Event DETAILS

AMIGOS NIGHT
NOVEMBER 2, 2024

THE HANGAR AT REGATTA HARBOUR
3385 Pan American Dr
Miami, FL 33133

What is Amigos Night?
Welcome to Amigos Night, the pinnacle of Amigos For Kids' annual fundraising event! Formerly known as Miami Celebrity Domino Night, this signature gathering has seen record-breaking attendance in recent years, attracting Miami's crème de la crème, including celebrities, media personalities, political and corporate leaders, and the social elite. With over 1,500 of Miami's movers and shakers, influencers, and celebrity guests, get ready for an unforgettable evening that transcends the ordinary.

Sponsors that Rock the Night
Thanks to our title sponsor, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and the presenting sponsor, Bacardi USA, guests will be treated to an open bar and tantalizing dinner-by-the-bite at the culinary pavilion. Imagine savoring local flavors crafted by some of Miami's most popular chefs and restaurants. It's an epicurean journey right in the heart of the event!

Entertainment Extravaganza
Live performances by Extasy will keep the energy high. The atmosphere will be buzzing with excitement and the joy of giving back.

Domino Park Delight
Step into the heart of the action at Domino Park, a dedicated space where domino enthusiasts can indulge in friendly matches and showcase their skills. Whether you're a seasoned player or a novice, Domino Park adds an extra layer of enjoyment to the night.

Funding a Brighter Future
Amigos Night isn't just a soirée; it's a legacy event with a mission. The funds generated play a crucial role in supporting Amigos For Kids' programs and services dedicated to empowering families. From after-school enrichment programs to parent education and wrap-around support for struggling families, we are committed to creating a nurturing environment for children.

Unity in Action
This fundraiser is more than a financial boost; it's a call to action. Amigos Night brings together supporters, sponsors, and the community to contribute generously toward our mission. It's a platform for raising awareness about the challenges families face and the positive impact Amigos For Kids has on their lives.

Cultivating Compassion
Through Amigos Night, we aim to foster a spirit of unity and compassion. Every dollar raised ensures that children have the opportunity to grow, succeed, and ultimately build a brighter future. Join us for a night of celebration, entertainment, and making a difference in the lives of those who need it the most. Amigos Night – where every moment counts for a cause!

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Host Commitee

Meet Our Host Committee: Architects of Celebration and Impact
Our Host Committee, a dynamic blend of influencers and community leaders, is at the core of Amigos Night. With a shared commitment to impact, this dedicated group shapes an extraordinary evening of celebration. From event planning experts to community champions, each member brings a unique touch, ensuring every detail contributes to an unforgettable experience.

These architects of celebration and impact unite to create an atmosphere where generosity, unity, and compassion thrive. Gratitude to our Host Committee for their dedication in transforming Amigos Night into a remarkable celebration with a purpose. Together, they embody the spirit of community and the power of coming together for a brighter, more empowered future.


Host Committee Co-Chairs

Adriana Verdeja
Adriana Verdeja

Ms. Arango grew up with a passion for Higher Education and helping others in her community. She also worked in higher education for over a decade serving in various roles from fundraising as Senior Director of Development, to Deputy Chief of Staff to the President and Executive Director of Government and Community Relations. She brings a combination of her successful fundraising career raising over $50M for the University’s Momentum 2 Campaign, her international business experience, her passion for real estate, customer service, marketing and sales background. Adriana was an integral part of expanding the Real Estate Advisory Boards and raising record breaking funds for the annual Conference for the School of Architecture and the School of Business Administration. She also raised the largest gifts in history of the UM Lowe Art Museum and the School of Architecture.

Her relationship building skills with individuals, parents, corporations and foundations have been critical to her success in the various roles in her career. Prior to joining the University, Ms. Arango worked as an Executive for Neiman Marcus Group and Federated Department Stores. Ms. Arango was instrumental in the implementation of companywide customer service programs. Ms. Arango was also named Executive of the Year for overall outstanding performance. She previously worked in the fashion industry in business development and model management and  developed a wide range of U.S. and international clientele including world renowned fashion designers, retailers, print magazines and fashion photographers. Ms. Arango scouted, developed and managed the careers of several international super models.

