Fundraising Fun

This month is full of exciting events! You can make a difference by attending a gold affair, going dining, mixing and mingling at a lounge, going to a banquet, or attending a formal gala! Cheers!

June 1

Wear your gold opulent outfit, as Jessica June’s Foundation is hosting their 15th Anniversary Gold Party at Revolution Live from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. You are encouraged to wear gold, which is the symbol associated with childhood cancer. Help raise awareness as 100% of the event proceeds will directly benefit local cancer-stricken children by purchasing either a $100 ticket for General Admission or $200 for VIP. Attendees will enjoy an open bar courtesy of Breakthru Beverage, unique interactive entertainment, specialty food stations, sophisticated silent auction offerings, a Go Gold Challenge, an exciting raffle, and a special “Art that Rocks” performance by Perego Live!

June 2

If you like food, then you’re in for a real treat with Victory Living’s 9th Annual Black & Blue Dine Around event! All proceeds will benefit Victory Living’s programs that assist individuals to live, work, and play more independently in Broward County. Victoria Living will be hosting a tantalizing gourmet dining experience at both The Capital Grille and Blue Martini located at The Galleria in Fort Lauderdale from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Admission is $150 per person, which will include hand crafted cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Blue Martini, followed by a tasty dinner, dessert, and wine at The Capital Grille. The event will conclude the evening with after dinner drinks and dancing at Blue Martini!

June 8

Come to Behind the Mask by Fortress of Hope International to see breakthrough performances, incredible vendors, dynamic speakers, award giveaways, and much more! Doors will open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This annual banquet celebrates both men and women survivors of sexual abuse/ assault who have found the courage to break their silence and have turned their pain into a greater purpose. The banquet will take place at the Velocity Center in Fort Lauderdale. Get your RSVP tickets for $50-$65. This will include your admission, a continental breakfast, lunch, and dessert too!

June 13

Attend the 2nd Summer Mix & Mingle being sponsored by FL’s Bar & Lounge and hosted by Handy NextGen from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join the fun and play your part to change lives! It’s the perfect opportunity to socialize with other young professionals. Plus, your first drink is on them! Handy NextGen’s mission is to provide our youth with education, life skills to achieve a positive and lasting change, and a supportive community. Admission is free and you can assist by spreading local awareness through networking, creating meaningful interactions, and raising support of its programs. See you there!

June 29

Dress up in your formal wear and get ready for the 1st Annual Gala hosted by Eye Care Gambia. The gala will take place at the Miramar Cultural Center. Tickets to the gala are between $100- $1000 and all proceeds will go towards the continued eye care of The People of The Gambia. Your ticket purchase to this event will include admission, an elegant dinner, a live band, dancing, magnificent silent and live auctions featuring items from the Gambia; vacation stays, trips, liquor, sport collectibles, gift baskets, a cash bar, and more!

By Vanessa C. Guzman


Vanessa is an outgoing person who is always trying to keep the peace and the positivity flowing. She loves the beach, going out with her friends, and being a great THINKer as Editorial Director.