Category : Fundraising Event

15 Nov 2018

Give Miami Day 2018

UPDATE: Together…we did it! ICU baby celebrates the overwhelming support showed by the community on this Give Miami Day 2018 with over 170 people contributing to the cause in only a 24 hour time period. All goals were far exceeded, as over $45,000 was raised to support the families of an admitted NICU baby in South Florida. Thanks to the generosity of Connie and Juan Pablo Montoya’s Formula Smiles Foundation the first $5,000 of donations were matched, doubling the impact […]

15 Nov 2018

Give Miami Day 2018 Brunch

On the morning of Give Miami Day, ICU baby Co-Founder and President Nichole Aldrich hosted a beautiful, bayside brunch for longtime ICU baby supporters. Guests dined on breakfast bites generously donated by Golden Hog and sipped mimosas as they cheered on ICU baby’s Give Miami Day efforts early on during this very special day. Guests’ donations helped give momentum to what would be one of ICU baby’s most successful fundraising efforts. Enhancing the morning, Liliana Rivas generously donated gorgeous floral […]

14 Nov 2018

Bubbles & Baubles

Longtime ICU baby partner Kendra Scott Brickell hosted a noontime kick off party to launch ICU baby’s Give Miami Day efforts the day before the online giving campaign began. Guests enjoyed lunch bites and champagne while perusing Kendra Scott’s Winter Collection. Kendra Scott’s “Amathyst” Candles were sold to honor World Prematurity Day and 20% of all proceeds from the event were donated back to ICU baby to support its programs. ICU baby appreciates Kendra Scott Brickell’s loyalty and generosity for […]

18 Oct 2018

Cipriana Lunch

Connie Montoya, Cathy DeFrancesco and Isabella Lundeberg hosted a very meaningful Ladies Luncheon at Cipriani in October to benefit the NICU families ICU baby supports. More than 50 ladies sipped champagne, dined on delicious food, and enjoyed the Miami skyline while raising money for ICU baby. The Fashionable Hostess, Amanda Gluck, who had a NICU baby herself, generously donated two gorgeous tablescapes that were auctioned during the lunch. The owners of Wish Jewelry were also so moved by the cause, that […]

16 Nov 2017

Give Miami Day 2017

This year marked ICU baby’s first time formally participating in the Miami Foundation’s 2017 Give Miami Day which is one of the largest giving events in the Southeast United States.  Individuals are asked to give over the course of 24 hours and participating non-profits, like ICU baby, receive a bonus percentage from the Miami Foundation and its sponsors for all donations given on that day. ICU baby set the goal of gathering 100 donors in 24 hours during Give Miami […]

15 Nov 2017

Bubbles and Baubles

On November 15, Brickell City Centre’s fashion jewelry store Kendra Scott hosted ICU baby’s – Bubbles and Baubles – celebrating Give Miami Day and honoring World Prematurity Day.  Guests enjoyed wine and light bites while perusing the company’s Winter Collection. Twenty percent of proceeds from the evening benefited ICU baby’s current projects.  Brand owner Kendra Scott’s philosophy, “I believe each of us has the ability to leave this world better than we found it. The power to ‘do good’ in […]

13 Oct 2017

Celebration of Miracles

ICU baby’s annual fundraising event, Celebration of Miracles, A Night of Stars, was held on a beautiful night in November on the rooftop of the W Brickell.  The sold out event hosted over 200 guests who enjoyed a magical evening benefitting NICU families at South Miami Hospital and Holtz Children’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial. Guests danced under the stars, won prizes at the wheel of fun, bid on unique silent auction items, ate, drank and celebrated NICU miracles, honoring NICU babies […]

18 May 2017

American Social Happy Hour

Danielle and Rick Mijares, of American Social, and one-for-one onesie company Luc and Lou, teamed up with ICU baby to host a riverside cocktail party at American Social Brickell on May 18, 2017.   Guests were treated to the delicious food and warm hospitality of American Social while learning more about ICU baby and its programs. Danielle Mijares shared the beautiful story of her miracle baby, Avery, born at 24 weeks at Broward General and cared for by the NICU nurses […]

03 Nov 2016

Cocktails for a Cause

ICU baby was proud to present the sold out event – Cocktails for a Cause – on the evening of November 3rd, overlooking the gorgeous Miami skyline at The Conrad Hotel in Brickell. Miami’s corporate professionals and ICU baby supporters enjoyed a cocktail hour style networking event to learn more about how ICU baby helps families with critical babies in local NICU’s and how local companies can support ICU baby’s ongoing projects. Thanks to the event’s generous sponsors, host committee […]

25 Sep 2016

Triathalon Team Races for ICU baby

Former NICU parent, Ryan Holtzman, led an ICU baby team of athletes during the September 25, 2016 Escape to Miami Triathlon in South Beach. Their goal was to raise community awareness for ICU baby as a resource for NICU families and they certainly succeeded. Holtzman and his team not only completed the triathlon, but raised over $10,000 for the organization from the generous support of friends and family. Holtzman’s twins were born at 24 weeks and spent over four months […]