Shopping Olympics Raises $32K For Special Olympics Florida At Brickell City Centre

Special Olympics Brickell City Centre
Attendees of the Shopping Olympics Brickell City Centre

All photos courtesy of Korey Davis 

Miami came together on to celebrate a day of shopping and giving back as the sprawling Brickell City Centre hosted the highly-anticipated Shopping Olympics to benefit Special Olympics FloridaMiami-Dade County. For the special affair, several of the mall’s coveted boutiques offered deep discounts on fashion, jewelry, accessories, products and services to ticket holders of the Special Olympics.

Special Olympics Brickell City Centre

Haute Living was a proud media sponsor of the event, alongside Miami’s fashionable influencers, stylist Elysze Held, philanthropist Angela BirdmanAndrea Minski, Angeles Almuna, Ana Quincoces, Alexandra Hamdan, Tomi Rose, Kim Caceres, Romina Nabhen, Eda Schottenstein, Tanya Savysky and more, who all took part in the philanthropic shopping spree.

Angela Birdman and Korey Davis
Angela Birdman and Romina Nabhen

Attendees got to shop the luxurious boutiques as they enjoyed live music and activations throughout the mall, including a beauty lounge serving Whispering Angel Rosé, fashion lounge serving Fifty Pounds Gin martinis and premium bars serving Tito’s Vodka, Botran Rum, Liquor Strega Singha Beer and Tu-be Global Spirts, as well as delicious bites to eat. Automobiles courtesy of Warren Henry were displayed throughout the property for guests to admire. Those with the VIP gold tickets even got to enjoy an exclusive fashion show put on by mega-retailer Saks Fifth Avenue inside their beautiful, three-level store.

Special Olympics Brickell City Centre

The day was a huge success, bringing in $32K in revenue to benefit the non-profit, Florida-based chapter of the Special Olympics. One hundred percent of the ticket sales went to benefit the charity.

Special Olympics Brickell City Centre

Special Olympics Florida serves as the state’s largest volunteer-driven organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition, health services, leadership development and more, to kids and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Special Olympics Brickell City Centre
DJ and Kamal Hotchandani

The proceeds generated at the event will be utilized to continue serving the chapter, as well as prepare them for the upcoming 2018 USA Games in Seattle for the Special Olympics, where the athletes will get to take their talents to an even larger pool of competition.

Special Olympics Brickell City Centre