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SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. hosts trustee reception, introduces behavioral health fund-a-cause initiative

On Sunday, Jan. 8, trustees, sponsors and dinners hosts of the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest gathered for a reception at the Naples home of Jason and Kelly Stephens, trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. During the event, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recognized event supporters and introduced the 2017 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. introduces 2017 Child Artists, Leo and Lola Grabinski

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is the primary beneficiary of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest - SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s signature fundraiser - so it is very fitting for the hospital’s young patients to be a part of this amazing event, and that is what the Child Artist program is all [...]

New Ambulance Joins Fleet at Golisano Children’s Hospital

Funding provided by SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. A new, state-of-the-art virtual intensive care unit on wheels is rolling across Southwest Florida safely transporting newborns and older children to and from Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The new ambulance, funded by SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., is slightly smaller than its predecessor (a 1999 ambulance that [...]

Christin Collins and Debbie Toler named chairs for 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to be held Feb. 24 and 25

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has appointed Christin Collins and Debbie Toler as chairpersons for the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, a two-day signature fundraising event benefiting local charities that are dedicated to serving children in Southwest Florida. The 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest will be held Feb. 24 and 25 at [...]

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 [...]

Announcing vintners and chefs for The Grand Tasting at 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, tickets still available

Renowned vintners and Southwest Florida chefs have come together to support the mission of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. through their involvement in The Grand Tasting at the 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, taking place Saturday, Feb. 27 at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Vintners and chefs participating in The Grand Tasting will [...]

2016-11-17T13:09:00-05:00News, Press Releases|

The SWFL Wine & Food Fest Featured in Grandeur

The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest continues to grow in notoriety! Grandeur recently published several in-depth feature articles about the Child Artist program, the amazing food and wine to be enjoyed at the event, and a sample of the exciting travel experiences and valuables up for bid at this year’s Live Auction. Click here [...]

A community of gracious giving

Situated along natural woodland preserves with 20 acres of waterways in a sheltered cove, St. Charles Harbour is a luxury, deep-water marina and gated yachting community located in the Iona area of South Fort Myers. The community’s private club, St. Charles Yacht Club, is generally reserved for member-only events, but will open up its doors [...]

2016-11-17T13:09:00-05:00Auction Lots, News|

In the News: Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest featured in the USA TODAY 10Best!

We are incredibly honored to have the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest featured in the USA TODAY 10Best! Since the inaugural event 7 years ago, this event has grown to be one of the top-rated wine auctions in the county, generating $12.8 million for the beneficiaries of Southwest Florida Children’s Charities. Read more here [...]

2016-02-04T17:30:01-05:00News|