Charity Register: November

Six opportunities to give back this month.

November 01, 2012

Kristi House
Cause: Provide a healing environment for all children who are victims of sexual abuse and for their families
President: Nelson D. Diaz (RIGHT)
Event: 13th annual Touch a Heart Dinner & Auction, Friday, November 2, at 7 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel Miami

The Barton G. Kids Hear Now Foundation
Cause: Improve the lives of hearing-impaired children through the viability of cochlear implants
Founders: Barton G. Weiss and Jill Viner
Events: Second annual Run Over Hear, Saturday, November 3, at 8 a.m., Zoo Miami; fourth annual Celebration, Saturday, December 1, at 7 p.m., The Villa by Barton G.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida
Cause: Grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions
Gala chairman: Shareef Malnik
Event: 18th annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, Saturday, November 3, at 7 p.m., InterContinental Miami

Pinecrest Gardens
Cause: Provide support for historic Pinecrest Gardens
Event chair: Alana Perez
Event: Masquerade in the Gardens: A Night at the Moulin Rouge, Saturday, November 3, at 7 p.m., Pinecrest Gardens

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Cause: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families
Event chair: Ralph E. Lawson
Event: Light the Night Walk, Saturday, November 10, at 5 p.m., Bayfront Park

The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
Cause: Find a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury
Master of ceremonies: Tom Brokaw
Event: Destination Fashion, Saturday, November 10, at 6 p.m., Bal Harbour Shops;

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