Guadalupe Center dedicates new education campus in Immokalee

Guadalupe Center has dedicated a new education campus in Immokalee that will provide additional families with access to high-quality, life-changing educational programs. The van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning consists of two buildings on nine acres. The Early Childhood Education Building features 12 classrooms and accommodates 154 students ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.

Guadalupe Center earns Platinum Seal from GuideStar

GuideStar has awarded Guadalupe Center a Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest rating level reserved for nonprofits that fully disclose their strategies, metrics and achievements. GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations, offers four rating levels for nonprofits: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. The Platinum Seal of Transparency indicates that an organization.

Guadalupe Galaxy creates ‘out-of-this-world’ experience for gala guests

Guadalupe Center’s signature fundraising gala, Guadalupe Galaxy, featured out-of-this-world entertainment and galaxy-inspired décor as patrons joined forces with the nonprofit to enhance education programs for students in Immokalee. Held Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, guests at Guadalupe Galaxy enjoyed cocktails, dinner, heartwarming student performances and speakers, a live auction and the.

‘Guadalupe Galaxy’ auction lots: Italian adventure, wine tasting in Napa Valley and more

Guadalupe Center has released live auction packages for Guadalupe Galaxy, a fundraising gala that will be held Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. An Italian getaway. Trips to Napa Valley and the U.S. Open. A sunset helicopter tour. A shopping spree at Waterside Shops. Proceeds from the auction and gala will support.

‘Guadalupe Galaxy’ fundraising gala to offer in-person, virtual options

Guadalupe Center’s annual fundraising gala on Jan. 20 will offer in-person and virtual attendance options as the nonprofit continues raising awareness and support for its life-changing education programs. “Guadalupe Galaxy: Constellations of Hope” will be held Thursday, Jan. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive in Naples. The fundraising gala will feature cocktails,.

Guadalupe Center receives $25,000 grant to enhance after-school, summer programs

Guadalupe Center has received a generous $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County to enhance educational programs that focus on out-of-school time, including after-school, summer and college-preparatory programs. Guadalupe Center’s After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program provides early intervention for elementary students who score below grade-level on standardized tests. Each year, nearly 800.

Donations needed for Guadalupe Center’s Holiday Gift Shop

Guadalupe Center aims to provide presents to about 2,000 Immokalee children in 2021 – the most it’s ever served – through the nonprofit’s annual Holiday Gift Shop. Through Dec. 10, Guadalupe Center is accepting new, unwrapped donations of age-appropriate toys, games, clothing, shoes and other gifts for infants through teenagers. “Because Guadalupe Center has expanded.

Guadalupe Center launches ‘Stepping Stones’ campaign

Guadalupe Center has announced a new campaign, Stepping Stones to the Future, that allows supporters to help launch an educational journey for students in Immokalee. Stepping Stones allows supporters to purchase personalized brick pavers that will be installed in walkways and courtyards at the new van Otterloo Family Campus for Learning, which will open in.

Guadalupe Center announces date, theme for 2022 fundraising gala

Guadalupe Center has announced the date and theme for its signature fundraising gala, an annual event that supports life-changing educational programs for students in Immokalee. “Guadalupe Galaxy: Constellations of Hope, Charting the Future” begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20 and will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive in Naples..

Guadalupe Center requests back-to-school donations for Immokalee students

Guadalupe Center is requesting donations of school supplies through its 29th annual Back-to-School Shoes & Supplies Drive, which outfits hundreds of students with new sneakers and school supplies. Requested items include writing utensils, paper products, art supplies, classroom supplies and student accessories. The National Retail Federation estimates the average household will spend $849 on back-to-school.