Blog Posts Tagged Corks-For-A-Cause

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Charity Spotlight: Shelter House

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

Abuse has varying forms. It can be physical, verbal, or emotional. All are damaging. Some are deadly. Many times, children are caught in the crossfire as they witness and sometimes directly experience abuse. This leads to physical or emotional trauma and can even result in similar behavior patterns. It is reported that one-third of children who experience or witness abuse in their home go on to abuse loved ones.  When a victim of abuse knows...

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Funding Futures

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016

On the evening of August 23, 2016, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation held our annual Check Presentation Ceremony at the WaterColor LakeHouse, where we were able to donate a record breaking $2.66 million to 14 local charities serving children in need in Northwest Florida. This event is the culmination of all of the fundraising and the amazing community effort that goes on throughout the year. It also marks the Foundation's largest charitable...

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Habitat for Humanity: Building Futures, Fulfilling Dreams

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Walton County Habitat for Humanity does not only help build homes, they also help build futures. For 20 years, they have been bringing the community together to build affordable homes for families in need. They are proud to say, "this is not a hand out, but rather a hand up" as they require home recipients to perform 250 sweat equity labor hours per adult in addition to attending credit and financial counseling to allow...

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Charity Spotlight: Emerald Coast Autism Center

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Every person deserves the chance to be the best version of themself that they can be. This is true across age, cultural background, and even individuals with Autism. The Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC) is a place where hope exists and this chance can become reality. Every day, children come to the ECAC school and therapy center where they find that they can succeed. This is possible because of the dedicated, certified staff members who create curriculum...

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Food For Thought

Chew on This

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2016

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, Food for Thought Outreach celebrated their Destin Pantry's Ribbon Cutting with the Destin Chamber of Commerce. Guests were invited to tour the facility, get to know the organization, register to volunteer, and enjoy light bites provided by  Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer .This new Destin Pantry will help continue the fight against child hunger by providing children who are dependent on free or reduced school meals...

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