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Fulfill Your Destiny is an official #WEDUBeMore Award Winner!

Video of Karen Mertes, Fulfill Your Destiny, Inc., being awarded the WEDU Be more…Entrepreneurial C1 Bank Engaged Philanthropist Award at the WEDU Be More Award Ceremony and Luncheon. View photos and videos from the ceremony at www.wedu.org/bemore.

 

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Fulfill Your Destiny Participates in Macy’s for Eleventh Annual Shop for a Cause

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in fundraising | 0 comments

Thank you for supporting Fulfill Your Destiny’s 2016 Macy’s Shop For A Cause partnership through your donations for Macy’s Shop For A Cause Shopping Passes.  Please check back in May 2017 for updates on the 2017 Macy’s Shop For A Cause dates and how you can get your Macy’s Shop For A Cause Shopping Passes for the 12th Annual Shop For A Cause event. Fulfill Your Destiny sells Macy’s Shop For A Cause Shopping Passes at Network of Executive Women monthly general membership meetings to benefit two other local...

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Thank you Lissette Campos, ABC Action News studio and Positively Tampa Bay

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Local News | 0 comments

Thank you Lissette Campos of ABC Action News. I’m honored to have been your guest on Positively Tampa Bay on 5/10 sharing a little about Fulfill Your Destiny.  Thank you Lissette for hosting me.  You made the morning in the ABC Action News studio and on Positively Tampa Bay positively fabulous! To view this Positively Tampa Bay video, please click below: Photos capturing these special moments are found below: ...

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Fulfill Your Destiny is honored to be participating in Amazon Smile

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in fundraising | 0 comments

Thank you for selecting Fulfill Your Destiny.  When first visiting AmazonSmile at www.smile.amazon.com, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations.  In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization.  For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable...

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Karen Mertes Showcasing Her Book Plaintiff 101 at the Oxford Exchange 2nd Annual Book Fair

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Oxford Exchange 2nd Annual Book Fair I’m delighted to share that I’ll be 1 of 35 local authors showcasing my book, Plaintiff 101, at the Oxford Exchange 2nd Annual Book Fair on Sunday, 5/1 from 9:00 – 4:30. ~ Karen...

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Fulfill Your Destiny is participating in Give Day Tampa Bay on May 3, 2016

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in fundraising | 0 comments

We’re thrilled to announce our participation in Give Day Tampa Bay, a national day of local giving that will be held here Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough and Hernando counties on May 3, 2015. Give Day Tampa Bay is a community-wide, 24-hour online giving challenge hosted by The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. This charitable event helps Tampa Bay area nonprofits raise much-needed dollars and bring awareness to the numerous challenges facing these organizations. Last year, Give Day Tampa Bay raised $1.75 million for 550 Tampa Bay area...

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Fulfill Your Destiny creates New Initiative with Wheels of Success thanks to the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Local News | 0 comments

The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Committee for the 19th Annual Fall Golf Classic presented by Caldeco and ZapCap selected Fulfill Your Destiny as their beneficiary charity. The money raised at this year’s event has allowed Fulfill Your Destiny to start a new initiative, partnering with Wheels of Success, presenting $100 Gas Gift Cards to Veterans receiving vehicles through the Vehicles for Veterans Program. At least 20 local Veterans will receive assistance. The first recipient, Rebecca O. received hers on Veteran’s Day when...

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Fulfill Your Destiny Receives Two Timeshare Donations

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in fundraising | 0 comments

Interested in Making a Donation Bid on a Timeshare Stay? Please e-mail me at karen.mertes@yahoo.com or contact me by phone at 813-481-9895 to make a donation bid.  The winners will make their tax deductible donations to Fulfill Your Destiny.  The dates below cannot be changed.  Both are 1 Bedrooms that sleep 4, with full-kitchen, non smoking and no pets allowed. ~ Karen Mertes Here are the details of each one: STARTING BID: $100 Sunday – Friday, Oct 11-16, 2015 at Gulfstream Manor, 3901 North Ocean Boulevard, Gulfstream, FL...

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Fulfill Your Destiny Finalist in LocalShops1’s Best in Biz Awards

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Local News | 0 comments

LocalShops1 Best in Biz Awards Presented by C1 Bank 5-8 pm Thursday Aug. 6, 2015 Fine Arts Museum, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg Info: events@localshops1.com or 727.637.5586   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug 3, 2015 ST PETERSBURG, Fla. – Fulfill Your Destiny is proud to announce that they are one of 41 local businesses and non-profit organizations in the running for LocalShops1’s annual Best in Biz awards. The finalists were selected from hundreds of businesses and non-profits nominated by local shoppers and business...

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Fulfill Your Destiny Participates in Macy’s for Tenth Annual Shop for a Cause

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in fundraising | 0 comments

Macy’s helps local charity raise funds and awareness for important cause Macy’s and Fulfill Your Destiny invite customers to participate in Macy’s tenth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on Aug 29, 2015.  Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, and has helped raise more than $48 million for charities across the country since 2006. Customers can participate in this year’s event by purchasing shopping passes directly...

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Karen Mertes, Founder of Fulfill Your Destiny, Inc. named INSPIRE! Woman of the Year for the 2015 Iconic Women Awards

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Awards | 0 comments

Each year, the Iconic Women of St. Petersburg Awards Luncheon celebrates Iconic Women – Celebrating Women with Vision Awards.  Karen Mertes was recognized as the INSPIRE! Woman of the Year.  This award recognizes a woman who has risen above significant personal challenges to achieve her goals and serves as a role model for what focus, perseverance and determination can accomplish. During her remarks from the podium, Karen began by thanking the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Leadership Council, the Iconic...

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