Where We’ve Been

September 5, 2020 – ACTS OF KINDNESS MONTH – MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE PEDIATRIC UNIT

Miggy’s Gift sponsored a special pediatric patient of the Miami Cancer Institute and her little brother a therapy dolphin swim at Island Dolphin Care in the Florida Keys. In addition they both received a special gift basket with many goodies including a beach towel, sunglasses, hat, shirt with UPF protection, sunscreen, lip balm, dolphin coloring book and plush dolphin to cuddle.| Photo Gallery

August 24, 2020 – ACTS OF KINDNESS MONTH – HOLTZ CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Donated toys, books, games, coloring books and crayons, stuffed animals, and Miggy’s hospital gown gift sets to the Oncology Floor at Holtz.| Photo Gallery

August 17, 2020 – ACTS OF KINDNESS MONTH – DIMMAGIO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Donated toys, books, games, coloring books and crayons, stuffed animals, and Miggy’s hospital gown gift sets to the Oncology Floor at Dimmagio.| Photo Gallery

August 10, 2020 – ACTS OF KINDNESS MONTH – NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Donated toys, books, games, coloring books and crayons, stuffed animals, and Miggy’s hospital gown gift sets to the Oncology Floor at Nicklaus.| Photo Gallery

July 15, 2020 – MIGGY’S SUMMER CHALLENGE SUN SAFETY CERTIFICATION

In collaboration with Summit Medical Group Foundation, Miggy’s Gift challenged kids ages 5-15 to take an online class and get certified as sun safety experts! Children received a free long sleeve shirt with UPF 50+ protection and a pair of Miggy sunglasses along with samples of sunscreen lotion and lip balm with SPF.| Photo Gallery

May 24, 2020 – HEALTH FIRST HOSPITAL OF CAPE CANAVERAL

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. On this day, we were visiting Cocoa Beach and delivered a warm meal to Health First Hospital of Cape Canaveral in Brevard County. | Photo Gallery

May 17, 2020 – COCOA BEACH FIRE STATION 50

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. On this day, we were visiting Cocoa Beach and delivered a warm meal to Fire Station #50 in Brevard County.| Photo Gallery

May 15, 2020 – JAKEY’S RED MUSTANG

Miggy’s Gift delivers a red Mustang (Miggy Mobile) to Jakey Duque, a 5 year old battling brain cancer. NBC6 news anchor helped us get the gifts to the family.| Photo Gallery

May 7, 2020 – SWEETWATER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled. We are now donating KN-95 masks different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others. They go to work for us, please stay home for them.| Photo Gallery

May 3, 2020 – MERCY HOSPITAL ER

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 29, 2020 – HOMESTEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled. We are now donating KN-95 masks different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others. They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 26, 2020 – MIAMI DADE FIRE RESCUE STATION 23

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 19, 2020 – SOUTH MIAMI HOSPITAL

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 12, 2020 – MEMORIAL WEST HOSPITAL

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 8, 2020 – JACKSON SOUTH MEDICAL CENTER

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We are now donating KN-95 masks different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 6, 2020 – CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We are now donating KN-95 masks different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 6, 2020 – CITY OF WEST MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We are now donating KN-95 masks different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

April 6, 2020 – VILLAGE OF PINECREST POLICE DEPARTMENT

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We are now donating KN-95 masks different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

March 29, 2020 – BAPTIST HEALTH ER – KENDALL CAMPUS

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others.  They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

March 22, 2020 – NICKLAUS CHILDRE’S HOSPITAL ER

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all our events got cancelled.  We have redirected our community service and will provide a warm meal to different hospitals, fire/rescue, and police stations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the frontline men and women so bravely placing their lives at risk to help others. They go to work for us, please stay home for them. | Photo Gallery

March 7, 2020 – SOFIA’S HOPE – KICKIN IT FOR CANCER

Miggy’s Gift  attends the kick ball fundraising event and provides free sunscreen to the participants.  We also distributed skin cancer literature  and gave out lip balm.  Our mascot was unable to attend so we took “Loki” to help represent.  He did a great job socializing with the kids. | Photo Gallery

February 13, 2020 – DIMAGGIO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Miggy’s Gift  visits DiMaggio Children’s Hospital with a special Valentine’s Day party for the kids.  The children enjoyed painting on canvas with acrylic paint and brushes.  Many demonstrated their artistic talent and all enjoyed a fun filled morning.  All the kids received a special gift package to take home from Miggy’s Gift. | Photo Gallery

