SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to dedicate funds from 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to support pediatric oncology

The diagnosis of childhood cancer is devastating for families. However, the journey of care can lead to hope when the family is able to turn to Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida for world-class pediatric oncology treatment. In support of this lifesaving program that enables local families to stay close to home, SWFL Children’s Charities, [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names four new beneficiaries of 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has announced four new beneficiaries of its 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest: PACE Center for Girls of Lee County, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, SalusCare, Inc. and The Heights Foundation. Collectively, these beneficiaries will receive 10 percent of the auction proceeds from the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presents $200,000 to Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College for scholarships

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recently presented $200,000 to both Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and to Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) to award scholarships to qualifying students within their health care programs. Over the past eight years, the organization has granted more than $1.6 million to FGCU and FSW for programs and scholarships focused on [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to dedicate funds from Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to children’s behavioral health

One in ten children struggle with a mental health condition before the age of 10. Locally and across the country, there is a lack of resources for children in need of mental health care and this year, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is dedicating its fund-a-cause dollars to the pediatric behavioral health initiative at Golisano Children’s [...]

2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest Raises More Than $2.8 Million and Counting to Benefit Pediatric Health Care

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest has raised more than $2.8 million and counting, with 100 percent of the proceeds directly benefitting pediatric health care in Southwest Florida. Made possible by title sponsor Pitbladdo Holdings, LLC, the two-day signature fundraising event featured Chef Vintner Dinners on Feb. 26 and The [...]

$2 Million Dedicated to Educating the Next Generation of Pediatric Health Care Professionals

Funding the construction of a children’s hospital is one thing. There is no shortage of concrete, windows and lumber. Staffing the region’s needs for well-trained pediatric health care professionals is a quite different challenge, especially with the rising cost of tuition. Meet Jennifer McGinnis, a SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. scholarship recipient in the Florida SouthWestern [...]

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