2020 SWFL Wine & Food Fest: In February at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, more than $1.4 Million was raised through the Live Auction of the SWFL Wine & Food Fest. Attendees came out to show support and Painted a Difference and Put Kids First! This year’s festivities included seven dinners in private venues throughout the region on Friday evening and then featured 17 vintners and 10 chefs at the Grand Tasting on Saturday followed by the Live Auction.
OUR IMPACT HAS BEEN FELT THROUGHOUT THE FIVE-COUNTY REGION! SWFL Children’s Charities is dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting the region’s growing pediatric health care system. Since 2008, SWFL Children’s Charities has been raising funds to support critical pediatric healthcare needs throughout the region including funds to help dozens of organizations serving our children in healthcare, hunger, mental health, education and more. More than $24 Million since 2008. SWFL Children’s Charities raises funds to help meet those needs throughout our five-county region.
ABOUT US: Under the leadership of its Board of Directors and with the passionate and generous support of its Trustees, SWFL Children’s Charities has donated more than $24 million to local pediatric health care initiatives over the past twelve years making it the most successful fundraising event in Lee County and one of the top-grossing wine fests in the country. The trustees and sponsors underwrite the event and the nonprofit, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., and live auction proceeds go to local charities providing pediatric healthcare services in our region.