Charity Register: February 2013

Six opportunities to give back this month.

January 30, 2013

Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
Cause: Develop and rapidly apply the most promising research to treat and cure those living with diabetes
Chairpersons: Sandra Levy and Sonja Zuckerman
Event: 39th annual Love and Hope Ball, Saturday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m., The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Cause: Save tropical plant diversity by exploring, explaining, and conserving the world of tropical plants
Chairpersons: Swanee DiMare and Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa
Event: Gala in the Garden, Saturday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Cause: Care for those in need, and advance the unity, values, and purpose of Jewish people in Miami, Israel, and around the world
Chairpersons: Mojdeh and Robert Danial
Event: The Main Event, Thursday, February 7, at 5:30 p.m., Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Children's Home Society of Florida
Cause: Protect children at risk of abuse, neglect, or abandonment, and find loving homes for them
Event chair: Ana Hernandez
Event: Pink & Blue Gala, Saturday, February 9, at 7 p.m., InterContinental Miami

Voices for Children Foundation, Inc.
Cause: Ensure that every abused and neglected child in Miami- Dade County has a court-appointed guardian ad litem, plus financial assistance and other resources
Honorary cochairs: Brittany Lopez and Christian Slater
Event: Be a Voice, Inspire Hope Gala, Saturday, February 16, at 7 p.m., Mandarin Oriental, Miami

New World Symphony
Cause: Prepare gifted graduates from distinguished music conservatories for successful careers in symphony orchestras and ensembles
Gala chairs: Sari and Arthur Agatston
Event: 25th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, February 23, at 6 p.m., New World Center

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