Halfacre Construction Company, a Lakewood Ranch-based commercial construction company, has been awarded the contract to construct a new 11,000-square-foot building for Harvest House…
Sarasota, FL (January 28, 2020) – Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and the national non-profit KaBOOM! awarded Harvest House a Let’s Play Community Construction Grant that will be used to build a playground on one of three of Harvest House’s campuses serving families and youth experiencing homelessness.
Don’t you just love it when the weather gets cooler, ushering in the holiday season? It lifts our spirits to see colored lights on houses, attend ugly sweater parties, and listen to happy songs about roasting chestnuts. But it doesn’t feel that way for everyone.
Here in Southwest Florida, the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Southwest Florida Chapter celebrated the employees that do the good work of nonprofits, the boards of directors who guide the missions, the volunteers who give of themselves, the philanthropists who share their financial resources, and the companies and foundations who lend a hand.
As wages fail to climb at the same rate of housing and living costs, more local families are finding it increasingly difficult to bounce back after experiencing financial distress.
The TWIG (The Way to Inspire & Grow) is a free clothing store in Venice, FL specially created for children in foster care. Once a month, children can shop for outfits, undergarments, shoes, accessories, jewelry, and even some personal care items such as makeup, all for free.
“I was alone, living out of my car in the Walmart Parking lot for two months.” Keenan was just 17.