Good News Friday: Good Deeds - December 27, 2013

By Beau Denton December 26, 2013

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All Faiths Food Bank received the following donations in time for the holidays: $1,140 from employees of the law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., supplies for 2,400 meals collected by Comfort Keepers during its “Stop Senior Hunger” food and fund drive, and $2,000 from the law firm of Adams and Reese.



Boar’s Head Brand in Sarasota has partnered with the Salvation Army of Sarasota for the annual Angel Tree program, which matches donors with children of families unable to provide gifts and clothing. Boar’s Head Brand employees helped collect donations for more than 70 children in the area.



Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has donated $4,000 to Make-A-Wish Foundation. The firm has raised more than $3.5 million for charities and programs throughout Florida since the formation of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate CARES in 2001.



Neal Communities recently completed a “Toys for Tots” donation drive to collect toys for children in need. The company, along with trade partners and subcontractors, collected about $200 and more than 100 toys, including 21 bicycles, 15 scooters and more.



Employees at CS&L CPAs raised $975 for Manatee Children’s Services during the company’s annual giving campaign. The firm matched the donations, and the total of $1,950 was used to purchase gifts for children in the emergency shelter. Each child received a full outfit of clothing and additional gifts.



The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association has donated an assortment of personal items, bears, blankets and puzzles for the 60 skilled nursing residents at Sunnyside Village. The items were presented at the group’s holiday mixer earlier this month at Michael’s Wine Cellar.


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