Charity & Causes Miami-Dade County

3rd Annual Humanitarian Award Celebration

3rd Annual Humanitarian Award Celebration Saturday, March 17, 7-11:30pm – The JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami

More than 450 people are expected to attend the Humanitarian Award Celebration benefiting the Miami Transplant Institute (MTI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Supporters from the business, social and celebrity communities will join presenting sponsor Sharon & Mark Hamister and their special friends, along with the Honorable Raul Valdes-Fauli and his wife Francia, event chairs. MTI’s million-dollar philanthropists, Linda and Phil Corey, Judith and Dr. Robert Cornfeld, Norman Millstein and Cynthia and Terry Taylor will be honored at the event. The evening will also feature a luxury silent and live auction including a one-of-a-kind timepiece from Hublot and a spectacular South Africa safari. Proceeds from the Humanitarian Award Celebration will help the MTI lead the way to prevent organ rejection without the need for powerful anti-rejection medication, pioneer the development of additional sources of transplantable tissues from stem cells, and provide advanced patient care and education. Tickets are $500. For more info contact Irma Friedman, Executive Director of Development, MTI at ifriedman@med.miami.edu or 305-355-5708.