Preview Party - Breakthrough Awards Event
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Get a sneak preview of the Festival of Trees at this exclusive Tree Preview Party & Awards. The Preview Party will be held the night before the Festival opens, November 27, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the Festival of Trees Southwest Florida's favorite holiday tradition join us as we stroll through our winter wonderland! You could win a beautifully decorated tree filled with gifts at our Festival of Trees Tree Raffle -- or an extravagant silent auction package!

We will also be celebrating our 2017 Breakthrough Award winners. (Reports run a year behind)

Be ready to celebrate the children of Fort Myers and Southwest Florida as we auction off our Very Beary Christmas Tree, which traditionally is then donated to a children’s hospital or other children’s charity.

Tickets are $50 per person and includes: Cash Bar, Awards, Silent Auction, early entry into the Festival of Trees - Tree Raffle and an opportunity to bid on the Very Beary ChristmasTree!

 

Register for Preview Party Tickets Online

 

Breakthrough Winners of 2017

Achiever of the Year - Daisy Martinez - Goodwill of SWFL, Inc.
Graduate of the Year - Janis Morgan - Soulful Cravez
Business of the Year - Two Men and a Truck, Bryan Fitch
Employer of the Year -  Caloosa Humane Society, Jennifer Johnson
Volunteer of the Year - Ann Arnall, Trailways Camp Volunteer Coordinator
Philanthropist of the Year - Image First, Sergio Hernandez

 

 

 


 

About the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation

The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is the beneficiary of the Festival of Trees. The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is dedicated to providing a lasting impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment by providing opportunities to achieve independence. Supporting the mission of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, the Foundation works to ensure long-term funding is available for programs and services as needs escalate in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.

Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation’s Registration # is CH29995.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FL.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  PLEASE VISIT www.800helpfla.com FOR OFFICIAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.


The Festival of Trees Benefits:

Our Host:

SWFL Goodwill Foundation          
SBDAC

 

Event Sponsors:

   

 

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MBAF

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Univision SW Florida

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Santa's Block Pary SponsorUS Sugar logo

     

Annual Sponsors - Partners In Opportunity:

Publix

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 Volunteer Food Vendors:    
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