Once again, the esteemed Columbia Restaurant Group steps forward to back Suncoast Charities for Children and various other cherished local non-profits through their 26th Annual Community Harvest event, set for the entirety of September. Originating from Tampa, this restaurant collective has pledged to contribute 5% from every diner’s bill to community-based charitable organizations close to […]
Suncoast Charities for Children Announces Summer Fest Events & Ron Foxworthy Memorial Children’s Scholarship Fund
Suncoast Charities for Children, organizer of Suncoast Summer Fest, officially announced several event fundraisers scheduled during the upcoming summer season. Each of these events helps sustain fundraising efforts, during a typically slower time of the year, for local children, teens, and adults with special needs and their families. Events scheduled to take place include: 7th […]
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, 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 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, 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 […]
They come to Sarasota by motorcycle, by car, by truck and about any kind of vehicle you can think of for the annual festival of motorcycles and music! Over the years, it has changed locations but it hasn’t changed its purpose, to raise money for the Suncoast Charities for Children. The charity’s benefactors are The […]
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.
The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for the area this week from August 11 – 18, 2023! Friday Fest 2023 – August Friday Fest 2023 – August777 N Tamiami Trl Sarasota, FL 34236 Friday Fest here on the Suncoast is the free, outdoor summertime concert series that returns this year with […]
I had the pleasure of doing a one-on-one interview with Rayma Stowe, owner of Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub in Bradenton, Florida. It’s hard to believe that “Clancy’s” has been in business for 23 years. It’s a hot spot for many televised sport events, great live music, awesome food, a fabulous staff and some of the […]
Detwiler’s is an impressive grocery store chain located in Florida known for its commitment to providing high-quality products, personalized customer service and community involvement. With a long family history spanning generations of ownership, Detwiler’s has been delighting customers with its unique selection of fresh, organic goods and specialty items since opening its first store in […]