DURING DONATE LIFE MONTH TRANSPLANT FOUNDATION’S ANNUAL EMERALD NIGHTS FUNDRAISING EVENT GOES MASQUERADE
(MIAMI, FL) April 8, 2013---Transplant Foundation will roll out the green carpet for its Emerald Nights event taking place during Donate Life Month on Friday, April 26th, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at Miami’s own Sable/Palm Plaza in Jungle Island. Benefiting the local transplant communities throughout South Florida, guests in attendance will enter a high-energy, Miami chic atmosphere enhanced with bright details of emerald green and white couches. The evening, outdoor fundraiser now in it’s 4th year, is taking a twist and going masquerade.
More than 700 community members, transplant recipients and philanthropists are scheduled to attend the soirée all benefiting the organization. Some of the names walking the green carpet include: MC for the night TV Personality Stella Vidal, actress and TV Personality Adriana Cataño, actors Mariela Mastrangelo, Marcela Berbari, VH1 TV Personality and recording artist Jane Castro, Celebrity Stylist Patricia Flores, Talent Manager Frank Fiore, among others.
Guests will enjoy DJ mixes provided by Housit Productions and live music by Havana Soul while they sip on cocktails and delight in the tastings of an array of delectable Hors d'oeuvre provided by some of South Florida’s well known restaurants such as: Toro Toro, Marky’s Caviar, Crab House, Lan Panasian, Paella by Pepe Luzzaraga Catering and a Martini Mash station provided by Inspired Events. VIP guests will enjoy this exclusive scene as they are catered to with private concierge bottle service on white lounge style couches.
With over 114,000 individuals awaiting a life saving transplant this event is sure to bring about much talk and awareness on the importance of organ donation. The Transplant Foundation assists over 500 families a year with transportation, medication, and housing. Proceeds from Emerald Nights will go to expand transplant patient services, education, and aid in funding transplant research.
“This event is all about putting the fun into community awareness,” said Julissa Fernandez, Special Events Manager for the Transplant Foundation. “This event’s committee has done an amazing job at making organ donation awareness lots of fun and this year with masquerade, Fun just went up a notch!”
"We want to see the younger generation come out to support organ donation,” said Eli Compton, Executive Director for the Transplant Foundation. “It will be a fabulous night out under the stars celebrating the gift of life.”
The cost of attending the event is $100 per guest for pre-event, $125 per guest at the door, VIP table for $1,500 and VIP couches for $5,000. For more information on the Emerald Nights event, please contact the Transplant Foundation at (305) 817-5645 or visit www.emeraldnightsmiami.com
Some Financial Sponsors Include: Flagler Development, IDI, Polenberg Cooper Public Attorneys, Genentech, Redevco, Walgreens, Eric Compton, Perry Ellis, Carlos Trueba, Scott Cohen, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Miami Transplant Institute.
In Kind Sponsors Include: Toro Toro, Lan on the Go, Crab House, Marky’s Caviar, Luzzaraga Catering, Choco Noir, Santos Sangria, My Cupcake Love, Cookies for Jani, Merenguitos, Misha’s Cupcakes, Aroma Café, Coffeemate, Millie & Vi Vegan Treats, Anheuser Busch, Veronica Martin graphic design, Houseit Productions, Salud Al Dia, and Inspired Events, Zhantra Entertainment, Miami Shoot Magazine, Gil Photography, Custom Photography, Digital G.
About the Transplant Foundation:
Transplant Foundation, Inc. is a Miami-based 501 (c) (3) organization whose mission is to assist transplant patients in need, educate the community on the importance of organ donation and fund transplant research. For additional details contact 305.817.5645 or visit www.transplantfoundation.org.