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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 [...]

Healthcare Network matches employee donations to Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance

2022-07-20T14:18:22-04:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Healthcare Network has matched its employee contributions to Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance (IFHA), creating a total donation exceeding $13,700. Healthcare Network held an internal fundraising campaign to raise money for the housing alliance, which has a vision of providing access to secure, affordable, hurricane-resistant rental housing, strengthening the community by fostering health, education, dignity and [...]

Boys & Girls Club promotes Jaime Buitrago to VP of administration

2022-07-15T11:38:09-04:00July 15th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has promoted Jaime Buitrago to vice president of administration, a senior leadership role in which he oversees all human resources, culinary, information technology and facilities departments. He also has assumed the lead role in the organization’s safety committee. Buitrago joined Boys & Girls Club in 2015 and previously [...]

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 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 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’ 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 [...]

Healthcare Network CEO Dr. Emily Ptaszek Announces Departure

2021-12-15T09:14:05-05:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Healthcare Network, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) working to ensure primary medical care is accessible to everyone in our community, today announced Dr. Emily Ptaszek, president and chief executive officer, has notified the board of her decision to resign from her position, taking place in early spring of 2022.  Ptaszek is stepping down to [...]

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 [...]

GMA Architects & Planners completes design of Immokalee Fire Station No. 30

2021-10-06T11:27:00-04:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

GMA Architects & Planners celebrated the completion of its architectural design for Immokalee Fire Station No. 30 at a groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 27. The state-of-the-art firehouse will feature three apparatus bays and be equipped with bunker gear storage and a shop area. The building also will feature a lobby, conference room and two offices. [...]

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’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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Community partners launch Healthy Minds initiative, to offer free educational events, screenings for healthier minds in Lee, Collier counties

2020-09-24T14:43:37-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mental and emotional effects of COVID-19 are impacting well-being in significant ways amid the pandemic, with 40% of U.S. adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression, in addition to increases in substance use and thoughts of suicide. To address this urgent and increased need for support on a local level, 17 behavioral health organizations [...]

Healthcare Network to provide drive-thru COVID-19 testing June 27 in Golden Gate

2020-06-24T17:07:48-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Healthcare Network, a nonprofit organization committed to the health and well-being of everyone in the community, will provide free drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27 at Nichols Community Health Center in Golden Gate, 12655 Collier Blvd. Testing will be based on available supplies, for people of all ages regardless of [...]

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 $25,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union to help Immokalee families, students

2020-05-20T08:54:26-04:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Suncoast Credit Union has awarded a $25,000 matching grant to Guadalupe Center as the nonprofit continues providing Immokalee families with access to high-quality education programs. To maximize the impact of Suncoast Credit Union’s grant, Guadalupe Center is launching a Phone-A-Thon campaign that will help offset Early Childhood Education Program weekly fees for parents facing extreme [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 distributes presents for 900 Immokalee children through Holiday Gift Shop

2018-12-24T21:31:19-05:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guadalupe Center distributed gifts for 900 children in December through its Holiday Gift Shop, helping 328 Immokalee families put additional presents under the Christmas tree this season. “The Holiday Gift Shop allows parents of our students to select toys, clothing, shoes and other items so each of their children has a present to unwrap on [...]

Guadalupe Center’s Tracy Connelly wins ‘Fundraising Executive of the Year’ award

2018-11-19T22:05:59-05:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Tracy Connelly, vice president of development at Guadalupe Center, was honored as “Fundraising Executive of the Year” by the Lee-Collier chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Connelly joined Guadalupe Center two years ago to lead the nonprofit organization’s philanthropic and fundraising initiatives. Since his arrival, Guadalupe Center has experienced a 50 percent [...]

Guadalupe Center seeks donations for Holiday Gift Shop

2018-11-14T21:11:58-05:00November 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

2018-11-07T19:02:09-05:00November 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 [...]

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

2018-07-13T21:18:00-04:00July 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

2018-06-01T00:00:36-04:00June 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

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

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

2018-04-17T19:04:35-04:00April 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

2018-03-23T00:14:12-04:00March 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

2018-03-12T19:11:59-04:00March 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

2018-03-03T00:29:31-05:00March 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

2018-02-01T10:55:46-05:00February 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”

2018-01-23T16:13:40-05:00January 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

2017-11-28T09:38:52-05:00November 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

2017-11-20T13:07:07-05:00November 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

2017-10-12T09:47:00-04:00October 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

2017-08-03T13:40:50-04:00August 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

2017-07-05T15:34:48-04:00July 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. [...]

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