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Sarasota County approves funding request

SARASOTA, Fla. — Harvest House is getting a boost in funding from Sarasota County. County Commissioners voted yesterday to approve a $200,000 funding request. Harvest House will use the money to renovate 8 of the 18 housing units at a complex on Martin Luther King Junior Way, between Tuttle Avenue

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2015 Giving Challenge

If Harvest House reaches its goal of 124 donors in 24 hours, a generous donor will award Harvest House $24,000! Your gift to Harvest House during the 2015 Giving Challenge will help #TurnTheLightsOn at the Family Village! Call 1-888-288-2135 to make your pledge now or visit www.givingpartnerchallenge.org on Sept. 1st

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2015 Second Quarter Outcomes

We had a very successful second quarter at Harvest House, but as recent news articles have shown, the need for services for the men and women who are homeless in Sarasota is greater than ever. 

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A Recent History of Homelessness.

Lately there has been a fair bit of media coverage on the issue of homelessness in Sarasota and the best way to manage it … Starting back in 2013, Sarasota spent tens of thousands of dollars—and earmarked hundreds of thousands more—agreeing to and then rejecting a solution that offered promise

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2014 News Archives

Season of Sharing: Family pulling back from the brink – Herald Tribune December 13, 2014 The only thing missing from the White family’s Christmas tree is the Green Bay Packers Cheesehead as the topper. Jason White said it’s in the mail courtesy of his mother in Wisconsin — a family

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The number of homeless Vietnam-era veterans, male and female, is greater than the number of soldiers who died during the war.

For far too many veterans here in Sarasota County and across this country, joining the military has proven easier than leaving it. To try and cope with the disturbing memories that they bring home, it’s not uncommon for veterans to turn to alcohol, and sometimes drugs, to numb their emotions,

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Thank you, Baycross Christian Family Foundation!

This year, Baycross Christian Family Foundation has stepped up to help Harvest House in a major way, and we are extremely grateful for their support! Not only did Baycross commit $25,000 in a matching funds to our 2015 Home Again Luncheon (which was exhausted in full), but on Friday, May

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Harvest House Partners with the Lee Wetherington Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Turn the Lights On

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Harvest House Partners with the Lee Wetherington Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Turn the Lights On SARASOTA, Fla. May 13, 2015 – In partnership with the Lee Wetherington Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Harvest House Transitional Centers was recently able

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Happiest City in the U.S.?

“It was nice to bring our baby to a home from the hospital instead of to our truck.” On a Friday afternoon in October 2014, we received a phone call from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. They found a family of five with a pregnant mom living in a truck

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