Naples Stars raise $60,000 to Change the Path for Immokalee’s Future Leaders

In March, Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee (Pathways) hosted an evening of tempting tangos, sizzling salsas, and jiving jitterbugs for its inaugural Dancing with the Naples Stars. More than 220 guests cheered on Naples Stars – key government, community, and business leaders – who were paired with professional dancers to perform in a friendly.

Smuggler’s Cove raises over $250,000 in support of Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee (Pathways) partnered with Quail West residents early in March to host Smuggler’s Cove, a pirate-themed cocktail party in support of Immokalee’s future leaders. More than 250 philanthropic pirates celebrated Pathways’ achievements in engaging its 125 students and their families in a nationally recognized, hands-on, language-rich curriculum. Entering its 58th.

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.

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter collects hundreds of toys for children

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association announced that the organization collected over 200 toys and gift cards to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida as part of a holiday gift drive honoring a late member. Members of the organization collected toys throughout the month of December, culminating in a final.

Certified Financial Planner Duane Chaney receives philanthropic award

Arch Capital Advisory Group of Raymond James is honored to announce that Associate Vice President and Certified Financial Planner Duane Chaney is the recipient of the Distinguished Volunteer Award presented by The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Collier-Lee Chapter. The award was presented to Chaney on November 17 in celebration of National Philanthropy Day as.

Cape Coral Caring Center receives $25,000 donation

The Cape Coral Caring Center has received one of the largest single donations in the emergency food pantry’s history. A check for $25,000 from the Comrie Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Boca Grande, was recently presented to the Caring Center. This is a critical time for all Floridians because of COVID-19 and Comrie’s.