Lee Health Foundation receives Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 2021 ‘Overall High Performer’ status

2022-05-19T09:56:38-04:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has awarded Lee Health Foundation “Overall High Performer” status among respondents in its 2021 Report on Giving. Overall high performers represent AHP’s traditional criteria of the top 25% in net production returns across all respondents. Based on fundraising during the 2020 fiscal year, these high performers raised more than $19 [...]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County purchases Fort Myers Event Center

2022-05-18T10:01:17-04:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County has purchased the former Fort Myers Event Center and plans to transform the space into a flagship club for children and teens in Fort Myers. Located on 2.2 acres at 1900 Park Meadows Drive in Fort Myers, the interior of the 14,500-square-foot building, which also has been [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out May 28, June 3 in Jacksonville

2022-05-17T11:02:14-04:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting Parents’ Night Out events on Saturday, May 28 and Friday, June 3 in Jacksonville. The program offers parents, grandparents and other caregivers access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children ages infant through [...]

Better Together to host Better Luncheon May 14 for parents in Manatee, Sarasota counties

2022-05-10T09:43:35-04:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Better Luncheon for parents in Manatee and Sarasota counties on Saturday, May 14 at Resonate Life Church in Bradenton. Better Together organizes a luncheon program at various locations each month to bring parents together for [...]

GulfShore Mustang Club donates $6,429 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2022-05-09T16:42:06-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has received a donation of $6,429 from the GulfShore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida. Funds will support the nonprofit’s efforts to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who [...]

NAMI Collier administrative offices move

2022-05-09T16:34:24-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Collier County has moved administrative offices from 6216 Trail Blvd., Naples to 3050 Horseshoe Drive North, Suite 168, Naples. The central telephone number remains 239-260-7300 as will all other contact information. Supportive Housing, HUGS and core administrative services will be moving to the new facility. The Sarah Ann Center, its [...]

‘Jazz on the Harbor’ brings smooth sounds, support for Guardian ad Litem Foundation

2022-05-09T16:17:03-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $30,612 at its sold-out Jazz on the Harbor event to support Southwest Florida children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Held March 19 at Port Charlotte Beach Park, Jazz on the Harbor drew a sold-out crowd, and was a music, culinary and sunset celebration highlighted [...]

Evening of Appreciation gives final salute to 10 years of the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction

2022-04-27T13:14:28-04:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 120 community supporters came together to give a final salute to 10 years of the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction (CMGA) during an Evening of Appreciation held April 9 at Sea Salt in Naples. The sold-out private dinner marked a farewell to the annual event where martini glasses signed by celebrities or American heroes [...]

Community Cooperative food drive collects over two tons of PB&J donations

2022-04-27T10:33:06-04:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Community Cooperative’s pantries are now filled with over two tons of peanut butter and jelly supplies after the nonprofit’s 2022 Peanut Butter & Jelly Food Drive. To help keep shelves stocked all summer long, Community Cooperative launched its annual PB&J Food Drive in March to rally the support of families, businesses and the community in [...]

Community Cooperative’s ‘souper’ satisfying Empty Bowls raises $24,000

2022-04-25T13:46:38-04:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Cooperative raised over $24,000 on April 9 at the return of Empty Bowls, an event that had not been held in Lee County since 2017. Empty Bowls included a soup competition and community entertainment to benefit Community Cooperative’s emergency food programs, which include Sam’s Community Café & Kitchen, the Community Market, Meals on Wheels [...]

Guadalupe Center earns Platinum Seal from GuideStar

2022-04-12T12:32:33-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

GuideStar has awarded Guadalupe Center a Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest rating level reserved for nonprofits that fully disclose their strategies, metrics and achievements. GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations, offers four rating levels for nonprofits: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. The Platinum Seal of Transparency indicates that an organization [...]

Better Together to host Better Luncheon April 23 for parents in Southwest Florida

2022-04-08T12:19:16-04:00April 8th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Better Luncheon for Southwest Florida parents on Saturday, April 23 in Fort Myers. Better Together organizes a luncheon program at various locations each month to bring parents together for community, to support each other and [...]

Better Together to host Better Luncheon April 16 for parents in Manatee, Sarasota counties

2022-04-08T12:15:05-04:00April 8th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Better Luncheon for parents of Manatee and Sarasota counties on Saturday, April 16 at Crosspointe Church in Sarasota. Better Together organizes a luncheon program at various locations each month to bring parents together for community, [...]

