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2016 Be A Voice, Create A Legacy Gala

2016 Be A Voice, Create A Legacy GalaSaturday, January 16, 7pm-12am – Mandarin Oriental Miami, 500 NW Brickell Key Drive, Miami Brickell

Voices For Children Foundation, Inc., a Miami not-for-profit organization advocating for children in foster care, and Presenting Sponsor Harry Winston, Inc., the international fine jeweler and watchmaker, served as hosts to approximately 450 of Miami’s most influential and philanthropic individuals for the organization’s “Be A Voice, Create A Legacy” gala.

The premier annual fundraising event kicked-off with a cocktail hour, at host sponsor Mandarin Oriental, Miami. Brittany and Christian Slater served as honorary co-chairs, while radio personality Paul Castronovo of local radio station BIG 105.9’s Paul and Young Ron Show served as emcee. The evening sparkled as Harry Winston displayed a selection of spectacular diamond pieces for guests to enjoy including the remarkable 111 carat Secret Combination necklace. 

The event honored the Zyman Family Foundation for providing more than $400,000 in college scholarships during the past four years through Voices For Children Foundation’s “It Takes a Village” program. The program provides foster youth, both dependent and aged out, with funding and other resources to attend college. Voices For Children Foundation raises funds to help ensure that abused, abandoned and neglected children in the Miami-Dade County foster care system each have the resources to meet their legal, health, educational and social needs.

Photos by: Orlando Garcia & World Red Eye