Allegra Naples presented $22,000 to local non-profits from FootPRINT Fund®

Allegra Marketing Print Mail in Naples recently honored the winners of its 12th annual FootPRINT Fund®. Since the program’s launch, Allegra has awarded 245 awards to 77 local nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $211,000 in free printing and marketing services.

The Fund has grown from $10,000 in grants the first year to $22,000 for 2022. 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 2022.

$22,000 in services was awarded to the following FootPRINT Fund® recipients:
• Action for Life
• Baby Basics
• Child’s Path
• Community Pregnancy Clinics
• Freedom Waters Foundation
• Golden PAWS Assistance Dogs
• Guadalupe Center
• Hunger & Homeless Coalition of Collier County
• JDRF – South Gulf Coast Chapter
• Laces of Love
• Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida
• Meals of Hope
• Naples Pathways Coalition
• Pace Center for Girls Inc
• Path2freedom
• Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee
• Project HELP
• SNIP Collier
• The Immokalee Foundation
• Wellfit Girls Program SWFL, Inc.
• Wounded Warriors of Collier County
• Youth Haven

“Giving back to the community remains a top priority for us, and the enthusiasm around the FootPRINT Fund has grown every year,” said Paul Kessen, owner of Allegra. “The organizations we serve are the backbone of the community, and it is an honor for our team to support them in ways that will 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 strive to develop close partnerships with our clients so they can continue to grow and have a positive impact on the community,” said Kessen. “We’re not just their printer; we’re their marketing partner and friend.”

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.