6th Annual MarineMax Yacht Gala raises more than $300,000 for Golisano Children’s Hospital

2022-03-29T14:15:55-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The 6th Annual MarineMax Yacht Gala raised more than $300,000 at “An Evening Under the Stars,” bringing the total raised since 2016 to more than $1 million for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. “We are so grateful for community supporters like MarineMax Fort Myers who partner with us to raise the necessary funds to [...]

Charity for Change receives a $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union

2022-03-28T09:50:57-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Charity for Change has received a $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union for improving emotional well-being and academic performance for at-risk students through its social-emotional learning (SEL) program for elementary students. The program’s goal is to improve the emotional well-being and academic performance for at-risk students and engage a minimum of 300 additional at-risk children [...]

Grande Dames Tea raises $67,000 to benefit Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2022-03-24T11:05:09-04:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 2022 Grande Dames Tea has raised $67,000 in support of programs for Pace Center for Girls, Lee. The sold-out celebration was held March 17 at Broadway Palm and honored three local women – Ellie Fox, Susan Kyle and Linda Taylor – for their significant impact on the community. “Ellie, Susan and Linda are three [...]

Give back in Naples: Winn-Dixie Community Bag Program aims to eliminate single-use plastics while donating to local nonprofits

2022-03-21T12:03:51-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

This year, local community nonprofits are more in need of support than in any other time in recent years. Now shoppers can give back to the local community and help to reduce single-use plastics by purchasing a special reusable bag at Winn-Dixie. NAMI Collier County has been selected by local Winn-Dixie store leadership as the [...]

Boston Red Sox Celebrity Golf Classic events a Home Run for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

2022-03-21T11:43:29-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Boston Red Sox, who have held spring training in Fort Myers since 1993, helped to raise nearly $400,000 to benefit the new neurosurgery program at Golisano Children’s Hospital through the Boston Red Sox Celebrity Golf Classic event series. The annual event series includes a golf tournament and Boston “Tee” Party held at The Forest [...]

Better Together to host Better Luncheon March 19 for parents in Manatee, Sarasota counties

2022-03-18T06:48:26-04:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Better Luncheon for parents in Manatee and Sarasota counties on Saturday, March 19 at First United Methodist Church of Bradenton. Better Together organizes a luncheon program at various locations each month to bring parents together [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out March 26 in St. Petersburg

2022-03-15T19:22:37-04:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Parents’ Night Out on Saturday, March 26 at Northside Baptist Church in St. Petersburg. The program offers parents, grandparents and other caregivers access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children ages infant [...]

Community Cooperative announces the return of the Empty Bowls fundraiser

2022-01-12T15:47:04-05:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Cooperative announces the return of the Empty Bowls fundraiser, presented by FineMark National Bank & Trust, to take place on Saturday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers. Sanibel Pottery will be collaborating with this year’s event to raise hunger awareness through art. One-of-a kind handcrafted [...]

‘Guadalupe Galaxy’ fundraising gala to offer in-person, virtual options

2022-01-10T15:08:33-05:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center’s annual fundraising gala on Jan. 20 will offer in-person and virtual attendance options as the nonprofit continues raising awareness and support for its life-changing education programs. “Guadalupe Galaxy: Constellations of Hope” will be held Thursday, Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive in Naples. The fundraising gala will feature cocktails, [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out Jan. 7 in Palm Harbor

2022-01-06T09:39:15-05:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, is hosting a Parents’ Night Out on Friday, Jan. 7 at New Hope Church in Palm Harbor. The program offers parents access to a couple of hours of no-cost care for children ages infant through 17 years old. [...]

Fort Myers woman receives heartwarming gift of home improvements for the holidays

2021-12-27T09:54:48-05:00December 23rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Builders Care, Lennar partner to complete project for local homeowner in need A Fort Myers woman in need received the heartwarming gift of home improvements just in time for the holidays. Lee BIA Builders Care and Lennar partnered to complete a home improvement project for Phyllis Puett, an 84-year-old Fort Myers resident, all at no [...]

Better Together job fair Nov. 16 offers second chances for job seekers with barriers to employment

2021-11-15T16:16:16-05:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nearly 50 job seekers facing barriers to employment will have the chance to meet with over a dozen hiring employers on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at a Second Chance community job fair hosted by Better Together and Grace Church. Every year, more than 650,000 Americans are released from prison and faced with challenges for re-entering the [...]

