STAR Gala Light the Night raises $3.2 Million for STARability Foundation

The STAR Gala Light the Night, STARability Foundation’s largest fundraising event of the year, set a new record as donors raised $3.2 million to support programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Almost 600 guests attended the sold-out event on Feb. 12 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. An anonymous donor generously offered a.

STARability Foundation receives $15,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County

STARability Foundation has been awarded a $15,000 grant by the Community Foundation of Collier County to support its social enterprise, the STAR*Made Studio, and vocational services program. Launched in 2019, the STAR*Made Studio offers vocational training and life skills development like communication and decision-making to individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. The studio, which employs.

STARability announces board officer and directors

The STARability Foundation welcomes a new officer and three new directors to its Board of Directors. Board terms are for two years and will begin July 1. Laura Georgelos will serve as vice president. She joins Lisa Kahn-Allen, board president and owner of Lisa Kahn Designs; Ken Gilman, treasurer and retired CEO; and Kelly Moynihan,.

STARability earns a 2021 GuideStar Platinum Seal

The STARability Foundation has earned the 2021 GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency. The nonprofit organization earned the designation by adding information about its finances, leadership, strategy and metrics to its profile on GuideStar, which is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. The Platinum Seal will help community members, GuideStar users and other.

Naples Garden Club awards STARability Foundation grant to launch community garden project

The Naples Garden Club has awarded the STARability Foundation a $10,000 grant to support a community garden project. The community garden is a collaborative, multifaceted project among the City of Naples, the River Park Community Center and STARability that centers on revitalizing River Park’s 2,000-square-foot garden. “We are excited to help STARability revitalize River Park’s.

Join STARability Foundation for a Beach Clean-Up on March 13

STARability Foundation is joining the Young Professionals of Naples for a BEACH CLEAN-UP event from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 13 at Lowdermilk Beach in Naples. Also helping to make the day a success will be representatives and volunteers from the Blue Zones Project® of Southwest Florida. The public is invited to join.

STARability Foundation CEO selected for Leadership Collier™

Karen Govern, STARability Foundation CEO, has been selected as a member of Leadership Collier Class of 2021. Leadership Collier was formed by the Greater Naples Chamber in 1988 to develop a network of informed citizens prepared to assume leadership roles in our community. The Chamber believes knowledge is a key element and prime motivator of.

SAVE the DATE Dining for the STARs to benefit STARability Foundation

STARability Foundation will be presenting its 2021 premier fundraising event, Dining for the Stars, on Saturday, Feb. 27. This virtual fundraising event will feature dinners and watch parties hosted by donors and supporters in their homes that will culminate with an exciting live auction and fund-a-need online. Stofft Cooney Architects is the title sponsor for.