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Pelican Marsh residents hit the courts to support Guadalupe Center

2022-11-18T16:40:33-05:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The inaugural Pelican Marsh Tri-Court Challenge raised $22,465 to benefit educational programs at Guadalupe Center in Immokalee.  Held Oct. 13 at Pelican Marsh in Naples, the volunteer-run event attracted 150 participants and featured tennis, bocce and pickleball, as well as a barbecue dinner, live music, silent auction, 50/50 drawing and raffle prizes. Proceeds will support [...]

Toys needed: Guadalupe Center launches collection for Holiday Gift Shop

2022-11-08T14:54:05-05:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is collecting gifts and monetary donations to brighten the holidays for children and teens in Immokalee. Through Friday, Dec. 9, Guadalupe Center is accepting new, unwrapped donations of age-appropriate toys, games and other gifts for infants through teenagers. The nonprofit’s annual Holiday Gift Shop provides gifts for more than 2,000 Guadalupe Center students [...]

Guadalupe Center needs mentors for college-bound teens

2022-11-02T14:38:13-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is encouraging business and community leaders, as well as retirees, to consider mentoring teens in the nonprofit’s college-preparatory Tutor Corps Program. Each year, Guadalupe Center accepts 25 to 30 talented students into Tutor Corps, pairing them with mentors who offer advice, support and a listening ear. Mentors come from a variety of professional, [...]

Guadalupe Center announces Debbie and Bill Toler as chairs for signature gala

2022-10-14T14:52:58-04:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Longtime community advocates Debbie and Bill Toler have been named co-chairs for Guadalupe Center’s signature fundraising gala in 2023. The formal event, which will be held Jan. 19 in Naples, is among Southwest Florida’s top annual fundraising events and attracts hundreds of community, business and philanthropic leaders. Proceeds support life-changing educational programs for students and [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Guadalupe Center names Greethel Leon manager of Guadalupe Resale Shop

2022-07-18T15:46:48-04:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has promoted Greethel Leon to manager of Guadalupe Resale Shop, an upscale boutique on U.S. 41 in North Naples known for selling high-quality home décor, unique artwork and like-new apparel. Leon previously was assistant manager and served as coordinator for the Resale Shop’s sold-out spring Fashion Show and Private Sale. She takes over [...]

Guadalupe Center applies for USDA food program at new campus

2022-07-08T08:55:37-04:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center will participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child Care Food Program at its new van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning in Immokalee. The USDA’s “Child and Adult Care Food Program” is a federal program that reimburses child care centers that provide nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children. The Child Care Food [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Class of 2022 earns nearly $3.8 million in scholarships, grants

2022-06-20T09:37:58-04:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 27 graduating seniors in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Class of 2022 have earned a collective 3,779,063 in college scholarship offers and grants. The statistic, revealed during the Tutor Corps Senior Celebration at Guadalupe Center’s new van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning, means this class of students will be able to continue their education without [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $60,000 United Way grant to enhance after-school, summer learning programs

2022-06-16T10:31:59-04:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center received a $60,000 grant from the United Way of Collier and the Keys to help eliminate the achievement gap by bolstering after-school and summer learning opportunities. The grant will support Guadalupe Center’s After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program, which provides early intervention annually for 800 kindergartners, first- and second-graders who score below grade-level [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop celebrates sales, mission milestone

2022-06-09T16:29:26-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop recognized a milestone sale after a shopper’s purchase of an oil painting on June 9 pushed the boutique above $1 million in gross sales revenue for its fiscal year. This is the first time the Resale Shop, located on U.S. 41 in North Naples, has reached that threshold during a fiscal year, [...]

Guadalupe Center hires Jim Ragusa as senior director of early childhood education

2022-06-09T09:29:54-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has hired Jim Ragusa, a longtime teacher and principal in Collier County, as senior director of early childhood education. In this role, Ragusa works with a team of center directors, curriculum specialists and teachers to coordinate Guadalupe Center’s nationally accredited Early Childhood Education Program, which has 525 students spread across four campuses in [...]