Community Cooperative kicks off holiday outreach with Full Plates Project

2021-11-05T08:10:27-04:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Community Cooperative is asking Southwest Florida to help neighbors in need by providing a holiday meal or gifts. The annual drive to brighten the holidays starts with the Full Plates Project, to make sure there are no plates empty this Thanksgiving. The drive offers the opportunity to donate food, host a food drive or donate [...]

Terry and Bob Edwards named chairs of the 2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala

2021-11-04T14:02:04-04:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Terry and Bob Edwards as chairs for the 2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala set for Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Conservancy Nature Center in Naples. Last year, the event was held virtually and raised $1.4 million. It was livestreamed from Keewaydin Island, where the Conservancy first started [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation raises over $17,000 at Fashion to a Tea

2021-11-02T09:45:16-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $17,125 at Fashion to a Tea, a luncheon and fashion show featuring community leaders as models. Fashion to a Tea, held Oct. 27 at Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, included an elegant high tea luncheon, silent auction, fun surprises and a spirited fashion show. Models showcased chic, [...]

Charity for Change receives grant from State Farm for expanded social-emotional learning curriculum

2021-11-02T09:31:01-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Charity for Change has received a $1,500 grant from State Farm to add curriculum content and videos for its evidence-based Charity for Change Program, which successfully addresses developmental outcomes: social-emotional learning (SEL), academic achievement; and civic/cultural development in participating schools. “The Charity for Change educational program is an essential part of providing a bright future [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County receives $15,000 donation, school supplies from Comerica Bank

2021-10-11T17:58:59-04:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Comerica Bank donated $15,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County for its “Grand Slam for Great Futures” campaign, which provides scholarships for children and teens whose families could not otherwise afford the full cost of programs. While presenting the donation on Sept. 29, Comerica executives announced an expanded partnership that includes financial [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation receives grant from United Way of Charlotte County

2021-10-08T08:46:51-04:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Program Assistant Lara Zdanowicz (left) and Executive Director Jessica Stanfield (right) of the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, hold backpacks provided to area students during the Back to School with the Blue event in July.   The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, has received a $17,000 grant from the United Way [...]

‘Clips for Cancer’ raises $300,000 for children with cancer

2021-10-07T14:40:03-04:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Clips for Cancer raised $300,000 to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. While Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Clips for Cancer ended Thursday, donations for the event are still being accepted to help as many children as [...]

Guadalupe Center launches ‘Stepping Stones’ campaign

2021-09-29T09:12:22-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced a new campaign, Stepping Stones to the Future, that allows supporters to help launch an educational journey for students in Immokalee. Stepping Stones allows supporters to purchase personalized brick pavers that will be installed in walkways and courtyards at the new van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning, which will open in [...]

Better Together expands programming to Jacksonville

2021-09-29T09:02:28-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families in crisis and preventing the need for foster care, has expanded its programs to the Jacksonville area, set to serve the three-county region of Nassau, Duval and Clay counties by late 2021. Better Together is made up of two programs – Better Families and Better Jobs – [...]

Better Together to host community job and resource fair Oct. 6 for Venice-area job seekers

2021-09-29T08:37:35-04:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together and Venice Bible Church are partnering to host a community job fair for residents of the Venice area on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The church-based job fair not only connects job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire, but also provides resources to facilitate stronger connections and more hires. Free one-on-one job [...]

Beds for Kids helps children in foster care sleep comfortably

2021-09-23T08:50:28-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Seven Southwest Florida children will sleep in their own beds and snuggle in their own blankets tonight thanks to a blossoming partnership between the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit. On Sept. 16, the seven children joined their caregivers and law enforcement for a memorable day of shopping and [...]

NAMI Collier to host luncheon Dec. 10 featuring Zak Williams, son of the late Robin Williams

2021-09-21T20:58:47-04:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

NAMI Collier (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will raise awareness and funds with the Hope Shines Luncheon Friday, Dec. 10, 11:30 a.m. at Arthrex One, 1 Arthrex Way, Naples. In consideration of everyone’s health, the luncheon event will be held outside on the terrace. The event will feature Zak Williams, the son of the late actor [...]

Celebrate hot styles, hot drinks at ‘Fashion to a Tea’ on Oct. 27

2021-09-21T09:26:21-04:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its third annual Fashion to a Tea luncheon and fashion show on Oct. 27 to generate awareness and support for Charlotte County children living in foster homes or temporary shelters. Fashion to a Tea includes an elegant high tea luncheon, silent auction, fun surprises and [...]