Ms. Verdeja holds an Associates in Arts Degree, a Bachelor in Business Administration degree from Barry University and is a Candidate for Masters in Liberal Studies from the University of Miami. Ms. Verdeja, fluent in Spanish, serves as an active volunteer, committee, and board member for several organizations in the South Florida community. Some of the organizations include the Florida Red Cross, Coral Gables Community Foundation, Chamber South and a few others. She has recently been awarded the Rock Star Award by Miami Women Who Rock, Board Member of the Year for the Coral Gables Community Foundation and Hispanic Women of Distinction Award.


Host Committee Co-Chairs

Yesenia Moreno
Yesenia Moreno

Yesenia Moreno is an Executive Vice President of New Edge Associates.

Representing several large institutions within the Florida and Northeast region, Yesenia has pioneered in the staffing industry for the last 25 years. With a strong network that supports her.  Her knowledge and experience in the South Florida market is second to none.

Ambition is a word she has come to know well. Yesenia Moreno is a woman with endless drive and her knowledge of the market has made her a key element in the industry. She is an active Board Member of Chamber South, Sebastian Strong and serves on the Executive Board for South Florida Banking Institute. Co-Chair of Sponsorship for Hard Hats & High Heels a Habitat for Humanity. She is part of the Hispanic women’s Network Committee for South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Former Executive Board member of the Coral gables Chamber of commerce, Former Chapter President and founding member of BNI Platinum, former President of NAPW Coral Gables Chapter and President of International Association women. She is also a member of Doral Chamber of Commerce, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce, Latin Builders Association.


Host Committee

Raluca C Kotowski
Yesenia Moreno
David Perez
Aslynn Rivera-Tigera
Martii Salazar
Marisol Sierra
Carolina Veira
Adriana Verdeja

Event Chair

Meet Our Event Chair: Leading the Charge for Change
Introducing Nicole Valls, our Amigos Night Event Chair - the driving force behind Amigos Night's success. A visionary leader and advocate for positive change, she spearheads the mission to make this annual gathering an impactful celebration.

With a keen eye for detail and a passion for philanthropy, Nicole ensures that every element of Amigos Night resonates with purpose. Her leadership sets the tone for a night where generosity, unity, and compassion take center stage, paving the way for a brighter future through Amigos For Kids.

Nicole Valls
Immediate Past Board Chair & Events Committee Chair

Nicole Valls, VP of Operations for Valls Group Inc. joined Amigos For Kids nearly two decades ago, first as host committee chair for the organization’s Miami Celebrity Domino Night fundraiser and in 2009 as a board member.

She proudly served as the board of directors’ vice chair from 2013 to 2016 and went on to become board chair from 2017 to 2020.  She currently serves as the board’s immediate past chair and the chair of the organization’s events committee.

Nicole is a true champion for children and families and has been an invaluable partner in the fight against child abuse.  Amigos is infinitely grateful for her leadership and for her tireless dedication and commitment to our mission.

Nicole Vals at Amigos for Kids event with a girl smiling

“Through my work with Amigos For Kids, I have had the privilege of witnessing first hand, the impact our programs have in preventing child abuse and neglect.  No amount of effort is too great if it means we can keep even one child from experiencing the suffering and trauma of child abuse.”

- Nicole Valls
Purchase Tickets

Secure Your Seat: Join the Celebration at Amigos Night!
Embark on an unforgettable journey by securing your tickets to Amigos Night, the pinnacle of celebration and impact. Join Miami's influencers, celebrities, and community leaders for an evening that transcends the ordinary—an evening where generosity meets celebration.

Select your ticket option to ensure you don't miss out on the culinary delights, live entertainment, and the unique atmosphere that defines Amigos Night. Your presence adds to the collective effort of making a lasting difference in the lives of children and families through Amigos For Kids.

Don't wait—secure your seat today and be part of a night that goes beyond the ordinary, making a meaningful impact in our community. Your ticket is not just an entry; it's a contribution to a brighter future. Join us at Amigos Night and let the celebration begin!

