s mission is to engage, educate, and entertain the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring orchestral music. The 2020-2021 season offers a series of concerts crafted by the Symphony’s internationally acclaimed music director Gerard Schwarz, as well as a variety of music education and community outreach events. Main Fundraising Event: Nineteenth Annual Gala, “An Evening of Enchanting Notes” Date: April 19, 2021 Location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Each year, Palm Beach Symphony invites patrons and friends to mingle with musicians and enjoy an unforgettable black-tie gala evening. The elegant affair will feature live music, dinner, dancing, and a live auction that benefits the Symphony’s world-class concerts, community outreach, and music education programs. Honorary Chairpersons: Gary and Linda Lachman Major Sponsors: Findlay Galleries, Norma and Leonard Klorfine, Patrick and Milly Park Ticket Price: $750. The gala will be preceded by the Symphony’s Masterworks concert featuring violinist Joshua Bell. Concert and Gala ticket packages are available. Contact: Hulya Selcuk 561-568-0265 palmbeachsymphony.org/gala

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LINDA AND GARY LACHMAN

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

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Palm Beach Symphony

THOMAS C. QUICK, MICHELE KESSLER

Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society helps save wildlife in wild places. As a leader in conservation, the Zoo is proud of its heritage of caring for unique and often rare species of animals in the wild and on 23 lush jungle acres in West Palm Beach. Palm Beach Zoo is honored to continue its 50-year tradition of connecting the community to wildlife. Main Fundraising Event: Tropical Safari Gala: Journey to Africa Date: April 9, 2021 Location: Palm Beach Zoo, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Supporting the Zoo’s conservation mission and exceptional animal care, the Tropical Safari Gala will feature a haute cuisine dining experience, dancing, a live auction, and encounters with the Zoo’s animal residents. Chairpersons: Michele Kessler, Thomas C. Quick Major Sponsors: Suffolk Cares; Florida Crystals; JP Morgan Chase & Co.; FPL Kochman Ziska, PLC; The Polk Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley; Gunster; Bank of America; Jaguar Palm Beach; Romph Pou Agency Ticket Price: $900 Contact: Karen Carr 561-533-0887 palmbeachzoo.org

JAN WILLINGER, DAN COMERFORD, RUTH BAUM

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Do at the Zoo Date: December 4, 2020 Location: Palm Beach Zoo, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Do at the Zoo guests will enjoy celebratory sips and scrumptious bites from top local chefs at this culinary evening under the stars, all while supporting wildlife. Chairpersons: Ruth Baum, Dan Comerford, Jan Willinger Vice Chairs: Cy and Lulu Ryan Major Sponsors: Monkey in Paradise, Official Vodka Sponsor; One with Life, Official Tequila Sponsor; Gast Construction, Valet Sponsor; Lori Jayne Palm Beach, Gift Bag Sponsor Ticket Price: $185 Contact: Karen Carr 561-533-0887 palmbeachzoo.org

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Path to College Fellowship

GREG QUATTLEBAUM

STRACEY AURELIEN, PATH TO COLLEGE STUDENT FELLOW AND LAKE WORTH COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR

Path to College Fellowship SHANNA MORGAINE, TRUTH AND TOOLS

Palm Health Foundation

Palm Health Foundation is Palm Beach County’s leading community foundation for health. With the support of donors, Palm Health Foundation builds strong community partnerships, advocates for our most vulnerable neighbors, and inspires innovative solutions to lead change for better health now and for generations to come. Everyone should be afforded a fair and just opportunity for a long and healthy life. Main Fundraising Campaign: The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund Description of Campaign: The outpouring of need during COVID-19 inspired the new Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund to help residents struggling to pay their rent, access food, and receive medical treatment and other urgent essentials. Your gift will support continued emergency funding to help neighbors during a community crisis. Honorary Chairperson: Greg Quattlebaum Contact: Carrie Brown 561-837-2281 palmhealthfoundation.org

