Thursday, September 21, 2017

local nonprofit

Some food packagers at a Meals of Hope event in 2016 at Harborside Event Center.

One local charity is dreaming of providing a hunger-free summer for every Southwest Florida child. Meals of Hope’s first ‘Summer Without Hunger’ packing event will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Estero High School. Meals of ...
Scholarship recipient, Sara Phelps, her mother, Jennifer, and brother, Jackson.

The Naples Art Association announced its annual Jade N. Riedel Scholarship recipients at a reception held on Thursday, May 11 at the NAA.  The competition is held each spring and is open to Collier County High School Students in grades 11 ...
grace place teaching kids how to read

Grace Place for Children and Families is a nonprofit education center committed to putting faith into action – providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families. Working with the entire family, Grace Place currently enrolls over 800 individuals ...
harry chapin food bank logo

The fight against hunger in Southwest Florida took a giant step forward Saturday, as the community came together to donate a preliminary 190,571 pounds of food to the 25th annual National Letter Carriers Food Drive. The amount was tallied at ...

The Naples Children & Education Foundation has some powerful friends coming to the rescue. Earlier this week, representatives from Goldman Sachs devoted a day of volunteer work at the FSU Healthy Campus, one of NCEF’s beneficiary organizations, as a part ...
SWFL Community Foundation Collaboratory

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation celebrated the beginning of construction on its new Collaboratory facility on Thursday. The Collaboratory is a public-private partnership between the foundation and the City of Fort Myers that will be housed in the soon to ...
a boy artist in collier county

Collier Child Care Resources (CCCR) announced this week that tickets are now available for their fifth annual “Big Impressions by Little Artists” event scheduled for Friday, May 5, which will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton ...
grace place of naples receiving a check from publix

Publix Super Markets presented Grace Place for Children and Families with a check for $20,000 during a ceremony held at their corporate headquarter in Lakeland last Thursday. Chief Development Officer Barbara Evans accepted the check on behalf of the Golden ...
earth day festival at the conservancy of swfl

As the end of April approaches, the weather turns warmer, and the summer season begins to trickle through Southwest Florida.  Around this time each year, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts its annual Earth Day Festival. Featuring a variety of ...
stray cats from southwest florida

It’s kitten season.  Considering during her productive life, one female cat could have more than 100 kittens, Camp Many Paws, a Naples nonprofit is working around the clock to help stop the overpopulation. Camp Many Paws, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit ...
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