Center for Nonprofit Excellence Member Events 2018-04-03T09:11:20+00:00


April 2018

Peaceful Paths

“17th Annual Guest Chef Cocktail Party”

When: Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5:54 pm-8 pm

Where: Gainesville Women’s Club

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend the 17th Annual Guest Chef Cocktail Party at the Gainesville Woman’s Club. This unique affair features local members of the community serving their favorite recipe from their own kitchen.

For more information, click here, or purchase tickets here.

Child Advocacy Center, Ronald McDonald House Charities


“Regal Cinema Charity Event”

When: April 8-10, all day

We are so excited to announce that the Child Advocacy Center, along with Ronald McDonald House and March of Dimes will benefit from the proceeds of the Grand Opening Preview! All movies, popcorn and sodas are $3 only! It’s not only an amazing deal, but will benefit such amazing causes. Come join us and let your friends know about it!

Child Advocacy Center

“Celebrate the Child”

When: Saturday, April 14, 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Where: Depot Park

Join the Child Advocacy Center for Alachua County Child Abuse Prevention Task Force’s 14th Annual Celebrate the Child event at Depot Park. This event recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month and brings nonprofits, child serving agencies from around Gainesville to provide information and resources to the community. The event will also feature free entertainment, games, music, food, face painting and fun!

Click here for more information.

Child Advocacy Center

“Jason’s Deli Fundraiser”

When: Wednesday, April 18, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm

Where: Jason’s Deli

15% of all proceeds goes back to the Child Advocacy Center- just mention this fundraiser when you checkout!

Climb for Cancer

“6th Annual Hogtown 5K Beer Run”

When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9:00 am

Where: Haile Plantation

It’s the 6th Annual Hogtown 5K Beer Run benefitting Climb for Cancer at beautiful Haile Plantation! Enjoy this unique cross-country run on Saturday, April 21st, at 9:00 am, as hundreds of runners kick off the Hogtown Craft Beer Festival with this exciting race which winds park trails and loops through Haile Plantation.  Adult runners can enjoy delicious craft beer from Swamp Head Brewery at the finish line, along with pizza by Fresco Pizza and Pasta, root beer for the kids, and music and entertainment. There’s something for everyone. All proceeds benefit the Climb for Cancer Foundation supporting cancer patients and their families at UF Health.

Click here for more information.

May 2018

Girls Place

“Hats, Hearts & Handbags”

When: Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:00 am

Where: University Hilton

The luncheon program celebrates the mission of Girls Place and generates the financial resources needed to provide girls with critical programming, while bringing the community together for an afternoon of fun and friendship.

Each year, hundreds of women support Girls Place at the Annual Hats, Hearts, and Handbags luncheon. Reserve a table and decorate it with your friends to compete for awards, wear your best hat and grab your most fashionable handbag to support the girls of Girls Place.  The day starts with Mimosas at 10:00am and is followed by our key note speaker!

To reserve a table or for more information, click here.

June 2018

Child Advocacy Center, PACE, Ronald McDonald House Charities

“Taste of Gainesville”

When: Sunday, June 3, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Where: UF’s Stephen O’Connell Center

Gainesville’s annual celebration of food featuring Iron Chef Gainesville is back! Join us at the UF’s Stephen O’Connell Center for a night of food, fun and entertainment benefitting the Child Advocacy Center, PACE, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure.

Click here for more information.