Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Free outdoor adventures, handmade holiday cards and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

By staff November 10, 2016

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Bradenton's TreeUmph! Adventure Course on Nov. 8 sponsored a free group event for students at Enterprise High School. Enterprise is an alternative charter school located in Pinellas County that serves neglected student populations in the Clearwater area.

The in-home care company Comfort Keepers is partnering with local kindergartners who are making handmade Thanksgiving and Christmas cards to be distributed to Friendship Centers for distribution to seniors in their meals-on-wheels program as well as the Jewish Family & Children's Service’s homebound client program.

David Weekley Homes is hosting its second annual company-wide Thanksgiving Drive for Sarasota area residents. Employees are accepting nonperishable items at the company's Central Living Sales Office, 2568 Floyd St., Sarasota, through Wednesday, Nov. 16. Weekley Homes will also be collecting frozen turkeys on Nov. 16, at the Central Living office. Click here to view a list of items needed.

Pineapple Yoga Studio, 517 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, is hosting a fundraiser for Southeastern Guide Dogs on Sunday, Nov. 27, giving 100 percent of proceeds to support the training and placement of a guide dog with a visually impaired individual.

The Sarasota County Senior Advocacy Council is holding its Cocktails for a Cause fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Harbor Chase, 5311 Proctor Road, Sarasota. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served along with cocktails, a silent auction and more. Tickets are $20, which includes food plus one cocktail. 

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