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Generocity 2020

Sarasota Magazine's event at the Municipal Auditorium brought together more than 60 nonprofits and guests from Lakewood Ranch to Venice interested in learning about them.

01/30/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Embracing Our Differences 2020 Annual Luncheon

Supporters of the annual outdoor art exhibit at Bayfront Park filled Michael’s On East to celebrate its mission.

01/29/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $108,000 in Grants

Funds will benefit the food bank's DeSoto Food and Resource Center expansion, cooking programs and school initiatives.

01/27/2020 Photography by Staff

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Seafood & Sailboats

Historic Spanish Point supporters gathered at the bayfront White Cottage, part of Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer’s original winter estate, to feast on smoked mullet and christen a new volunteer-built sailboat.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Concert Association 75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration

The brunch at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens brought together fans for festive food and the music of the Brandon Goldberg Trio.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Forks and Corks 2020 Grand Tasting

This year's food and wine event in the Ringling Museum courtyard was blessed with perfect weather.

01/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Mr. Worldwide

Pitbull to Headline 2020 Firefly Gala

This the gala’s 10th and final year. It raises money for Forty Carrots Family Center.

01/23/2020 By Staff

Generocity

Panel Discussion Covers Ways Young Professionals Can Give Back

As part of Sarasota Magazine's fourth annual GeneroCity event, leading young professionals will discuss how to become involved with local nonprofits.

01/23/2020 By Staff

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NCJW Women In Power Luncheon 2020

The 38th annual luncheon took place at Michael's On East and honored four extraordinary women.

01/23/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

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Alpha Phi Alpha Dinner-Dance

The event at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/20/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Matter Brothers Furniture Donates More Than $25,000 to All Star Children's Foundation

Matter Brothers also worked with Sealy Mattress Company, which donated 36 mattresses to the foundation.

01/19/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

V Foundation Announces 15th Annual Dick Vitale Gala

The honorees at this year's gala are Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians, Gonzaga University head coach Mark Few and ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith.

01/16/2020 By Staff

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala 2020

The evening raised more than $1 million to support Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s cancer services, specifically patient care.

01/13/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Area Family Gives Major Donation to Community Day School

Sarasota's Mitch and Colleen Blumenthal donated $500,000 in support of Community Day School's new middle school building.

01/08/2020 By Staff

GeneroCITY

Join Us for GeneroCITY 2020!

Sarasota Magazine’s fourth annual GeneroCITY celebrates the organizations that make Sarasota-Manatee one the most "giving" areas in the country.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Author Donates Proceeds From First Book to Area Nonprofits

Mitchell Epstein's book was inspired by his time mentoring homeless youth.

01/06/2020 By Staff

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Sarasota Ballet Gala 2020

This year's gala honored Margaret Barbieri, assistant director of the ballet and longtime prima ballerina at The Royal Ballet.

01/06/2020 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

FCCI Charitable Foundation Makes First Gift

All Faiths Food Bank received $80,000 from the foundation.

01/03/2020 By Staff

Grants

William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Awards $77,000 Grant to Children First

The grant will fund improved security at four of Children First's locations.

12/30/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Raises More Than $1 Million for Season of Sharing

The milestone sparked a second $100,000 contribution to the campaign from The Patterson Foundation.

12/27/2019 By Staff