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Path to College Fellowship is a local nonprofit committed to helping hardworking students with extraordinary challenges solidify their chance at a selective university, debtfree. Low-income students with high academic aspirations need targeted guidance and committed professionals to provide encouragement and accountability. Students’ voices matter. Main Fundraising Event: Third Annual Speed Interview Workshop Date: January 22, 2021 Location: West Palm Beach Description of Event: Local professionals and education champions will participate in lightning rounds of targeted networking where they review resumes and provide constructive feedback to highly motivated student fellows. With each round, students grow more confident in their ability to network and interview well. Honorary Chairperson: Kristin Aiello Chairpersons: Christina Romelus, Lito Perez, Desiree Webb-Oftedal Major Sponsors: United Way of Palm Beach County, Capital One Café Contact: Christine Sylvain 561-907-7679 pathtocollege.org

AYSAH, GAELLE, HANA, PTC FELLOWS AND FAU SCIENCE SCHOLARS; JAVIER ORTOLAZA, 2020 EDUCATION CHAMPION

ADDITIONAL LISTING Main Fundraising Event: Fourth Annual Education Fest with Best Talk Awards Date: June 25, 2021 Location: West Palm Beach Description of Event: EdFest will be an academic celebration with tomorrow’s future leaders at center stage. Join Path to College Fellowship to honor the Community Education Champion, Student Fellow, and Career Coach Mentor of the year, plus cast your vote for Best Talk featuring the inspiring and determined voices of student fellows. Honorary Chairpersons: Vevienne Ebanks, Zeynep Erkan, Bill Maronet Chairpersons: Desiree Webb-Oftedal, Lyndsey Saunders, Jamal Julien Major Sponsors: Lynch and Associates, Office Depot, PNC Bank, United Way of Palm Beach County Contact: Christine Sylvain 561-907-7679 pathtocollege.org

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Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

RICH ANDERSON

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League’s mission is to provide shelter to lost, homeless, and unwanted animals; to provide spay, neuter, and other medical services for companion animals; to care for, protect, and find quality homes for homeless and neglected companion animals; and to advocate for animal welfare, community involvement, and education to further the bond between people and animals. Main Fundraising Event: Twentieth Annual Barry Crown Walk for the Animals Date: February 20, 2021 Location: Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is excited to announce its Twentieth Annual Walk for the Animals! The largest dog walk in Palm Beach County is a community favorite and sure to be a tail-wagging good time. All of the proceeds benefit the programs, services, and animals at Peggy Adams. Event subject to change. Ticket Price: Free; fundraising incentives start at $35 Contact: Kaitlyn Seyler 561-530-6057 peggyadams.org

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Philanthropy Tank

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Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

STACEY LEULIETTE

The mission of the Young Friends of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is to create a strong network of the next generation’s community leaders and influencers who are passionate about animal welfare. Main Fundraising Event: Party Animal Date: To be determined Location: To be determined Description of Event: The Young Friends of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League will host its second annual “Party Animal” gala. Guests are invited to dress in creative black tie for an unforgettable evening of dinner, dancing, and letting your spirit animal take flight to support the animals in need at Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. Chairperson: Stacey Leuliette Ticket Price: $275 Contact: Amy Lowe 561-530-6066 peggyadams.org/youngfriends

EVAN DEOUL, MICHAEL KOHNER

Philanthropy Tank fuels and inspires the next generation of CHANGEmakers— local youth! Palm Beach County students, eighth through twelfth grade, identify issues that confront the community. The program challenges, empowers, and equips students to develop and execute sustainable initiatives and solutions to solve these problems and create impact for those they serve. Main Fundraising Event: Philanthropy Tank Live Finals Event Date: March 9, 2021 Location: West Palm Beach Description of Event: Student finalists will present their community social impact concepts in front of a panel of philanthropist investors. The investors will determine which programs they will champion to support through mentorship. Student finalists will have the opportunity to be awarded up to $15,000 to launch their idea. Chairpersons: Cofounders Evan Deoul, Michael Kohner Philanthropist Investors: Julie Fisher Cummings, Avy Stein Major Sponsors: Alliance Bernstein, HBK CPAs and Consultants, Otis, The Palm Beach Post, Braman Motorcars, Lennar, Gunster, Quantum Foundation, United Franchise Group, Cresset Ticket Price: $20 Contact: Amy Brand 561-910-3893 philanthropytank.org

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AMY PHELAN, SHERRY ENDELSON, ROSS MELTZER, PAULETTE KOCH

QUANTUM HOUSE

KATIE BENJAMIN, CARLING PINCKNEY

Promise Fund of Florida is dedicated to reducing deaths from late-stage breast and cervical cancer in Palm Beach County through early detection and access to quality health care through patient navigation for those most at risk in the community. All funds raised stay in Palm Beach County.

