Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch Donates All of
The Proceeds From The Food & Wine Fest To A
Variety of Local And International Charities

The Annual Suncoast Food & Wine Fest is the largest fund raising activity held by the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch. Rotarians contribute thousands of hours to make this fund raising event a success as well as spend time in the community participating in projects funded. Each year numerous charities, selected through a grant application process open to all area 501 (c) (3) charities, are selected to be the grant recipients of the net proceeds.

The Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch is proud to have
funded more than $1,210,000 to the following organizations
with all net proceeds raised during the first eleven years
of the Suncoast Food & Wine Fest:

Adopt A Village
All Faiths Food Bank
Arts Council of Manatee
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boys & Girls Club of Manatee
Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota
Child Protection Center
Children First
Children’s Guardian Fund
Community Coalition On Homelessness
Community Haven
East Manatee
Community Foundation
Easter Seals of SWFL
Family Network on Disabilities
Family Partnership Center
Florida Blood Services
Forty Carrots Family Center
Foundation for Dreams
Gift of Life
Habitat for Humanity
Health Support Network
HOPE Family Services
Humane Society of Manatee
Manasota BUDS
Manasota SOLVE
Manatee Children’s Services
Manatee Community Action Agency
Manatee Habitat For Humanity
Manatee Opportunity Council
Manatee Glens

Marine Scholarship Foundation
Meals On Wheels Plus
  & Food Bank of Manatee
Mental Health Community Centers
Miracle League of Manasota
Orange Ridge – Bullock
Elementary School
Mothers Helping Mothers
PACE Center for Girls
Pearlman Music Program
Pines of Sarasota
Police Athletic League of Manatee
Police Athletic League
  of Sarasota - Sailor Circus
Resurrection House
Rotary – Clean Water Project
Rotary – Dictionary Project
Salvation Army
Senior Friendship Center
ShelterBox USA
Take Stock in Children
Thaise Education & Exposure Tours
United Way 2-1-1 of Manasota
Venice Mobile Meals
Van Wezel Foundation
We Care Manatee
Women’s Resource Center
World Polio Eradication

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