Stories written by Yanet Obarrio Sanchez

PAMM selects Jones Lang LaSalle to handle property management

PAMM selects Jones Lang LaSalle to handle property management

Jones Lang LaSalle announced recently that the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), formerly known as the Miami Art Museum, has selected the firm to provide integrated facility management services at its new state-of-the-art museum complex in downtown Miami. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron, PAMM will offer 200,000 square feet of programmable […]

United Way to honor outstanding volunteers during annual meeting

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United Way of Miami-Dade will honor five community leaders and one outstanding young person whose works have had real and lasting impact in the community during its Annual Meeting and Volunteer Awards Program on Wednesday, June 13, noon, at Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail on Watson Island. For the first time a […]

United Way to honor outstanding volunteers during annual meeting

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United Way of Miami-Dade will honor five community leaders and one outstanding young person whose works have had real and lasting impact in the community during its Annual Meeting and Volunteer Awards Program on Wednesday, June 13, noon, at Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail on Watson Island. For the first time a […]

United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival, Apr. 18-21

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Presented by American Express, the United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival, Miami’s first and foremost charity wine and food festival, will take place Wednesday, Apr. 18, through Saturday, Apr. 21, at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Mary Brickell Village and Village of Merrick Park. Bravo’s Top Chef Season 7 winner, Chef Kevin Sbraga, a graduate of […]

Citi provides $100,000 grant to United Way of Miami-Dade

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By Yanet Obarrio Sanchez…. United Way of Miami-Dade recently announced that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Citi Foundation to support local financial education programs through the new Citi Fund for Financial Capability. The fund uses an innovative and inclusive process to select programs for funding: United Way provided the necessary training in […]

United Way Wine and Food Festival expands to 4 days

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By Yanet Obarrio Sanchez…. The 16th annual United Way Miami Wine and Food Festival, Miami’s first and foremost charity wine and food festival, will take place Thursday, Apr. 14, through Sunday, Apr. 17. Presented by American Express, all proceeds from the festival will benefit United Way of Miami-Dade’s work in the areas of education, income […]

Kanas Family Foundation gives $1M to United Way

John Kanas is surrounded by children from the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education — Vladimir, Isabella, Clara, Raul and Ronald.

By Yanet Obarrio Sanchez…. United Way of Miami Dade has been presented with a $1 million donation from the John and Elaine Kanas Family Foundation. This gift represents the single largest individual unrestricted gift to the 2010 campaign, which will impact directly United Way’s work to advance the common good by creating opportunities for a […]

Cruise on Allure of the Seas raises $1.3M for United Way

Pictured (l-r) are Colleen and Richard Fain, Maria and Juan del Busto.

By Yanet  Obarrio Sanchez…. Nearly 2,300 community and business leaders joined United Ways of Broward and Miami-Dade on Nov. 28-29, for a charity cruise aboard Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Allure of the Seas, raising $1.3 million to help improve lives throughout Broward and Miami-Dade communities. In addition, $100,000 from the proceeds has been awarded […]

Cruise on newest ship to benefit United Way

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By Yanet Obarrio Sanchez…. United Way of Broward and Miami- Dade counties are the beneficiaries of the overnight charity cruise, Nov. 28-29, on Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Allure of the Seas. The one-night cruise will offer charitable contributors an opportunity to be among the first to experience this oceanic wonder, the second in a […]

UW early education center earns APPLE accreditation

These youngsters attend the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education.

By Yanet Obarrio Sanchez…. The United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education, a national state-ofthe- art best practices teaching and learning center dedicated to elevating the quality of early childhood education in Miami-Dade and beyond, has received the prestigious Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment (APPLE) accreditation. APPLE is a voluntary national early learning program […]