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Guadalupe Center seeks donations for Holiday Gift Shop

2018-11-14T21:11:58+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center is seeking donations to stock the tables of its popular Holiday Gift Shop, a unique shopping experience that allows Immokalee parents to select holiday presents for their children. Last year’s Holiday Gift Shop provided gifts for a record-breaking 1,185 children from 448 families. Now through Dec. 10, Guadalupe Center will accept new, unwrapped [...]

Partnership provides Guadalupe Center students with pumpkins, expanded vegetable garden

2018-11-07T19:02:09+00:00November 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 [...]

Grants from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to strengthen education programs at Guadalupe Center

2018-07-13T21:18:00+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation has awarded a pair of grants to help expand early childhood education and after-school tutoring programs at Guadalupe Center in Immokalee.   Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization with a mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, will receive $500,000 to expand its [...]

Guadalupe Center appoints three new members to its Board of Trustees

2018-06-01T00:00:36+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mark Nagan, Marguerite Hambleton and Abel Jaimes join leadership board Guadalupe Center Board of Trustee President Linda Yost has announced the appointment of three new members to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Trustees. Abel Jaimes, Marguerite Hambleton and Mark Nagan join Guadalupe Center’s 22-member board that serves as an advocate and ambassador for the children [...]

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

2018-05-04T17:49:28+00:00May 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. [...]

Guadalupe Center announces sponsors for 4th annual Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic on April 20

2018-04-17T19:04:35+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, has announced sponsors for its upcoming Guadalupe Charity Golf Classic. Platinum sponsors are Vineyards Country Club and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. BCB Homes, Fifth Third Bank, First Florida Integrity Bank and Lee Health Foundation are [...]

Guadalupe Center receives two grants from Naples Children & Education Foundation following 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival

2018-03-23T00:14:12+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Naples Children & Education Foundation on Monday, March 19 announced that the Guadalupe Center is receiving two substantial grants following the Naples Winter Wine Festival in January. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, was awarded a $522,000 grant to help fund [...]

Guadalupe Center maintains its exceptional four-star rating from Charity Navigator

2018-03-12T19:11:59+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education for the children of Immokalee, has retained its prestigious four-star rating by Charity Navigator for strong financial acumen, accountability and transparency. Earning the top rating from Charity Navigator, the largest nonprofit evaluation group in the U.S., offers outside validation that Guadalupe [...]

Guadalupe Center to welcome college spring breakers on March visits to Immokalee

2018-03-03T00:29:31+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Thirty students from Wartburg College in Iowa, led by a graduate of Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps program, will be among the first spring breakers offering a helping hand to organizations in Immokalee. Maria Munguia-Cortes, a 2016 Immokalee High School graduate, and her peers from the Iowa college arrive Saturday night. The group will be touring [...]

Guadalupe Center to host 26th annual Buddy Day Feb. 17

2018-02-01T10:55:46+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Immokalee second graders hit the beach for fun-filled buddy activities Volunteers are needed for Guadalupe Center’s 26th annual Buddy Day at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Hideaway Beach on Marco Island. Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children in Immokalee, will bring 150 [...]

Guadalupe Center raises $1.3 million for educational programs at 2018 Signature Event, “Welcome Aboard”

2018-01-23T16:13:40+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, has raised $1.3 million during its “Welcome Aboard” 2018 Signature Event, held Jan. 17 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. Proceeds from the annual signature event directly benefit Guadalupe Center’s three educational programs serving Immokalee students from cradle to career: [...]

Waterside Shops Hosts Annual Toy Drive on Dec. 2 to Benefit Guadalupe Center

2017-11-28T09:38:52+00:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Waterside Shops, the Gulf Coast’s premier shopping and dining destination, will host its Annual Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 2, to benefit the children of the Guadalupe Center. Now through Friday, Dec. 1, guests can drop new, unwrapped toys at Waterside Shops’ Management Offices to ensure each child receiving life-transforming services at Guadalupe Center has [...]

Guadalupe Center seeking gifts for annual Holiday Gift Shop for children in Immokalee

2017-11-20T13:07:07+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

As the season of giving approaches, Guadalupe Center, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, is inviting the Southwest Florida community to open their hearts and bring joy to families in need by donating new, unwrapped gifts for the organization’s annual Holiday Gift Shop, which provides Christmas presents for children [...]

Guadalupe Center partners with celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart to raise funds for Hurricane Irma survivors

2017-10-12T09:47:00+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Photographer’s “Resilient Light” project captures the resilience of the Immokalee community Following Hurricane Irma, renowned photographer Jeremy Cowart and crew traveled to Southwest Florida to capture the undocumented strength of victims of Hurricane Irma. Using an innovative lighting process, Cowart’s images captured the resilient light found in survivors, as they work to rebuild their lives. [...]

Guadalupe Center kicks off school year with Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive

2017-08-03T13:40:50+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center, a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through education, and community partners recently came together to present the 25th annual Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive, helping more than 250 Immokalee school children start their school year off on the right foot with properly fitting, high-quality shoes and much-needed [...]

Guadalupe Center holds 25th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive

2017-07-05T15:34:48+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Local Community Groups Team Up to Help Immokalee Students Start the School Year Off on the Right Foot The Guadalupe Center, a non-profit organization focused on breaking the cycle of poverty through the education of children, is proud to host its 25th annual Back to School Shoes & Supplies Drive from July 17 – 21. [...]