Lee BIA Builders Care, local building community partner to offer Hurricane Ian relief

2022-10-06T14:38:46-04:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care is rallying local builders and support from the community to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners impacted by Hurricane Ian. Builders Care is providing a range of services to homeowners in need, including roof tarping, water damage mitigation, window replacement, AC repair, [...]

Family Initiative reopens in Cape Coral, providing basic supplies for families

2022-10-04T10:43:08-04:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (Oct. 04, 2022) – Family Initiative’s Autism Support Center in Cape Coral has reopened to provide basic food supplies and bottled water for Southwest Florida families with autism. The Autism Support Center, located at 734 SW 4th St., is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To continue providing [...]

Lee Health Foundation asks for donations to employee relief fund

2022-10-03T14:30:07-04:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Lee Health Foundation has announced creation of the SWFL Stronger Together employee relief fund to provide critical aid to the thousands of healthcare professionals who suffered incredible loss in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, many while serving patients at Lee Health hospitals across SWFL. “Lee Health and our team members remain committed to our community [...]

Chicken Salad Chick in Fort Myers sets fundraising record for Family & Friends Event benefitting Golisano Children’s Hospital

2022-09-26T12:36:02-04:00September 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Chicken Salad Chick, a fast-casual, Southern-inspired chicken salad restaurant, has raised $3,740 for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida at its “Family & Friends” events on Sept. 16-17, setting a new fundraising record for the franchise’s 220 restaurants across 17 states. Leading up to its grand opening, Chicken Salad Chick invited families and friends of [...]

Partners In Care to host annual Pink & Blue Golf Scramble for cancer awareness

2022-09-23T10:43:52-04:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Partners in Care will host the 8th annual Pink & Blue Golf Scramble on Friday, October 7, at Canyon Lakes Golf Course located at 3700 W Canyon Lakes Dr in Kennewick, WA. Proceeds from the event will remain in the Washington Tri-Cities area to support Partners in Care, a non-profit foundation dedicated to serving cancer [...]

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

2022-08-31T15:57:50-04:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 5th Annual Clips for Cancer kicks off Sept. 1. The month-long event raises funds to ensure that programs and services are available for local children diagnosed with cancer at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Throughout September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, pediatric cancer survivors will shave the heads of more than 25 local community leaders [...]

Love That Dress! shopping event raises $130,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2022-08-31T15:45:26-04:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee’s popular fundraising event, Love That Dress!, has raised $130,000 to support Pace Lee programs. “We thank the many shoppers, sponsors and volunteers who joined us at Love That Dress! this year to honor the female spirit and shop for a cause,” said Jennifer Cellitti, executive director of Pace Center for [...]

Southwest Florida Children’s Charities recognized as the top donor to Lee Health and Golisano Children’s Hospital

2022-08-24T09:25:16-04:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Southwest Florida Children’s Charities (SWFLCC) presented checks totaling $1.7 million to Lee Health Foundation Aug. 18, making it the top donor at more than $23 million to Golisano Children’s Hospital and Lee Health in the organization’s more than 100-year history. “We are so grateful for the support of Southwest Florida Children’s Charities,” said Chief Nursing [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation to host ‘Fashion to a Tea’ on Oct. 26

2022-08-18T14:11:01-04:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fashionistas from across Southwest Florida are invited to the Fashion to a Tea, an elegant high tea luncheon and spirited fashion show being held Oct. 26 in Port Charlotte. Models at the fourth annual Fashion to a Tea will be Guardian ad Litem volunteers showcasing chic, trendy styles for women of all ages. Fashions are [...]

Fund started to support The Island Cow restaurant employees

2022-08-11T13:09:04-04:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

A fundraising page has been launched to help employees of The Island Cow restaurant, which is closed following an after-hours kitchen fire on Aug. 6. The goal for the page is to raise up to $250,000, enough to cover two months of wages for the restaurant’s 50 employees. The Island Cow owners Brian and Elke [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware’s ‘Back-to-School Round Up’ raises $3,546 for Guadalupe Center

2022-08-10T15:41:19-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware helped raise $3,546 through its Back-to-School Round Up. This donation will help purchase new school supplies and classroom materials for students attending Guadalupe Center in Immokalee. During a two-week period in July, customers at Sunshine Ace retail stores in Collier and Lee counties were able to round up their purchases at the register, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to hold 29th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 21-23

2022-07-26T16:10:44-04:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will hold its 29th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 21-23 to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. “The RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament is an absolute vital source of funding, engagement and involvement to [...]

