Better Together to host Better Luncheons Jan. 22, Feb. 19 for Southwest Florida parents

2022-01-20T10:07:42-05:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: 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 Better Luncheon events for parents in Southwest Florida on Jan. 22 and Feb. 19. 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 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. [...]

Better Together to offer Parents’ Night Out Nov. 19, Dec. 11

2021-11-16T10:20:15-05:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: 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 launching a Parents’ Night Out program with upcoming dates including Nov. 19 and Dec. 11. Monthly events will offer parents access to a couple hours of no-cost care for children ages infant through 17 years old. Better [...]

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 [...]

Better Together job fair Oct. 28 offers second chances for job seekers with barriers to employment

2021-10-14T14:58:07-04:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Better Together and Rise Christian Church are partnering to host a Second Chance community job fair on Thursday, Oct. 28 for Lehigh Acres-area job seekers with barriers to employment. Every year, more than 650,000 Americans are released from prison and faced with challenges for re-entering the workforce. Better Together’s Second Chance job fairs help job [...]

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 [...]

Turning Point Church to host community job and resources fair Oct. 14 in Bonita Springs

2021-09-24T12:40:24-04:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Turning Point Church and Better Together are partnering to host a community job and resources fair in Bonita Springs on Thursday, Oct. 14. The church-based job fair goes beyond connecting job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire. It also provides resources such as free one-on-one job coaching sessions to review resumes 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 [...]

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 [...]

Better Together to host community job fair May 13 for Venice-area job seekers

2021-05-11T12:52:16-04:00May 11th, 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 Venice-area residents from 9 a.m. to noon. on Thursday, May 13. The church-based job fair will connect job seekers with local employers who are ready to hire. Participating employers include Aston Gardens at Pelican Pointe, Dunkin’, Tri County Air Conditioning [...]

Better Together hosts Nationwide Day of Second Chances April 29

2021-04-08T16:11:39-04:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

For its second consecutive year, Better Together is breaking down employment barriers with its Nationwide Day of Second Chances held on Thursday, April 29. Every year, more than 650,000 Americans are released from prison and faced with challenges for re-entering the workforce. Better Together created a Day of Second Chances to help people overcome barriers [...]

Better Together launches new website with resources for families, employers and community partners

2021-03-23T09:39:39-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Web|Tags: , , , |

Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, has launched a redesigned website designed to offer an improved user experience while raising awareness of the organization’s mission and its two programs – Better Families and Better Jobs. The Better Together website serves as a referral source for families seeking a preventative to foster care. [...]

Better Together welcomes Christian Spilker to board of directors

2021-03-19T14:28:00-04:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, has named Christian Spilker to its board of directors. Spilker is the senior vice president of land for Collier Enterprises, a family-owned company headquartered in Naples. A biologist by training, Christian guides the company through the sensitive environmental permitting process for its land holdings and works [...]

Better Together receives $30,000 donation of family supplies from Truist

2020-12-01T09:49:09-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, has received a $30,000 donation of family supplies from Truist Financial Corporation as part of its Lighthouse Project program. The Lighthouse Project is a long-standing BB&T, now Truist, tradition that allows teammates to support local nonprofit organizations on projects to address critical community needs. This year, [...]

Better Together launches Hopeful 100 Club

2020-11-25T15:16:03-05:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

$100 monthly recurring gift keeps a child out of foster care Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, has introduced the Hopeful 100 Club to encourage monthly recurring gifts of $100 that cover the costs of keeping a child out of foster care and families together. Since March, Better Together has seen a [...]

Better Together seeks donations for HopePacks for children living with host families

2020-11-20T15:07:13-05:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together, a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care, is seeking donations for HopePacks to provide basic hygiene, toiletry and other necessities for children participating in the Better Families program. Since March and the onset of COVID-19, the nonprofit organization has seen a 155% increase in the number of requests for help due to the [...]

Better Together to host Southwest Florida Virtual Job Fair Nov. 19

2020-11-16T16:43:50-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Events, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Better Together is partnering with Covenant Church of Naples to host a virtual job fair on Thursday, Nov. 19 for Southwest Florida residents. Taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 19, this virtual job fair will connect hundreds of people in Southwest Florida with dozens of employers that need to fill a [...]

Better Together launches #BeBetterChallenge, invites community to support A Community Thrives Campaign Sept. 21 through Oct. 16

2020-09-21T11:23:41-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Better Together has been selected as a participant in the A Community Thrives campaign, a grantmaking and crowdfunding program funded by the Gannett Foundation, which invests in community-building initiatives across the country related to education, arts and culture, wellness and other positive local nonprofit initiatives. Better Together is a voluntary, community-driven alternative to foster care [...]

Better Together CEO Megan Rose named Manhattan Institute Civil Society Fellow

2020-08-24T11:17:18-04:00August 24th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Megan Rose, CEO of Better Together, is one of three national nonprofit leaders named to Manhattan Institute’s Civil Society Fellows. Rose will receive a $10,000 fellowship for her efforts to improve local communities as Better Together works to strengthen families and communities by promoting work, protecting children and supporting families in crisis. The institute’s 15-month [...]

Over 500 Floridians expected to participate in ‘virtual job fair’ hosted by Grace Family Church of Tampa

2020-07-28T13:50:12-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

On Friday, July 31, Grace Family Church will host a “virtual job fair” for more than 500 Florida residents in partnership with Better Together. This job fair comes at a critical time, after more than 520,000 Floridians applied for unemployment assistance in March due to COVID-19 – more applicants in a single month than all [...]

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