13th Annual “The Auction” Uncork & Unwind

Nearly $1.3 million was raised to lift up and help those experiencing homelessness in Miami-Dade.

Albert & Vanessa Molina and Andria & Bob Dickinson

The Loews Coral Gables Hotel played host to this one-of-a-kind wine and dine event that featured an amazing gourmet dinner prepared by James Beard award winning Chef Michelle Bernstein with hilarious entertainment by Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author & Humorist Dave Barry. We thank Lydia Fenet for serving as auctioneer for an incredibly diverse silent and live auction offering fabulous wines, jewelry, travel, and lifestyle items. This year’s top selling auction item was a Luxurious Evening of Great Food and Wine with Chef Nelly Farra for twelve lucky winners.

A special thank you goes out to Balthazar Sponsor, American Airlines; Methuselah Sponsor, Park West Foundation; and our Founding Trustee Chair, the Lowenthal Family.

Our Founding Trustees were the Bastian Family Foundation, Jonathan Brown, Mike Carricarte, Lisa & John Chidsey, Joan & Bob Clifford, Felipe Del Valle, Andria & Bob Dickinson, John Dubois, Amy & Ed Easton, Constance & Mike Fernandez, Nancy Hector, Christina & Ed Joyce, Nancy & Mac Lowry, Medina Family Foundation, Kathleen & Jose Nazar, Mary Shafey, Sidney & Florence Stern Foundation, Susy Nocera & Andres Toro, Pat & Chip Vandenberg, and Sarah Wilson.

Our Magnum Corporate Sponsors were the Anthony Abraham Foundation, Archdiocese of Miami, Bank of America, Baker McKenzie, Baptist Health, BDO USA, Berger Singerman, Camillus Health Concern, City Furniture, City of Miami, Coca Cola – Florida, Coastal Construction, DiMare Fresh, First Horizon Bank, Florida Blue, GMCVB, Greenberg Traurig, Heico, Miami DDA, Southeast Overtown CRA, Omni CRA, OneSpaWorld, St. Augustine Church, Starboard, Stearns Weaver, TD Bank, and Wolfson Foundation.

Aaron & Josefina Talone and Mike & Nelly Farra and Dan Odess
Alysa and Fabian Vega
Andres Toro and Susy Nocera
Guillermo Pascual and Wayne Eldred
Danielle Aguiar, Scott & Angela Bracci, Charlie & Barbara Cartaya, John & Ann Karay, Dave and Marion Loy and Linda Zecchino
Ivonne Berrios, Chris Colona and Elvira Manon
Katie Blanco, Melissa Moya and Kali Castellanos
Mayor Vince Lago, Luis Bermudez, Patrick Fisher, Leah Fisher, Paul Lowenthal, Amir Blattner and Nadim Barrage
Norma Echarte, Mary Shafey and Nancy Bailey
Robert Rodriguez and Michelle Delmas
Saint Augustine Catholic Church
Samantha Thomas, Kate Callahan and Susy Nocera
Seth Dreyfuss, Paul Lowenthal, Felipe Basulto, Hilda Fernandez, Peter Mottek and Nick Miceli
Vince Vento and Estelle Pregen
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