Community Foundation News

Join the United Way of Central Florida at Black & Brew October 2, 3 & 4th for Community Brews!

UWCF Community Brews

Join the United Way of Central Florida at Black & Brew October 2, 3 & 4th for Community Brews!

The Lakeland Derby

The Lakeland Derby is an annual “Derby Style” event staged on beautiful Lake Mirror in downtown Lakeland. With the entertaining flair of the event and the competitive spirit of the races, the Derby always promises to be a memorable occasion for all.

2017 PEP Homecoming Celebration

Celebrate Homecoming with students, parents, staff, alumni. and supporters of our Greater Winter Haven community schools.

Boys & Girls Clubs Day for Kids

Boys & Girls Clubs Day for Kids is an annual day set aside to celebrate and honor children, while encouraging adults to take ONE DAY TO CHANGE A CHILD’S FUTURE.

Celebrity Lip Sync Battle

The 2017 Celebrity Lip Sync Battle is a fundraiser benefiting public education in Winter Haven through contributions to two nonprofits: The Winter Haven Public Education Partnership and Cypress Junction Montessori.

Building the Bridge

Strings in Need’s second annual gala will be held at the exquisite Haus 820 in Downtown Lakeland. The evening will be filled with music, great food, great fun, a raffle, and a silent auction.


VISTEBall is an indoor golf-themed fundraiser where attendees may play golf-related games, enjoy a buffet dinner and drinks. In addition to the meal and games, attendees may bid on silent and live auction items. Proceeds from the evening go to support VISTE.

Unmanned and Sunny

free drone education and awareness event for the public to learn about safe drone operation and the upcoming career opportunities that exist in the drone industry.

MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Mayfaire is one of the largest and oldest outdoor art festivals in Central Florida and is on Sunshine Artist magazine’s prestigious “Best 200 Art Shows” list. Come see why it has such a great reputation!