Hats off to Home of the Sparrow for their immense effort putting on their It was a wonderful evening! For their 25th Anniversary Gala, transformed the unique Field House of the The Phelps School in Malvern into a marvelous event space that will captivated guests. They celebrated the women and children who escaped the cycle of poverty and homelessness with Home of the Sparrow’s support and their supporters who help them fight homelessness in Chester County.
What a fine example of a purposeful, yet fun fundraising event! Kudos to Delaware Humane Association and your wonderful supporters! Founded in 1957, Delaware Humane Association (DHA) is Delaware’s premiere nonprofit no kill animal care and adoption center, serving a four state area. They are committed to providing for the needs of homeless and owned dogs and cats in our community.
In the bluegrass state of Kentucky, nothing makes us happier than a fervent bidder winning a fabulous trip, in support of an incredible organization! AmFund was proud to support Brighton Center at their Havana Nights Gala with a Trips of a Lifetime silent auction! Them mission of the Brighton Center is to to create opportunities for individuals and families to reach self-sufficiency through family support services, education, employment, and leadership. They will achieve this mission by creating an environment that rewards excellence and innovation, encourages mutual respect, and maximizes resources.
One of the five lucky trip winners who will be traveling in support of a great cause, Since 1982, Delaware Hospice has committed to its mission of providing the highest quality of hospice care to the communities it serves. At the heart of hospice care is a passionate concern for individuals and their families coping with the most critical time of their lives and it is our honor to support such a worthy cause for a third year in a row!
The Bucket List trips drew quite a crowd at the Rotary of Albuquerque's fundraising gala resulting in 10 lucky trip winners! The Rotary Club of Albuquerque first assembled on June 24, 1916. It was the 242nd club chartered by Rotary International ("RI").
Thirty-one charter members embraced the Rotary International motto of Service Above Self.
Commitment to this principle remains the cornerstone of our club values, now with a membership of over 200 community leaders.
From Sunny Florida to snowy (and freezing cold) upstate New York in February! That's ok, it was worth it to see the smile on this couples' faces who will be traveling in support of their favorite cause- Hospice of Jefferson County, Inc. Hospice of Jefferson County, Inc. was founded in 1985 by a group of concerned professionals and community members who saw a need in the region for an organization that could support patients who desired to spend their final days at home, and the family members who cared for them.
The Rotary Club of Frederick did a superb job helping us help them, but adding destination appropriate decorations next to each bucket list trip! The Rotary Club of Frederick belongs to Rotary International’s District 7620, and is one of four clubs within Frederick County. On August 12, 1920, Downtown Frederick merchant Charles C. Carty invited a group of local businessmen to his furniture store on East Patrick Street to discuss chartering a Rotary club. All eleven men in attendance voted unanimously to become charter members of The Rotary Club of Frederick, and Guy K. Motter was drafted as the Club’s first president. Later that year, on October 28th, the club received their charter from Rot
Our Development Directors Kalley and Michelle represented AmFund at the The Tropical Nights gala aboard a luxury Yacht in Miami! This annual event raises funds for University of Miami CARD Services whose mission is to provide support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism, dual sensory impairment, and related disabilities.
Go Gators! The University of Florida Performing Arts The Password is “Swordfish” gala saw fervent bidding take place resulting in 13 lucky trip winners who will be traveling to support this worthy nonprofit. Their heart is in their community and on their campus. They believe performing arts are for everyone and they are dedicated to bringing world-class performers that reflect the diversity of Gainesville and its surrounding areas. While some of the artists coming this season will perform on the stage, many will also take their talents directly onto their campus and into local schools as part of their growing education outreach program.
