Nicklaus Children’s Young Ambassadors

Mission Statement

Nicklaus Children’s Young Ambassadors (NCYA) is a membership organization for young professionals between the ages of 22 and 45 who have a strong commitment to improving the lives of children in our community and beyond. The group of community leaders advocate for children’s issues and serve as community ambassadors on behalf of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Members have the opportunity to network with prestigious business and community leaders, meet with key hospital and foundation personnel and determine how their donations can best be used to benefit the children of our community and beyond. The group hosts numerous events to create additional awareness for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

  • Left to right: Zak Mann, Anastasiia Oliinyk, Vladi Yurovsky, Gabriela Benitez, Jennifer Cooke, Tracy Fatow, Taylor Pena, Ali Mandsaurwala, Ricky Patel, Jose Zubillaga, Aleydis Rodriguez, Elle Becerra, Morgan Weinblatt, Jenelle Garcia, Jonathan Garcia

  • Left to right: Ricky Patel, Jonathan Babicka, Gianna J, Zakk Mann

  • Left to right: Top: NCH Lifeflight employees, Jenelle Garcia, Taylor Pena, Zak Mann, Ana Florencia Iglesias, Laura Gonzalez, Vladi Yurovsky, Vanessa Sobrino Hernandez, Travis Ruane, Moe Peguero, Rebecca Interian, Anthony Tejeda, Jacky Donate

Website Address3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami,  FL 33155
Young Professional Age Range 22-45 Membership Levels

Total of $3,000 minimum pledge payable over three years; $100 monthly, $250 quarterly or $1,000 yearly

Signature Events Fashion Gives Back annual fundraiser Contact Name Carmen Hidalgo
Phone 305-666-2889 Benefits
  • Invitation to NCYA networkers and events
  • Invitation to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation events
  • Recognition in appropriate media
  • Dedicated Foundation staff liaison to respond to any needs or opportunities
  • Tax deductions (according to IRS rules and regulations)
  • Eligibility to serve on the NCYA Executive Leadership Committee and subcommittees
  • Opportunity to vote on annual project fund allocation
  • Opportunity to volunteer at the Hospital twice a year
  • Opportunity to renew membership

Photo Galleries

8th Annual Fashion Gives Back

Move over Ferris Bueller! An awesome group of South Florida young professionals and business leaders got together on Thursday, September 19 for the 8th Annual Fashion Gives Back charity event....