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JFCS of the Suncoast has announced a special match opportunity from the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust to help prepare for anticipated increased financial needs directly related to hardships caused by the COVID-19 crisis. From now to April 19, 2020, any gift up to $500 made through the Flanzer Trust Match Program to support "JFCS-COVID 19" will be matched 2:1. For example, JFCS will receive $1,500 from the Flanzer Trust for a $500 donation made during the special match period. 

 JFCS serves more than 5,700 individuals each year in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto and Lee Counties.  Its support services include counseling, prevention, intervention, outreach, case management, basic life necessities, financial aid and life skills education programs on a secular, non-denominational basis.