Guadalupe Center dedicates new education campus in Immokalee

2022-04-28T10:18:12-04:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has dedicated a new education campus in Immokalee that will provide additional families with access to high-quality, life-changing educational programs. The van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning consists of two buildings on nine acres. The Early Childhood Education Building features 12 classrooms and accommodates 154 students ages 6 weeks to 5 years old [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop hosting Fashion Show, Private Sale on March 27

2022-03-10T13:50:11-05:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop is inviting budget-savvy fashionistas to its second Fashion Show and Private Sale, a March 27 event that will showcase designer apparel, shoes and accessories. Models will be sporting cocktail and party dresses, business attire, formalwear, casualwear and athletic apparel. Following the Fashion Show, a Private Sale will provide attendees with an exclusive [...]

Guadalupe Galaxy creates ‘out-of-this-world’ experience for gala guests

2022-02-07T09:43:45-05:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

  Guadalupe Center’s signature fundraising gala, Guadalupe Galaxy, featured out-of-this-world entertainment and galaxy-inspired décor as patrons joined forces with the nonprofit to enhance education programs for students in Immokalee. Held Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, guests at Guadalupe Galaxy enjoyed cocktails, dinner, heartwarming student performances and speakers, a live auction and [...]

‘Guadalupe Galaxy’ auction lots: Italian adventure, wine tasting in Napa Valley and more

2022-01-17T15:23:51-05:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has released live auction packages for Guadalupe Galaxy, a fundraising gala that will be held Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. An Italian getaway. Trips to Napa Valley and the U.S. Open. A sunset helicopter tour. A shopping spree at Waterside Shops. Proceeds from the auction and gala will support [...]

‘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, [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $25,000 grant to enhance after-school, summer programs

2021-12-15T11:10:20-05:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has received a generous $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County to enhance educational programs that focus on out-of-school time, including after-school, summer and college-preparatory programs. Guadalupe Center’s After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program provides early intervention for elementary students who score below grade-level on standardized tests. Each year, nearly 800 [...]

Donations needed for Guadalupe Center’s Holiday Gift Shop

2021-12-03T12:14:34-05:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center aims to provide presents to about 2,000 Immokalee children in 2021 – the most it’s ever served – through the nonprofit’s annual Holiday Gift Shop. Through Dec. 10, Guadalupe Center is accepting new, unwrapped donations of age-appropriate toys, games, clothing, shoes and other gifts for infants through teenagers. “Because Guadalupe Center has expanded [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop debuts seasonal holiday décor

2021-11-24T13:56:02-05:00November 24th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop is celebrating the season by filling a section of its showroom with holiday décor. Christmas décor includes festive tableware like plates, bowls, glasses and casserole dishes, as well as place settings, table centerpieces, shelf decorations, stuffed animals, bows, lights, angel statues, decorative pillows and even a few ugly sweaters. “Every year, our [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Guadalupe Center welcomes three additions to Board of Trustees

2021-06-02T13:56:48-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has added three new members to its Board of Trustees, including a former student who returned to Immokalee after graduating from college. Maria Munguia Cortes, Liz Curtin and Susan Duke have joined Guadalupe Center’s governing body, which offers oversight for the education-focused nonprofit and advocates for students and families in Immokalee. Cortes is [...]

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 [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Class of 2021 sets record with $4 million in college scholarship offers, grants

2021-05-24T14:42:06-04:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

All 30 high school seniors graduating from Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Program will be attending college in the fall and have received a collective $4 million in scholarship offers and grants, including $378,400 in scholarship funding by tutoring children in Guadalupe Center’s After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program. Guadalupe Center honored its Tutor Corps Class [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $55,000 grant from United Way

2021-05-13T08:32:57-04:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has received a $55,000 grant from the United Way of Collier and the Keys to enhance its After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program. The United Way’s Community Investment Award will help provide academic enrichment to an estimated 600 Immokalee students in kindergarten, first and second grades who are designated as “at risk” for [...]

Guadalupe Center earns fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

2021-04-19T12:58:56-04:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has earned its fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the world’s largest and most-utilized independent nonprofit evaluator. Charity Navigator evaluates nonprofit organizations on their financial strength, accountability and transparency. Guadalupe Center’s 4-star rating means it adheres to strict accounting procedures while disclosing pertinent financial and operational information to the federal government. Charity [...]