Boys & Girls Clubs hosting Poker Tournament on July 28 in Fort Myers

2022-07-25T08:57:33-04:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County is hosting its 10th annual No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament on July 28 to raise money for programs and scholarships for student members. The Poker Tournament will be held Thursday, July 28 at the Crown Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive. Cocktails [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida receives over $2500 in donations during virtual wildlife Baby Shower

2022-07-11T12:00:50-04:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida received more than 100 gifts and over $2,500 in donations during its virtual wildlife baby shower event hosted on June 4. This event was held to help raise awareness and support for von Arx Wildlife Hospital’s youngest patients. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital treats injured, sick, [...]

Pace Center for Girls launches #MakeSpaceForPace dress collection campaign to support Love That Dress! fundraiser

2022-07-01T14:22:35-04:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee is gearing up for its annual Love That Dress! shopping event with a dress collection that encourages the community to #MakeSpaceForPace. Described as the ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, Love That Dress! features shopping and silent auctions with all proceeds benefiting Pace programs and services in Lee County. [...]

Bonita Bay Club raises nearly $900,000 and counting for expansion of Lee Health Regional Cancer Center in Bonita Springs

2022-06-30T09:04:02-04:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The residents of Bonita Bay Club have made clear their advocacy and support of the Lee Health Regional Cancer Center in Bonita Springs by announcing a $1 million goal to increase quality cancer care for the residents of southern Lee and Collier counties. So far, the charitable community has raised more than $900,000 to meet [...]

Bobby Nichols – Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation announces 2022-2023 board of directors

2022-06-24T12:17:53-04:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Bobby Nichols - Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation has announced its 2022-2023 board of directors, led by Board President Mike Lancellot, Executive Vice President Gerry Wolken and Vice President Bryan Simmering. The board consists of Fiddlesticks members, known as Pipers, who volunteer to organize and run the annual Nichols Cup Pro-Am Golf & Tennis Tournaments. Elected [...]

Fort Myers firm Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz donates $25,000 to KindLee

2022-06-15T11:37:50-04:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz donated $25,000 to KindLee, a nonprofit that supports children in need and other community causes. The donation is one of many made by the firm to support area nonprofits during its 60 years serving the community. KindLee was inspired by the Bartley family, who asked family and friends to [...]

The Salty Crab Bar & Grill Partners with Wicked Dolphin to Double Donations to Golisano Children’s Hospital

2022-06-15T10:25:33-04:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the sixth year, The Salty Crab Bar & Grill located on Fort Myers Beach has held its “Rum Bucket Fundraiser” to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The fundraiser ran daily throughout the month of March, with the restaurant donating $1 for every rum bucket sold to support vital programs at the children’s [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware raises $30,639 during spring Children’s Miracle Network campaign

2022-05-26T14:25:07-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware’s spring “Round Up for the Kids” campaign raised $30,639 to support two Children’s Miracle Network hospitals on Florida’s west coast. Customers were able to round up their purchases at the register to support life-changing medical care for children and teens across the region. Donations collected at Sunshine Ace stores in Collier, Lee [...]

Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware raises $8,607 during spring Children’s Miracle Network campaign

2022-05-26T09:52:35-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware’s spring “Round Up for the Kids” campaign raised $8,607 to support Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Miracle Network. Customers were able to round up their purchases at the register to support life-changing medical care for children and teens across the region. Donations collected at Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware [...]

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 [...]

Family Initiative announces Pat Webster Memorial Scholarship fund

2022-05-13T11:47:59-04:00May 13th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Family Initiative, Inc., a Florida-based nonprofit organization serving children and families living with autism spectrum disorder, has announced the establishment of the Pat Webster Scholarship fund to provide opportunities for children, teens and young adults to succeed. “The scholarship fund is in honor of co-founder Eileen Webster’s mother, Pat Webster, and the force of good [...]

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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Family Initiative raises over $300,000 at 2022 Autism Acceptance Awards Gala

2022-05-09T12:29:23-04:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Family Initiative’s 2022 Autism Acceptance Awards Gala raised over $300,000, far surpassing the goal of $200,000, to provide family-centered compassionate support, innovative programs and evidence-based therapies to children, teens and young adults impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The annual celebration was held at the culmination of Autism Acceptance Month on April 30 at the [...]

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 [...]

BBQ, Bands & Brew raises over $85,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care

2022-04-15T09:58:15-04:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care’s popular BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event has raised more than $85,000 and counting to support the nonprofit in its mission to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. The festival, held April [...]

Bobby Nichols – Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation presents record $1.7 million in grants to four local children’s charities

2022-04-11T14:31:17-04:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Bobby Nichols-Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation presented $1.7 million in grants to four designated charities of the 20th annual Nichols Cup tournaments and auction gala, serving abused and at-risk children in Southwest Florida. The record-setting fundraising efforts were distributed at the Piper’s annual meeting on March 29 among the Foundation’s two primary charity partners, Children’s Advocacy [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop celebrates style, mission at Fashion Show

2022-04-11T12:24:40-04:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 140 fashionistas gathered at Guadalupe Resale Shop for a spirited Fashion Show and Private Sale showcasing designer apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry and hats. Held March 27 at Guadalupe Resale Shop in North Naples, the sold-out fashion show featured 12 volunteer models wearing trendy cocktail and party dresses, business attire, formalwear, casualwear and athletic apparel. [...]