February 12, 2020 – ALEX’S PLACE – SYLVESTER

Miggy’s Gift  visits Alex’s Place with a special Valentine’s Day painting party for the kids.  The children enjoyed painting on canvas with acrylic paint and brushes.  Many demonstrated their artistic talent and all enjoyed a fun filled morning.  All the kids received a special gift package to take home from Miggy’s Gift. | Photo Gallery

January 25, 2020 – CHILDREN’S HEALTH FESTIVAL

Miggy’s Gift  visits 6th annual Coral Gables Woman’s Club – Children’s Health Fair.  We handed out samples of sunscreen and lipbalm and gave the kids sun glasses.  We raffled a UPF long sleeve shirt and our super hero doggie.  Squeeky Bee was there to great the kids and take pictures with them.  A lovely afternoon bringing awareness about sun safety to the kids and families. | Photo Gallery

January 14, 2020 – BOYS SCOUT TROOP 336

Miggy’s Gift  visits Boys Scout meeting with our skin cancer/sun safety awareness program.  The boys received important literature, lip balm, sunscreen, and a pair of 100% UVA/UVB protected sunglasses.  In addition, Miggy’s Gift donated a sunscreen dispenser to the troop so they can take with them on all camping trips and outdoor events. | Photo Gallery


December 11, 2019 – VISIT SPECIAL PATIENT AT MCI

Miggy’s Gift  sponsored a special patient and her family, nominated by the nurses of MCI pediatrics.  She and her family received many gifts on her wish list plus a one year membership to the Frost Museum for the entire family.  We hope they all have a wonderful Christmas.| Photo Gallery


December 11, 2019 – NICKLAUS ONCOLOGY UNIT CHRISTMAS VISIT

Miggy’s Gift  delivers coloring books, crayons, stickers, activity books for all the kids on the oncology floor.| Photo Gallery


December 11, 2019 – MICHAEL FUX FAMILY CENTER CHRISTMAS VISIT

Miggy’s Gift  arrives with video games, wireless remotes, memory cards, a very special magic show for the kids visiting the family center.  It was a very magical afternoon for all .| Photo Gallery


December 10, 2019 – VISIT SPECIAL PATIENT AT NICKLAUS HOSPITAL 

Miggy’s Gift sponsored a special patient and her family,  nominated by the nurses on the oncology floor.  She received many special gifts but in particular she wanted a Christmas tree and all the decorations.  She had never had a tree before.  We hope this little girl has a wonderful Christmas this year.| Photo Gallery


December 10, 2019 – BAPTIST HOSPITAL PEDIATRIC FLOOR

Miggy’s Gift visits children with magician Danny H.  Many kids were not allowed to attend the show so we brought the magic to their rooms.  All the kids received Christmas gifts.| Photo Gallery


November 17, 2019 – SOS MELANOMA AWARENESS WALK 

Miggy’s Gift and One Change Bracelets co-host the 2nd annual SOS Melanoma Awareness Walk at Coral Reef Park.  The event was spectacular with over 400 people in attendance.  Mayor Cunningham from the Village Of Palmetto Bay presented Miggy’s Gift with a Proclamation in memory of Stephen D. Chavez. | Photo Gallery


November7, 2019 -VILLAGE OF PALMETTO BAY SENIOR CITIZEN LUNCH AND LEARN 

Miggy’s Gift  was invited to speak at the monthly senior citizen lunch and learn November meeting about skin cancer.  A lovely afternoon sharing our story and hoping to avoid other families from having to go through the tragedy of loosing a loved one to skin cancer.| Photo Gallery


November 2, 2019 -SOFIA’S HOPE 5k

Miggy’s Gift collaborated with Sofia’s Hope and donated sunscreen and lipbalm along with important information about skin cancer to all event  participants..| Photo Gallery



October 29, 2019 -MDC COCKTAIL PARTY

Miggy’s Gift is invited to attend a cocktail party at Tuyo’s Restaurant to meet and greet donors and recipients of scholarship grants at the school.  .| Photo Gallery


October 21, 2019 -NICKLAUS HOSPITAL – CANCER UNIT

Miggy’s Gift arrives at Nicklaus Hospital cancer unit with much needed magic entertaining patients, parents, and siblings.  They children enjoyed a beautiful magic show by Danny H. and visited with our adorable mascot Squeeky Bee.  A wonderful afternoon for these brave little heroes.| Photo Gallery



October 1, 2019 -MDC  STEPHEN “MIGGY” CHAVEZ 2019 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Miggy’s Gift was invited to meet the recipients of the scholarship grant established in memory of Stephen.  This year we had two recipients: Apostol Chokoev and Laura Manresa Gutierrrez.| Photo Gallery


