4th Annual Heroes Event Raises $66,000 for the Visually Impaired

4th Annual Heroes Event Raises $66,000 for the Visually Impaired

4th Annual Heroes Event Raises $66,000 for the Visually Impaired

The 4th annual Heroes event at the American Heritage Schools, Center for the Arts, in Broward, was a triumph! With an overwhelming turnout and generous contributions from sponsors, donors, and attendees, this year's event surpassed all expectations, raising an impressive $66,000. This remarkable achievement stands as a testament to the unwavering support and dedication of the community towards the cause of aiding the visually impaired.

The event, themed as a "Speakeasy Soiree" featuring Mitch Franco, celebrated the resilience and courage of individuals living with vision impairments, honoring them as true heroes. Guests were treated to a delightful evening starting with cocktails and a silent auction at 5:00 pm, followed by a concert and live auction.

4th Annual Heroes Event Raises $66,000 for the Visually Impaired

Throughout the night, guests had the opportunity to bid on an array of enticing items in both the silent and live auctions. From luxury getaways to exclusive experiences, the generosity of donors was on full display, driving the fundraising efforts to new heights.

Thanks to the support and participation of attendees, sponsors, and volunteers, the event was a resounding success. With 200 tickets sold and a total of $66,000 raised through sponsorships, donations, ticket sales, and auctions, this year's fundraising efforts surpassed all expectations.

4th Annual Heroes Event Raises $66,000 for the Visually Impaired

The generosity of sponsors like American Heritage Schools, Gunther Motors Company, Centennial Bank, Memorial Health System, Miller Construction, Jaguar Land Rover West Broward, McCullough & Leboff, and BDO played a pivotal role in making the event possible. Their commitment to making a difference in the lives of the visually impaired community is truly commendable.

One of the highlights of the evening was the presence of volunteers from American Heritage Schools, representing various programs. Their dedication and enthusiasm played a vital role in ensuring the success of the event.

The proceeds from the event will support the Lighthouse of Broward, the only private, non-profit organization in Broward County providing comprehensive educational, rehabilitation, and counseling services to blind and visually impaired individuals. With over 2,590 beneficiaries ranging from babies to seniors, the impact of these funds will be far-reaching and transformative.

4th Annual Heroes Event Raises $66,000 for the Visually Impaired

We are filled with gratitude for everyone who played a part in making it possible. To our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and attendees, THANK YOU for your unwavering support and commitment to our cause. We look forward to continuing this journey together and making an even greater impact in the future.

 
Sponsors
Presenting sponsor
American Heritage Schools
 
Gold Sponsor
Gunther Motors Company
 
Bronze Sponsors:
  • Centennial Bank
  • Memorial Health System
  • Miller Construction
  • Jaguar Land Rover West Broward
  • McCullough & Leboff
  • BDO