Limelight

Goodwill Manasota Community Ambassador of the Year Awards Dinner

Several honorees took the spotlight at the dinner at Michael's on East.

10/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Giving

Boys & Girls Clubs Receive $20,000 Grant From Maytag

Volunteer Jim Martin was recently honored with the appliance manufacturer's Dependable Leader Award.

10/18/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to Embracing Our Differences

The $40,000 grant will help fund the organization's annual outdoor exhibition, as well as outreach programs and initiatives.

10/17/2019 By Staff

Green Places

Local Organizations Launch New Sustainability Initiative

Partners for Green Places is a collaborative movement and grant program designed to inspire organizations and nonprofits to implement sustainable measures.

10/16/2019 By Staff

Volunteering

Child Protection Center Seeks Volunteers for Intervention Program

The organization is seeking volunteers for its Children’s and Families Supervised Visitation Program.

10/15/2019 By Staff

Limelight

SPARCC Amazing Raise and Raise the Roof

The Raise the Roof party at Michael's On East was the culmination of a fund-raising scavenger hunt.

10/14/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Doing good

Three-Day Event Raises Money for Rural Schools in South Africa

Safari Sarasota participants can listen to wildlife stories, taste wine and sample South African cuisine while supporting South Africa's Good Work Foundation.

10/10/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Philanthropy

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota Announces Critical Home Repair Program

Roofing by Curry’s annual commitment to Habitat Sarasota’s Critical Home Repair program includes all labor and materials necessary to replace eight roofs.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Sarasota-Manatee Originals Set the Bar

Twenty area mixologists took part in the cocktail competition at the Universal Flight Training Hangar.

10/07/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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CAN Dance 2019

Ten past dance champions competed once more at this 20th anniversary event.

10/07/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Receives Grant from The Mosaic Company

The $64,000 grant will support All Faiths' Mobile Pantry and Backpack programs in DeSoto County.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Will Announce Grant Finalists Oct. 15

Impact 100 SRQ's grants, totaling $228,000, will be awarded to two local nonprofits to fund a community project.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Limelight

All Faiths Food Bank Autumn Harvest

The second annual farm-to-table dinner helps raise money to distribute fresh fruit and vegetables to people in need.

09/30/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Girls Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida: Denim and Pearls

Guests turned out in casual wear to support the Girl Scout chapter.

09/30/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Magazine Platinum Party 2019

The party celebrated those retailers on the magazine's Platinum list for upscale shopping locally.

09/27/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Partnerships

Goodwill, SunCoast Blood Bank Launch New Partnership

The partners will hold at least one event each month, including at Streets of Paradise in October and FCCI Insurance Group in November.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Bank of America Awards $50,000 Grant to UnidosNow

The funds will allow UnidosNow to broaden its community outreach, expand its network of volunteers and donors, and diversify its revenue sources.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Easterseals Southwest Florida Receives Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Grant

The $6,500 grant will be used to provide respite care and case management services to Lakewood Ranch families.

09/25/2019 By Staff

National Coffee Day

Kahwa Coffee Will Donate Proceeds From Coffee, Tea Sales on Sept. 29

One hundred percent of the proceeds from every coffee and tea drink sold at local Kahwa cafes will go to All Faiths Food Bank.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Limelight

A Taste of Downtown September 2019

The Sarasota Opera presented its sixth annual Taste of Downtown, and participants sang the praises of a couple dozen top restaurants that served bites of their best fare.

09/23/2019 Photography by Lori Sax