Sepember 24, 2019  -BOYS SCOUT TROOP 457

Miggy’s Gift arrives at Boys Scout Troop 457 with our awareness program and donates a sunscreen dispenser for the troop to take with them on all future camping trips and outdoor activities.  Changing how we see the dangers of sun exposure is at the forefront of what we do.  Making a difference one young person at a time.| Photo Gallery


August 9, 2019  -KIWANIS OF LITTLE HAVANA SUMMER CAMP AWARDS CEREMONY

Miggy’s Gift awarded three very deserving campers a $200 gift card for back to school shopping.  The challenge we gave the kids was to complete an online Sun Safety Skin Cancer course.  These three young men were very interested in the subject and made sure to complete the course in time for the award ceremony.  We feel blessed and honored to collaborate with the Kiwanis of Little Havana with this very important and meaningful Healthy Kids Summer Camp.| Photo Gallery


July 1, 2019  -KIWANIS OF LITTLE HAVANA HEALTHY KIDS SUMMER CAMP

Miggy’s Gift arrives at Healthy Kids Summer Camp with an educational program for kids ranging 7 – 17 years old.  We were able to explain to the children the importance of skin cancer prevention and urgency of early detection.  The kids were divided by group ages to accommodate our age appropriate program.  All the kids received samples of lip balm, sunscreen, education material to take home and read with their parents, and a pair of sun glasses to protect their eyes from UV radiation exposure.  We will be returning on August 9th to raffle two back to school shopping gift cards.  The kids have to complete an online course to qualify for the grant.| Photo Gallery


June 10, 2019  -SHAKE-A-LEG 2019 SUMMER CAMP

Miggy’s Gift collaborates with Shake-A-Leg and donates long sleeve UPF shirts to the children attending summer camp on scholarship and their camp counselors. This organization provides children and adults with physical and financial struggles the opportunity to experience a fun filled summer by Biscayne Bay and learn all about sailing, kayaking, and the wonders of the ocean.  We could not be more delighted to be part of this initiative..| Photo Gallery


June 8, 2019  – CORAL GABLES MUSEUM – FAMILY NIGHT ON ARAGON

Miggy’s Gift was invited to participate in the monthly Family Day event at the Coral Gables Museum.  Sharing our story with the families and donating sunscreen and lip balm is part of our awareness program.  We look forward to participating in other Coral Gables Museum family events..| Photo Gallery


June 5, 2019  – LITTLE OWLY – SUN SAFETY INITIMATE CHAT

Miggy’s Gift visits Little Owly, a family owned children’s clothing store in downtown South Miami.  We spoke to mothers and grandmothers about the importance of protecting the children when participating in outdoor activities.  We provided important literature on skin cancer and donated sunscreen samples and lip balm.  It was an intimate chat with a wonderful group of ladies.| Photo Gallery


June 1, 2019  – KYAN’S KAUSE – 7TH ANNUAL EVENT

Miggy’s Gift collaborated with Kyan’s Kause during their 7th annual event.  Kyan passed away when he was 3 years old in a home swimming pool accident.  His parents started a foundation they named after their son and are committed to providing swimming lesson scholarships to children.  Thus far,  they have been able to provide swimming lessons to over 6,000 students.  Miggy’s Gift was there supporting their cause and providing important sun safety/skin cancer information and free sunscreen to the families.| Photo Gallery


June 1, 2019  – HOPE FOR MIAMI – SUN SAFETY CAMP COUNSELOR TRAINING

Miggy’s Gift was invited to come speak to the 2019 camp counselors about sun safety and skin cancer.  The seminar was not only geared to the safety of the camp counselors, but to also bring awareness so they can protect the little campers during summer camp hours.| Photo Gallery


May 13, 2019  – MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE PEDIATRIC UNIT

Miggy’s Gift visits MCI Pediatric Unit with the Mighty Miggy Project, Magician Danny H, and Squeeky the therapy dog.  This was a fun filled afternoon the kids will always remember.| Photo Gallery


April 27, 2019  – YMCA HEALTHY KIDS DAY EVENT

Miggy’s Gift is invited to attend  2019 South Florida YMCA – Healthy Kids Day.  We were able to spread awareness of skin cancer and share sun safety tips with the kids and their parents.  We also donated sun screen and lip balm to all attendants as well as raffle a Miggy’s long sleeve shirt with UPF. | Photo Gallery


April 17, 2019  – MIAMI DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Miggy’s Gift is invited to attend and speak at the school board meeting by board member, Dr. Lawrence Feldman.  The item presented to the board was unanimously approved and as of Fall 2019/2020 school year, a skin cancer and sun safety campaign will be presented to every student K-12.  This was our present to Stephen for what would have been his 31st birthday.  | Photo Gallery