Better Together to host community job fair Oct. 7 for Atlanta-area job seekers

2021-09-21T09:14:09-04:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better Together and Light of the World Christian Tabernacle are partnering to host a community job fair for residents of the Stockbridge and greater Atlanta area on Thursday, Oct. 7. The church-based job fair will connect job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire. Participating employers include Bird Staffing, Material in Motion, Uniform [...]

‘Clips for Cancer’ event throughout September to raise money for children with cancer

2021-09-02T12:17:17-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Clips for Cancer kicks off Sept. 1 to raise the funds necessary to ensure that programs and services are available for the increasing number of local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Throughout September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, local community leaders will allow pediatric cancer survivors to shave [...]

Guadalupe Center announces date, theme for 2022 fundraising gala

2021-08-30T21:20:39-04:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced the date and theme for its signature fundraising gala, an annual event that supports life-changing educational programs for students in Immokalee. “Guadalupe Galaxy: Constellations of Hope, Charting the Future” begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20 and will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive in Naples. [...]

Avow ranked in national Top 15 Best Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care 2021 by Fortune

2021-08-26T17:46:43-04:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Avow is named in Fortune’s national top 15 Workplaces in Aging Services: At-Home Care, the only hospice in Florida to make the ranking. The list is compiled based on anonymous surveys of employees whose companies asked for their satisfaction feedback using the Great Place to Work survey. “We are so pleased to be named on [...]

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County opens registration for FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament on Nov. 6

2021-08-24T09:38:34-04:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has opened registration for its 18th Annual FORE-the-Kids Golf Tournament, which features championship golf, a cocktail party, live and silent auctions, awards ceremony, music and more. FORE-the-Kids begins with a shotgun start on Saturday, Nov. 6 at The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek, a 7,157-yard championship course that [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware raises $3,800 for Children’s Miracle Network through Blue Buckets campaign

2021-08-23T13:52:56-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware raised $3,800 during its three-day Children’s Miracle Network Blue Bucket Days campaign to help provide life-changing medical care for children across the region. Sunshine Ace customers were able to purchase a limited-edition, blue 5-gallon bucket for a $5 donation, and in return, they received a 20% discount on nearly everything they could [...]

Better Together to host community job fair Aug. 25 for Chicago Heights-area job seekers

2021-08-23T13:37:36-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

​ Better Together and Family Church are partnering to host a community job fair for Chicago Heights-area residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25. The church-based job fair will connect job seekers with 20 local employers who are ready to hire. Participating employers include Chicago Heights Steel, Chicagoland Prison Outreach, Faith [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee launches Love That Dress! virtual auction, Women of Influence collection Aug. 13-23

2021-08-12T12:45:38-04:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee will host its Love That Dress! virtual auction Aug. 13-23, offering an expansive selection of high-end packages, collections and experiences up for bid to support Pace, Lee programs. Each year, generous donors provide dozens of silent auction packages to feature at Pace, Lee’s Love That Dress! shopping extravaganza. Starting on [...]

Stevens Construction completes SWFL Children’s Charities Eye Institute of Golisano Hospital

2021-08-09T10:48:24-04:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Stevens Construction’s special projects division has completed SWFL Children’s Charities Eye Institute of Golisano Children’s Hospital, announced Dan Adams, company vice president, south Florida. Located at 11390 Summerlin Square Drive in Fort Myers, the 5,700-square-foot SWFL Children’s Charities Eye Institute is the largest pediatric ophthalmology office serving Lee County and includes a lobby, 14 exam [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware donates classroom, cleaning supplies to Boys & Girls Club of Collier County

2021-08-09T10:28:40-04:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware donated a large shipment of classroom and cleaning supplies to the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, which is ramping up programs for the fall semester. The shipment measured 82 cubic feet and contained multiple cases of hand sanitizer, wet wipes, facial tissues and drinking straws. “So many people supported Sunshine [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation hosts ‘Back to School with the Blue’ backpack giveaway

2021-08-03T15:28:28-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, distributed backpacks stuffed with school supplies to more than 200 Southwest Florida students as the new school year begins. The Foundation’s second annual “Back to School with the Blue” backpack giveaway, in partnership with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, was held July 31 at the Lee County [...]

Guadalupe Center requests back-to-school donations for Immokalee students

2021-07-29T14:28:39-04:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is requesting donations of school supplies through its 29th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive, which outfits hundreds of students with new sneakers and school supplies. Requested items include writing utensils, paper products, art supplies, classroom supplies and student accessories. The National Retail Federation estimates the average household will spend $849 on back-to-school [...]

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