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 [...]

Avow’s Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal Fair raises $26,705

2022-03-28T12:43:06-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Avow’s Southwest Florida Antiques Appraisal fair kicked off with a sold-out preview event followed by a public appraisal day with representatives of Doyle New York, regular appraisers on “Antiques Roadshow.” The event raised $26,705 for Avow’s hospice, palliative care and grief support services. One participant found out she had a ring valued at $100,000. Board [...]

NAMI Collier Receives Grant from First Horizon Foundation

2022-03-28T12:34:21-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

NAMI Collier County received a $3,500 grant from the First Horizon Foundation in support of NAMI’s ongoing mission to serve the people of Collier County affected by mental illnesses. NAMI Collier County's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by serious mental illness through education, support and advocacy. All [...]

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 [...]

Guardian ad Litem Foundation hosts SWFL’s official March Madness Bracket Challenge

2022-03-08T14:08:01-05:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, is hosting its fifth annual March Madness Bracket Challenge to benefit programs serving Southwest Florida children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. The cost to participate is a $30 minimum donation per bracket, or $100 for four brackets. After completing an online registration form, participants will [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala raises record $2.1 million net

2022-03-04T15:07:22-05:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 18th Annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 3 raised a record $2.1 million net for programs to protect the water, land, wildlife and future of Southwest Florida. More than 400 guests moseyed their way to the newly renovated Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center for the American Southwest themed event, “A River [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces honorees of 2022 Grande Dames Tea

2022-03-02T10:31:43-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee has named Ellie Fox, Susan Kyle and Linda Taylor as the honorees of its 2022 Grande Dames Tea, to be recognized for their significant impact on the community during a sold-out event on March 17. Pace’s annual Grande Dames Tea honors women who exemplify the organization’s guiding principles and have [...]

Wonder Gardens 2022 Enchanted Gala raises more than $225,000

2022-03-01T09:08:19-05:00March 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Sixth Annual Enchanted Gala: A Colorful Evening of Wonder on Feb. 17 raised more than $225,000, far exceeding the last fundraiser. As part of the total, more than $170,000 was raised for an Animal Care Center to include a commissary and veterinary care space, a major step needed to achieve professional zoological accreditation. “We [...]

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation issues $1.5 million community challenge grant to expand cancer services in Southwest Florida

2022-02-28T12:29:31-05:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation donated $1 million with an additional $1.5 million community challenge grant to expand cancer services at Lee Health Bonita Health Center. In recognition of this generosity, the facility will be named Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Cancer Clinic. To provide state-of-the-art care closer to home for residents and visitors in [...]

The 20th Annual Bobby Nichols – Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation raises record-setting $1.7 million for local children’s charities

2022-02-25T15:49:57-05:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Bobby Nichols - Fiddlesticks Charity Foundation wrapped up its 20th annual Pro-Am golf and tennis tournaments, and auction gala at Fiddlesticks Country Club on Monday, Feb. 21, raising a record $1.7 million in net revenue and counting, bringing the 20-year total to more than $15 million in donations to serve abused and at-risk children [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware presents donations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals from 2021 fundraising campaigns

2022-01-26T17:19:55-05:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware raised $52,913.60 in 2021 to help provide world-class pediatric care at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and $28,225 to benefit Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Total donations raised from all stores equaled $81,138.60. In partnership with Children’s Miracle Network, Sunshine Ace Hardware hosts a series of fundraising campaigns [...]

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 [...]

Aubuchon Team of Companies presents $17,000 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2022-01-11T12:16:44-05:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: 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 $17,000 donation from Aubuchon Team of Companies. The impactful donation is a result of funds raised through Aubuchon Team of Companies’ annual fundraising event, “Helping Hands for the Holidays.” “Our community came together in spectacular fashion for [...]

‘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, [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware raises $18,483 for Golisano Children’s Hospital during Children’s Miracle Network holiday campaign

2022-01-06T11:28:04-05:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware raised $18,483 during its Children’s Miracle Network holiday campaign, which helps fund life-changing medical treatments for pediatric patients at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Customers at Sunshine Ace were able to donate by rounding up their purchases or choosing a dollar amount at the register. The Downtown Naples store location raised [...]

Stanley Hole Golf Tournament raises $25,000 for the CREW Trust

2022-01-06T09:55:16-05:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 2021 CREW Stanley Hole Golf Tournament raised $25,000 to support CREW Land & Water Trust’s mission of preserving and stewarding water resources and natural communities around the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW). Named in honor of engineer, environmentalist and avid golfer Stanley Hole, the annual golf tournament is one of two major fundraisers that [...]

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