Second Annual ‘PhilanthroFest’ Unites South Florida’s Non-Profit Organizations With Art, Music, Culture In A Large Scale, Family Friendly Community Event
Free outdoor event raises community awareness and promotes civic engagement with over 100 non-profit organization participants in fun-filled day with purpose.
PhilanthroFest will hold their second annual outdoor festival showcasing over 100 South Florida non-profit organizations on Saturday, April 6 from Noon to 6 p.m. at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. During the free, large-scale community event, South Florida residents of all ages will have the opportunity to learn about philanthropic organizations and community resources in a family-friendly atmosphere while enjoying music, art, performance, demonstrations, vendors, food trucks, fun family activities courtesy of PhilanthroFest’s community partners.
The event takes place annually in April and is free and open to the public with the goal of connecting potential volunteers and donors to not-for-profit organizations while creating a fun, family friendly environment that promotes civic engagement, deepens community connections and sparks the philanthropic spirit of South Florida.
Attendees will learn more about valuable community resources while enjoyilng a great outdoor festival that includes music from favorites, PALO! and Day Musc Died, DJ Hank Justice, tango and flamenco performances, drum circle, live theatre by Mobile Micro Theater, cooking demonstration by WokStar, yoga led by Rina, communtiy meditation by Hay House author, Jennifer Grace and more!
Kids will also enjoy interactive exhibits and activities by Miami Science Museum and HistoryMiami. With so much to see and do, event attendees will surely builld up an appetite! Fortunately, Burger Beast has ensured no one goes hungry by hosting the food truck rally featuring Latin Burger & Taco, Marlie’s Delights, Ms. Cheezious and Veggie Xpress.
Margot A Betteridge
Alina Campos-Vega for GetMeSomeArt!
Jesus Alejandro Perez
11:30 Drum Circle
12:30 Opening Remarks
12:45 Divas & Gurus of Dance
1:15 Building 5 Brothers
2:30 Fusion Gitana
3:15 Lion Dancers
3:30 Day Music Died
4:45 Street Jamz Miami Dance
12:00 Jennifer Grace Meditation
1:30 Street Jamz Miami Dance
2:30 Rina Yoga
3:30 Divas & Gurus of Dance
4:00 Fusion Gitana
4:30 Frank Rojas Drummers
5:30 Lama Karma Chotso, Kagyu Shedrup Choling Meditation
12:15 Magda Ortiz Duo
1:00 MDC Culinary Institute
1:30 Remy – Magic & Comedy
2:30 Tango Times Dance
3:45 Glamour Goddess
4:15 Tango Times Dance
4:45 DJ Hank Justice
THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL
2:00-5:00, Characters by Kikimora Studio
12:00-6:00, Children’s Life Zone by the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
12:00-6:00, Our Miami Story by HistoryMiami
12:00-6:00, Mobile Micro Theater
Food Truck Zone by Burger Beast
Latin Burger & Taco
PhilanthroFest is proudly supported by these amazing sponsors:
Knight Foundation, Miami Dade College, Miami Foundation, JJMA Distributors Group, LLC, Miami Dade County, City of Miami, Miami New Times, Medina Foundation, car2Go, Wells Fargo, Real Estate Sales Force, Peek-A-Boo Imaging Ideal Baby and Kids, MDO Partners, Livelihood Show, Burger Beast, Fried On Business, Center of Grace, Miami Herald, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Alberni, Caballero & Company, L.L.P., Ford, Elegant Parties, Monster Sound, FunClick
PhilanthroFest is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
Entertainment and Programming
Day Music Died
Building 5 Brothas
Magda Ortiz Duo
Divas and Gurus of Dance
Glamour Goddess Vaudeville Show Solo
Enamorados del Tango
Street Jamz Miami Dance
Tango Times Dance Company
Meditation by Jennifer Grace
Healthy Wok Cooking Demo by Wokstar
Lama Karma Chotso, Kagyu Shedrup Choling Meditation
Comedy by Remy
Frank Rojas Drummers
DJ Hank Justice
Mobile Micro Theater
Blood Drive by Community Blood Centers of South Florida
Food Truck Zone by Burger Beast
Latin Burger & Taco
Children’s Life Zone by the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Our Miami Story by HistoryMiami
Net Impact South Florida Professional Chapter
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami (BBBS)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, Inc.
