South Florida Benefit for Hedge Funds Care - December 3, 2009

Platinum Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor Kaufman Rossin

Gold Sponsors

Brilla Group - Real Estate Private Equity


Silver Sponsors



Weeden & Co.


Northpoint Trading Partners


Co Chairs

Samantha Foerster
Mitch Ackles

Committee of Hearts

Matt Aptman
Lara Block
Julie Burstein
David Friedland
Seth Gordon
Wendy Kallergis
William Keunen
Gregory Levy
Michael Lucia
Sam Meek
Meaghan Mullins
Robert Rippee
Andrew Schneider
Matt Smith
Clint Snyder
Richard Strait
Will Thompson
Dave Trujillo
Leslie Wolfson


PR Sponsor

Hedge Fund PR + Communications

Venue Sponsor

The Betsy South Beach

Liquor Sponsors

Diamond Vodka

Voga Italia Wines

Nicolas Gin

Gran Sierpe Pisco


Educational Partner

University of Miami
Reveal the Heart of South Florida

The honor of your presence
is requested at the first annual

South Florida Benefit for Hedge Funds Care

Thursday, December 3, 2009
from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.

This evening reception includes
cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment
at the historic and elegant

The Betsy Hotel South Beach

During Art Basel Miami Beach

Cocktail Attire

Register  |  Sponsor

Hedge Fund Snowbirds, Miami Calling

South Florida Benefit for Hedge Funds Care

Where will you be on December 3rd?

In exciting South Beach, during the most important art show in the U.S., the South Florida Benefit for Hedge Funds Care will unite leading hedge funds, sophisticated investors, local luminaries, and the financial and art world, for an evening dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse.

Attendees will enjoy:

  • Multiple open bars and hand-rolled cigars inside the private B-Bar and under the moonlight on the glorious rooftop of The Betsy Hotel, with unobstructed views of the ocean along Miami Beach
  • Visit the Mercedes-Benz of Miami Investor Lounge where hedge funds can connect in style with family offices, funds of funds, institutional investors and wealthy individuals
  • The sensory thrills of continuous butler served fine cuisine elevated by the signature style of of BLT Steak
  • Live music by the jazz greats of the John Branzer Band who have performed with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Tony Bennett, Louis Prima, and Keely Smith.
  • Silent auction featuring artwork from the Peter Lik Gallery and Friedland Art, a private island getaway at the Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergris Cay, a spa day at the Mandarin Oriental, a tour of Miami with the Official Bud Light Poker Run Team, and more
  • Most important of all, if you attend you can make a difference in the life of a child.  Thanks to our sponsors, 100% of event proceeds will go to Hedge Funds Care - Preventing and Treating Child Abuse

Where to Stay?

Choose The Betsy Hotel and take advantage of 15% off the best available rate from Nov 27 until Dec 7, exclusively for Hedge Funds Care.  Guests must use the code "HEDGE" to qualify, and may book via:

Hedge Funds Care, Preventing and Treating Child Abuse

About Hedge Funds Care
Preventing and Treating Child Abuse

The mission of Hedge Funds Care is to support efforts to prevent and treat child abuse. What began as a single fundraiser is today an international nonprofit organization that has distributed over $20 million through more than 500 grants.
Funds are raised through Open Your Heart to the Children Benefits and other events in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and the Twin Cities, Denver, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cayman Islands, London, Toronto, and now Miami, and through personal donations.

To learn more please visit

Event Partners


Miami Magazine
Mercedes-Benz of Miami

South Florida Hedge Fund Managers

Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

Ivy Magazine