PRLog (Press Release) - Aug. 30, 2013 - BOCA RATON, Fla. -- More than one-hundred women gathered in the Women’s Shoe Department of the Neiman Marcus in the Boca Raton Town Center Mall on Tuesday night – not only to check out the new shoes – but to raise money for the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers. And they did just that – raising $14,500 for the Boca Raton-based non-profit organization.
As part of “An Evening of Shoes, Champagne and Chocolate,” the one-hundred plus guests were treated to the music of jazz singer Deborah Paiva, raffles to some of Boca Raton’s best restaurants, hotels, spas, and services, as well as sparkling champagne and chocolate treats! The event was sponsored by Image360 of Boca Raton, SAMANDHEL Corp, DryClean To Go, and C. Gonzalez Photography. 110 people attended and according to the organizers, $14,500 was generated for the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers. The money was raised through ticket sales prior to the event and raffle tickets.
“We are so thankful to Neiman Marcus and the amazing women, including Mary Sol Gonzalez of Image 360 Boca Raton, Valentina Moretti of SAMANDHEL, and Yonnyt D’Alfonso of DryClean to Go, who put this event together,” said Ellyn Okrent, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers CEO. “Not only was it a fun, decadent evening of shoes, champagne, and chocolate, it was filled with great friends and professionals – all of whom came together to help our organization and the kids we support.”
About Florence Fuller Child Development Centers
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers is a registered is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit. The organization offers affordable childcare, quality preschool including the only Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Boca Raton, Florida. The Florence Fuller mission is to make a difference through education for economically challenged children and families to build a positive future in our community. The organization’s vision is to strive for excellence as a progressive Child and Family Center, while being the catalyst for change that positively impacts our community at large. Learn more at http://www.florencefullercenters.org/.