NAPLES — Fostering Success, formerly known as Friends of Foster Children, will host its 25th Anniversary Gala, “A Splash of Silver,” Friday, March 1, 2024, at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburon. The special fundraising event is chaired by Nancy and Rebecca Maddox, alongside honorary chairs Doug and Nancy Campbell.
This high-energy evening begins at 5 p.m. and features a cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment, as well as exclusive live and silent auctions. All proceeds from the gala will directly benefit foster children.
Philanthropists and entrepreneurs Nancy and Rebecca Maddox have been supporters of Fostering Success since 2022. Nancy has served on the board of directors since July 1, 2023. Rebecca and Nancy are committed members of the Naples community, generously providing donations and co-chairing various charitable events throughout the years. The couple owns Three60 Market, Three60 Wine, Celebration Park, Rebecca’s and Naples’ newest social club, The Maddox.
Doug and Nancy Campbell are longtime advocates of Fostering Success, sharing their financial support, time and talents with the organization since 2006. Doug joined the Fostering Success board in 2006 and has served as chair for nine years. He also serves on the board of Healthcare Network, was a Guardian Ad Litem for 20 years and currently serves on foster care review panels. Nancy is a past board chair of the League Club and has been a lifelong volunteer in over a dozen junior leagues and numerous nonprofit organizations.
Individual tickets are $500; table pricing starts at $5,000. A variety of underwriting and sponsorship opportunities are available.
Since 1999, Fostering Success has been supporting children in the foster care system throughout Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties. The organization has grown from providing programs and resources for a handful of children to now serving over 750 annually.
For more information about Fostering Success’ 25th Anniversary Gala, visit www.fosteringsuccess.net.
Fostering Success provides educational and enrichment opportunities that enable foster children to fulfill their potential. The organization’s life-transforming programs are designed to ensure some of the most vulnerable children in the community receive the support they need, without interrupting their educational, social and emotional development, and have the opportunity to lead meaningful and productive lives. Programs include kindergarten preparation, tutoring provided by academic mentors, emergency supply kits, project enrichment activities, scholarships, as well as classes and assistance for those transitioning out of foster care. For additional information, visit www.fosteringsuccess.net or call 239-262-1808.