Charity

Volunteer Information Days at Fairchild

Volunteer Information Days at Fairchild

Have you ever wanted to beautify a tropical garden, document plant specimens, or guide walking tours surrounded by butterflies? Become a volunteer at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and you can do just that. Attend the free Volunteer Information Days to learn about exciting opportunities available in programs like visitor services, education, horticulture, and more. Volunteering […]

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Happening People: South Beach Triathlon Participant Goes High Tech for a Great Cause

When competing in a triathlon to help children who are sick, any available advantage is welcome. For the athlete on crutches who came in dead last at last year’s New York City Marathon, even more welcome. Thomas G. Abraham, an emeritus board member of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, following in his father’s footsteps who […]

Wynwood’s Wall Brawl for the Ronald McDonald House

Wynwood’s Wall Brawl for the Ronald McDonald House

On Friday, March 6, 2015, Miami’s top street and graffiti artists will gather at The Annex in Wynwood in a live painting “battle” which supports the Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida. Each artist will create a beautiful work, and everyone will cast votes to determine the winner. They’ll be auctioned off later in […]

A Fashionable Night for Dade Legal Aid

A Fashionable Night for Dade Legal Aid

On Friday, February 27th, join local lawyers, judges, TV personalities, fashionistas, designers and international dignitaries for Fashion Night on Brickell. The evening will kick off at 6pm at Espirito Santo Plaza, featuring a fusion of fine fashion, food and friends joining together to raise awareness and funds for Dade Legal Aid. Hundreds of fashionistas, designers, dignitaries, Miss Universe […]

Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty Miami

Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty Miami

The Humane Society of the United States will present “Celebrating Animals/Confronting Cruelty Miami” on Friday, March 27, 2015, to honor the work of The HSUS Animal Rescue Team and the South Florida Wildlife Center, which serves the tri-county area of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade, and admits more than 12,000 injured, orphaned or imperiled wildlife […]

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Miami

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Miami

On the third Monday of January each year, we celebrate Martin Luther King Day to commemorate his peaceful activism in the civil rights movement. His message is ingrained in the spirit of America. Beyond the U.S., his message resonates throughout the world. In fact, the Japanese city of Hiroshima as well as our Northern neighbors in […]

The heART of #ArtBasel: A mission to bring the arts back to JDD Middle School

The heART of #ArtBasel: A mission to bring the arts back to JDD Middle School

Art Basel is about to takeover Wynwood, but ironically, over 600 local middle school students at Wynwood’s JDD Middle School are currently being denied access to the arts because there’s no money to hire a teacher. Well, that’s about to end thanks to the commitment of Patrick Walsh of WADA, Robert de los Rios of Wynwood […]

Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Erica Greenfield October has arrived and it’s ushering in cooler temperatures (It’s still 80 degrees outside, but we’ll take it!), Miami Heat preseason games, pumpkin-spiced lattes and of course, all pink everything. Yes, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Magic City is thinking pink. As the second leading cause of death of […]

Must Love Dogs: Miami’s Summer Pet Adoption Events

Must Love Dogs: Miami’s Summer Pet Adoption Events

By Erica Greenfield Once upon a time there was an adorable Bichon Frise puppy. She lived a happy life under the care of her family, but all of that changed the day she was hit by a car. Left with severe injuries and an injured leg, her family refused to pay for her medical care […]

The Season of Giving: Miss Money Funny Gives Back on a Budget

by: Alyson Komyanek Did the holiday season sneak up on you again this year, too? It seems like it comes quicker and quicker each year and with it comes all those commercials with the homeless animals in their little cages while that Sarah McLaughlin song plays in the background. Each year I find myself wanting […]