Guadalupe Center promotes Kelly Krupp to vice president of philanthropy

2021-04-18T18:48:14-04:00April 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has promoted Kelly Krupp, CFRE, to the position of vice president of philanthropy, a role that includes oversight of donor relations, fundraising and marketing. Krupp helped lead “Guadalupe Center: 2020 & Beyond,” a successful capital and operating campaign that raised two-thirds of the nonprofit’s $24 million fundraising goal before the campaign even went [...]

End-of-season donations welcomed at Guadalupe Resale Shop

2021-04-12T09:26:57-04:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop is requesting donations of like-new furniture, clothing and home décor before seasonal residents head north for the summer. “The end of season is a great time for winter residents to let go of gently used items they may no longer need,” said Kat McNabb, store manager. “Since the Resale Shop supports a [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop requests community volunteers as high season approaches

2021-02-03T10:11:15-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop is in need of volunteers to help process donations, price items, stock shelves, create displays, assist customers and ring up purchases at its North Naples showroom. The nonprofit organization typically has more than 100 dedicated volunteers who lend their services during the year. However, some winter residents are staying up North this [...]

Guadalupe Center’s virtual ‘Circtacular’ raises over $950,000 for education programs in Immokalee

2021-02-03T09:27:09-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center’s Circtacular, a circus-themed virtual fundraising extravaganza, raised more than $950,000 to support the nonprofit’s mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee. Livestreamed on Jan. 21 under the virtual big top, Circtacular was filled with special effects, comedic performances, compelling videos, heartfelt testimonials and traditional circus acts, [...]

Tickets still available for Guadalupe Center’s ‘Circtacular’ on Jan. 21

2021-01-15T12:15:43-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Community members wanting to enhance education and create endless possibilities for students in Immokalee still have an opportunity to purchase tickets for Guadalupe Center’s Circtacular fundraising extravaganza. The Jan. 21 virtual event will be livestreamed and help generate proceeds to support Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs: the nationally accredited Early Childhood Education Program, After-school Tutoring [...]

Guadalupe Center announces appointments for 2021 Board of Trustees

2021-01-11T09:56:22-05:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has welcomed three additional leaders to its 2021 Board of Trustees, a governing body whose members serve as advocates and ambassadors for students and families in Immokalee. Newly appointed trustees include Debbie Toler, Eric Wallach and John Paro, who join 20 other individuals who help set policies and direction for the nonprofit organization. [...]

Guadalupe Center opens ‘Jump Up for Education’ in advance of Circtacular

2020-12-28T11:24:17-05:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The show must go on, and Guadalupe Center’s Circtacular, a virtual fundraising extravaganza set for Jan. 21, already has kicked off with its popular Jump Up for Education. The Jump Up for Education is traditionally the highlight of Guadalupe Center’s annual fundraising gala, a lively, interactive drive to generate support that funds lifechanging education programs [...]

Guadalupe Center applying for USDA food program at new Monaghan campus

2020-12-22T11:24:46-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced its intention to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child Care Food Program at its new Monaghan Family Early Childhood Education Campus. The federally funded program reimburses child care providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children. The program operates similar to the free and reduced-price meal program [...]

Guadalupe Center announces sponsorship opportunities for Circtacular virtual fundraising extravaganza

2020-12-03T12:35:14-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced five circus-themed sponsorship opportunities for Circtacular, a livestreamed fundraising extravaganza to be held under the virtual big top on Jan. 21. The virtual event will be streamed to an audience of philanthropists, business and community leaders, entrepreneurs and educators across Southwest Florida and beyond. Proceeds from Circtacular will support Guadalupe Center’s [...]

Guadalupe Center breaks ground on van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning

2020-11-02T09:15:18-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center broke ground on Oct. 30 for a new educational campus that will create lasting, transformational change for students in Immokalee. The van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning will feature two academic buildings with multiple classrooms, a library, learning lab, cafeteria and kitchen, playground, administrative offices, mentor lounges, commons areas, a medical and dental [...]

