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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 [...]

Aubuchon Team of Companies presents $12,000 to Lee BIA Builders Care

2019-01-24T20:16:48-04:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), has received a $12,000 donation from Aubuchon Team of Companies in support of its mission to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional [...]

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 [...]

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County brings celebrity models, high fashion for launch of new ‘Love That Dress!’ collection

2018-04-02T21:02:27-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

PACE Center for Girls, Lee County will celebrate the launch of its next “Love That Dress!” collection with an April 10 fashion show in Bonita Springs. “Fashion meets Passion” will feature 15 well-known community leaders donning the latest fashion trends and styles on the runway, highlighting new looks from White House | Black Market and [...]

Charlotte Stone Crabs donating portion of ticket sales to lung cancer research

2018-03-16T20:36:19-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council is partnering with the Charlotte Stone Crabs for “Make a Difference Mondays” to help the nonprofit volunteer organization support its mission of extending and saving lives. Baseball fans simply need to type in the unique code “LUNG” when purchasing Stone Crabs tickets online for Monday home games, and $5 from [...]

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. expands grants program, seeks 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest beneficiary applicants

2018-03-14T17:41:23-04:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Applications now open through April 5 to all organizations bettering the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting organizations committed to pediatric health care services and education, is accepting proposals from additional nonprofit organizations seeking funding. For those interested in [...]

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 [...]

Five Nonprofit Digital Marketing Tips Shared in UpCity Guest Blog by Priority Marketing

2017-11-14T12:14:31-04:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , , , |

Priority Marketing is proud to announce that we were selected as a guest contributor for UpCity’s blog! We shared our knowledge of nonprofit marketing and digital marketing, outlining five strategies to help achieve philanthropic success. This blog post comes just in time for Thanksgiving, when we are even more focused on giving back to [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care announces ninth annual BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser

2016-11-08T14:58:59-04:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting its ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraising event on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. [...]

Lung Cancer Research Council announces sponsors of fourth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk

2016-11-08T14:59:02-04:00September 28th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Individual, team online fundraising opportunities available for supporters The Lung Cancer Research Council is pleased to announce the sponsors of its fourth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk, which will take place on Nov. 5 at the Charlotte Sports Park, located at 2300 El Jobean Rd. in Port Charlotte. The [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care celebrates 10 years of service to Lee County homeowners

2016-11-08T14:59:02-04:00September 28th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Builders Care has provided over $4 million in services to local homeowners in need Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is celebrating 10 years of providing emergency construction services and repairs to the elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners of Lee County. To date, Builders Care [...]

Lee BIA Builders Care hires client relations and project coordinator

2016-11-08T14:59:08-04:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mandi Wray to assist in nonprofit operations Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care, Inc. has hired Mandi Wray as the organization’s new client relations and project coordinator. Wray will assist with the day-to-day operations, client communication and project coordination on behalf of Builders Care. Wray is a Fort Myers native, who obtained dual bachelor’s degrees [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wildlife baby shower a success for von Arx Wildlife Hospital

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The first wildlife baby shower, held on Saturday, June 4 at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, was a success for the patients of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. An estimated 125 individual families and groups showed their support by donating a variety of supplies that are essential to the care of injured and orphaned native [...]

Christin Collins and Debbie Toler named chairs for 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to be held Feb. 24 and 25

2016-11-08T14:59:13-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has appointed Christin Collins and Debbie Toler as chairpersons for the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, a two-day signature fundraising event benefiting local charities that are dedicated to serving children in Southwest Florida. The 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest will be held Feb. 24 and 25 at [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s third annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ fundraiser raises $7,000 to benefit Operation Open Arms

2016-11-08T14:59:14-04:00June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach raised $7,000 during its third annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ event to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in military personnel and veterans. The Memorial Day weekend event attracted more than 800 guests, and featured [...]

Ninth Annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament Raises $14,000 for Lee BIA Builders Care

2016-11-08T14:59:15-04:00May 26th, 2016|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The ninth annual Bricks & Sticks Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Lee Building Industry Association took place at the Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral the weekend of May 6-7 and raised a record of $14,234.46 for Builders Care during the live auction held in conjunction with the tournament. The donation will go toward the [...]

Celebrate Life Summer Social to honor cancer survivorship June 3

2016-11-08T14:59:16-04:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lung Cancer Research Council will host the Celebrate Life Summer Social to honor survivors of all types of cancer from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 3 at the Laishley Pavilion, located at 98 Nesbit St. in Punta Gorda. The event will feature live music performed by Bandana, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle [...]

Dr. Kool Air Conditioning and Refrigeration and Lee BIA Builders Care surprise local family with new air conditioning unit

2016-11-08T14:59:16-04:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Due to financial constraints and medical bills, more than 10 homeowners are seeking support from Builders Care, and are currently waiting for air conditioning replacements in Lee County. In response to asking building partners and businesses to assist them in helping local homeowners, Dr. Kool Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Ruud and Tropic Supply have partnered [...]

Tumaini Fund to Host Colors of Hope Benefit Gala

2016-11-08T14:59:24-04:00March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proceeds to Aid Impoverished Orphans and Widows in Tanzania The Naples-based nonprofit organization Tumaini Fund USA will host its annual “Colors of Hope” benefit gala March 19 to raise funds to help thousands of  impoverished AIDS orphans and widows in the Kagera region of northwest Tanzania, one of the poorest regions of the world. The [...]

Support the work of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. Give Where You Live Collier kicks off on Feb. 29, 2016

2016-11-08T14:59:25-04:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Economic Development, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its efforts to prepare young people for success in a global economy by donating to the organization through Give Where You Live Collier, Feb. 29 – March 1, 2016. Give Where You Live Collier is a county-wide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Collier [...]

Builders Care and Lennar Homes unveil new home for U.S. Air Force Veteran, her disabled daughter and family in time for the holidays

2016-11-08T14:59:30-04:00December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Events, Fundraising, Home and Garden, News, Public Relations, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Lee BIA Builders Care and Lennar Homes unveiled a new home for the Smith family in Cape Coral, completed in just 18 days, in time for Christmas. Over 150 Lennar associates, along with more than 100 other local business and community partners donated their time, services and building materials to build a brand new house, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida earns highest rating from Charity Navigator

2016-11-08T14:59:33-04:00December 14th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency have again earned the organization the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. In addition to receiving the highest honor from Charity Navigator, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida also holds a Gold rating from [...]

Magic Under the Mangroves™ gala fundraiser set for March 3 at Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T14:59:33-04:00December 9th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will host the 12th annual Magic Under the Mangroves™ gala dinner and auction fundraiser on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. Presented by Northern Trust, the Magic Under the Mangroves™ fundraiser is a recognition of the continuing importance of protecting the [...]