Quantum House is a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for a serious medical condition. Quantum House is the only pediatric facility of its kind between Orlando and Miami. The 30-suite hospital hospitality house provides lodging, meals, care, and compassion to more than 1,200

For the past 80 years, the Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults (RCCA) has helped over 72,000 individuals regain physical function through preschool and aquatic programs, as well as occupational, physical, and speech therapies. The center accepts Medicare as well as private insurances, and during the past year more than 11,000 treatments were provided regardless of

family members each year.

financial ability.

Main Fundraising Campaign: Adopt-a-Day Description of Campaign: Help support the day-to-day expenses of Quantum House by sponsoring a stay for a family in need. Your donation can be made in honor of a loved one and/or celebration and promoted by Quantum House. Adopting a day or week helps relieve a huge burden these families face while caring for their child. Contact: Amanda Atwater 561-494-0515 quantumhouse.org/adopt-a-day

Main Fundraising Event: Spring Luncheon Date: April 28, 2021 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Palm Beach’s Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults (RCCA) presents the much anticipated annual Spring Luncheon. This year’s theme will be “Dream Big” and will reflect the optimism that has been an essential component of the center’s long history. Chairpersons: Katie Benjamin, Carling Pinckney Ticket Price: $140 Contact: Kelli Jacobs 561-655-7266 rcca.org

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Main Fundraising Event: Pink Tie Guy Dash & Dine Date: December 16, 2020 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: At this re-formulated, socially distanced reception honoring the Pink Tie Guys, guests will arrive at Club Colette by car, step out for a photo, and then reenter their cars as waiters deliver a selection of boxed hors d ’oeuvres and Champagne to enjoy at home with a gift bag and auction flyer. Honorary Chairpersons: Nancy Brinker, Julie Fisher Cummings, Laurie Silvers Chairpersons: Sherry Endelson, Paulette Koch, Ross Meltzer, Amy Phelan Major Sponsors: Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, Brioni Palm Beach Ticket Price: $2,500 Contact: Donna Dodson 561-307-8000 promisefundoflorida.org

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Quantum House

Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults

Promise Fund of Florida

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Rosarian Academy

KEYNOTE SPEAKER ROCKY BLEIER

ROSARIAN ACADEMY

Save A Pet Florida

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Rooney’s Golf Foundation

Since its launch in 2001, Rooney’s Golf Foundation has donated over $1,079,680.21 to local Palm Beach County charities through the organization’s fall and spring golf tournaments, 5K run/walk, bowling tournament, and guest speaker luncheons: the Overcomer Luncheon, which focuses on autism awareness, and the Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon, which celebrates veterans and the active military community. Main Fundraising Event: 2020 Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon Date: December 10, 2020 Location: Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter Description of Event: This patriotic event will honor those who protect the country and will include lunch, a preview of the upcoming Army-Navy football game, and a message from keynote speaker Rocky Bleier, a former Pittsburgh Steelers running back and Vietnam War veteran. All proceeds will benefit local military charities. Chairpersons: Patrick Rooney Jr., Alexis Barbish-Sommer Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Kennel Club Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Mary Rooney 561-683-2222 rooneysgolffoundation.org

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Rosarian Academy (est. 1925) is celebrating its ninety-fifth year of educating students in Palm Beach County. Rosarian serves students from 12 months through eighth grade and offers an exceptionally strong academic program enriched by faith, athletics, visual and performing arts, STEM education, and community service opportunities. The independent, Catholic school is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Main Fundraising Campaign: The Rosarian Fund Annual Giving Campaign Description of Campaign: The Rosarian Fund allows the school to continue to provide academic excellence to build a “foundation for life.” Rosarian relies heavily on gifts to the fund to pay teachers through these unforeseen times, offer competitive salaries and benefits, and provide its students with an enriching experience. Contact: Sara Mallon 561-832-5131 rosarian.org

