Charity Register: September 2013

August 26, 2013 | Talk of the Town

Dwyane Wade, Wade's World Foundation
Dwyane Wade gives back through his Wade's World Foundation. 

Make-A-Wish
Cause: Granting wishes to children with life-threatening medical illnesses to inspire hope and bring joy during difficult times
President/CEO: Norman Wedderburn
Event: Optime 5K Run/Walk, Sunday, September 15, at 7:30 am, Markham Park

Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation
Cause: Support happier, healthier children by raising funds and awareness for Miami Children’s Hospital
President/CEO: Lucy Morillo-Agnetti
Event: Third annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K Run-Walk, Saturday, September 21, at 7:30 am, Coral Gables City Hall

American Diabetes Association
Cause: Change the future and make a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes
Executive director: Flavia Llizo
Event: Miami Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, Saturday, September 21, at 8 am, Marlins Park

Ann Storck Center
Cause: Enrich the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities
Executive director/CEO: Charlotte Mather-Taylor
Event: 20th annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction, Friday, September 27, at 7 pm, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

American Heart Association
Cause: Build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke
Chair: Gabrielle Finley-Hazle
Event: Go Red for Women Celebration (luncheon and Love Your Heart Workshops), Friday, September 27, at 10 am, The Westin Beach Resort and Spa Fort Lauderdale

Wade’s World Foundation
Cause: Provide support to various educational, health, and family service programs, in particular those that benefit underserved communities
Founder: Dwyane Wade
Event: A Night on the RunWade, Thursday, September 26, at 6:30 pm. The Moore Building

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