Unicorn Children's Foundation Celebrates 20 Years in Boca Raton (February 28, 2015)
Boca Raton, FL – February 28, 2015 – Over 250 guests joined Event Chairs, Mary Ann and Gregory Fried, for the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Emerald Ball, recently held at Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton. The Host Committee included: Lori and Rafael Cabrera, Ronda and David Gluck, Cathy and Abdol Moabery, and Marie and Frank Occhigrossi. Guests, decked out in emerald, celebrated Unicorn Children’s Foundation’s 20th Anniversary while indulging in a variety of delectable foods, taking selfies at the Selfie Photo booth donated by Get More Productions, and bidding on unique auction experiences.
Dr. Rafael Cabrera, President of the Board of Directors inducted Mr. Jay DiPietro, President / COO / General Manager of Boca West Country Club, into the Order of the Unicorn. In the last two year, the Club Managers Association of America has donated over $100,000 to Unicorn Children’s Foundation.
Supporters for the event included: Gregory's Fine Jewelry, Silvana & Barry Halperin, Genevieve & J.D. Murphy, Sunshine Health, Wells Fargo Advisors - The Meran Group, Gail Wasserman Lee & Richard W. Lee, Nav-TV, Mike & Valeria Rosenbloom, Dr. Rafael & Lori Cabrera, Eye On South Florida, and Simply The Best Magazine. Funds from this event will support children and young adults who think, communicate, and learn differently.
### Unicorn Children's Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to children and young adults with leadership, education, and funding to ensure the success and inclusions of individuals with neurodiversity in everyday routines, activities and places.
The latest statistics from the Center for Disease Control indicate that 1 of every 6 children is affected by a neurodiverse condition, such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia other general learning disorders. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the Unicorn Children’s Foundation’s efforts to transform communities to engage, inspire, empower, and include individuals with neurodiversity in everyday routines, activities, and places.