Project 180, a Sarasota-based nonprofit human services organization that seeks to reduce recidivism for formerly incarcerated individuals, is the recipient of "100 Women Who Care"’s 2020 fall donation.
"100 Women Who Care"'s Sarasota chapter is the local branch of the nationwide organization, which gathers twice a year for a hourlong meeting to select one local charity to receive a donation. The $15,000 gift will fund a Project 180's expanded residential housing initiative; the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation is providing a possible match.
Created to help returning citizens successfully reenter the community, Project 180’s residential program consists of two homes that can accommodate up to six men each for two years. The program focuses on recovery and aims to equip residents with the tools, resources, and support necessary to turn their lives around.