Spirit Halloween’s Spirit of Children campaign will donate 10% of purchases made through Oct. 31 in Southwest Florida stores to Golisano Children’s Hospital. In addition, the company gifts costumes, decorations and crafts for a Halloween-themed party for children at the hospital. Anyone shopping at Southwest Florida Spirit Halloween stores can present the 10% off coupon…

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Proshot Tennis event at Shadow Wood

Nearly 400 SWCC tennis members, friends and fans attended the 8th annual Proshot Tennis exhibition, which recently raised more than $20,000 for the Shadow Wood Charitable Foundation. In the feature match, tennis legend Mikeal Pernfors teamed with Gulf Harbour Golf & Country Club Pro Mike Curran to nip former touring standout Robert Kendrick and Shadow…

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WHAT: A Step Forward, Overcoming Obstacles – Lunch with Celebrity Speaker Dr. Ben Carson (Fundraising Event) WHERE: Ritz Carlton Beach Resort, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108 WHEN:  Friday, March 25, 2022, 11:30 am WHO: Presented by and benefitting the Parkinson’s Association of Southwest Florida COST: Individual Tickets: $300 (Includes lunch and presentation by…

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What: Avow’s Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal fair March 9 and 10 offers area residents the opportunity to see what their treasures are worth, while supporting the nonprofit provider of hospice, palliative care and grief support services. The event features guests from Doyle New York, regular appraisers on “Antiques Roadshow.” The Public Appraisals Day March 10…

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WHAT: 23rd Annual “Step up for Parkinson’s Walk” WHERE: Baker Park, 30 Riverside Circle, Naples, FL 34102 WHEN:  Saturday, February 12, 2022, Registration at 9:00 am, Walk at 10:00 am WHO: Presented by and benefitting the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida COST: $30 in advance.  $35 at the event Registration for the In-person walk includes…

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The event will feature Zak Williams, the son of the late actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died by suicide after suffering from depression and diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia. Williams’ son also navigated PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), depression and anxiety, and now is a mental health advocate working to raise awareness and access…

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Community Cooperative will be hosting its popular fall annual fundraiser, Becoming Cosmopolitan: “Gone Country,” on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. at The Ranch Concert Hall in Fort Myers.  This marks the 16th year of presenting the exclusive event and promises to be a night on the town like no other! Guests will put on their boots and two-step their way…

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A month-long event in September raises the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital. During childhood cancer awareness month, local community leaders will shave their heads to empower cancer patients. Clips for Cancer raises money for Barbara’s Friends,…

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The 18th annual Sam Galloway, Jr. & Friends Soup Kitchen Benefit for Community Cooperative will be held May 6, 2021 at the service garages of Sam Galloway Ford in Fort Myers. The evening features a southern-style dinner prepared by local restaurants and businesses as guests raise much-needed funds to support those struggling with hunger and…

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Guadalupe Center will hold a circus-themed virtual fundraising event to be livestreamed on Jan. 21. Guadalupe Center’s signature fundraising gala will be a circus-themed virtual extravaganza featuring an interactive livestreaming experience that captures the excitement and energy of the circus. Rather than gathering under the big top, guests can join virtually to learn about Guadalupe…

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Dress for Success SW Florida will be hosting “A REcycled Night in Black and White” to raise funds to empower disadvantaged women in Lee, Collier and Hendry counties. A virtual event, A REcycled Night is scheduled to stream live on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. so that supporters can watch it from…

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Local entrepreneur Connor Firmender has partnered with the SWFL Community Foundation and United Way to launch a week-long Birthday Fundraising Campaign, for COVID relief efforts. “I wanted to do something special for my 23rd birthday this year, and I couldn’t think of anything more special than gathering donations for our communities in need of relief.”…

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