May. 132021

Golf Fore Kids Pro-Am at The Old Collier Golf Club

Florida Weekly

Participants at Naples Children & Education Foundation’s Golf Fore Kids Pro-Am recently enjoyed a casual lunch and clinic on the driving range, an 18-hole tournament with four golf professionals — Peter Jacobsen, Bobby Clampett, Dudley…

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Apr. 082021

Local foundations launch Collier CARES application for families in need

Florida Weekly

The Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF), founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Collier County and Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, announced the public launch of a…

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Mar. 182021

Fundraising 2021: Personal python hunts, dinner on the 50-yard line, stay-home galas

Naples Daily News

If you’ve dreamed of stalking pythons in the Everglades at night or bidding on $10,000 lots of wine in your bathrobe, you’ve come to the right year.

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Mar. 162021

Naples Children & Education Foundation awards more than $9 million to help at-risk children

Naples Daily News

The Naples Children & Education Foundation has awarded more than $9 million in grants to almost 40 local nonprofits whose work improves the lives of at-risk children in Collier County.

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Feb. 102021

Scaling Heights

Gulfshore Life

Anyone in Naples can tell you, the last weekend in January is the Naples Winter Wine Festival weekend. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the streets may not have been buzzing with celebrity chef sightings, but…

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Feb. 092021

Naples Winter Wine Festival online auction breaks record, raising $678,000

Naples Daily News

The Naples Winter Wine Festival’s seventh annual online auction raised a record $678,000. The 2021 festival, founded by the Naples Children and Education Foundation, comprised an online auction Jan. 22-Feb. 2; an hour-long broadcast on WINK-TV…

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Feb. 092021

Naples Winter Wine Festival Goes Virtual, Raising $7.2 Million for Children’s Charities

Wine Spectator

The Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF) raised $7.2 million for local charities last week, the highest amount raised by a virtual wine charity auction since the pandemic started. Now in its 21st year, the southwestern Florida event…

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Feb. 082021

Prominent wine-based charity event raises more than $7 million

Business Observer

The Naples Children & Education Foundation, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, one of the most prominent wine-based fundraisers nationwide, recently announced the results of its first-ever virtual festival. The event raised close to…

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