Rose Day Raises 125K

The Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program hosted its third annual Rosé Day® Luncheon on November 20th at the Soho Beach House on Miami Beach, raising nearly $125,000 to benefit at-risk girls in South Florida public high schools.

The sold-out event was presented by Wine Sponsor Châteaud’Esclans, Fashion Sponsor Stylists to a T and Rose Garden Sponsor Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour. In addition to Women of Tomorrow Program Founder Jennifer Valoppi and Philanthropic Chair Marisa Toccin Lucas, event co-chairs include Suzy Buckley Woodward, Carol Iacovelli and Daniela Swaebe, along with the Women of Tomorrow Miami-Dade Leadership Council & Hostess Committee, welcomed over 160 of South Florida’s leading philanthropists and community leaders to support the life-changing work of one of the most effective mentoring programs in the country.

Event attendees enjoyed shopping at Jennifer Miller Jewelry, Judith Leiber Couture & Samantha Sipos vendor tables during cocktail hour while enjoying Chateau d’Esclans rosé and frosé, a frozen version of the popular wine. Additionally, guests could purchase a personalized Judith Leiber Couture Hello My Name is bag in a shade of pink made exclusively for Rose Day®with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Women of Tomorrow Program. Guests also participated in a Rose Garden pick sponsored by Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour to win a Time is Magic Valentino handbag.

The silent auction included tickets to Tommy Hilfiger’s Milan fashion show, and a Fisher Island Club getaway along with items from Alice + Olivia, KAUFMANFRANCO, Jeffrey Rackover Jewelry, Mandarin Oriental, Miamiand others. The always fabulous mystery swag bags were filled with items from luxury brands such as Pitusa, Colors in Optics/Stylists to a T, Daniela Swaebe Fashion Jewels, Blackberry Farm, Carlisle, Faena Hotel, Givenchy Beauty, Miami Design Districtand Chicken Kitchen to name a few.

The Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program has been recognized on the floor of U.S. Congress 9 times and has been ranked a 4-Star Charity by Charity Navigator for five consecutive years, putting Women of Tomorrow in the top 9% of the more than 8,000 charities across the country rated by Charity Navigator. 

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