Everyone can agree 2020 will be one for the record books and not soon forgotten. We all learned how strong we were as the pandemic sickened and killed people across the globe. Loved ones got sick, many people quarantined for long periods without any direct human contact outside those they
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
If you have read my last three articles you probably feel a lot like I do. Overwhelmed. Deeply saddened. Outraged. I mean….really really outraged. Don’t let that anger give way to despair in the face of such a complex and seemingly insurmountable problem. Channel that anger into action. Here are 10 things you can do to help fix our water quality woes.
A local chapter of a national charity is already making a lifelong difference. But to expand their impact, they need a few good men… or 100 good men.
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Sun Coast’s vision is for all children to achieve success in life. Their mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters impacted the lives of 1,869 children in our community in 2016-17.