Thursday, September 04, 2014


The international pop artist will support the foundation’s
Together For The Children, The Campaign for Miami Children’s Hospital 


Miami Children’s Health Foundation is excited to announce that internationally renowned pop artist Romero Britto became the newest celebrity ambassador, joining international superstar Armando “Pitbull” Perez, and Danish model Nina Agdal to support the Together for the Children campaign, which has been garnering more support than ever and is steadfastly on the path to reach $150 million by 2017. 

“I am thrilled to be able to help raise awareness through art for the children at Miami Children’s Hospital,” said Britto. “Our children are the future and I am a firm believer in the powerful role I have as an artist to provide hope and happiness for them.” 

As part of his commitment and support, Britto is preparing a very special paint party that will take place after the Hyundai Hope On Wheels 4th Annual Miami Children’s Hospital 5K Walk/Run presented by Sabadell Bank on Saturday, Sept. 20 in front of Coral Gables City Hall and will serve as the soft launch of our Together For The Children Campaign. During the event, a select group of children who have previously been patients of Miami Children’s Hospital will have the opportunity to paint with Britto as he creates an exclusive work of art that will become part of the Together For The Children campaign logo. 

“We are incredibly honored to be able to receive the support of one of the most distinguished artists in the world,” said Lucy Morillo, president and CEO of Miami Children’s Health Foundation. “Romero Britto uses vibrant colors and bold patterns as a visual language of hope and happiness, which aligns with our mission at Miami Children’s.” 

In addition, thanks to the funds raised through the Together for the Children campaign, Miami Children’s Hospital recently celebrated a significant milestone with the beginning of construction of its planned Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, a 212,000 square-foot facility that will enhance the care environment at the main hospital campus and is one of the campaign priorities. Once completed, the new space will include the latest medical technologies and additional family-friendly amenities to support patients and families receiving care. 

To learn more and help support Together for the Children, please visit or call Miami Children’s Health Foundation at 305-666-2889 (toll free: 1.800.987.8701).