Mac N Cheese Challenge

Saturday, March 4, 2018   11:00am

The Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Youth Leadership Committee wants to tempt you with a Mac n' Cheese Challenge. Come enjoy a yummy time at Venue Naples. A number of restaurants and catering companies will be showcasing their most delicious take on this classic comfort food. Enjoy mac n' cheese samples and vote for your favorite while listening to different music acts throughout the event. $20 per person. 100% of the proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.

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Wings for Wishes Presented by AirSouth Mechanical

Saturday, March 10, 2018  11:30am
Wings for Wishes is a family friendly event centered around Sports Grill’s famous chicken wings and raising money to sponsor wishes through Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. The concept was founded in 2015 by Make-A-Wish Champions Brian Exelbert and Gal Bensaadon. 

In all, 71 teams participated in the wing-eating competition in 2017 that raised enough funds to grant sixteen amazing wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. The event raised $80,000 with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.

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Jazz on the Green

Saturday, March 10, 2018  5:00pm

We're excited to announce Jazz on the Green will be held at Six Bends from 5-9 p.m. and offer three notable music ensembles to raise money for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida!

Presented by Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida, Jazz on the Green at Six Bends brings more than music. Guests may enjoy gourmet food, drinks, giveaways and dancing on the lawn for this all-white-attire event. The fundraising goal for this concert is to enable one wish each to be granted through Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to two local children with critical illnesses.

While the crowd sways to the jazz dressed in their brightest whites, Jaguar Land Rover Fort Myers will display more than a dozen all-white vehicles lining Six Bends’ Thunder Plaza. Every ticket purchaser will automatically be entered to win one of two one-week rentals of either a Jaguar of Land Rover.

World-renowned saxophonist Jeff Rupert with his quintet will be the evening’s headline act. Brandon Robertson's Quartet and Fort Myers High School's Jazz Band are also on the line up.

Guests will enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres from Artichoke & Company, Gather, Metro Diner and Sweet Melissa’s Café. Local craft beers from Rollin' Taps and domestic beers from Budweiser will be available.

VIP, Premier and General Admission Tickets are now on sale!

VIP guests will can indulge in a true concierge experience, including complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres plus cocktails, an embroidered lawn blanket and VIP seating in front of the stage with room to dance. VIP guests will aslo receive complimentary on-site parking.

Premier guests will receive premier seating just behind VIP with an embroidered lawn blanket and complimentary off-site parking. Shuttles will be provided.

General Admission guests will receive lawn seating with complimentary off-site parking. Shuttles will be provided. General Admission guests are encouraged to bring their own blanket for seating.

In addition to presenting sponsor Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida, sponsors include Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt, PA, Jaguar Land Rover Fort Myers, Marine Max Fort Myers, Banks Engineering, CONRIC PR & Marketing and Dwayne Bergmann Interiors.

Limited sponsorship opportunities remain. For more information on sponsorship availability, call Taylor Loethen at 844-749-2363 or email
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Brunch Under the Big Top

Saturday, May 12, 2018  10:00am
Make-A-Wish Southern Florida's Women's Initiative Group invites you to "Brunch Under the Big Top".  Come one Come all to a magical celebration at The Biltmore (1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL) - a philanthropy inspired day, where guests of all ages will enjoy an upscale brunch extravaganza benefiting Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Serving lots of fun, from good eats, sweet treats, a chic shopping bazaar and kid-friendly activities its sure to be a memorable day under the big top.

$200 per adult & $75 per child (12 and under)  

To purchase a table for 10, please contact Jessica Rivera at

100% of event proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

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