BelieveNBooks launches ‘PageTurner’ reading program at Guadalupe Center

2022-08-25T11:06:15-04:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers-based BelieveNBooks has launched a new initiative, PageTurner, to help preschool-aged children become better readers at an early age. PageTurner is a YouTube channel featuring videos of Southwest Florida teens reading children’s books. Students are provided corresponding books, allowing them to read alongside their digital reading partners. BelieveNBooks, which has a mission of providing [...]

Guadalupe Center receives donation of 3,500 books through BelieveNBooks, Canterbury School

2021-05-27T09:37:26-04:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center received more than 3,500 books following a two-week collection at Canterbury School coordinated by BelieveNBooks, a newly created nonprofit organization focused on making books accessible to all children. BelieveNBooks Founder Natasha Agarwal, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Canterbury School in Fort Myers, formed the philanthropic organization to reduce inequities that prevent some children from [...]

Naples Children & Education Foundation awards grants to Guadalupe Center surpassing $1 million

2019-05-02T09:56:52-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center has received two grants from the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) totaling more than $1 million, contributions that will further enhance educational programs for the children of Immokalee. The NCEF provided $524,000 to support Guadalupe Center’s highly successful Early Childhood Education Program, which serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. [...]

Partnership provides Guadalupe Center students with pumpkins, expanded vegetable garden

2018-11-07T19:02:09-05:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nearly 270 Guadalupe Center students had an opportunity to scour a pumpkin patch before Halloween in search of the perfect pumpkin, thanks to an expanded partnership with an Immokalee grower. HM.CLAUSE, a global seed company with a research station in Immokalee, created a temporary pumpkin patch at Guadalupe Center so students in the Early Childhood [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $15,000 grant from The League Club to support early childhood education

2018-05-04T17:49:28-04:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The League Club has awarded $15,000 to the Guadalupe Center to help support its Smart Start Program, an early childhood education program that prepares Immokalee youth for success in the classroom. Guadalupe Center was among 30 local agencies that received grants totaling $327,970 from The League Club at its Briefcase Breakfast on Thursday, April 5. [...]

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