In celebration of the Fourth Annual Great Give, 45 participating nonprofits will literally take over CityPlace. The plaza and surrounding areas will be filled with arts and crafts, animals for adoption, dancers, performers, live music, information and most importantly, easy ways to give to the nonprofit(s) of your choice. CityPlace businesses joining in the fun include BurgerFi, Cabo Flats, Capitol One Café, Charming Charlie’s, City Tap, Jamba Juice, Miami Grille and Panera.
Below is a listing of the nonprofits that will have performances or other visuals throughout the day:
- 10am-12pm Loggerhead Marine Life. Meet Mascot Fletch! Plus, turtle and marine life and displays!
- 10am-5pm Educational Gallery Group Hands on art Projects!
- 10am-6pm Forgotten Florida Felines Kittens and cats for adoption!
- 10am-7pm Center for Child Counseling Bubbles, activities and yoga (10:30)!
- 10am-9pm Digital Vibez Emceeing, DJ-ing and providing live dance performances all day!
- 11am-2pm Furry Friends Animals for adoption!
- 11am-3pm Peggy Adams Animals for adoption!
- 11am-3pm Tri-County Animal Rescue Animals for adoption!
- 1pm-4pm Caridad Center Health and dental care demos!
- 3pm-5pm Alliance for Eating Disorders Positive body image presentation!
- 3pm-6pm ERAF Gift basket enter to win!
- 3pm-7pm Poverello Free fresh fruit and juice!
- 3pm-9pm Glades Historical Society Live painting demo at 3pm!
- 3pm-9pm Martin Luther King Coordinating Committee, Inc Musical Performance:
- 3pm Performance:
- 4pm Award Winner, Kindergartner, 5-year-old Derron Alvin Blake, Jr. will recite the “Dr. King “I Have A Dream” Speech!
- 4pm-7pm Big Dog Ranch Rescue Dogs for adoption!
- 4pm-7pm Holy Ground Shelter for Homeless, Inc. Client singing Performance at 5pm!
- 4pm-9pm Seagull Industries Magic Trick Performance at 6pm!
- 4:30pm-9pm Save A Pet Florida, Inc. Animals for adoption and meet mascot, Scooby Doo!
- 5pm-7pm Resource Depot Arts & crafts using environmentally friendly items!
Sponsors of Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties include: Alpha Media; CBS12 News WPEC, CityPlace; Covelli Enterprises, a franchisee of Panera Bread; Evelyn & Arthur; First Bank of the Palm Beaches; FPL; Hartlines Custom Interior Workroom; Idea Bar; Kendra Scott; Leila Restaurant; Lexis Nexis; Modernizing Medicine; Mutual of America; NCCI; O’Donnell Agency; Phil-com; RSM; Sweet Boo Design and Tracey Benson Photography.
Anyone can give on May 17 by visiting GreatGiveFlorida.org or by calling 1-844-GIVE-DAY. Follow #GreatGive17 on social media for updates.