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2015 Another Successful Year for OBF

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on April 6, 2016 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (4)

Greetings from Our Backyard Foundation,

Message from the President


2015 was another successful year for Our Backyard Foundation and much of this success came from Dawn & Sadie and their efforts in pediatric arthritis and Tami & Hunter and their efforts for families who will or have delivered a preemie.


In 2015 Our Backyard Foundation was able to help several families in need of financial help. While Our Backyard Foundation was successful wit...

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Hackers & Shankers show up "Under The Lights"

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on May 20, 2013 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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On Saturday, April 27th, forty two of Central Florida's best hackers and shankers competed in our 2nd Annual

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Wine With a Heart was a SUCCESS

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on March 5, 2013 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

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On Saturday March 2nd 2013, Our Backyard Foundation and 70 guests enjoyed live music, delicious wine & craft beers; and delectable appetizers at Diva’s Off the Park in Winter Park, to benefit the Strausheim family.&#...

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Shane's Story

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on January 24, 2013 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Meet Shane

The following is written by Sharon Bogan who is the  Location Director - BrightStart Pediatrics in Sanford Florida.

"This is Shane!  I want to tell you about his family and their current struggles and I hope that you are as inspired as I.  I work at a Prescribed Pediatric Exte...

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OBF Inaugural Year - A letter from the Chairman

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on December 18, 2012 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The inaugural year of Our Backyard Foundation is coming to an end. We raised over $10,000 for 3 local charities, and filled a huge truck with donations of every kind, and delivered them directly to Hurricane Sandy victims.  All in all, it was a very good Year One!  We have 4 great events planned for 2013.  The specific dates are still being determined, but I can give you a peak into the events in the making... In March we are planning another food pairing.  We will have ou...

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OBF - Staten Island Testimonial

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on November 15, 2012 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

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With the help of many Our Backyard Foundationwas able to load a 16 foot truck and deliver to Staten Island. below is a letter of thanks.

"I would like to thank Our Backyard Foundation, especially Clint and Vickie Carbonneau, for being part of a huge grass roots effort to help rescue, rebuild and restore my beloved Staten Island. 


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Backyard Brews & Bites

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on August 28, 2012 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)


A toast to Talia

Sept. 29th 2012


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In Shape for a Cause in Our Backyard

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on August 9, 2012 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Our Backyard Foundation will be starting a new endurance training program.
As with our motto, our goal is to raise money for local charities and train for endurance events
in Our Backyard.  Our first event will be the Walt Disney World Half Marathon Jan. 12th 2013.
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Golf Tournament in the Works

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on February 22, 2012 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Our Backyard Foundation is hard at work on an upcoming Golf Tournament
Stay Tuned as for updates

An Afternoon at SoNapa

Posted by ourbackyardfoundation on February 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Our Backyard Foundation will hold it's kick off event to benefit Grace Medical Home on Saturday March 31st at 3:30pm.  SoNapa Grille has graciously open their doors for us and our first event. Our Backyard Team is working hard with SoNapa and a local Wine Connoisseur to build an incrediable menu and wine pairing that will make the afternoon great. 


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