Allegra Naples awards $20,000 to local non-profits from 2023 FootPRINT Fund®

Allegra Marketing Print Mail in Naples recently honored the winners of its 13th annual FootPRINT Fund®. Since the program’s launch, Allegra has awarded 265 awards to 81 different local nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $231,000 in free printing and marketing services.

The Fund has grown from $10,000 in grants the first year to $20,000 for 2023. In celebration of the grants, Allegra Naples held their annual luncheon to present the FootPRINT Fund® award to this year’s recipients.

The luncheon also celebrates the achievements of each organization and sparks momentum for exceeding goals in 2023.

$20,000 in services was awarded to the following FootPRINT Fund® recipients:

• Action for Life
• Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast
• Bikes for Tykes, Inc.
• Child’s Path
• Community Pregnancy Clinics
• For The Love Of Cats Inc
• Freedom Waters Foundation
• Golden PAWS Assistance Dogs
• Guadalupe Center
• Gulf Coast Runners
• Help A Diabetic Child Foundation
• Laces of Love
• Meals of Hope
• Nami of Collier County
• Naples Pathways Coalition
• Pace Center for Girls Inc
• Path2freedom
• Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee
• SNIP Collier
• Wounded Warriors of Collier County

“Enthusiasm around the FootPRINT Fund has grown every year,” said Paul Kessen, owner of Allegra. “Giving back to our community remains a top priority for our team at Allegra, and the charitable organizations we serve are the backbone of this community. It’s an honor for us to support them and help them advance their missions.”

Each year, award recipients are selected based on how services will be used to further organizational goals including service expansion, program enhancement and extension of existing resources, as well as the organization’s innovation and resourcefulness.

“We’re not just their printer; we’re their marketing partner and friend,” added Kessen. ”We strive to develop close partnerships with our clients so they can continue to grow and have a positive impact on the community.”

To be considered for a FootPRINT Fund® award, nonprofit groups, associations and charitable organizations that serve the greater Naples area must submit a completed application, proof of nonprofit certification and a copy of their most recent 990 form.

Located at 3930 Domestic Avenue, Allegra is independently owned and operated and is a member of the Alliance Franchise Brands network, linking to more than 600 locations throughout North America. For more information about Allegra in Naples, visit or call (239) 643-2442.

This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.