Charity for Change receives a $2,500 capacity grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County

2020-05-13T09:37:04-04:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Charity for Change has received a $2,500 capacity grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County that will be used to update the program platform and 12-year-old Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) educational programs. “Social distancing will undoubtedly have profound impacts on our children and society,” said Karen Conley, founder and CEO of Charity for Change. “Social-emotional [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $10,000 grant from NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival

2019-11-13T10:14:02-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival has presented Guadalupe Center, beneficiary of the inaugural 2019 event, with a $10,000 grant to enhance educational programs for students in Immokalee. The inaugural NaplesNEXT held in March 2019 drew hundreds of guests to rub shoulders with more than 50 thinkers and influencers who took to the stage to share their [...]

Avow receives Community Foundation of Collier County Grant for youth and adult bereavement services

2019-04-06T02:11:42-04:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Avow has received a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County to support its adult and youth bereavement programs. “Since 1983, Avow has cared for Collier County’s terminally ill residents and their loved ones,” said Jaysen Roa, president and CEO of Avow companies. “We continue to recognize a great need in our community [...]

Comprehensive survey of Southwest Florida residents on impacts of changing climate reveals surprising views

2019-02-22T17:42:54-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

    A coalition of community partners on Wednesday released results of the first comprehensive survey measuring Southwest Florida residents’ views on our changing climate. As hurricanes, floods and wildfires have increased in number and intensity over the past decade, attitudes around the U.S. have been changing, including right here in Southwest Florida. Survey results [...]

Support Charity for Change through Give Where You Live Collier, Feb. 20-21

2019-02-07T23:50:47-05:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Charity for Change invites the community to support its efforts to provide fundamental character education and community engagement programs to local students by donating to the organization during the ‘Give Where You Live Collier’ annual fundraising initiative, which takes place Feb. 20-21. Give Where You Live Collier is a 24-hour, county-wide movement to celebrate and [...]

Sunshine Ace Hardware donates more than $13,000 in support of ‘Care for Collier’ and ‘SWFL Cares’

2018-10-02T01:03:34-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Ace Hardware has raised more than $13,000 in support of two fundraising initiatives that are helping Southwest Florida businesses and residents recover from the region’s water quality crisis. The local hardware company divided the total amount raised equally, presenting more than $6,000 to the organizations behind the two relief efforts, the Community Foundation of [...]

Jones Scholarship awards more than $50,000 to Barron Collier graduates

2016-11-08T14:59:16-05:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The David M. and Judy B. Jones Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $50,000 in college aid to seven Barron Collier High School students. The scholarships assist low-income and middle-class families with college expenses including tuition, housing, books and other fees necessary to complete a course of study. Administered through the Community Foundation of Collier [...]

See the sea turtles: Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers last chance to see Turtles on the Town loggerhead sculptures and the real resident loggerhead, Betsy

2016-11-08T14:59:21-05:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For two weeks, 15 of the Turtles on the Town sculptures are on display at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, now through March 23. In addition to the final opportunity to view the sculptures, now is the final chance to give the turtles permanent homes in the community. The community is urged to [...]

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