CARD - Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF


Fiesta by the Bay

About Fiesta

Fiesta by the Bay

Let's Rumba the night away for
CARD's Autism Services Fund!

Join the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF as we make a difference in the lives of thousands of families impacted by autism in our community.

Group photo from Fiesta 2013

2014 Fiesta Recap

Gayle GuyardoOver 200 guests were welcomed by Honorary Chair, Gayle Guyardo, at the 9th Annual Fiesta by the Bay fundraiser for CARD held at the Ybor City Museum Garden on April 25th.  Families, friends, teachers, professionals, students and kids of all ages enjoyed a taco bar by Tijuana Flats and a dessert bar donated by Profits Benefit Children.  The Dog Saloon hosted the cash bar and DJ Kevin kept everyone on the dance floor.  Glow golf, kid’s activities and an amazing silent auction rounded out a fabulous evening and helped raise over $16,000.  Fundraising helps CARD provide free programs and projects throughout the year across 14 counties. 

Would you like to be on the Fiesta committee and help plan the 10th Annual Fiesta by the Bay?  Do you know of potential sponsors?  Could you help us find silent auction items?  Join our volunteer team by contacting Christine or 813-974-9264 for more information about this fun role (and you don’t even have to know how to salsa, but it sure helps!). 

Here are some of the great photos from Fiesta by the Bay 2014 taken by our community partner, professional photographer, Craig Forsell!

Become a Sponsor!

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For more information, please contact Christine at or

Please make checks payable to: USF Foundation
Federal Identification Number: 59-0879015

Buy Tickets/Sponsorship

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April 17, 2015

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.


Ybor City Museum Society

Ybor City Museum Garden
1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Special Thanks to our
2015 Fiesta Sponsors!

Top Tambor ($5,000):

Muchas Maracas ($1,000+):

Karen A. Berkman

Banging Bongo ($500):

The Cotton Family

L&J Bay Area Holdings, Inc.


The Verriest Family

Caliente Conga ($250):

Behavioral Consulting of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Butterfly Effects, LLC

Bob Bowman

Jim and Angie Brewer

Florida Autism Center of Excellence (FACE)

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Zephyrhills Aerie

Claudia Hohn, DDS

Troy Noonan, MD

Pro Therapy Plus, LLC and
Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care


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