The Heartbeat Foundation | We are trying to Make a Difference.

The HEARTBEAT FOUNDATION is a non-profit corporation and operates exclusively for multicultural and educational purposes. We support, promote, and assist ethnic minorities by creating not for profit multicultural events, fund raising events, job fairs, and art programs that will generate social awareness and consciousness particular to specific communities while promoting cultural diversity.


What was done so far:

HBF employed residents and locals by filing more than 267 direct part time positions in proprietary Multicultural Non Profit Events.
-HBF retained the services of 63 (forty three) local suppliers, contractors and vendors.
-Multicultural exhibitors and vendors employed an average of  2100 part time workers since 2012.
-Collecting non perishable Food Donations from Exhibitors/Vendors/Attendees with donations to Safe Harbor and Broward Schools.
-Donation of more then U$12,000.00 (twelve thousand dollars) in hard cash, beverages, refreshments, and food since 2012 to PIB Church Florida, Pompano Chamber of Commerce, the City of Pompano Beach,   “Lar Maria Thereza” in Bahia for the Homeless, among many others.
-Donating part of all proceeds to agencies that support the social mission such as Radio Blog Miami (Social Service Radio Station about environmental awareness and protection).
-HBF helped more than 900 (eight hundred) local minority owned businesses with growth, sales, media exposure, and networking since 2012.
-HBF aimed to heat up the local economy with the sole purpose of promoting tourism in South Florida (Miami and Broward) through cultural diversity.
-Through happiness, fun, and entertainment we have been creating multicultural awareness, or unity, healing, and harmony between groups regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.


2017 “Paula Lima” North American Tour.

Intimate concerts bringing the newest Brazilian music trends to the US. In 2017, “PAULA LIMA” comes to a North American Tour. One of the great singers of her generation, with a singular voice, Paula Lima has made her mark on the history of Brazilian music. In 2011, Paula Lima played Grizzabella, one of the lead characters in the classic musical “Cats,” directed by the original Broadway team. In 2014, “Outro Esquema” (2011) and “O Samba é do Bem” (2014) were nominated for a Latin Grammy Award – as well as the timeless DVD “Sambachic” (2008), acclaimed by both critics and fans. Between 2012 and 2015, Paula Lima covered, commented, and hosted the live broadcast of São Paulo’s Carnival for Brazil’s Power House TV Globo.

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6th Annual Brazilian Festival of Pompano Beach – Oct 21, 2017.

A Journey and Travel into Brazil’s Culture, Arts, Cuisine, and Lifestyle. A groundbreaking, innovative, pioneering and diversified Festival and Fair that celebrates Brazil. South Florida’s largest Brazilian Festival, named best in the US in 2013, is a free admission, full day event that unites the community  with the overwhelming charm, warmth, and the appeal of Brazil’s Carnival, Samba, Lambada, Pagode, Axé and Popular Music.

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LUAU Pompano Beach Brazilian Festival – May 20th, 2017. 

On May 20th, 2017 and right by the Ocean, you are invited to come Celebrate 100 years of the Brazilian Music Genre “SAMBA” with Latin Grammy Award Nominee “PAULA LIMA”. The The Heartbeat Foundation and the City of Pompano Beach, official host of Florida’s Largest Annual Brazilian Festival, and home of Brazilians in South Florida welcome the local community, small businesses, and tourists to come together and celebrate multicultural diversity under the SUNSET and the MOONLIGHT.

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Brazilian Fest Radio Show

The First Bilingual Radio Show in the United States broadcasted from South Florida, and the City of Pompano Beach to North America, South America, and Europe. The Portuguese-English speaking Radio Show plays and promotes only Brazilian Music and Artists, with news and interviews with Brazilian residents and community leaders by informing listeners of social and cultural services in he USA. The Brazilian Fest Radio Show debuts on July 5th, 2016 and will be aired by Radio Blog Miami. (

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