MIAMI, FL, January 09, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Educate Tomorrow (www.educatetomorrow.org), an international non-profit organization based in South Florida, will host its 10th annual gala to benefit disadvantaged foster youth. The "roaring twenties" themed gala will take place on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 17575 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 (a private bay front estate) from 7:00 p.m. to midnight. Proceeds and ticket sales will help support Educate Tomorrow's core mission of creating independence for foster youth and other disadvantaged youth through education, mentoring and life skills training.
"This gala is in celebration of our 50th, 51st and 52nd college graduates and a thank you to all of our mentors and supporters," says Educate Tomorrow CEO Brett McNaught. "Since May of 2012, we have been able to increase our mentoring program by 65% and the total youth served by 108%. At the same time, we have improved the quality and depth of our program delivery. Over the past 12 months our dedicated staff and volunteers have spent over 10,500 hours working with 190 of Miami's most at risk youth and young adults, most of whom spent long periods of their childhood in the foster care system."
Tri-Mix Foundation is the event's title sponsor and Bacardi is the in-kind drink sponsor. Other major event sponsors include: Robert and Edith Hudson, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, United Automobile Insurance Group, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Barish, Zeke Guilford, Damian & Valori LLP, The Alderman Law Firm, Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A., Kaufman Rossin & Co., Sanchez-Medina, Gonzalez, Quesada, Lage, Crespo, Gomez & Machado LLP, Professional Bank, Frank and Debbie Jimenez, Darius G. and Marivi Nevin, Angelo & Banta P.A., Global Risk Solutions, Harke Clasby & Bushman LLP, Ronald L. Book P.A., Mary Claire and Alex Espenkotter, Easton & Associates, ReInvest Capital and Chris Damian.
Tickets cost $100 and can be purchased online at http://www.educatetomorrow.org. The event will take place on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 17575 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 (a private bay front estate) from 7:00 p.m. to midnight. Event attendees are encouraged to wear 1920's evening attire, but cocktail attire is also appropriate. Sponsorship opportunities, along with in-kind food and wine donor tables, are still available. For more information, please call (305) 374-3751.
Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships directly benefit Educate Tomorrow's programs. Contributions made to Educate Tomorrow are exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Educate Tomorrow, Corp. (www.educatetomorrow.org) is an international, nonprofit, certified 501(c)(3) organization. Educate Tomorrow's mission is to create independence for foster youth and other disadvantaged youth through education, mentoring, and life skills training. Educate Tomorrow is meeting a crucial need in Miami and with college students across the State of Florida. On March 8, 2013 the prestigious College Board, Advocacy & Policy Center named Educate Tomorrow the 2013 Innovation Award winner for the Southern Region of the United States for the category of preparing students for "Getting In" to college. In October 2013, Voices for Children awarded Educate Tomorrow with the 2013 Most Valuable Protector Award.
Contact: Kristine B. Snively of Pristine PR at (954) 376-3683, or via e-mail at email@example.com for Educate Tomorrow's 10th Annual "Roaring Twenties" Gala.
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