March 26, 2019 – ALEX’S PLACE

Miggy’s Gift visits Alex’s Place at Sylvester.  A Pediatric hematology-oncology clinic donated by the Daly Family and designed to empower young patients and support their families.  We arrived with Danny H. Magic Show, Squeeky our therapy dog, the Mighy Miggy book and plush doggies for all the children and an afternoon full of fun and exciting moments. | Photo Gallery


March 16, 2019 – SOFIA’S HOPE KICKIN IT FOR CANCER

Miggy’s Gift collaborates with Sofia’s Hope and hands out free sunscreen and lip balm along with skin cancer literature to the kids and families.  We also donated a Miggy’s long sleeve shirt with UPF to the MVP of each team that participated in the “Kickin it for Cancer” 2nd annual kickball event at St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church field. | Photo Gallery


February 16-17, 2019 – THE FIRST TEE

Miggy’s Gift visits The First Tee of Miami and brings an awareness program to the children regarding the dangers of UV Radiation exposure and the importance of sun safety.  All the children received a long sleeve shirt with UPF protection, a pair of sunglasses with UV Protection, and sunscreen and lip balm with SPF.  In addition Miggy’s Gift donated a Sunscreen dispenser for the kids to have at the golf course. | Photo Gallery


February 14, 2019 – SHAKE- A- LEG

Miggy’s Gift collaborated with Shake-A-Leg during the 2019 Miami International Boat Show. Together, we are promoting fun, safe sailing while using safe sun exposure! | Photo Gallery


January 19, 2019 – CORAL GABLES WOMAN CLUB HEALTH FAIR

Miggy’s Gift participated in the Coral Gables Women’s Club Children’s Health Fair. We brought awareness to the children and their families about skin cancer and donated sunglasses with UVA protection, sunscreen lotion, and lip balm with SPF to the kids. | Photo Gallery


December 14, 2018 – FUX FAMILY CENTER AT NICKLAUS HOSPITAL

Mighty Miggy Project arrives at Fux Family Center at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to celebrate the Holidays. | Photo Gallery


December 10, 2018 – HOLTZ CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Mighty Miggy Project arrives at Holtz Children’s Hospital with many surprises to celebrate the Holidays! | Photo Gallery


December 5, 2018 –  MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE

Miggy’s Gift arrives at the Miami Cancer Institute bearing gifts for the children receiving treatment and their siblings. | Photo Gallery


November 11, 2018  Walk-A-Mile: TOGETHER WE WILL BEAT MELANOMA

November is Stephen’s angel anniversary month.  We have joined forces with One Change Inc. – a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness and funds for Melanoma research. | Photo Gallery


October 12, 2018 – MELANOMA ACTION COALITION CONFERENCE

Mighty Miggy Project attends the 2018 Melanoma Action Coalition Conference in Philadelphia. | Photo Gallery


September 10, 2018 – JOE DIMAGGIO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Mighty Miggy Project visits Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. | Photo Gallery


August 20, 2018 – NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Mighty Miggy Project visits the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Cancer Unit. | Photo Gallery


July 18, 2018 – CORAL GABLES WOMANS CLUB

Educational presentation on Skin Cancer to the Coral Gables Women’s Club. | Photo Gallery


July 14, 2018 – TF2 TOURNAMENT

TF2 Gaming Community hosted a two-day online tournament in memory of Miggy to raise funds for Miggy’s Gift. | Photo Gallery


June 18, 2018 – KIWANINS HEALTHY KIDS SUMMER CAMP 

Distribute Packets at Kiwanis Healthy Kids Summer Camp 2018 – Lummus Park City of Miami. | Photo Gallery


May 31, 2018 – KIWANIS OF LITTLE HABANA

Donated Sun Screen Dispenser and Educational Melanoma Materials to Kiwanis of Little Havana. | Photo Gallery


May 24, 2018 – BOYS SCOUT TROOP 840

Donated Sun Screen Dispenser and Educational Melanoma Materials to Boys Scout Troop 840. | Photo Gallery


May 23, 2018 – MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE

Mighty Miggy Project visits the Miami Cancer Institute Pediatric Unit. | Photo Gallery


May  3, 2018 – MIAMI DADE COLLEGE

Met with Miami Dade College “Magic” regarding scholarship grant in memory of Stephen “Miggy” Chavez. | Photo Gallery


April 28, 2018 – CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR STEPHEN D. CHAVEZ 

Start of Miggy’s Gift | Photo Gallery