RENEE MORRISON, CLAUDE ROSINSKI

Save A Pet Florida Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer organization whose purpose is to provide medical care to injured and abandoned animals, community (feral) cats, pets of families in financial distress, and to provide quality homes to companion animals. Main Fundraising Event: A Night of Music and Song to Save A Pet Date: March 3, 2021 Location: Café Sapori, West Palm Beach Description of Event: As part of The Palm Beach Fashion Week, this event will feature a fashion show by Fashionista Palm Beach, an exciting theatrical experience by Opera Fusion, spectacular auction items, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and cocktails. Honorary Chairperson: Renee Morrison Chairperson: Claude Rosinsky Major Sponsors: Renee Greenberg, Mathieu Rosinsky Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Kathy Wells 561-835-9525 saveapet.com

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SCRIPPS RESEARCH’S HYERYUN CHOE, PHD; MICHAEL FARZAN, PHD

In a matter of months, scientists at Scripps Research have developed vaccine prototypes, antibodies, and other potential medicines against COVID-19. Through expertise in virology, microbiology, immunology, bioinformatics, and medication design, its research is making critical advances against this viral foe.

Selfless Love Foundation

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CELEBRATING THE SUCCESS OF SELFLESS LOVE FOUNDATION’S SECOND ANNUAL GALA, RAISING OVER $1.5 MILLION.

Ranked No. 1 for its influence on global innovation, Scripps Research celebrates its seventeenth year of high-impact science in Palm Beach County in 2021. From COVID-19 to cancer, Alzheimer’s to ALS, Parkinson’s to HIV, its research is inspiring new generations of innovators, and making the discoveries that change the world, right here in Florida.

Selfless Love Foundation is dedicated to transforming the lives of current and former foster youth through awareness, strategic partnerships, and advocacy. Explore the website to learn more about the organization and encourage a donation to help foster youth lead a successful life through finding their forever family or providing tools and resources for “aged-out” youth.

Main Fundraising Campaign: COVID-19 Community Campaign at Scripps Research Contact: Tara Holcomb 561-228-2013 scripps.edu/covid-19

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Main Fundraising Event: The Front Row Virtual Lecture Series Dates: October 14, 2020; November 12, 2020; December 16, 2020 (and beyond) Location: Register at https://frontrow. scripps.edu/ and participate virtually through Zoom until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted Description of Event: Hear about scientific progress from some of the world’s foremost scientists in fields including COVID-19, cancer, addiction, and HIV research. Speakers will include virologist Susana Valente, PhD. Contact: Jenna Davis 561-228-2084 frontrow.scripps.edu

Main Fundraising Event: Fourth Annual Gala Date: May 1, 2021 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Selfless Love Foundation will host its exclusive and intimate signature event, the Fourth Annual Gala, to support the lives of foster youth. Major Sponsors: Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Bacardi, Patrón Ticket Price: $1,500 Contact: Stephanie Absmeier 925-325-4307 selflesslovefoundation.org

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Stand Among Friends

STOP! Children’s Cancer of Palm Beach County

“REAL BODIES: THE EXHIBITION”

SHAWN FRIEDKIN

FUN AND FASHION AT THE 2019 SPRING LUNCHEON

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium fulfills its mission to open every mind to science by offering immersive activities for all ages. Visitors explore aquariums, a digital planetarium, an interactive Everglades exhibit, Journey Through the Human Brain, and the environmentally themed Conservation Course Mini Golf. Outdoor offerings include the Fisher Family Science Trail, Cox Amphitheater, and Undersea Splash Pad.

Stand Among Friends was formed in 1997 to build awareness, educate the community, and provide “much needed” resources for youth and adults with disabilities. Located on the Florida Atlantic University campus, The Disability Center assists students with disabilities. Stand Among Friends addresses the significant number of college and high school students with disabilities who lack resources as they approach graduation. Through combined outreach efforts, Stand Among Friends has served more than 7,000 people with disabilities who can successfully live a life without limits

STOP! Children’s Cancer of Palm Beach County is a not-for-profit, communitybased volunteer organization donating 100 percent of its net profits to fund pediatric oncology research. Since 1983, the organization has raised over $3.2 million supporting research efforts with partners at Shands Children’s Hospital, the University of Miami, St. Mary’s Medical Center, and Nicklaus Children’s

