After the Tragic loss of his
dear wife Gloria
of 31 years who was involved in a car accident caused by a speeding driver, Nick Silverio
wanted to continue her
memory and spirit through charitable works.
researched and found that the Florida Legislature had passed a Safe Haven Law in July, 2000.
thought what an immeasurable work of goodness to help save little lives, the most innocent and helpless among us and knew this would be his
new purpose in life.
So, he created the Gloria M. Silverio Foundation, a 501(C)3 Florida not for profit organization and named the first major project "A Safe Haven for Newborns" in response to the tragedy of newborn abandonment in Florida.
The Foundation started in Miami and today through a grass roots approach and our public awareness efforts, they now reach across all 67 Florida Counties.
They have "Partnered" with the Florida Fire Chiefs Association
, Emergency Medical Services
, many Hospitals and many other organizations and agencies in the State.
Magical Butterfly Memories
, a butterfly release company stated by Nick Silverio
, supports the work of the Foundation.