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MDC Wolfson Campus hosts Second Annual ‘PhilanthroFest’ to Unite South Florida’s Non-Profit Organizations with Art, Music, and Culture

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PhilanthroFest, a volunteer-based organization, connects people, passion and philanthropy through non-profit groups

Miami, March 28, 2013 - PhilanthroFest , a volunteer-based organization that connects people, passion and philanthropy through non-profit groups, will hold their second annual outdoor festival, showcasing more than 100 South Florida non-profit organizations on Saturday, April 6, from noon to 6:30 p.m., at Miami Dade College (MDC) Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The well-attended, fun event attracts people from throughout South Florida, who will have the opportunity to learn about philanthropic organizations and community resources in a family-friendly atmosphere while enjoying music, art, performance, demonstrations, vendors, food trucks, fun family activities courtesy of PhilanthroFest’s community partners. The festival is free and open to the public.

PhilanthroFest takes place annually in April with a mission to connect potential volunteers and donors to not-for-profit organizations, while creating an environment that promotes civic engagement, deepens community connections and sparks the philanthropic spirit of South Florida. South Florida residents will have access to valuable resources and services in the areas of:

·         Business and economic development

·         Governmental services

·         Civic engagement

·         Community improvement

·         Capacity Building

·         Culture, arts and the humanities

·         Educational and environmental initiatives

·         Health and human services

·         Disease Prevention

·         Poverty and welfare

·         Animal services

·         Food, agriculture and nutrition

·         Recreation and sports

·         Youth Development 

 Free space is provided to non-profits to promote their mission and connect with the community.

PhilanthroFest 2013

  • WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 6, 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • WHERE: Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus 300 NE 2nd Ave.

For more information, visit to http://www.philanthrofest.com or call Maryam Laguna at 305-237-3225.

Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, khill1@mdc.edu, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, rromero3@mdc.edu, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu




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