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Thunder By The Bay Raises Record Amount For Suncoast Charities For Children

The 24th Annual Thunder By The Bay Music & Motorcycle Festival held this past February at the Sarasota Fairgrounds, raised a net revenue of $267,000 for Suncoast Charities for Children.  This exceeded last year’s net revenue of $225,000.  In addition to the traditional three-day Festival, other events included a sporting clay tournament, a “Taste of […]

Suncoast Charities For Children Announces Suncoast Summer Fest Events

Suncoast Charities for Children, organizer of the 2nd Annual Suncoast Summer Fest, officially announced several special event fundraisers raising money to help local children, teens, and adults with special needs. These events are as follows: Friday – June 24          6th Annual Bob Rizi Memorial Golf Classic at The Meadows Country Club Monday – July   4 […]

Suncoast Charities For Children Donates $123,423.00 To Local Non-Profits

Suncoast Charities for Children is proud to announce the distribution of $123,423.00 to support children, teens, and adults with special needs here in the local Sarasota community.  The largest distribution made was $85,000 to the Suncoast Foundation in support of necessary repairs and capital improvements for Children First (Venice Campus) and The Florida Center for […]

Suncoast Charities For Children Announces Suncoast Summer Fest

Suncoast Charities for Children, longtime organizer of the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival, has rebranded the iconic Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival to Suncoast Summer Fest. The traditional Grand Prix Race, presented by Visit Sarasota County, will be organized by Powerboat P1 this year. Powerboat and AquaX (personal watercraft) races are scheduled for June 26 […]

Suncoast Charities For Children

Suncoast Charities for Children is a 501C3 that provides annual grants to the Suncoast Foundation in support of children, teens & adults with special needs and their families. From these grants, buildings valued at over $14 Million dollars have been constructed in the Sarasota, Venice and North Port areas. These buildings are currently occupied by Children First, Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities, Loveland Center, Sarasota County Special Olympics, and The Florida Center for Early Childhood. These agencies experience a significant savings with an annual lease payment of only $1 per year on each building.

Over the years, Suncoast Charities for Children has provided $ in grant funding to the Suncoast Foundation so that necessary repairs and maintenance could be made to these aging campus locations. The most recent grant made was by Suncoast Charities for Children for $134,000 in 2014. 

Getting Involved Here on the Suncoast

We live in some of the prettiest places, from beaches to sunsets, amazing concerts, to wonderful museums. Suncoast features something for everyone. Unfortunately, many children, animals, homeless residents, and others do not have the luxury of a nice roof over their heads, food in their bellies each night, and the like. Luckily, so many of […]

Suncoast Summer Fest Announces July 4th Parade & Bayfront Fireworks

Suncoast Charities for Children in partnership with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, Sarasota Downtown Enrichment Association, and the City of Sarasota have announced plans to hold a July 4th parade along the Sarasota Bayfront, as part of Suncoast Summer Fest’s “Celebrate Sarasota.” Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee Chairman, Dan Kennedy, is the organizer for the parade, […]

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Synchronicity Festivals Brings a Breath of Fresh Air to Florida’s Suncoast Communities

There is a new Festival in the area and this is one to check out for yourselves! Grassroots company, Synchronicity Festivals, is introducing their first annual festival to our area called “Southern Rock and Bar-B-Q” on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Masonic Park and Youth Camp, located on the border of Hillsborough and Manatee Counties on US Hwy 301.

SNN:  The Suncoast’s News Source

Turning on television news can be a harrowing experience.  In a continuous news cycle where the absurd has become the norm, and political preferences decide which stories make the cut for the nightly news reel, and where tragedies—once saved for remote happenings are a daily occurrence, choosing where you devote your time and attention as a purveyor of news is extremely important. 

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