Early Bird Ticket: $300.00 | July 1st-September 30th
Standard Ticket: $350.00  | October 1st-November 1st
Tickets at The Door: $375.00 | November 2nd

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Event Sponsorships

Illuminate Your Brand: Amigos Night Sponsorship Opportunities
Step into the spotlight and make a meaningful impact with Amigos Night sponsorship opportunities! Align your brand with a purpose-driven event that brings together Miami's influential community for an unforgettable evening of celebration and giving.

As a sponsor, your brand will shine as a beacon of support, reaching a diverse audience of celebrities, influencers, political leaders, and engaged community members. From exclusive branding at our culinary pavilion to recognition in event promotions, each sponsorship tier offers unique visibility and tailored benefits.

Whether you're a local business seeking community engagement or a corporate giant committed to social impact, our sponsorship packages provide a platform to showcase your brand's commitment to making a difference.

Seize this opportunity to stand out, make a lasting impression, and be part of an event that goes beyond celebration—it's a catalyst for positive change. Explore our sponsorship packages today and become a vital partner in the transformative journey of Amigos For Kids.

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Culinary Sponsorship

Culinary Brilliance: Elevate Your Brand with Amigos Night Culinary Sponsorship
Indulge in an extraordinary opportunity to showcase your brand's commitment to excellence by becoming a culinary sponsor for Amigos Night! As the culinary sponsor, your brand will take center stage at the heart of our event, captivating the taste buds of Miami's elite and influential community.

Whether you're a local culinary gem or a renowned establishment, our culinary sponsorship packages provide a platform to showcase your commitment to exquisite flavors and community engagement. Elevate your brand with Amigos Night Culinary Sponsorship and be part of a night that transcends the ordinary, celebrating culinary excellence and making a meaningful difference in our community.

Culinary Sponsorship Form


We are thrilled to have you consider us as a culinary sponsor for the Amigos Night Fundraising Event. Your potential participation is immensely appreciated on this special evening. The event is on November 2, 2024, at The Hangar at Regatta Harbor, 3385 Pan American Dr., Miami, FL 33133. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to work together and create a memorable experience. Thank you for considering our involvement and joining us in making a meaningful impact!

Culinary sponsorship benefits include:

  • Up to (2) two six-foot tables, draped & skirted
  • Complementary disposable plates, utensils & napkins
  • Four non-transferable working passes for your staff
  • Two complimentary general admission tickets to the event
  • Logo placement as specified in the sponsor letter
  • 8x8 Ad in the event's program book.
  • Logo placement(*) on:
  • - Digital sponsor loop during event
  • - Email blast
  • - Social media posts

Your tax-deductible donation and commitment consist of the following:

  • 1,500 bite-size portions of your signature dish
  • Service staff (max. 4) dressed in standard restaurant/catering attire

To take advantage of all the benefits we are offering this year, confirm your sponsorship by completing Culinary Sponsorship Form today.

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Donate

Make a Difference: Support Amigos For Kids Today
Empower families and nurture children by contributing to Amigos For Kids. Your donation plays a pivotal role in providing essential resources, after-school programs, and support services for struggling families. Every contribution, no matter the size, fuels our mission to create a nurturing environment where children can thrive.

Click the donate button now and be a catalyst for positive change. Your generosity ensures a brighter future for those in need. Together, let's make a meaningful impact through Amigos For Kids.

Sponsors

Confirmed Sponsors: Catalysts for Positive Change
Discover our roster of confirmed sponsors—enterprises and organizations united with us for a brighter future through Amigos Night. From local landmarks to industry leaders, each partner brings a unique brilliance to our cause, making a substantial impact on Amigos For Kids. We express sincere gratitude to these dedicated sponsors for their unwavering support. Their commitment not only enhances the event but also fortifies the groundwork for positive change in our community.

Title Sponsor
Hardrock
Presenting Sponsor
Bacardi
DIAMOND Sponsor
Prestige
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Gold Sponsors
Baptist
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Amigos Sponsors
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Culinary Sponsors
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