Giving Back

October 17, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Make Our Schools Safe, a non-profit organization started by Lori Alhadeff who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, has partnered with the Westglades Middle School PTO to raise money to improve school security.  The organization has agreed to match all ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - The Coral Springs Professional Firefighters Benevolent Association will present a Cancer Awareness Pasta Dinner on Saturday, October 27, featuring pasta, homemade firehouse sauces, salad, bread, and beverage.  Admission is $5.  Proceeds will benefit cancer charities as well ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Actions for Change, a non-partisan music and food festival dedicated to providing love, hope and healing through the arts and empowering today’s youth to demand change, will take place on Sunday, September 30 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Pine Trails Park.  Alyssa Milano will kick off ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps held its charity “Welcome Back” event on Friday, September 21 at Cypress Head Clubhouse in Parkland.  The sold out event featured cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and discussion regarding the upcoming fundraising programs for 2018/2019.  The ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Free grief support groups for Parkland and Coral Springs residents will be offered later this month at Heron Heights Elementary School. The groups are being offered by the Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC) in partnership with VITAS Healthcare and Parkland Cares on Sept.

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PARKLAND, FLA - One-to-One Fitness will hold a circuit workout on Saturday, August 25 to benefit Parkland Cares.  "Strength in Numbers Circuit Workout with Manny Mair" will feature training and coaching by Manny Mair, in a full-body circuit workout.  All fitness levels are welcome. All proceeds ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Monday morning, Parkland Cares awarded $75,000 in grants to three non-profit organizations in the community to help offer mental health services in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy.  Each organization received a grant of $25,000.  The organizations included ...

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ANAHEIM, CA, - A group of California musicians have recorded a song in tribute to the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The song, accompanied by a video, is called "I Hope You Can Hear Me." It was written and performed by musician Sean Oliu and the group Darden, ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - Broward County Animal Care will host the fourth annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Broward County Animal Care Adoption Center, 2400 SW 42nd Street, Fort Lauderdale. As part of the promotion, all adoption fees for ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Evolution in Coconut Creek is hosting Yoga Heals, a fundraiser for Parkland Cares, on August 12. There will be two sessions: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:  Heated Vinyasa Flow with teacher Maxine Schwartz 11:00 a.m. to noon:  Unheated Vinyasa Flow with teacher Mary Ann ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Woodstock 2018, the fourth annual dinner and show charity event, will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Pembroke Pines.  Proceeds will benefit Parkland Cares.  Commissioner Michael Udine will be the guest speaker.  There will be a dinner, costume contest, ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - The Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Division has announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a $15,000 donation from the Animal Rescue Fund that will help to support the Division’s Foster Care program.  The funds will be used for foster food and supplies, as well as ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The official GoFundMe page launched after the February 14 tragedy raised $10.5 million for the victims and their families.  The Broward Education Foundation and the Stoneman Douglas Victims’ Fund Steering Committee announced the distribution plan for the funds on July ...

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PARKLAND, FLA. - It all started with the 9/11 tragedy and the response has grown through events such as Hurricane Katrina, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Superstorm Sandy, and now the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. The Where Angels Play Foundation ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Men’s Shul Softball League, consisting of teams from temples throughout Livingston, West Orange, Short Hills and other neighboring communities in Essex and Morris counties, gathered in Livingston prior to regular play on Sunday morning in support of Make Our Schools Safe, an ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Manny Mair of One-to-One Fitness will be holding two circuit workout training sessions on Saturday, August 25 with all proceeds benefiting Parkland Cares.  The sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and each session is $25.00 per person.  All ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Paella for a Cause, a fundraiser for Parkland Cares, will take place on June 20 from 7- 9 p..m. at the home of Gwen and Howard Dvorkin in Parkland.  Dine on authentic Paella and enjoy fine wine and beer at the fundraiser. The mission of Parkland Cares is to provide immediate and ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Parkland Library will mark Memorial Day on Wednesday, May 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The observance will include a presentation of colors by Westglades Middle School JROTC and a performance of taps and The Star-Spangled Banner by an ensemble from Westglades Band.  In ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares will hold a Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 17 at Parkland Golf & Country Club, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jason Taylor Reading Room and Parkland Cares.  The event is presented by StevenDouglas and former NFL player and Hall of Famer Jason ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Meadow's Movement will be holding a fundraising event to help build Meadow's Playground, on Saturday, May 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at 111 SE Mizner Blvd. in Boca Raton, Florida.  Join Andrew Pollack for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music, auction items, and celebrity meet and ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares will hold a Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 17 at Parkland Golf & Country Club, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Jason Taylor Reading Room and Parkland Cares.  The event is presented by StevenDouglas and former NFL player and Hall of Famer Jason ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Meadow's Movement will be holding a fundraising event to help build Meadow's Playground, on Saturday, May 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at 111 SE Mizner Blvd. in Boca Raton, Florida.  Join Andrew Pollack for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music, auction items, and celebrity meet and ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Parkland Cares is collecting donated items to show "love and gratitude" to Marjory Stoneman Douglas teachers and staff.  Items requested to be donated include gift cards, candy, health and beauty items, thank you notes, stationary, and any other items that teachers and staff would ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, volunteers, staff and alumni held a MSD Dance Marathon on Saturday and raised $66,283.17 for the Children's Miracle Network hospitals.  Mayor Christine Hunschofsky said, "There was great energy at the MSD Dance Marathon!  Amazing job by all the ...

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SUNRISE, FL - Thousands of South Florida residents gathered at the BB&T Center Monday night to experience “From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Parkland, USA.” The concert raised funds for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14. Musical ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Joe Gillette traveled to Parkland this past weekend to support Relay for Life of Parkland and Coral Springs, bringing with him 183 luminaria and $1,700 in donations from all over the country in support of the Relay Cares team at the Relay.  Read Joe's story here. At Relay, ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Relay for Life of Parkland and Coral Springs raised more than $75,000 to fight cancer this weekend.  Rachel Frydman, Event Co-Lead, and Kendra Walsh, Event Co-Lead, said, "The money raised will enable the American Cancer Society to help people fighting cancer with the programs and ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Sunday, Parkland Golf & Country Club hosted "We Are Stoneman Douglas," a food and wine fundraiser benefiting the Marjory Stoneman Douglas victims and their families.  The sold-out event raised $264,191, according to event Co-Chair George Temel.  He donated 700 "We Are Stoneman ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Relay for Life of Parkland and Coral Springs raised more than $75,000 to fight cancer this weekend.  Rachel Frydman, Event Co-Lead, and Kendra Walsh, Event Co-Lead, said, "The money raised will enable the American Cancer Society to help people fighting cancer with the programs and ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Lori Alhadeff is on a mission to make schools safe.  Alhadeff, who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, has created Make Schools Safe Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  The organization will be holding a Women’s Round Robin Tennis Fundraiser on May 11 to ...

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