Charity Register: April 2013

Six opportunities to give back this month.

April 01, 2013

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Cause: Find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment
Event chair: Michael Epstein
Event: Sixth annual Nautica South Beach Triathlon, Sunday, April 7, at 5:30 a.m., Lummus Park

Women's Fund of Miami-Dade
Cause: Empower women through advocacy and funding for innovative initiatives that build equality, foster social change, and create community partnerships
Event chairs: Judy Chorlog, Kristin Francisco, and Aletha Player
Event: 2013 annual luncheon, Power of the Purse: 20 Years of Solutions, Friday, April 19, at 11 a.m., Jungle Island

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
Cause: Enlighten, educate, and entertain our community through transformational arts and cultural experiences
Event chairs: Swanee and Paul DiMare
Event: Seventh Anniversary Gala, Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m., John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall

Kristi House
Cause: Heal and eradicate child sexual abuse
Executive director: Trudy Novicki
Event: Seventh annual Breaking the Silence Luncheon, Friday, April 26, at 12 p.m., Jungle Island

American Cancer Society
Cause: Eliminate cancer as a major health problem by prevention, saving lives, and diminishing suffering through research, education, advocacy, and service
Event chairs: Pedro and Madeleine Munilla
Event: Centennial Gala 2013, Saturday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m., Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa Miami

Florida Heart Research Institute
Cause: Stop heart disease through research, education, and prevention
Event chair: Bob Arnold
Event: Heart of a Chef, Sunday, April 28, 3–7 p.m., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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