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Fall Wine Tasting! Spotlight on Wine

October 21, 2016

Avenues to Independence and Presenting Sponsor Wintrust invite you to the Spotlight on Wine, October 27 from 6-9 pm in the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall; 231 S. LaSalle St, Chicago IL. Enjoy an international buffet from Hel’s Kitchen and a guided tasting of six unique wines. Try your luck with great raffle prizes and a special live auction. Your support will benefit Avenues to Independence, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Tickets are $105 per person. (The charitable donation portion of the ticket price is $55) Valet parking is available. Find out more about Spotlight on Wine and Avenues to Independence here: http://avenuestoindependence.org/spotlight_on_wine/

1800Baskets.com is proud to support Spotlight on Wine at the event on October 27. Best wishes to our friends at Avenues to Independence for a very successful party and wine tasting. See you there!

spotlight on wine

 

Gift Baskets, Philanthropy

Smile Farms Golf Outing and Wine & Paint Classic

August 30, 2016

Golf Outing Save the Date! Don’t miss the Smile Farms Second Annual Golf Outing and Wine & Paint Classic!

Second Annual Golf Outing at Sands Point Golf Club.

Monday, September 26, 2016

 

golf outing, wine and paint event

Find out more about Smile Farms here: www.smilefarms.org

Entertaining, Gift Baskets, Philanthropy

Smile Farms Summer Pop Up Shop, Atlantic Beach

July 6, 2016
Smile Farms Pop Up Shop

Incredible Flower Arrangements at the Pop Up Shop

Smile Farms welcomed the season by bringing a summer Pop Up Shop to Ocean Club, Atlantic Beach. The organization is dedicated to providing meaningful work opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities at local farms and greenhouses.

1800Baskets.com partnered with Smile Farms and 1800Flowers.com to help make the shop a success and to raise awareness for the organization. 1800Baskets donated containers of various sizes for the Pop Up Shop. Smile Farm’s employees planted the containers with beautifully arranged flowers and plants grown at Smile Farms at IGHL located in Moriches, New York. The arrangements were available for purchase at the Pop Up Shop and every one of them sold!

Continued support is essential so that the organization can raise awareness for a much deserving population. Want to help? Get involved today by attending one of the upcoming events!

Summer Soiree: Sip and Schmooze by the Sea,  July 14, 2016. To register please contact Tracey Gittere (516) 222-0550.

Second Annual Smile Farms Golf Outing and Wine & Paint Classic, September 26, 2016. Details: Email events@smilefarms.org for sponsorship opportunities.

If you would like to host a pop-up shop for the organization please contact info@smilefarms.org.

 

Congratulations, Philanthropy

Smile Farms at Community Bridge Builders

June 27, 2016

Smile Farms, a new non-profit organization dedicated to providing meaningful work opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities announces a second location on the west coast!

1-800-Baskets.com® a member of the 1-800-Flowers.com® family since 2001, congratulates Smile Farms on this incredible milestone.

As a corporate sponsor of Smile Farms, 1-800-Flowers.com® provides the charity with support in many ways, including donations, volunteers, business mentorship, cause marketing campaigns and most importantly — spreading the message. 

Meet Smile Farms at Community Bridge Builders in Turlock, California!

Smile Farms at community Bridge Builders

Smile Farms at Community Bridge Builders

“Smile Farms is excited to announce that we have established our second location in Turlock, California! We’ve partnered with Community Bridge Builders, Inc. to further our mission of lowering the unemployment rate for adults with developmental disabilities.

Smile Farms at Community Bridge Builders is utilizing their rich, fertile soil, to grow plants and to grow people. They are tirelessly working for an environment that creates sustainability while forging a centralized voice for this often forgotten population. We are Creating Jobs, Growing Goodness and Helping Neighbors NATIONWIDE!

We can’t wait to see all the good this new Farm will do for the community. Stay up to date with our expansion, milestones and progress by following us on all our social media platforms (@SmileFarmsInc)

To learn more about Smile Farms and Smile Farms at Community Bridge Builders, check out our websites www.smilefarms.org and www.smilecbb.org.” SmileFarms.org

Smile Farms at Community Bridge Builders, Turcott

Working for an Environment that Creates Sustainability

 

Smile Farms at community Bridge Builders

Join us in Congratulating Smile Farms!

Philanthropy

Smile Farms Farmer Spotlight

April 5, 2016

In our February newsletter, we proudly introduced Smile Farms Inc., and its inspiring story! Today we would like to introduce you to Thomas Reilly and Dominique Johnson, two farmers at Smile Farms at IGHL. They have been featured in the Farmer Spotlight on Smile Farms’ Social Media platforms. Check out what they had to say!

 

farmer spotlight, Thomas Reilly

Farmer Spotlight, Thomas Reilly

farmer spotlight, Dominique Johnson

Farmer Spotlight, Dominique Johnson

Farmer Spotlight! Congratulations Thomas Reilly and Dominique Johnson on four years of employment with Smile Farms Inc. Best of luck with your future plans!

As a corporate sponsor of Smile Farms, 1-800-Flowers.com® provides the charity with support in many ways, including donations, volunteers, business mentorship, cause marketing campaigns and most importantly — spreading the message.

Currently located on Long Island, New York, with the help of citizens, corporations and government entities, they have ambitious plans to expand and create a network of farms across the United States.

 

Smile Farms farmers in the greenhouse

Smile Farms Farmer Spotlight Farmers Working with Mulch

Read more about Smile Farms and how you can get involved:  http://www.smilefarms.org/

Stay connected with Smile Farms on all social media platforms!

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