Summertime Smiles

During this summer month there are so many different events to attend for a great cause! You can give a charitable contribution by socializing at a local event, playing soccer, bowling, paddle boarding and kayaking, or attending a black-tie gala!

July 12

Come out for a memorable evening as the sun sets over the water and colors come alive with Paddling For A Cause by The 1 Lyfe as they join forces with Las Olas Paddle Boards. 100% of the proceeds made from this event will go directly to The 1 Lyfe’s mission to bring a sustainable water source to a rural area in Haiti this Fall. This is a leisure 1.5- 2-hour tour of the Las Olas waterways, as the sun sets, while you’re on a paddle board or kayak. All levels are welcome. Ticket prices vary from $20-$150. You may also bring your own kayak or paddle board for the tour. This night will truly be an amazing experience!

July 12

This summer’s black-tie affair is benefitting the Miami Learning Experience School. This year, The Miami Nice group will be hosting a casino-themed soiree. This nonprofit organization is aiming to raise funds to promote a safe environment that encourages academic, social, and emotional growth for all children and adults with developmental disabilities. All proceeds and funds raised will be donated directly to the Miami Learning Experience School. The exclusive gala will commence at 8 pm with popular casino games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament. Admission to The Miami Nice Gala varies from $75-$130, which will include a live music performance, a silent auction, food, cocktails, beer, wine, and more! Event location will be emailed to ticket buyers.

July 21

Hurry, and put your cleats on! Join Evolution + International LLC for their 5th Annual Soccer Picnic to help raise awareness about Pancreatic Cancer and those affected by this deadly disease. Both men and women are welcome to play. Each team will have 6-10 players on 6 v. 6 on the field with 4 substitutes. This event will take place from 11 am to 6 pm at 20901 NE 16th Avenue, Miami, FL 33179. This is a kid-friendly event and they will have a Kid Zone available with bounce houses for the youngsters. There will be food and refreshments for everyone, which will be free if you are a player on the soccer team! Unity is strength and together we can help make a difference!

July 25

Get ready to have a great time for a great cause! Just Breathe has partnered up with Pulmonary Hypertension Association for their 2nd annual fundraising event at American Social Brickell in Miami from 6 pm to 9 pm. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Their mission is to provide support, hope, and awareness while funding research for a cure for high blood pressure in the lungs. The cost of admission is $100 per ticket, which will include entry to the event, a 3-hour open bar (beer, liquor, and wine), appetizers, raffle prizes, and more.

July 25

It’s time for bowling fun with South Florida AAZK’s Bowling for Rhinos at Bowlero Miami from 6:30 pm to 10 pm. Everyone is welcome to bowl to benefit rhino conservation. Tickets to this bowling event range from $20-$35. The $35 ticket will include a limited edition 2019 “Keep Rhinos Horny” T-shirt, 1.5 hours of bowling, bowling shoe rental, pizza, soft drink, a raffle ticket, and silent auction. Guests may also enjoy the restaurant, full bar, pool tables, and even a laser tag area at Bowlero Miami!

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.