Recognition & Awards

Recognition & Awards

  • Margaret Guedes “Women Who Move the City” Orlando Magazine 2020
  • Voted Best of Orlando for Best Charity Gala 2019
  • Jeunesse Kids amazing contribution of $1 million to fund the cure to launch the Kids Beating Cancer Cellular Therapy Lab 2019
  • Margaret Guedes “Women Who Move the City” Orlando Magazine 2019
  • Voted Best of Orlando for Best Charity Gala 2018
  • Voted Best of Orlando for Best Charity Gala 2017
  • Margaret Guedes, one of Orlando’s “Super Woman” Orlando Family Magazine 2016
  • Margaret Guedes, Central Floridian of the Year runner-up, Orlando Sentinel, January 2013
  • Margaret Guedes, CEO/Founder of Kids Beating Cancer, National Philanthropy Day receives the H. Clifford Lee Lifetime Achievement Award, November 2012
  • Grand opening of the Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center located at AdventHealth for Children (formerly Florida Hospital for Children), August 2012
  • “Margaret Guedes: A Mother’s Endless Love,” Orange Appeal Magazine May/June 2012
  • Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center naming recognition of the first and only pediatric transplant center at Florida Hospital for Children, March 2011
  • Celebrated adding 37,000 new marrow donors to the Be The Match Registry, 2011
  • Best Home Grown Charities, Orlando Magazine 2007
  • America’s Charity Top Flight Award and Top Agency Superstar 2007
  • America’s Charity Community and National Award 
2006
  • Margaret Guedes received the impressive Community Honoree Award from the National Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation, 2004
  • From 1997-2004, received Community Service Awards from Walt Disney World Corporation, including the “Judges Choice Award” twice, the “Special Judges Award,” the “Special Health Services Award” twice, and the “Helping Kids Shine” grant. These awards are given to organizations they feel had made significant contributions to the community, surpassing their goals and expectations.
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