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Ray of Light


  • Clinton DaCosta


FT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA: April 8, 2022 - Winners of the Partners for Youth fundraising raffle were selected on Friday, April 1, at a local restaurant in Margate. Consul General Oliver Mair was present to draw the winning tickets, along with Chairman Steve Higgins, Treasurer Clinton DaCosta and Board Member Shernette Levy who is also a member of the Fundraising Committee.

The drawing was streamed live via Zoom, attracting an audience of excited ticket holders all hoping to win the grand prize. Consul General Oliver Mair addressed the group and shared his support of the organization and their efforts to make a difference in the lives of today’s youth. To great fanfare and anticipation, he pulled the winning tickets, announcing the first prize of seven hundred and fifty dollars going to June Minto. The second prize of a Spa Treatment went to Wonda Deurestil while the third prize winner of a fifty-dollar gift certificate for dinner was Jordan Bernard.

The mission of The Partners for Youth Foundation is to strive to develop our youth emotionally, socially, academically, and culturally. With a vision to build a bright future for the underprivileged and underserved youth in our communities by providing them with the means to improve their academic, social, emotional, and cultural abilities. The organization also offers scholarships and programs by working with several partner organizations.


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