IMAGINE EXPEDITIONS

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

Main Fundraising Event: “Real Bodies: The Exhibition” Dates: September 28, 2020 to April 11, 2021 Location: South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Appropriate for all ages, “Real Bodies” goes beyond skin deep to reveal the mysteries of the human anatomy. Visitors will tour real, preserved human bodies, digging deeper into what it means to be alive, and even explore COVID-19’s impact on the body. Major Sponsor: The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation Ticket Price: $17.95 Contact: Melinda Grenz 561-832-1988 sfsciencecenter.org

and experience independence. Main Fundraising Event: Valentine’s Virtual Emb(race) Challenge Date: February 14, 2021 Location: Virtual Description of Event: Join this safe and fun opportunity to help those with neurological disabilities from the comfort of your home or local neighborhood. The Challenge offers a new and innovative way to stay fit, while remaining safe and benefiting those in need. Contact: Cheryl Saragossi 561-297-4400 standamongfriends.org

Hospital and Health Care Foundation. Main Fundraising Event: Spring Luncheon Date: To be determined Location: Pelican Club, Jupiter Description of Event: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual STOP! Spring Luncheon has been put on hold. But funding has never been more critical for local charities, and the organization’s commitment to pediatric cancer research is ongoing. Please consider making a donation via the STOP! website, where you can also stay abreast of the organization’s future events. Chairpersons: Chrissy Colton, Carrie Dietz, Lisa Edwards, Lisa Lisec Major Sponsors: Northern Trust, The Honda Classic, N.V. Realty, The Lost Tree Club, The Bear’s Club, J. McLaughlin, Lilly Pulitzer, Tory Burch, Gretchen Scott, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s Contact: Delores Colton 561-627-5328 stopchildrenscancer.org

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Twelve Days of Giveaways

The Unicorn Children’s Foundation

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center

PLACE OF HOPE GRADUATES, 2020

PRESIDENT ANGELA FISHER

TUNY PAGE, COO SUSAN GUINAN

The Medical Spa at Lickstein Plastic Surgery will be holding an annual “Twelve Days of Giveaways” to benefit the foster children at both Place of Hope and Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options (JAFCO). Main Fundraising Event: Twelve Days of Giveaways Dates: November 20, 2020 to December 11, 2020 Location: Lickstein Plastic Surgery, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: Wine, bubbly, hors d’oeuvres, festive decor, raffles, demonstrations, and more will be offered on each of the Twelve Days of Giveaways; by appointment only. Contact: Lisa Lickstein 561-571-4000 licksteinplasticsurgery.com

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The Unicorn Children’s Foundation is a 25-year-old nonprofit organization that is dedicated to building communities of acceptance, support, and opportunity for kids and young adults who are challenged by special needs and neurodiversity by supporting or developing its cradle to career pathways. Main Fundraising Event: 2020 Community Inclusion Awards Date: March 19, 2021 Location: Virtual; may include an in-person event at Boca West Country Club Description of Event: This will be a celebration of people with special needs and those who provide services and support to enrich their lives and build better and more inclusive communities. Awards will be presented to celebrate the actions and impact being made by local leaders, service providers, and advocates. Chairpersons: The Unicorn Children’s Foundation Board of Directors Ticket Prices: virtual ticket, $50; in-person ticket, $125 Contact: Amy Mann 561-620-9377 unicornchildrensfoundation.org

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center has been providing equine-assisted activities to people with disabilities in Palm Beach County for 39 years. Programs include therapeutic horse riding, hippotherapy, and equine-assisted learning and psychotherapy. Students’ diagnoses include autism, PTSD, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome. The center focuses on discovering individual talents often hidden by disability. Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Fourth Annual Vinceremos Dinner and Auction Date: March 15, 2021 Location: International Polo Club, Wellington Description of Event: An evening of fun and entertainment to raise funds in support of Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center and its 39 years of serving those with disabilities through equine activities. Highlights will include a silent, live, and wine auction. Awards in celebration of the year’s accomplishments will also be presented. Chairpersons: Tuny Page, Chip Perkins Major Sponsors: CaptiveOne Advisors, Lugano Diamonds, Palm Beach Equine Clinic Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Susan Guinan 561-792-9900 vinceremos.org

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MARTHA GRIMM, LISA HAYES JANKOWSKI

Vita Nova is a safe bridge to independence for former foster care, LGBTQ, and other homeless youth through supportive housing, education, employment, and life-skills training. As the voice of homeless young adults, Vita Nova is working to eliminate homelessness for youth ages 18 to 25 years old in Palm Beach County. Vita Nova means “new life” and was founded by Father Leo Ambrust.

