Category : Fundraising Event

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 […]

21 Jun 2016

Whole Foods 5% Day

ICU baby was honored to be selected as one of four nonprofit organizations that local Whole Foods selects annually to participate in it’s 5% Day. On June 21, 2016, ICU baby received 5% of the pretax sales from Whole Foods Downtown Miami and Whole Foods South Beach stores, raising over $11,000 to support current ICU baby projects. ICU baby is so grateful to Whole Foods for the warm hospitality and to our community members for coming to shop despite the […]

09 Apr 2016

ICU baby, Raising the Stakes

Everyone was a winner at ICU baby’s April 9th ‘Raising the Stakes’ fundraiser.  Guests enjoyed charity style casino gaming, music and gourmet bites throughout the night which culminated with a grand prize trip to the Ritz Carlton, San Juan! All ticket sales and donations went directly to support ICU baby’s ongoing projects thanks to the generous support of local businesses and families who funded the cost of this event in its entirety. ICU baby is incredibly grateful to sponsors, guests […]

24 Jan 2016

Miami Marathon 2015

We did it!  ICU baby had a team of 15 athletes participate in the 2016 Miami Half and Full Marathons on January 24th.  Our goal was simple: to raise community awareness about ICU baby as a resource for NICU families and to bring in funds to further support our programs. Mission accomplished! Thank you to all of those who participated on our team and those who cheered for us in the chilly temperatures.  All funds raised will be used to purchase Kangaroo Kuddlers for the families with babies in the NICU […]

28 Oct 2015

Pedal for Preemies

Redbike Studios of Brickell generously hosted ICU baby for our event “Pedal for Preemies” – a spin class and wellness morning to benefit ongoing projects. The class rocked to some great tunes and Red Bike owner, Albert Ghitis, led us through an intense pedal workout. What a fun way to introduce ICU baby to some new supporters and raise money to fund our signature “Preemie Pack” project which will be launched in the Fall of 2016 at the NICU of Jackson Memorial’s […]