Tickets are still available for Charity for Change’s fourth annual Giver Challenge event, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Quail West Golf & Country Club, located at 5950 Burnham Rd. in Naples. Proceeds from the event will support Charity for Change’s afterschool, summer school, preschool, and in-school programs for students throughout Collier County.
Charity for Change, a nonprofit organization that provides character education and community engagement to children of Southwest Florida and throughout the country, is kicking off its 10th anniversary with its annual fundraising event which will include a cocktail hour with a silent auction, interactive trivia-style games, dancing and dinner. In addition, the event will include the presentation of the ChangeMaker Award to a community member who is dedicated to giving back and exemplifies the spirit of the organization’s Giver Program, a 29-week program that provides academic and charitable activities to students in Collier County and throughout the country.
NBC-2 Emmy-award-winning anchor and reporter Chad Oliver will emcee the fundraising event that will benefit more than 4,000 Pre-K to 5th-grade Collier County students. State Senator Kathleen Passidomo and John Passidomo are honorary chairs, and Sonya Sawyer and Kathy Feinstein are event co-chairs. The event’s committee members include Kathy Bamberg, Nancy Cusick, Karen Richards, Becky Sharon, Mary Ann Shea and Ellen Wollman.
The event’s premium sponsors include Home-Tech, FineMark National Bank & Trust, Nancy and Thomas Cusick, Kathy and Eric Feinstein, Nova Wealth Management, Julie Rembos of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty and Wollman Gehrke & Solomon.
Tickets to the Giver Challenge are available for $250 each or $2,000 for a table of eight.
To learn more about the fourth annual Giver Challenge, or for more information on sponsorships and ticket purchase, visit www.charityforchange.org or call 239-592-6787.
About Charity for Change
Founded in 2008, Charity for Change inspires giving as a way of life through character education and community engagement. Through its efforts, the organization serves children through its afterschool, summer school, preschool, and in-school programs. The goal of Charity for Change is to cultivate confident, compassionate children who become successful learners, contribute to their communities, and participate in society as ethical, employable, fulfilled and self-reliant citizens. For more information, visit www.charityforchange.org.