The pandemic caused the leadership Team of Truly Valued, a non-profit 501(c)(3) in Sarasota and Manatee Counties, to quickly reimagine their mentorship program for middle and high school young women. They skillfully transitioned to a creative virtual environment without pausing for a moment. Their commitment to the young women in
This has been a tough year for many here on the Suncoast. Yet there are organizations like The Blessing Bags Project that long before 2020 were caring for those less fortunate in our communities. This group of volunteers and strategic partnerships throughout the Suncoast seeks to provide basic and critical
As a lead into the V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, and ESPN Hall of Fame Sportscaster Dick Vitale’s now virtual Dick Vitale Gala, the Weston Hermann Drive-By Fundraiser will be held on Sept. 4, 2020. The Weston Hermann Drive-By Fundraiser Weston Hermann is 12 years
Loveland Center recently received a grant from the James W. Wherritt Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The grant will increase the organization’s essential services in North Port by 175%. Current Needs Loveland’s North Port program currently operates out of 975 square feet facility. With continued social
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast (BBBS Sun Coast) is Hosting ‘The Biggest Virtual Info Session’ across their 10-county footprint on July 7, 2020. The organization provides one-to-one mentoring relationships to children ages 6-21 years old throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida in Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Hardee,
Friends of Manatee County Animal Services (FoMCAS) is asking that you BE THE ONE to help them continue to help the animals at Manatee County Animal Services Animal Shelter. Giving Challenge From Noon Tuesday, April 28th to noon Wednesday, April 29, Friends of Manatee County Animal Services is asking you
When people need essential items, volunteers and donors are essential workers. At The Blessing Bags Project, nothing stops the work Betsy Plante and her team do for the Bradenton community, no matter the circumstances. Each day, The Blessing Bags Project crew answers the call and listens to the needs of
From their Facebook Page We hope everyone is staying safe during this self-isolation. As many of you know Streets of Paradise has continued to feed our homeless friends and our move-ins for our formerly homeless friends. All of this, of course, is being done in compliance with social distancing protocol.