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We invite you to join us at our 4th Annual LiFT Rise Awards Luncheon
Thursday, October 6, 2022 – the Hilton St. Petersburg, Carillon Park.

For sponsorship information, please contact:
Julie Brecher, Development Director at or
Sarah Peters, Special Events Manager at


The LiFT Rise Awards honors individuals and businesses based on their philanthropy in our community. Our honorees are selected based on the below qualities:

  • Honoree must demonstrate Compassion, Courage or Commitment.
  • Depth and breadth of philanthropic impact.
  • Number of awards and honors.
  • Amount of investment in the community, which should be offered in measurable terms (ie. hours, dollars, jobs created, etc.) as they would apply to each category.
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The Rise Award for Courage will be presented to an individual who has displayed perseverance, determination and courage to overcome personal challenges and adversity and most importantly, now serves as a role model to give hope and inspiration to others.


The Rise Award for Compassion will be presented to an individual who’s unselfish, compassionate and dedicated service has made a significant difference in our community. The award recipient inspires and motivates others through advocacy, leadership roles and mobilizing efforts towards a cause.


The Rise Award for Commitment will be presented to business or organization that demonstrates outstanding community commitment through executive/employee involvement, financial support, and volunteerism. By their example, the award recipients inspire and motivate others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community service.

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A Special THANK YOU to our Previous Rise Award Sponsors!