Thursday, September 21, 2017

local nonprofit

veterans gathered for a charity event

Last weekend, local business, Freedom Fine Cigars & Lounge, honored and supported veterans by hosting a miniature golf tournament with a mission: to raise funds for wounded veterans. One hundred percent of the profits raised during the event were donated ...
2016-2017 United Way Campaign Chairs and thermometer Rob Wilson, Lou Pontius, Gay Thompson, Linda Uhler, Tom Uhler.

Announced at the United Way Board of Directors meeting on Friday, March 31, the 2016-17 United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Campaign – the 60th such movement in as many years – raised a new record amount, exceeding ...

Jean Ann Lynch, the founder of Baby Basics of Collier County, was honored during the Baby Basics Inc. 20th Anniversary Celebration held in Boston, Massachusetts last Friday. The volunteer organization, which has donated over six million free diapers to infants ...
the president and CEO of habitat for humanity of collier county

One of the nation’s most successful Habitat for Humanity affiliates is making changes to its executive lineup as Habitat Collier names a new chief executive officer and president, the organization’s board of directors announced today. Executive Director of Development and ...
36-Immokalee-students-inducted-into-The-Immokalee-Foundation’s-Take-Stock-in-Children-program

During a ceremony on March 9 at nearby Ave Maria University, 36 new students from Immokalee were officially inducted into The Immokalee Foundation’s (TIF) Take Stock in Children scholarship program, joined by past inductees, family, friends and TIF staff members. ...
donors and volunteers celebrating the success of the 2017 naples winter wine festival

The Naples Winter Wine Festival continues to give back to strong local charities. This year’s edition produced more than $12.25 million in grants, which were distributed last week to 34 local nonprofits in Collier County, as well as five long-term ...
Dominique Rios, Jackelyn Banda Soto, and Jan Backlund

The Immokalee Foundation says its mission is to build pathways to success for children in the Immokalee area, and one of their most effective tools is their mentorship program. In January the foundation held its traditional Mentor-Mentee Movie Day. A ...
a stray cat in bonita springs

A new nonprofit organization, Community Cats of Bonita Springs, has just launched by area volunteers who participate in the local TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) spay/neuter program for feral and free-roaming cats in Bonita Springs. The group provides veterinary care and cat food ...
Joel Breneman currently works at the St. Matthew’s House and has been a part of the Justin’s Place Recovery Program since June 2011.

There has been a time in everyone’s life when they look back and say, ‘I shouldn’t have done that.’ Then there are the times when we are young, between the ages of 17 and 25, and we get caught, sent ...
food and drinks from the fort myers beer and bacon festival

One of the most sought-after events of the year for bacon and beer lovers was the Fort Myers Beer and Bacon Festival held at Lee Civic Center on Saturday, March 10. It did not disappoint, with over 80 Florida breweries ...
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