Center for Family and Child Enrichment Inc.
Chop Shop Cares for Kids
CitiChurch Higher Ground Culinary Arts Program
Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida, Inc.
Guardian ad Litem
Hope for Miami
Jonathan Spikes Foundation, Inc.
Kiwanis Miramar/Pembroke Pines
Little Haiti Optimist Club
Live Life Healthy Foundations
Maestro Cares Foundation
Miami Beach Coalition
National Voices for Equality, Education and ENlightenment, Inc (NVEEE)
NEB School Uniforms for Success
Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Inc.
Owen Walker Jr. Foundation, Inc.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida
South Florida CARES Mentoring Movement
South Florida Girl Up
StandUp For Kids-Miami
The Elastic Mind Project
The J.A.M. Foundation, Inc.
The SAILS Institute
Touching Miami with Love (TML)
Voices For Children
Act 2 Stage Productions
Art of Cultural Evolution
Arts & Business Council of Miami
Bird Road Art Walk
Coral Gables Museum Young Associates
Culture in the City
Drag It OUT
Miami Theater Center
Middle Eastern American Professionals Association
Music for Memories, Inc.
Musicians On Call
National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)
ROCKAZ MVMT, INC
TL Tango Lovers Org., Inc
VIERNES CULTURALES/CULTURAL FRIDAYS
Guitars Over Guns Organization (GOGO)
Best Buddies Florida
Deliver the Dream
Easter Seals South Florida
Sunrise Community, Inc.
City Year Miami
Dress for Success Miami (DFS)
Florida International University – Office of Engagement
Miami Children’s Initiative
Monica Burguera Foundation
Photography is Not a Crime
Strong Women, Strong Girls
The Motivational Edge
Web of Wholistic Educators (WHOLE)
Casimiro Global Foundation
Environmental Coalition for Miami & the Beaches (ECOMB)
Fertile Earth Foundation
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
South Florida National Parks Trust
The Institute For Regional Conservation
Urban Paradise Guild (UPG)
Angel Flight Southeast
Banyan Community Health Center
Common Threads Miami
Family Counseling Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
Florida Heart Research Institute
GM Autism Foundation
Hope for Vision
OneBlood dba Community Blood Centers of Florida
Seeing Stars Foundation
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Urban Oasis Project
Carrfour Supportive Housing
Lutheran Services Florida, Inc
Miami Habitat Young Professionals (HYP)
Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF)
Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade Inc
American Friends for Un Techo Para Mi Pais, Inc
JCI Miami (Junior Chamber International of Miami)
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (SAHF)
Americans for Immigrant Justice
Badges of Courage Foundation
Better Florida Foundation
CABA Pro Bono Project, Inc.
Conscious Acts Of Kindness (CAOK)
Haitian Support Inc
Joshua’s Heart Foundation
Kagyu Shedrup Choling
Magic City Bicycle Collective
Miami Chapter of AmeriCorps Alums
Public Allies Miami (PAM)
Switchboard of Miami, Inc.
Unity on the Bay
Veterans Ocean Adventures, Inc
Women’s Emergency Network
Curleys House Hope Relief Food Bank
Florida International University Law Clinics
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
Minervas, Women Changing the World
The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade
Fresh Start Family Service, Inc.
Kiwanis Club Biscayne Bay
Miami-Dade County Public Library System (Friends of the Library)
Save Our Youth Hialeah (SOY Hialeah)
State of Florida Department of Labor
Zen Village / Heart for Humanity / Zab Sang Institute