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Charity Program

Florida Skin Center loves the communities where we work and live, and we are formalizing our philanthropy by launching our “Dermatology from the Heart program.” As part of the program, our team members will have the chance to submit charitable organizations for consideration throughout each year that they believe would benefit from our assistance, and that embody the goals and ideals of Florida Skin Center. Each December, we will present four (4) charitable organizations and programs as finalists for the consideration of our FSC professional family and our team will cast their votes for their winner.

Our team members are the most valuable asset we have, and it is only fitting that they help to select which group will receive these funds. We are all blessed to live and work in Southwest Florida, and we recognize how important it is to give back to the communities that we serve. We are very excited to introduce this program to our guests, and we look forward to your feedback on how we can make it even better! We encourage you to visit their websites to learn more about these incredible programs and if you feel inspired to support their efforts, We would be pleased to award you with a complimentary FAN membership for a year! Simply email our coordinator at jesmarier@floridaskincenter.com with details of your donation.

2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Dr. Badia was so moved by the responses from our team that we could not select only one winner! As such, all four (4) candidates were announced as winners for 2018. In 2018, we will be donating over $15,000. Here are the incredible organizations chosen for 2018 and their awards:

CROWNING DAUGHTERS FOR SUCCESS
TaSheekia Perry, Founder

Awarded: $2500

Website: www.cdfs2006.com

Sponsorship for 6-week Program of Empowerment of Minority Students
Crowning Daughters for Success


CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER
Lisa Rizzio, Development Director

Awarded $2500

Website: www.cac-swfl.org

Bling & Bags Bingo

Fundraiser for Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida


DRESS FOR SUCCESS

Joie Gordon CEO

Awarded $1,000

Website: www.dressforsuccess.org

Dress for Success Southwest Florida serves disadvantaged women, promoting economic independence. The program provides tools for career development, a support network, and professional attire, helping women succeed in life and work.


COMMUNITY IN HARMONY INITIATIVE – GULF SHORE OPERA
Steffanie Pearce, Founder

Awarded: $500

Website: www.gulfshoreopera.org

Fundraiser for Southwest Florida social engagement programs for disadvantaged youths Introduction to Opera, Emerging artists program, Children’s Choir


 THE SKIN CANCER FOUNDATION
Deborah Sarnoff, MD President

Awarded: > $10,000

Event website: www.TakeYourSkinToABetterPlace5K.com


FSC continues its sponsorship of its Skin Cancer awareness campaign through its annual 5K run/ walk benefiting the Skin Cancer Foundation! We will contribute over $10,000 to this great event to be held at JetBlue Park in Ft. Myers (the spring training home of the Boston Red Sox) on May 12th, 2018. Please visit our website to sign up to sponsor or to run or walk!

Our Doctors

Pediatric Dermatologist in Fort Myers, FL

Anais Aurora Badia MD, D.O, F.A.A.D

Board-Certified Dermatologist and Pediatric Dermatologist
Dermatologist in Fort Myers, FL

Chetan Vedvyas, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon & Board-Certified Dermatologist
Dermatologist in Fort Myers, FL

Kimberly A. Werner, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Board-Certified Dermatologist
Plastic Surgeon in Fort Myers, FL

Andrea Basile, M.D.

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dermatopathologist in Fort Myers, FL

Robb E. Wilentz, M.D.

Board-Certified Anatomic Pathologist & Dermatopathologist
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