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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Feb. 012021

How much did virtual 2021 Naples Winter Wine Festival raise?

Naples Daily News

In its first-ever digital iteration, the Naples Winter Wine Festival raised nearly $7.2 million. The 2021 festival, founded by the Naples Children and Education Foundation, comprised an online auction Jan. 22-Feb. 2; an hour-long broadcast on…

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Feb. 012021

Watch: Naples Children & Education Foundation: A Community Comes Together

WINK News

This year, the Naples Winter Wine Festival is going virtual, with opportunities for both patrons and the public to support the Naples Children & Education Foundation’s mission. In the past 21 years, patrons helped raise…

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Jan. 302021

Collier named state’s ‘most generous county’ ahead of Naples Winter Wine Festival

WINK News

A Southwest Florida county is being named the most generous county in our state for charitable contributions in a study conducted by SmartAsset. Collier County was listed first as Florida’s most generous counties just in time…

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Jan. 292021

Getting kids adequate vision care

WINK News

Eye care is one of the key areas identified by the Naples Children and Education Foundation for nonprofits to which they contribute. It’s crucially important underserved children receive adequate eye care, among other needs. Joining…

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Jan. 292021

David Lawrence Center provides mental health care for increasing number of children in crisis

WINK News

Our children are in crisis. The number of local kids held for 72 hours under the Baker Act—a last resort to protect someone from hurting themselves or others—to receive mental health treatment because of suicidal…

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