Our Sponsors

Thanking Our Sponsors

Dream in Green’s annual sponsors are key to helping us achieve our mission of environmental sustainability. It is through their contributions that our environmental education programs can be successfully implemented and result in change.

Platinum – $10,000
Gold – $5,000
Silver – $2,500
Bronze – $1,000
Friends – contributions of $500

Platinum Level

 

  • EPA

    Established on December 2, 1970 to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting, and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. In order to accomplish its mission of protecting human health and the environment, the EPA develops and enforces regulations, studies environmental issues, provides grants to state environmental programs, non-profit organizations, education institutes and others, and creates sponsor partnerships with businesses, non-profits, and state and local governments. Learn more at www.epa.gov.

  • Miami-Dade County

    Miami-Dade County is committed to greening South Florida and endorsing environmental protection. It encompasses more than 2,000 square miles, which includes one-third of Everglades National Park. Miami-Dade County’s environmental programs include sectors in recycling, green government, climate change, tap water initiatives, and energy conservation. Learn more at www.miamidade.gov.

  • Community Foundation of Broward

    The mission of the Community Foundation of Broward is to provide leadership on community solutions, and foster philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter. This group envisions a community where people feel connected and are actively engaged to make Broward better. Learn more www.cfbroward.org/home.aspx. 

  • The Children's Trust

    “The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.” The Children’s Trust funds programs that offer high quality services that aim to improve the lives of Miami’s children and families. For more information please visit https://www.thechildrenstrust.org/ 

  • Peacock Foundation Logo Final 1C B

    Established in 1947, Peacock Foundation, Inc’s mission has been to “enhance and promote the good health and well-being of children and families through contributions, gifts, and grants to eligible nonprofit organizations primarily in Miami-Dade County.” They have helped hundreds of non-profit organizations with their missions to improve South Floridians’ lives. For more information please visit http://peacockfoundationinc.org/

  • Founded in 1993, The Everglades Foundation, a nonprofit, has become one of the most well known advocates “dedicated to leading efforts to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem”.

    Dream in Green and The Everglades Foundation will introduce The Phosphorous Challenge to high school students enrolled in The Academy. Students will learn about nutrient pollution in freshwater bodies, the subsequent algal blooms and the consequences these have on ecosystems. The challenge encourages students to develop possible solutions to the phosphorous problem plaguing the Everglades.

    To learn more about The Everglades Foundation and everything they do, click here.

Gold Level

  • Covanta Energy

     

    Covanta Energy is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste-to-energy. It aims to provide sustainable energy solutions to ensure waste is reused whenever possible. Covanta provides services for businesses, industries and municipalities. Covanta operates and maintains ownership positions in over 40 energy-from-waste facilities located in North America, Italy, and China. Covanta also operates other waste management businesses such as transfer stations and metal recycling facilities. Learn more at www.covanta.com.

  • Florida City Gas has served customers in Miami-Dade County since 1946. Florida City Gas not only delivers natural gas, but also offers customers a wide array of related products, services, and technical expertise. The company provides services for residents, businesses, and builders/developers. Florida City Gas aids its costumers by providing high quality services and committing to protecting our environment. Learn more at www.floridacitygas.com.

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    Since its founding in 2014, Vertical Bridge has quickly become the largest private owner and manager of communications infrastructure in the United States. Vertical Bridge sites are located in hard-to-zone areas, thus providing their clients with the opportunity of enhancing their subscribers’ experience by means of  improved network performance. Built for capacity and geographically dispersed, Vertical bridge sites offer some of the best solutions for the communications industry. Learn more at www.verticalbridge.com/

  • erm-logo

    Environmental Resource Management (ERM) provides environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. ERM serves sectors including oil & gas, mining, power, and manufacturing chemical and pharmaceutical. For 40 years ERM has helped clients understand and mange their impacts on the planet. For more information visit http://www.erm.com/

  • KBCF_logo (2)

    The Key Biscayne Community Foundation’s mission “is to enable, facilitate, and empower residents to make a positive difference in the local, greater, and global community through programs, grant making, fiscal scholarship, and community leadership.” KBCF helps philanthropic individuals aid the charitable causes close to their hearts. Their grant program supports organizations throughout Miami-Dade, allowing their impact to reach outside of Key Biscayne. Read more about their efforts at http://www.keybiscaynecommunityfoundation.org/

Silver Level

  • Baptist Health South Florida

    Baptist Health aims to improve the health and well-being of individuals in the communities it serves. Baptist Health has consistently maintained high standards of clinical and service excellence and is dedicated to providing high-quality, cost-effective, compassionate healthcare services. Learn more at www.baptisthealth.net.

  • The Hamra Group

    The Hamra Group focuses on empowering changemakers–citizens, businesses, and government leaders–to integrate low-carbon, triple bottom-line “thinking and doing” that benefits society in the short, medium, and long term. Greg Hamra, the founder of the Hamra Group, is a proven sustainability educator, advocate, and communication skills coach. Learn more at www.hamra.net.

     

  • TD Charitable Foundation

    TD Charitable Foundation, founded in 2002, is a division of TD Bank committed to making a meaningful and positive contribution to the individuals, families, businesses and communities in our marketplace. TD works with neighborhood groups and donates thousands of hours of volunteer time to numerous civic and non-profit organizations. The TD Charitable Foundation focuses on the following areas of giving: affordable housing, education/financial literacy, and environmental safety. TD Charitable Foundation has supported over 6000 community organizations to make a positive impact on our community. Learn more at www.tdbank.com.

  • Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson

    Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A is a full-service law firm with more than 110 attorneys serving clients throughout Florida and nationwide. Stearns Weaver Miller’s clients range from small start-up ventures to some of the largest multinational corporations in the world, as well as some of the country’s most successful individuals and entrepreneurs. Stearns Weaver Miller is consistently recognized among the best law firms in Florida and enjoy numerous accolades from top publications, including The National Law JournalChambers and Partners USA, and The Best Lawyers in America. Stearns Weaver Miller provides financial and leadership support to a myriad of not-for-profit organizations impacting the arts, awareness, children and families, community service, education, the environment, health and wellness, and legal services in our community and beyond. Learn more at www.stearnsweaver.com.

  • MCB Logo

    Mercantil Commercebank offers a wide variety of domestic, international, personal and commercial banking services, including investment, trust, and estate planning through its subsidiaries. Since 1979, the bank has been assisting South Florida in achieving their financial goals. Learn more at: http://www.mercantilcb.com/.

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    Doral, incorporated on June 24, 2003,  one of thirty-four municipalities in Miami-Dade County. The city was named #2 of America’s Top 25 towns to live well for its cultural amenities, pro-business environments, and highly educated workforce by Forbes.com. From 2008 to 2013, Doral has been awarded Tree City USA. Learn more at www.cityofdoral.com.

  • Pinecrest-logo-150x150

    Pinecrest was incorporated on March 12, 1996 and is one of thirty-four municipalities in Miami-Dade County. The Village of Pinecrest is nationally recognized as a Tree City USA, a Playful City USA and a Community of Respect.  In 2011, the South Florida Business Journal recognized Pinecrest as one of the ten best places in Florida for “quality of life.”. To learn more go to www.pinecrest-fl.gov/.

  • District 8_DLC

    Daniella Levine Cava was elected in 2014 to serve as the Miami-Dade County Commissioner representing District 8, which includes Palmetto Bay, Cutler Bay, Homestead, and unincorporated areas of South Dade. Championing many programs that have created hundreds of jobs in her district while advocating for environmental sustainability, Commissioner Cava stresses giving back and creating equal opportunity. Commissioner Cava welcomes communication from district 8 residents as she hopes to foster a greater sense of civic involvement in her region. Learn more at http://www.miamidade.gov/district08/home.asp

  • seed_logo

    “Seed Food and Wine is not just a festival, we are a movement, a community of idea and passionate people committed to elevating the conversation around plant-based foods, sustainability, conscious living and the welfare of animals.”

    Join Seed for a week-long festival celebrating plant-based living. Events include cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, celebrity chef dinners, yoga, urban gardening and a 5K run. For more information and tickets visit http://www.seedfoodandwine.com/

  • BALLandFLAME

    The Miami Heat became program partners with DIG in 2016 and that partnership has been a complete success. The Miami Heat play in the American Airlines Arena which was awarded LEED Certification for Existing Buildings: Opertaions & Maintenance by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in April 2009. The AAA is one of two arenas in the entire country to receive this award. Their commitment to sustainability and the green building movement make them perfect partners for DIG’s programs.

    For more information about the Miami Heat and the American Airlines Arena visit:

    http://www.nba.com/heat/ and http://www.aaarena.com/arena-information/sustainability

 Bronze Level

  • K.G. International

    K.G. International (KGI) has been a leading supplier of chemicals and packaging materials to a wide range of industries in Florida since 1982. They provide services in household, industrial and institutional cleaning, personal care and cosmetics, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals. KGI constantly scours both domestic and overseas markets for suppliers that can deliver cutting-edge products at competitive prices. KGI’s suppliers are industry leaders and are located throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. KGI is member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors, and KGI supports and adheres to its Responsible Distribution Process. Learn more at www.kgint.com.

  • Carton Council

    The Carton Council is a group of carton manufacturers united to deliver long term collaborative solutions in order to divert valuable cartons from the landfill. The group is committed to increasing carton recycling in the US focuses because of the lightweight and recycable nature that make cartons a valuable renewable resource. By promiting both recycling technology and local collection programs, The Carton Council limits the number of cartons that become waste. Learn more at www.recyclecartons.com.

     

  • Waste Management

    Founded in 1894 and based in Houston, Texas, Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. WM also serves as North America’s largest residential recycler, currently managing nearly 12 million tons of materials, including metal, plastic, glass, electronics, and paper at 120 facilities. The company’s nearly 21 million customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. WM is an exceptionally strong corporate citizen here in South Florida, with programs addressing community concerns and supporting many local events and celebrations. WM also extends various services to aid local communities and non-profits in order to make a positive impact on our community. Learn more at www.wm.com.

  • SWS Recycling

    Founded in 1999, Southern Waste Systems specializes in the processing and collection of commercial, industrial, residential, and municipal waste. As their customers have the ability to work directly with management, Southern Waste Systems emphasizes that the continual satisfaction of their customers is their main goal. Learn more at http://www.southernwastesystems.com/

  • cs-wholesale-services

    C&S Wholesale Grocers is largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. They serve 6,500 stores in 15 states. Started almost 100 years ago C&S is still a family-owned and -operated company dedicated to delivering the best service and value to their customers. For more information about C&S Wholesale Grocers visit: http://www.cswg.com/