WILTON MANORS, Fla. (April 20, 2022) – Our Fund Foundation is proud to announce the nonprofit was named FLoatarama’s philanthropy partner and will manage the funds raised from the signature event with 100% of ticket sales going to the FLoatarama LGBTQ Youth Fund.
An official event of Stonewall Pride Month, FLoatarama-2022 is scheduled for Saturday, June 11. A Flotilla of decorated private and chartered boats with ticketed passengers will depart from Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale to cruise the New River and Intra Coastal Waterway starting at 12:30 p.m. The Flotilla is scheduled to disembark at the Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal/Il Lugano at 2 p.m. for a festive Sailor’s Dance and Pool Party with famed San Francisco DJ Matt Consola.
“We are delighted to partner with Our Fund Foundation, a leader in the LGBTQ+ philanthropic community, to ensure that the funds we raise achieve maximum impact across the South Florida community,” said Scott Schramm, President of FLoatarama.
Spontaneously originating in 2020 during the height of COVID lockdown, the volunteer-led FLoatarama continues to build upon its success and is now a certified 501(c)3 non-profit with a strong philanthropic focus, and a clear purpose. All funds raised will support vulnerable and disadvantaged LGBTQ+ youth with a concentration on education, homelessness and personal development.
“Because of the transparency with which FLoatarama operates and their decision to partner with Our Fund, the community can be confident knowing that their support directly benefits LGBTQ youth-serving non-profits,” said David Jobin president and CEO of Our Fund Foundation. “We’re so looking forward to participating in this vibrant community event during Pride Month.”
To register for 2022-FLoatarama visit floatarama.org. Tickets for Flotilla vessel registration are $30; Sailor’s Dance and Pool Party tickets are $15 with VIP packages ranging from $100-$125.
As South Florida’s only LGBTQ community foundation, Our Fund Foundation promotes a culture of philanthropy by uniting donors with organizations advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties and supporting causes within the LGBT community. For more information, visit our-fund.org or call 954-565-1090.
FLoatarama, Inc. is a South Florida 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support vulnerable and disadvantaged LGBTQ+ youth on and around the water in the Venice of America.
Our partnership with Our Fund Foundation, a leader in the LGBTQ+ philanthropic community, ensures the funds we raise achieve the greatest impact in the community. Funds raised by FLoatarama will go to the “FLoatarama LGBTQ Youth Fund”, supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged LGBTQ youth, primarily in the areas of Education, Homelessness and Personal Development. The fund is managed by Our Fund and directed by FLoatarama. For more information, visit FLoatarama.org or email info@FLoatarama.org.