Fabulous Kalley representing the Trips auction in style in support of Thorncroft Equestrian Center's 34th Annual Victory Gallop! Established in 1969, Thorncroft is one of the oldest Therapeutic Equestrian Centers in the United States. Thorncroft specializes in therapeutic horseback riding for both children and adults with mental, emotional and physical disabilities. Thorncroft is here to serve; we provide an environment of love and respect, which allows true healing and growth to occur. Thorncroft serves 350 students per week. In 2017, the Farm gave out more than $65,000 in scholarship to students who, due to financial constraints, were unable to afford the therapy offered at Thorncroft.
Martina McBride was the headliner for this year's Rock and Roll for Children Foundation charity concert and we had the pleasure of raising funds for this worthy cause right along with her! In the early 1980s, Dr. Philip Pizzo, then Chief of Pediatrics at the National Cancer Institute, noticed that families often congregated in the waiting room of the NIH Clinical Center after treatment instead of returning to the isolation of the hotel rooms where they were staying. He envisioned a supportive residence where families could stay without enduring the hardships and expense of living in a hotel. His vision was to build a convenient place with a home-like environment where families could stay tog
As a Development Director at AmFund, we get to support over 300 organizations each year across the United States. Yes, this requires a ton of travel, but we are all dedicated to raising funds for our nonprofit partners' missions! Each organization is different, each event differing from the next. Sometimes we get to experience truly "Cool" things---like Willie Nelson live on stage signing his heart at his own Luck ranch in TX! It was a honor to support you Farm Aid for a second year in a row! Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp organized the first Farm Aid concert in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on the land. Dave Ma
How cool is this organization's mission. Dolphins Plus, Inc. is the only dolphin and rescue organization in all of Key West, Florida! We were honored to be a part of your inaugural gala "Connect to Protect" earlier in May! Dolphins Plus is committed to the conservation and protection of marine mammals worldwide through education, research, experiential learning,and environmental awareness.
Our fabulous Morgan caught in the spotlight supporting Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point! Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is a 290-bed acute care facility located in Hudson, Florida. Home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute, over 350 physicians, 950 employees, and 500 volunteers comprise our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Our Trips of a Lifetime auction went to "play ball" in support of the Jacksonville Women's Business Center They celebrating at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville –– home of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp! The Jacksonville Women’s Business Center (JWBC) endeavors to create a new level of innovation and ignite the enterprising spirit through advanced entrepreneurial development, education, extensive resources, and dynamic networking. Consisting of volunteer opportunities and a redeveloped suite of programs, JWBC provides an innovative and valuable educational experience that enables women in business to make sound decisions and develop the infrastructure to facilitate business growth and pros
The bidding was fervent and all for a worthy cause at the Seabrook Island Green Space Conservancy gala in Johns Island, South Carolina. Seabrook Island Green Space Conservancy’s objective is to identify, for potential acquisition, high visibility properties that preserve substantial green space and wild life habitat. Potential “clusters” of properties are of particular interest because of their greater impact on visible green space and usable wild life habitat. Properties may be acquired through charitable donations, bargain sales, or traditional purchase procedures.
Not only is it fun to support a great organization at a truly entertaining event, but it is even more fun when the winning bidders happen to be the Aunt and Uncle of one of our Development Directors! The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Name That Tune Gala! The roots of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra (GSO) extend back to the 1920’s when a group of musicians at Woman’s College (now UNCG) banded together under the direction of Henry Fuchs. In 1959, the Greensboro Symphony Society was created with the goals of promoting and fostering musical culture and education in the community. Under the leadership of Miles Wolff, the first president of the Symphony Society and editor of the Greensboro Daily
We found ourselves enjoying the gorgeous April weather in Florida and hanging out with some four legged friends. All while supporting a fantastic cause, Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation - ERAF - Horse Rescue, Palm City, FL at their 2nd Annual "For the Love of Horses" Golf Tournament. The Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation (ERAF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation devoted to the rescue, retraining and rehabilitation of abused, slaughter-bound, abandoned and neglected horses in South Florida and the Treasure Coast. They work closely with Sheriff’s Departments and Animal Care and Control Departments to identify these horses and remove them from dangerous and potentially lethal environm