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Trunk-or-Treat @ Salvation Army
Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Registration is NOT required to attend Trunk-or-Treat, although donations are encouraged!

If you are interested in volunteering at the event and/or decorating your car as one of the “trunks” Click Here, or contact awortsman@jackandjillcenter.org


Please fill out the form below to sponsor or make a donation.

Nov
4
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Harvest Social @ Kimpton Goodland Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach Rooftop
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Nov
30
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Light Up Downtown @ Stiles Plaza
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sponsor Opportunities Available Now!
Join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center at the 20th Annual Stiles Light Up Downtown, presented by Joe and Michele Maiuro on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in The Plaza on Las Olas (301 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301). This year is a VIP experience and an adults-only affair. Get into the holiday spirit with live entertainment and unlimited drinks and appetizers in the Plaza on Las Olas, culminating with the lighting of a 30-foot tree!

Click Here for Stiles Light Up Downtown Parking Information and QR Code. 

Sponsor Opportunities for this event are available! All sponsorship opportunities include VIP Admission Badges. With your help, the Friends of Jack & Jill Center have raised $4.5 million for in-need children and families in our community since its inception in 2001. This would not be possible without supporters like you! Please contact Jenn Swercheck, Director of Special Events at (954) 463 – 8772, ext. 206 or jswercheck@jackandjillcenter.org.

Click Here To View The Full Sponsorship Opportunity Package!

Dec
2
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Men of Style @ The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We are so thrilled to announce that Steve Climie is representing Jack & Jill Center! Thank you Steve and Galleria Fort Lauderdale for this opportunity! The hottest event of the year, Men of Style, is on Thursday, December 2th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Galleria Fort Lauderdale .

VIP Tickets are $150 and are VERY LIMITED! First come, first served! Reserve your ticket below. At this time there are no General Admission tickets being sold.  If you cannot attend, please vote online for Steve Climie HERE! VOTING CLOSES AT 11 AM ON DECEMBER 2, 2021!

Dec
7
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Community Open House @ Madelaine Halmos Academy
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Madelaine Halmos Academy Open House
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Madelaine Halmos Academy, 1315 W Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Please complete the RSVP form here

Community members, you and your families are invited to our Madelaine Halmos Academy Open House on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM!

  • Tour our brand-new, state-of-the-art elementary school building featuring two classrooms for each grade—kindergarten through fifth—in addition to a Music, Media, and Movement (MMM) Room, a Science and Art Lab, a large open-air classroom connecting the outdoors with a flexible learning space, and so much more.
  • Engage with our passionate administrators, teachers, and team members who all possess a desire to see students thrive, and the ability to implement innovative approaches to education for an overall competitive educational experience for all of our students.
  • Discover how your child could be eligible for a 2-year college scholarship through the Jack & Jill Center Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Presented by The Halmos Family. That’s right, we ensure all Madelaine Halmos Academy students are college-bound!

We are currently enrolling transfer students for the 2021-2022 school year, new students for the 2022-2023 school year, and summer camp 2022. Come visit our school on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM—we can’t wait to meet you! Please complete the RSVP form below.

Open House RSVP Form

Open House RSVP Form - Initially created for MHA Open House on 12/7/21
Dec
8
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Friends Happy Hour @ Southport Raw Bar
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center dockside on Wednesday, December 8 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Southport Raw Bar, 1536 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Tickets are $15 for Friends Members and $20 for Non-Members and include two complimentary glasses of beer or wine and light appetizers. All proceeds benefit Jack & Jill Center. Guests are encouraged to bring an item for Jack & Jill’s Santa Shopping Day, where Jack & Jill children can choose gifts for their parent(s) or guardian(s).
Suggested items include:
For Moms: Bags & purses, toiletries, make-up, bath products, hair accessories.
For Dads: Tool kits, baseball caps, sports themed accessories, tech accessories.
For Both: Christmas decorations, coffee mugs, reusable water bottles, watches, wallets, gift cards.
Household items: Decorative objects, trays, frames.
Wrapping: Christmas themed gift bags (especially large ones)
For more information, please contact Cindy Sessoms at (954) 661-7342.

Jan
20
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Young Professionals Happy Hour @ Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale, Easton Rooftop
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Young Professionals Network at Jack & Jill Center Present a
Rooftop Happy Hour, benefiting Jack & Jill Center

Join The Young Professionals Network at Jack & Jill Center on Thursday, January 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at The Easton Rooftop Pool & Lounge at the Courtyard by Marriot Hotel Fort Lauderdale (721 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304) for a rooftop happy hour!

Register online below! Event registration is $20 and includes a complimentary drink as well as drink specials. 100% of the proceeds from this event benefit the children and families of Jack & Jill Center.

For more information, please contact Business Development Manager, Alana Wortsman, at awortsman@jack​andjillcenter.o​rg or (954) 463 – 8772, ext. 217.

Apr
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Flip Flops on the Docks @ Lauderdale Yacht Club
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Leave your heels and ties at home and join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center on Saturday, April 2 from 6:30 to 10:30 PM at Lauderdale Yacht Club (1725 SE 12th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316) for their renowned signature event, the 17th Annual PEDIATRIX Flip Flops on the Docks!

Voted the Best Nonprofit Fundraiser of 2021 by Fort Lauderdale Magazine—This casual soirée overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway features relaxed tropical beach décor, delicious drinks, an open bar, fabulous specialty food stations, and live music and entertainment on the docks at the Lauderdale Yacht Club. Guests have the chance to bid on over 100 luxurious items in a live and silent auction while enjoying the panoramic backdrop of Fort Lauderdale.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available now! All Sponsor Opportunities come with VIP tickets and other benefits. To view the sponsor opportunity package, please click here: Sponsorship Opportunity Package Flip Flops On The Docks 2022.

Tickets for Flip Flops on the Docks will go on sale Friday, February 18, 2022.

For more information, please contact Director of Special Events, Jennifer Swercheck, at jswercheck@jack​andjillcenter.o​rg or (954) 463 – 8772, ext. 206.