News Release

Smiling children in swimsuits standing by a pool

Nearly $54 million alone will support quality after-school, summer and youth enrichment programs.

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The Children’s Trust will celebrate the unparalleled achievements of local trailblazers who are improving the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County at the 13th Annual Champions for Children Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Mural at HistoryMiami Museum depicting historical figures including Julia Tuttle and Henry Flagler

MIAMI, FL – Children in foster care may have enjoyed “spring break” from school, but they never get a break from the worry and concern of where they will lay their head at night.

Teens holding signs at gun control rally

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The Children’s Trust fully endorses the groundswell of youth activism to alter the trajectory of their future by insisting on commonsense gun laws to ensure that the Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting will be the last of its kind.

Teen boy on stage at Young Talent Big Dreams Audition

CORAL GABLES, FL – December 15, 2017 – Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children’s Trust, announces the eighth annual Young Talent Big Dreams – the most widespread local FREE youth talent competition in Miami-Dade County.

Violinist in mime costume playing her violin

WHAT: Spooky Symphony, a ghoulishly wonderful repertoire performed by the Alhambra Orchestra and Greater Miami Youth Symphony, is a free family Halloween concert featuring music from the show Phantom of the Opera, the movie Pirates of the Caribbean and the video

View of a hurricane from high altitude

Under threat of a hurricane or other potential disaster, it’s important to prepare children for what may come without overly alarming them.

Galardonados de Champions for Children y el Presidente/CEO del Children's Trust James R. Haj

Miami, FL – A high-profile crowd gathered for The Children’s Trust’s 12th Annual Champions for Children event at the Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom on Friday, August 25, where Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson accepted the prestigious David Lawrence Jr.