LEAVE A LEGACY© Donor Next Door Awards Luncheon

to Honor Baptist Health South Florida,
Code Fever’s Felecia Hatcher and 34 Local Donors

LEAVE A LEGACY© (www.leavealegacymiami.org) will honor local donors whose philanthropy has supported the efforts of 34 South Florida nonprofits at the 17th Annual Donor Next Door Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 at Parrott Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail in Miami.

LEAVE A LEGACY© established the event to showcase the generosity of individuals, families, foundations and corporations that donate time and money to support the work of nonprofits in the arts, education and social services among others. The following organizations will salute their most dedicated patrons:

Baptist Health South Florida Foundation

Barry University

Cleveland Orchestra Miami

Catalyst Miami

Coconut Grove Cares/The Barnyard

Dade Heritage Trust, Inc.

The Education Fund

Feeding South Florida

Jewish Community Services of South Florida

Florida International University

The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Health Foundation of South Florida


Key Biscayne Community Foundation

Miami Children’s Health Foundation

Miami Country Day School

Miami Dade College Foundation

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind

Neat Stuff

New World School of the Arts

Overtown Youth Center

Planned Parenthood of South Florida of South, East and North Florida

Sandals Foundation, Inc.

Special Olympics Florida – Miami-Dade County

Switchboard of Miami, Inc.

Take Stock in Children

The Miami Foundation

United Way of Miami-Dade

University of Miami


The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade

The Villagers

Voices for Children Foundation Inc.

Zoological Society of Florida

The event also highlights emerging community leaders whose work has changed the community for the better. Baptist Health South Florida will be awarded the Community Champion Award, which honors individuals and organizations that contribute to the non-profit community and have shown a great commitment to Miami-Dade County through their activism to help the most vulnerable.

The Miami Foundation will honor Felecia Hatcher, the co-founder of Code Fever and Black Tech Week, with the 2015 Ruth Shack Leadership Award. The award is given to a young professional who represents the qualities of ethics, dedication and service embodied by The Miami Foundation’s former president Ruth Shack.

Event Details

What: 17th Annual Donor Next Door Luncheon hosted by LEAVE A LEGACY®, a program of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning

When: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 14
Where: Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail

Why: To honor the work of leading non-profit donors and volunteers.

Cost: Tickets are $75 each and tables $750

RSVP: Call 305.379.0800

LEAVE A LEGACY© is a program of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (formerly Planned Giving Council) of Miami-Dade, comprised of non-profit leaders and allied business professionals involved in estate and financial planning, whose mission is to promote philanthropy in our community. For more information, visit LeaveALegacyMiami.org.


Presenting Sponsor: Baptist Health South Florida Foundation

Program Sponsors: Chase Marketing Group, The Miami Foundation, The Northern Trust Company, United Way of Miami-Dade

Sustaining Sponsor: Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Miami-Dade and SunTrust

Sustaining Sponsors: Akerman LLP, Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, Morris Family Foundation, Michael and Dian Rosenberg Family Foundation and the University of Miami


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