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The Mission & Leadership of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is a local nonprofit organization that is dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting the region’s growing pediatric health care system. Under the leadership of its Board of Directors and with the passionate and generous support of its Trustees, SWFL Children’s Charities has raised and donated $18.7 million to local pediatric health care initiatives over the past nine years. These vital funds are raised through one of the most important fundraising events the region, Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Elaine Hawkins
Elaine HawkinsPresident
Andie Vogt
Andie VogtVice President
Debbie Toler
Debbie TolerVice President of Public Relations and Marketing
Jason Stephens
Jason StephensTreasurer
Sandy Youngquist
Sandy YoungquistSecretary and Vice President of Grants

Browse our website to find out how you can attend and support the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest from which 100% of funds raised over this two-day annual event go straight to three key local pediatric health care initiatives. Learn more about our remarkable primary beneficiaries and how each organization uses the millions of dollars pledged by SWFL Children’s Charities’ to impact young lives, now and into the future.

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