Wayside House is a nonprofit, women’s substance-use disorder program founded in 1974 by Susan B. Anthony and Phyllis Michelfelder. Wayside House relies on donations, grants, and fundraising events to continue its successful services, which include a 28bed, 90-day residential program and outpatient programs. It serves pregnant women and moms; reunifying families is its goal.

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JIM GREENE

CEO JEFF DEMARIO

Main Fundraising Event: Fifth Annual Mallets and Martinis Date: April 2021 Location: The National Croquet Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Guests of Mallets and Martinis will experience an exhilarating evening featuring an array of culinary delicacies paired perfectly with exotic beverages. They will also have the opportunity to bid on unique auction items, participate in rousing croquet competition, and so much more. Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Shelly Mayes 561-689-0035 vitanovainc.org

West Palm Beach Library Foundation

Wayside House

CAPEHART

Vita Nova, Inc.

LESLEY HOGAN, DIANNE BERNSTEIN

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation was created to raise critical funds for the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, an important institution that serves more than a thousand people a day and is a community builder and center of inspiration and learning for all people. The foundation supports the library’s free collections, services, and programs that help children excel and adults thrive.

Main Fundraising Event: Spring Boutique & Trunk Show Dates: February 16-18, 2021 Location: Old School Square, Delray Beach Description of Event: Be the first to shop the annual trunk show at the VIP Party, which will feature hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and free valet parking. The boutique will continue daily, giving shoppers access to vendors from throughout the U.S. offering items from eclectic decor to high-end clothing, accessories, and jewelry. Chairpersons: Martha Grimm, Lisa Hayes Jankowski Ticket Price: $125 Contact: Rhett Hinesley 561-278-0055 waysidehouse.net

Main Fundraising Event: Food for Thought: An Evening of Great Conversation Date: April 10, 2021 Location: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Description of Event: Food for Thought will open with a lively reception in the library’s Grand Reading Room followed by an elegant dinner, each table hosted by a carefully selected pundit in a particular field such as food, fashion, entertainment, science, the arts, and history. Chairpersons: Dianne Bernstein, Lesley Hogan Major Sponsors: Josephine duPont Bayard, The Hon. Ann W. Brown, Herbert J. and Beverly J. Myers Charitable Foundation, Alexander “Sandy” Myers, Melissa Sullivan Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Nickie Hennevelt 561-868-7715 wpblf.org

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Palm Beach Harvest, 22 Loaded Questions…Not Potatoes! Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Wellington Golf Classic

Scripps Research, Front Row Virtual Lecture Series Croquet Foundation of America, U.S. Croquet Hall of Fame Induction Gala

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Junior League of Boca Raton, Woman Volunteer of the Year

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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Sculpture in Motion

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Opportunity Early Childhood Education and Family Center, Holiday Luncheon and Boutique

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Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, Do at the Zoo

20–21 Junior League of the Palm Beaches,

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, Wine in the Wild

20–11 Place of Hope and JAFCO, Twelve

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MorseLife Health System, Golf Classic

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Rooney’s Golf Foundation, Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon

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Promise Fund of Florida, Pink Tie Guy Dash & Dine

Deck the Palms Boutique Market

Days of Giveaways

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Junior League of Boca Raton, Woman Volunteer of the Year

American Friends of Magen David Adom, A Virtual Celebration of 90 Years of Saving Lives in Israel

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Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope, Sail the Day Away

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Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Virtual Tree Lighting Celebration

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Scripps Research, Front Row Virtual Lecture Series

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Boca West Children’s Foundation, $100,000 Golf Challenge

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Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, H. Irwin Levy Founders Dinner

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American Humane, Pups4Patriots™ Graduation Ceremony

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Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, The Lions Pride Event

Glades Academy Foundation, An Evening of Great Expectations Dinner and Auction

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Hanley Foundation, Palm Beach Dinner

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Path to College Fellowship, Annual Speed Interview Workshop

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Party Animals!

Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper, Stay Home, Never Stay Silent Luncheon

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 65 Roses Golf Classic

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Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Kravis Center Gala

February 2021

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, No Show Winter Ball

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Delray Beach Public Library, Laugh with the Library

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Wellington Dinner Dance

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American Heart Association, Palm Beach Heart Ball

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Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, and Ranch, Pull for Paws

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20 Years in Mizner Park Celebration

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Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, Treats & Sweets

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Stand Among Friends, Valentine’s Emb(race) Virtual Challenge

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The Benjamin School, BASH Gala

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Youth of the Year Dinner

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American Humane, Hero Dog Awards Kickoff Brunch

LIFE Leaders in Furthering Education, Lady in Red Gala

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Barry Crown Walk for the Animals

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Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Heart of a Woman Luncheon

24–25 Children’s Home Society, Ultimate

Loxahatchee Guild, Annual Gala

Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic, and Ranch, Gimme Shelter Gala

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Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope, Shop the Day Away Luncheon

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Cardinal Newman High School, A Night to Shine Palm Beach Police and Firefighters Foundation, Policemen’s and Firefighters’ Ball Hanley Foundation, Family Picnic Philanthropy Tank, Live Finals Event Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches, Investing in Women Luncheon Best Foot Forward, Annual Bash Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Wine, Women & Shoes Little Smiles, Stars Ball JARC, Annual Gala Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, Annual Dinner and Auction

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The Honda Classic

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, Celebrating Philanthropy: A Major Gifts Event

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MorseLife Health System, Dinner & Entertainment

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The Unicorn Children’s Foundation, Community Inclusion Awards

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American Humane, Pups4Patriots™ Graduation Ceremony

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Gay Polo League Polotini, GPL Polotini Presents WIGSTOCK!

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FoundCare, Inc., À Votre Santé: A Toast to Your Health

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West Palm Beach Library Foundation, Food for Thought: An Evening of Great Conversation

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Hanley Foundation, Monday After the Masters Golf Classic

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Impact 100 Palm Beach County, Grand Awards Ceremony

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Palm Beach Opera Guild, Annual Luncheon and Opera Interlude

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Ballet Palm Beach, Annual Cocktail Fundraiser

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Boca Helping Hands, Monopoly Event & Casino Night

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, Emerald Awards

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Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults, Spring Luncheon

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Impact the Palm Beaches, Impact Awards Celebration

Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Celebrity Chefs for Canines

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Palm Beach Symphony, An Evening of Enchanted Notes

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STOP! Children’s Cancer of Palm Beach County, Spring Luncheon Vita Nova, Inc., Mallets and Martinis

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Selfless Love Foundation, Annual Gala

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Path to College Fellowship, Annual Education Fest

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FINAL SCENES

Hatching Hope

Maybe you’ve seen one on a morning beach

walk. A dark fluttering in the sand, no larger than the size of a child’s fist. From May to September, it’s a common beachcomber find: a sea turtle hatchling who didn’t make it to the ocean after emerging from its shell and sandy nest. Armed with a round-the-clock rescue hotline and a secured cooler where community members can safely deposit stranded baby sea turtles, Juno Beach’s Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is working to bring local sea turtle hatchlings to safety and—in time—return them to the wild. Taylor Clasen, a rehabilitation technician at

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and released more than 1,100 rescued sea turtle hatchlings back to the sea. With research indicating that only 1 in 1,000 hatchlings will survive into adulthood, Clasen admits that LMC’s work offers slim margins to measure success. But the mission stands on the side of optimism, she says—and the belief that even the smallest good deed can help preserve some of Palm LOGGERHEAD MARINELIFE CENTER

WE DO WHAT WE CAN TO GET EACH TURTLE BACK TO THE OCEAN, WHENEVER POSSIBLE,” CLASEN EXPLAINS. “WE HOPE IT HAS SOME IMPACT. WE WANT TO SAVE EVERY TURTLE— SMALL OR LARGE—THAT CROSSES OUR PATH.”

LMC, says that last year the facility rehabilitated

Beach County’s most endangered (and beloved) local residents. “We do what we can to get each turtle back to the ocean, whenever possible,” Clasen explains. “We hope it has some impact. We want to save every turtle—small or large—that crosses our path.” —Kristen Desmond LeFevre

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