CHARLEE Homes for Children, a private non-profit agency that has helped thousands of children in the Miami-Dade foster care system begin a new life, has announced its second “CHARLEE and the Chocolate Factory” celebration and fundraiser.
The fantastic family-centered event will take place on Feb. 27 at Evelyn Greer Park in Pinecrest, and promises to indulge the senses with delicious treats and games.
Children and adults alike can enjoy an assortment of carnival fun, games and sweet treats — all for a great cause. All proceeds from this decadent and delicious fundraiser will benefit CHARLEE Homes for Children, the largest foster care provider in Miami-Dade County, serving more than 1,000 children and youth each year.
Dave Barry, humor columnist, is master of ceremonies. Fun surprises are in store for the whole family. Event chair is Shelly Dimitrijevic and honorary chair is Paula Brockway.
Event hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Evelyn Greer Park is located at 8200 SW 124 St. in Pinecrest. Advance purchase tickets (before Jan. 28) are adults, $100; children, $50. To purchase, call 305-779-9793 or visit online at <www.charlee.org>, and click on the CHARLEE and the Chocolate Factory banner. Ticket prices will increase after Jan. 28.