2020 Virtual Diamond Ball

$800K Raised for COVID-19 Relief

Your support made a difference! Special thanks to everyone who donated or bid in the auction! Watch a recording of the show, donate to COVID-19 relief anytime, and read our event recap.

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$800k Raised for COVID-19 Relief!

Thank you for joining us for the 2020 Virtual Diamond Ball, An Auction Benefiting Nicklaus Children's Hospital presented by City National Bank of Florida. Every dollar raised will directly benefit the patients and healthcare heroes at Nicklaus Children's Hospital through our COVID-19 Relief Fund. Read our event recap here.

From the comfort of home, the community tuned in to the live auction to bid on exclusive, one-of-a-kind experiences. The virtual event also featured inspiring patient success stories, a tribute to our healthcare heroes, several prize drawings just for registering, and much more! 

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Souvenir Journal

Learn more about the event and all the ways to stay connected to Nicklaus Children's throughout the year by browsing the 2020 Virtual Diamond Ball Souvenir Journal, sponsored by Mario Murgado and Murgado Automotive Group. Download Souvenir Journal.


Social Media Toolkit

The community shared their support of Nicklaus Children's Hospital with the world using the hashtag #NicklausDiamondBall! The Virtual Diamond Ball Toolkit was sponsored by Greenberg Traurig.
 

Proceeds Benefited COVID-19 Relief Fund

Event proceeds benefited the Nicklaus Children’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. Like many U.S. children’s hospitals that, at one point this year, were pacing to lose an average $1 million a day, Nicklaus Children’s has faced similar financial challenges. Your support helped shore up supplies and testing, while ensuring that staff and services we need are in place until the pandemic is behind us.

We are South Florida's only freestanding hospital exclusively for children, and with your help, we will continue to deliver on our promise to respond to their healthcare needs of children in our community and beyond... because kids' needs don't stop because of a pandemic.
 

Continuing Our Tradition

Although the Diamond Ball looked a little different in its 14th year, we are steadfast in our commitment to patients and families and our tradition of giving back. At past Diamond Ball events, including our record-breaking event in 2019, hundreds of community members joined us for an evening of dinner, dancing and fundraising, all to benefit the quality of life, programs and services that support the health and well-being of the children we serve at Nicklaus Children's. The signature event is one of South Florida’s most anticipated galas of the year.