Miami Beach Urban Studios and Breakthrough Miami win The 2016 Philanthropy Miami Shark Tank Competition

GP Cares would like to congratulate the Miami Beach Urban Studios and Breakthrough Miami on winning…

The 2016 Philanthropy Miami Shark Tank Competition!!


From left to right in the heat-of-the-moment paparazzi pic above, the check recipients were: 

  • Aaron Armbrister, our amazing FIU student in Biomedical Engineering, a Breakthrough alumnus and teacher, and outstanding presenter
  • John Sutart, presenting the outstanding Miami Beach Urban Studios and our 3D printing lab
  • Galia Pennekamp, Development and Community Relations, Breakthrough and our unflappable presenter/moderator
  • Elissa Vanaver, Executive Director of Breakthrough Miami, and the gifted mastermind behind the shark tank fundraising scheme

Please lend your support to this terrific program below:

“We are building on this incredible momentum to raise the remaining funds needed to make this exciting 3-week Growlight/Breakthrough Summer Camp in Art, Design and Technology for 10th graders at the Miami Beach Urban Studios happen in June. Please jump on the winning team and contribute!  Feel free to contact me directly, or CLICK HERE and designate your gift to “Other” writing in “Growlight/Breakthrough” in the box provided to ensure it gets to this project.”

John Stuart, Executive Director Miami Beach Urban Studios / FIU Innovation Lab