For the Humane Society’s Walk for Animals, the F.U.N. Team assisted with event coordination and running the raffle. The Walk for Animals is an annual event benefiting the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Every dollar raised from the walk goes toward sheltering more than 400 homeless cats and dogs in the Humane Society’s care at the shelter and through the foster care program.
The F.U.N. Team helped with set-up/breakdown, helping riders stay hydrated, cheering and more at the Dolphins Cancer Challenge. Launched in 2010 as the signature initiative of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, the DCC is a way for the South Florida community to be cancer fighters. Participant-raised funds go to innovative cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In January, the F.U.N. Team assisted with Zo’s Family Health and Wellness Groove that included a 5K run/walk, fitness classes, presentations, food demonstrations and interactive zones with bounce houses, obstacle courses and rock climbing. The event benefits the Mourning Family Foundation and its mission to support education, mentoring and advocacy for youth and families in South Florida.
Carnival’s F.U.N Team recently went to Broward Partnership. The volunteers were busy helping serve lunch and preparing dinner for the needy in our community.
As part of HandsOn Miami Day this year, the Carnival F.U.N. Team worked at the South Florida Easter Seals location in Allapattah. They painted the interior walls of the center, enhanced the landscape through some gardening and planted an herb garden for the individuals with disabilities and special needs that use the facilities.
Carnival employees and their families hosted a fall festival for 50 kids at Chapman Partnership. Children ages 3 to 15 participated in harvest themed arts-n-crafts, read books, enjoyed snacks, colored and played.
Carnival celebrated its 20th Annual F.U.N. Team Awards Reception to recognize the incredible efforts of its great volunteers. Every year the F.U.N. Team honors an employee who has gone above and beyond as the “Volunteer of the Year.” This year, Carnival honored Antoinette Murray for her commitment to making the community a better place. As done in years past, in conjunction with this award, the Carnival Foundation will make a $1,000 contribution to the charity of the recipients choice.
Children’s Harbor provides residential services for foster children in a family-style setting. The Carnival F.U.N. had a blast while redecorating one of the homes that houses three foster families.
Once again, Carnival Cruise Lines F.U.N. Teams members went to Bay Oaks Home for the Aged to spend time with the residents. The team members hosted a competitive game of bingo and provided companionship during snack-time.
To help prepare for Thanksgiving, Carnival F.U.N. Team members volunteered at Camillus House to get the meal ready for those who will eat there on the holiday.
The Miami Childrens Museum is home to a wonderful Carnival Cruise Lines exhibit showing life on a ship, and Carnival F.U.N. Team members have fun volunteering at the facility.
Carnival F.U.N. Team members volunteer for a variety of causes, and they always have “F.U.N.” while helping their community.
Carnival F.U.N. Team members volunteer at the annual Family Fest at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Family Fest features a series of free indoor, family-friendly performances ranging from award-winning musicians to South Florida’s most renowned performing artists.
The Carnival F.U.N. Team helped pack food that was distributed to low-income neighborhoods in South Florida.
Key Biscayne in Miami needed cleaning up, and the Carnival F.U.N. Team volunteers helped make the shoreline beautiful again.
Carnival Cruise Lines F.U.N. Teams members spend time with the residents at Bay Oaks Home for the Aged. The team members provided companionship during snack-time and played bingo.
The Carnival F.U.N. Team volunteers each year to help out the homeless at Camillus House.
Carnival F.U.N. Team members volunteered at Baynanza, the annual Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day.
The F.U.N. Teams helps at the Humane Society in South Florida with feeding walking and bathing the animals, as well as providing companionship.