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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 [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. names V Madrone Cellars as Honored Signature Vintner of 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is pleased to announce that V Madrone Cellars has been named the Honored Signature Vintner of the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, the organization’s annual signature fundraising event. Owners Chris and Pauline Tilley will represent the winery by attending the Signature Vintner Dinner on Dec. 4 and at the [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. announces 2016-2017 board of directors

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. introduces its 2016-2017 board of directors, elected during the organization’s annual trustee meeting to serve a one-year term through July 2017. Elaine Hawkins is president, and Debbie Toler is vice president. Other officers are: Sandy Stilwell, treasurer; Andie Vogt, vice president of public relations and marketing; and Bev Cherry, secretary. Board [...]

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 [...]

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SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. reveals auction lots up for bid at 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

2016 Ryder Cup Hazeltine National Golf Club SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has revealed the selection of exclusive getaways, delectable wine and culinary offerings, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences to be auctioned off to the highest bidders during its annual signature event, the 2016 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. At the Live Auction, held Saturday, Feb. [...]

THE NEWS-PRESS: Investing in the future

Southwest Florida Wine and Food Festival donates $100,000 and equipment to FSW A donation from the Southwest Florida Wine and Food Festival will provide students at Florida SouthWestern chance to get hands-on experience with new medical equipment before heading out into the real world. Representatives from the Southwest Florida Wine and Food Festival presented a [...]

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NAPLES DAILY NEWS: Wine festival donates to local college

Area kids will breathe a little easier and smile a lot brighter thanks to a $100,000 check presentation Monday from SWFL Children's Charities Inc. to Florida SouthWestern State College's School of Health Professions. For the seventh year in a row, the nonprofit gifted the money - part of the proceeds from the record-breaking $3.3 million [...]

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