‘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 [...]

Guadalupe Center announces sponsors for ‘Be Flamazing’ fundraising gala

2019-12-23T14:20:25-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced names of sponsors for its Be Flamazing fundraising gala on Jan. 16. The Moglia Family Foundation on behalf of Amy & Paul Heuerman is the Presenting Sponsor. The Moglia Family Foundation is a Nebraska-based nonprofit founded in 2006 that primarily offers grants to education and health-related organizations. Be Flamazing will feature [...]

Immokalee couple moves into new home for the holidays

2019-12-20T11:40:33-05:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

An Immokalee couple displaced by Hurricane Irma has a new, safe home for the holidays thanks to a collaboration of nonprofit, faith-based and government organizations. Johnny and Virginia Herrera’s 924-square-foot home, built in 1946, was no match for the powerful Category 4 hurricane as its foundation crumbled, walls collapsed and roof buckled. High winds, heavy [...]

Guadalupe Center seeking donations for Holiday Gift Shop

2019-11-20T09:42:43-05:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is accepting donations to restock its Holiday Gift Shop, an annual shopping experience that allows Immokalee parents to select Christmas presents for their children. Now through Dec. 5, Guadalupe Center will accept new, unwrapped donations of toys, clothing, shoes and other gifts appropriate for infants through teenagers. In 2018, Guadalupe Center distributed gifts [...]

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 [...]

Guadalupe Center enhances After-school Tutoring Program through grant from United Way of Collier County

2019-10-03T16:05:29-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Guadalupe Center is enhancing its successful After-school Tutoring Program through a generous grant from by United Way of Collier County. United Way is providing $46,000 to help fund an After-school Tutoring Program widely regarded as a difference-maker for children in Immokalee. Guadalupe Center’s program operates throughout the school year and serves 840 students in kindergarten, [...]

Guadalupe Center announces ticket, sponsorship opportunities for ‘Be Flamazing’ fundraising gala

2019-09-24T11:47:18-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has announced the theme and event chairs for its annual gala, which raises funds that directly support the center’s educational programs in Immokalee. “Be Flamazing” will be held Jan. 16 and feature flamingo-themed décor in a lively atmosphere playing off Southwest Florida’s tropical climate, as well as Guadalupe Center’s spirit of positivity that [...]

Guadalupe Center earns gold recognition for enhancing nutrition, limiting screen time for students

2019-08-26T12:32:00-04:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has earned gold-level recognition from the Florida Early Care & Education Recognition Program for its exemplary efforts in implementing strategies that help prevent childhood obesity. Florida Early Care honors child care centers and early learning programs that demonstrate a commitment to best practices in the areas of healthy eating, healthy beverages, reduced screen [...]

Guadalupe Center earns fifth consecutive five-star rating from Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida

2019-08-08T11:18:27-04:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center has earned its fifth consecutive five-star rating from the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, the only preschool in Collier County to earn five stars every year since 2015. Guadalupe Center’s Early Childhood Education Program serves more than 300 students ages 6 weeks through 5 years old, culminating with a Pre-K program that [...]

Guadalupe Center students receive free dental screenings through NCEF Pediatric Dental Center

2019-08-06T15:49:04-04:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

More than 420 students attending Guadalupe Center’s Summer Enrichment Program and Early Childhood Education Program received free dental screenings through a program funded by the Naples Children & Education Foundation (NCEF) this summer. One by one, children climbed into exam chairs in July to have their teeth and gums examined by dental hygienists and residents [...]

Guadalupe Center helps Immokalee students with college essentials

2019-06-27T14:50:49-04:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Guadalupe Center helped 24 Immokalee High School graduates prepare for college life with a shopping trip to purchase essentials for their dorm rooms. The students, part of the college-preparatory Tutor Corps Program Class of 2019, visited Target to purchase linens, cleaning supplies, lamps, luggage and other items for their residence halls. Then they traveled to [...]

Guadalupe Center selected as ‘catalyst’ nonprofit by national foundation

2019-06-12T17:14:40-04:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Program and join a growing national network of 141 high-performing nonprofits that are working to break the cycle of poverty and transforming communities across the country. The Catalyst Program is a highly selective, six-month management training and mentorship program that brings together successful [...]

Guadalupe Center earns national accreditation for its Early Childhood Education Program

2019-05-10T16:50:22-04:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Guadalupe Center’s Early Childhood Education Program has earned accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), which is the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children. More than 375 Immokalee children currently participate in Guadalupe Center’s Early Childhood Education Program, which recently announced the addition of a new campus [...]

Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raises more than $84,000 to support Guadalupe Center’s educational programs

2019-05-08T16:31:57-04:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Sports|Tags: , , |

The sold-out fifth annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic raised more than $84,000 to benefit Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs serving the children of Immokalee. Held April 8 at Vineyards Country Club in Naples, the Golf Classic attracted a record 136 golfers and included lunch and 18 holes of championship golf, followed by an awards party [...]

20 months after Hurricane Irma, three Immokalee families receive keys to their new homes

2019-05-03T16:14:01-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Three Immokalee families whose residences were destroyed during Hurricane Irma are moving into new homes, the result of a successful partnership between more than a dozen community-and faith-based organizations. Through the leadership of the Immokalee Unmet Needs Coalition, Guadalupe Center and several community partners, the Coe, Martinez and Rivera-Trevino families have moved into brand-new, single-family [...]

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. [...]

Guadalupe Center to expand Early Childhood Education Program with new campus in Immokalee

2019-04-23T16:32:35-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is expanding its Early Childhood Education Program with the addition of a new campus in Immokalee’s Jubilation neighborhood. The new campus, which was made possible through a lead gift from Helene and Rich Monaghan, will feature six classrooms and accommodate up to 64 children ages 6 weeks through 3 years old. On Monday, [...]

Buddy Day pairs Guadalupe Center second-graders, volunteers for day of fun and learning on Marco Island

2019-03-15T17:26:59-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

More than 135 Immokalee second-graders participated in Guadalupe Center’s 27th annual Buddy Day, a nature-focused field trip on March 8 to Hideaway Beach on Marco Island. Buddy Day pairs community volunteers with Immokalee elementary students for a day of fun and exploration of Southwest Florida’s unique coastal habitat. “For many of these children, Buddy Day [...]

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