Dan Marino Foundation participates in Super Bowl charity challenge

Though the Super Bowl won’t be quite the same this year, there’s plenty of fun to be had during the game. One way is to support the Dan Marino Foundation through the Pro Football Pick’Em Charity Challenge. In partnership with the NFLPA’s Professional Athletes Foundation, the Pick’Em Charity Challenge blends sports predictions with fundraising. To

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida purchases Miami property for Wish House

The South Florida branch of one of the country’s most well-known nonprofits is making moves in Miami. Make-A-Wish Southern Florida recently purchased land in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood to construct the 30,000 square-foot Finker-Frenkel Wish House, which will serve as a place to uplift children and families during the wish discovery process. It will also provide

Words to Live By

Brooke Harter may only be in seventh grade, but the student at Our Savior Lutheran School in Plantation is proving to be wise beyond her years. Harter recently won the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay-writing contest hosted by the Plantation’s Parks & Recreation Department. The contest invited students in middle school and high

A virtual Tour de Broward

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is adapting its well known annual fundraiser for the pandemic era. The ANF Group Tour de Broward has been helping underwrite programs, services, and facilities for kids and families at the children’s hospital for 11 years through its nonprofit foundation, raising $5.1 million over its history. This year, Tour de Broward will

Pap Corps names new CEO

An established South Florida nonprofit recently named a new CEO. Sally Berenzweig was recently named the new nonprofit of The Pap Corps. The co-founder and former CEO of KidSafe Foundation will use her 14 years of nonprofit expertise to expand The Pap Corps’ fundraising base, develop new partnerships, increase membership, raise awareness through social media

Miami-Dade County honors lives lost to COVID-19

Miami-Dade County joined the nation in honoring the 400,000 lives lost during the COVID-19 pandemic yesterday. In a statement, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said, “So many families have lost loved ones during this devastating year. It’s important that we come together as a community and as a nation to mourn, reflect, and remember all

NAIOP South Florida Donates Nearly $21,000 to Jack & Jill Children’s Center

Local real estate professionals are giving back to the community. NAIOP South Florida recently donated $20,719 to Jack & Jill Children’s Center. The proceeds are from the organization’s 34th annual golf tournament, adding to the $100,000 that NAIOP has donated to Jack & Jill over the past five years. “We are so pleased to present

Elisabetta’s Opens in West Palm Beach

As Lifestyle reported in 2019 when the first restaurant opened in Delray Beach, there’s a story behind the name Elisabetta’s Ristorante. As Lisabet Summa, corporate culinary director at Big Time Restaurant Group, tells it, her parents gave her a name that “nobody has ever heard of” after deciding that the name her half-Italian father wanted

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HANDY distributes donation to students

One of Fort Lauderdale’s most well-known nonprofits is continuing to help young people in the community thanks to the Moss Foundation. HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth) received a $30,000 donation from the Moss Foundation. HANDY distributed the funds to youth who were honored at the Moss 2021 Perseverance Awards virtual ceremony earlier this week.

From the Editor: Beverly Raphael-Altman’s Words to Live By

Beverly Raphael-Altman has a way with words. The CEO and chairwoman of RCC Associates—who’s defied the doubters in her industry’s male-dominated construction circles for more than 20 years—manages to turn phrases that would make both Yoda and Mark Twain proud.  Over the past decade, I’ve had the pleasure of conversing with Beverly in settings both

MOCA presents Art on the Plaza

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is taking art outside for a whole year for a special project. Art on the Plaza will present newly commissioned, public artworks from Miami-based artists. Artists that will have work gracing the MOCA Plaza include Reginald O’Neal, Studio AMLgMATD (Laz Ojalde and Natalie Zlamalova), a collaborative presentation by

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HANDY hosts community fundraiser

This weekend, HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth) is inviting the community to join in its mission to provide services that educate and empower Broward County’s vulnerable youth with a Unity Weekend fundraiser Jan. 8 to Jan. 10. The fundraiser is open to individuals, teams, families and companies, who are encouraged to complete any kind