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2019 Florida’s Children First Advocates for Children Awards & Reception


  • Date: Thursday, October 3
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Shakai Sushi Lounge 43 E. Pine Street Orlando Florida

 

About This Event

WHAT: 2019 Orlando Area Advocates for Children Awards & Reception
Presented by Florida’s Children First
Hosted by Ginger Gadsden, News 6, WKMG-TV

WHEN: Thursday, October 3th, 2019 / 5:30PM to 7:30PM

WHERE: SHAKAI SUSHI LOUNGE
43 E. Pine Street
Orlando, Florida 32801

WHO: Florida’s Children First, the award-winning non-profit children’s advocacy organization, will honor outstanding child advocates in the Orlando Area at its annual fundraising recognition event. Community and business leaders, elected officials, and all other persons concerned about the future of Florida’s children, especially abused, abandoned, neglected and children currently in or aging out of foster care, will be in attendance.

HONORING: “Outstanding Corporate Advocate for Children” Award: Aaron Hill and Reed Automotive for their ongoing efforts to give hope and a hand up to foster youth through the “Reed Cars for Kids” Giveaway, personal mentorship, and other initiatives.

“Outstanding Media Advocate for Children” Award, Jorge Estevez, WFTV 9 Eyewitness News, for his ongoing support spearheading initiatives that bring greater awareness to issues surrounding vulnerable youth and for using his platform and your resources to give these children a face, a voice and an opportunity to change their lives.

“Outstanding Advocates for Children” Award – Guys with Ties Philanthropy, In recognition of their passion for giving back to the community through engaging collective philanthropy that enhances the lives of all in the central Florida area by supporting dozens of child-focused non-profits that provide critical service and support to area youth.

“Outstanding Florida Youth SHINE Advocate” Award – Nicole Cordova, for being an inspiration to her peers and courageously using her difficult experiences to become resilient and dedicated to using her own voice to make positive changes that will improve the
lives of children for generations to come.

RSVP: Email events@floridaschildrenfirst.org or call 954-796-0860 Or RSVP online at www.floridaschildrenfirst.org. Event tickets are $120, $35 for those in the social services area. All proceeds to benefit Florida’s Children First.

About Florida’s Children First: Florida’s Children First, Inc.
Florida’s Children First is an award-winning non-profit organization that advocates to make systemic changes that positively impact at-risk children and youth in foster care. They developed the Florida Youth SHINE program to educate, empower and provide foster youth the support and mentorship they need to reach their full potential as powerful advocates for their own needs.

Media Contact:Jaye.Abbate@floridaschildrenfirst.org OR (954) 796-0860
Michelle Griffith and Sandra Reichman, BoardroomPR, mgriffith@boardroompr.com, sreichman@boardroompr.com, (954) 370-8999

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