Guadalupe Center announces date, sponsorship opportunities for ‘Circtacular’ virtual fundraising extravaganza

2020-09-28T12:36:48-04:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, prepare to be amazed at Circtacular, Guadalupe Center’s circus-themed virtual event to be livestreamed on Jan. 21. In 2021, Guadalupe Center’s signature fundraising gala will be a circus-themed virtual extravaganza featuring an interactive livestreaming experience that captures the excitement and energy of the circus. Rather [...]

Guadalupe Center launches Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive for Immokalee students

2020-07-24T11:58:29-04:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has launched its 28th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive to provide students with new sneakers and school supplies as the 2020-21 academic year begins. The nonprofit is collecting new notebooks, writing utensils, art supplies and other classroom items, as well as monetary donations, that will ensure students are prepared for success when [...]

Guadalupe Center receives $10,000 grant from Bank of America to support educational programs in Immokalee

2020-06-16T09:49:15-04:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to support students in Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs. Guadalupe Center serves 1,400 students annually through its nationally accredited Early Childhood Education Program, After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program and college-preparatory Tutor Corps Program. The nonprofit recently announced expansion plans that will allow it to [...]

Guadalupe Center receives United Way grant to bolster After-school Tutoring Program in Immokalee

2020-05-15T12:39:38-04:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

United Way of Collier and the Keys has provided Guadalupe Center with a $74,000 grant to enhance learning opportunities for 840 students enrolled in its After-school Tutoring Program. The highly successful program offers homework help and academic assistance in language arts, math and science, and instruction is led by certified teachers, paraprofessionals and tutors. “The [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Melissa Torres-Silva appointed to Board of Directors for Immokalee Chamber of Commerce

2020-04-03T16:43:24-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Melissa Torres-Silva, director of annual giving at Guadalupe Center, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce. The chamber represents more than 80 businesses and organizations in Immokalee, Ave Maria and Big Cypress, promoting the region’s economic footing in agriculture, economic development and free trade zone. The chamber’s slogan [...]

Immokalee students explore SWFL’s coastal habitat through Guadalupe Center’s annual Buddy Day

2020-03-18T09:06:27-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

More than 125 second-graders from Immokalee paired up with volunteers to explore Southwest Florida’s unique coastal habitat in a fun-filled field trip to Marco Island. Guadalupe Center’s 28th annual Buddy Day was held Feb. 17 at Hideaway Beach on Marco Island, where students rotated through interactive learning stations, crafts and outdoor games led by the [...]

Guadalupe Resale Shop to host Fashion Show on March 15 to benefit education programs at Guadalupe Center

2020-03-03T08:29:03-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Resale Shop, long known as a destination for both fashion- and budget-conscious shoppers, will host a Fashion Show and Private Sale Event on March 15 to reveal the latest trends and styles while generating support for educational programs at Guadalupe Center. Models will be sporting new designer and name-brand fashions that will be available [...]

Guadalupe Center dedicates NCEF Infant/Toddler Wing to honor partnership with Naples Children & Education Foundation

2020-02-27T11:27:24-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center recognized its longstanding support from the Naples Children & Education Foundation on Feb. 20 by dedicating a wing of its main campus in Immokalee in honor of the philanthropic organization. The NCEF Infant/Toddler Wing is one of two wings at the Morgridge Family Early Childhood Education Campus, which serves up to 270 children [...]

Guadalupe Center announces campaign to expand ‘life-changing’ programs for Immokalee students

2020-02-24T12:02:22-05:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced a capital and operational campaign to provide more students in Immokalee with opportunities to use education as a springboard to a brighter future. “Guadalupe Center: 2020 & Beyond” is raising money to construct new educational centers, hire additional staff and expand academic programs. The announcement was made during a ribbon-cutting ceremony [...]

Italian adventure, Napa trip and Caribbean cruise among auction lots at Guadalupe Center’s ‘Be Flamazing’ gala on Jan. 16

2020-01-06T13:49:25-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced seven exclusive auction lots up for bid at its Jan. 16 fundraising gala, highlighted by a luxurious, fully customizable weeklong trip to Italy. Be Flamazing is a flamingo-themed gala that includes a catered dinner, auction, jump-up and live entertainment, as well as opportunities to meet students whose lives are being impacted [...]

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