Caridad Center to honor longtime volunteers at 25th annual gala
Caridad Center, the largest free healthcare and dental clinic in Florida, will host the ‘25 Years of Caring: A Salute to the Heroes of Caridad’ event April 7, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the International Polo Club in Wellington.
The event will honor the 400 volunteers whose medical, dental, vision and social service expertise enables the Boynton Beach clinic to provide 26,000 patient visits each year. The dinner will also celebrate Caridad’s 25 years of providing free medical services to the working poor and uninsured in Palm Beach County.
“Caridad Center simply could not exist without its incredible corps of volunteers,” said Laura Kallus, executive director. “It is remarkable to reflect on the number of children and their families whose health and lives have been improved, and sometimes saved, through our partnership of donors and volunteers.”
Presenting sponsors are International Polo Club and International Polo Club Catering. Additional sponsors include the Goshen Hill Foundation, FirstPath Laboratory Services LLC, Bethesda Health Inc., Maserati of Palm Beach, Grand Champions Polo Club, Phelps Media Group International, Equestrian Sport Productions, Kosinski Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. William McCauley, Daszkal Bolton Accountants and Advisors, Sun Sentinel, Nurse on Call Home Healthcare, Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, Oasis Outsourcing, South Palm Beach Dental Association, Quantum Foundation, TheWanderers Club, Quest Diagnostics Inc. and Illustrated Properties.
The event co-chairpersons are Caroline Moran, Sanjiv Sharma and Robert Souaid. Committee members include Constance Berry, Luis Torres, Richard Retamar, Marie Speed, Paul Archacki, Penny Kosinski, Sugar Savin McCauley and Billy Williams.
The evening will honor all of Caridad’s volunteers and recognize those who have reached their 5th, 10th, 15th and 20th anniversary of service.
Tickets are $250. For more information, call 561-853-1638 or visit www.caridad.org.