6 October Events That Give Back

October 01, 2013 | Pursuits

Tracy Mourning, Chapman Partnership
Tracy Wilson Mourning, chair of the 12th annual Chapman Partnership Gala. 

NATIONAL PARKINSON FOUNDATION
Cause: Improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education, and outreach
Honorary Chair: Janet Reno
Event: Moving Day Miami, Sunday, October 6, at 8:30 AM, Bayfront Park Miami

CHAPMAN PARTNERSHIP
Cause: Provide comprehensive services to empower our homeless residents to become self-sufficient
Chairs: Terry Buoniconti and Tracy Wilson Mourning
Event: 12th annual Chapman Partnership Gala, Friday, October 18, at 7 PM, JW Marriott Marquis

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
Cause: Build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke
Chair: Steve Nivet
Event: 2013 Miami-Dade Heart Walk, Saturday, October 26, at 8 AM, Marlins Park

THE JUICE FOUNDATION
Cause: Promote a healthy lifestyle as the essential key to the prevention of cancer and improving cancer survival
Founder: Jenine Howard
Event: Fashion for a Cause, Saturday, October 26, at 6 PM

LOCUST PROJECTS
Cause: Provide contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas.
Founders: Elizabeth Withstandley, Westen Charles, and Cooper
Event: 11th annual Smash and Grab Fundraiser, Saturday, October 26, at 6:30 PM, Locust Projects

AMERICAN NICARAGUAN FOUNDATION
Cause: To aid the poor in Nicaragua by forging strategic alliances to procure and distribute commodity donations and funds to community-based organizations
Cofounders/President: F. Alfredo Pellas Jr. and Theresa Cardenal Pellas
Event: Emerald Gala 2013, Saturday, October 26, at 7 PM, InterContinental Hotel Miami

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