Goodwill Diverted 41.2 Million Pounds of Goods From Landfills Last Year

The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.

03/15/2018 By Staff


Maritime Museum Renovates Historic Cortez General Store

The Florida Maritime Museum recently renovated Cortez's original general store to serve as a folk craft school and as storage and research space.

03/14/2018 By Staff


Teen Court Program Expands to North Port

An alternative to Juvenile Court, Teen Court is a system in which delinquent youth participate in a court program run by their peers.

03/12/2018 By Staff


Luncheon Celebrates Local 'Wonder Women'

The Women’s Resource Center is celebrating Teri Hansen, Emily Walsh and Janice Zarro on Tuesday, March 20.

03/08/2018 By Staff


Jewish Federation Hires, Promotes

The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee recently picked a new marketing director, chief operating officer and volunteer engagement director.

03/07/2018 By Staff


Photojournalist Joins Latino Nonprofit Board

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit dedicated to helping Latinos achieve the American Dream, recently added Karen Arango to its board.

03/06/2018 By Staff


Food Bank Unveils New Look, Tagline

All Faiths Food Bank recently launched a new logo and tagline, "Ending Hunger," intended to clarify its new emphasis on offering a variety of health services.

03/01/2018 By Staff

New hires

Goodwill Names New Operations Director

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted team member Rolf Halverson to director of donated goods operations.

02/26/2018 By Staff


Salvation Army Picks New Board Chair

The Salvation Army Advisory Board in Sarasota recently selected Dale Woodling as its board chair.

02/19/2018 By Staff


Accountants Earn New Nonprofit Certifications

Jeff Gerhard and Regina Klein of CS&L CPAs recently earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Not-for-Profit Certificate II.

02/15/2018 By Staff


Van Wezel Foundation Receives $10 Million Donation

The Van Wezel Foundation recently received a $10 million legacy gift from the estate of Herta Klauser Cuneo, who died last September.

02/15/2018 By Staff


Nature Center Reopening After Months of Hurricane Cleanup

Crowley Museum & Nature Center is reopening to the public on Saturday, Feb. 17.

02/13/2018 By Staff


Food Bank Plots Major Expansion of Fresh Produce Capacity

All Faiths Food Bank is expanding its warehouse space to triple the amount of fresh produce it can accommodate and will roll out a new brand next month.

02/11/2018 By Staff


Report Puts Goodwill's Statewide Economic Impact at $1.3 Billion

Goodwill Manasota’s local economic impact was calculated at more than $92.1 million—a 13.1 percent increase over 2016.

02/07/2018 By Staff


Van Wezel Foundation Selects New Chief Operating Officer

The 501(c)(3) that supports arts education at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently promoted Jim Selinski.

02/02/2018 By Staff

New hires

Latino Nonprofit Selects New Manager for Education Initiatives

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit dedicated to helping Latinos achieve the American Dream, recently hired Juan Arcila.

02/01/2018 By Staff


Nonprofit That Serves Those with Disabilities to Add New Therapeutic Pool

Halfacre Construction Company was recently selected to build a therapeutic pool for The Haven.

01/30/2018 By Staff


Early Childhood Nonprofit Picks 2018 Leadership

Children First recently named PGT Innovations CEO Jeff Jackson as the nonprofit's board chair for 2018.

01/29/2018 By Staff

Sip it Up and Start Again

Men, Whiskey, Watches & Wheels Tickets Still on Sale

Cocktails for a cause.

12/07/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker


From the Editor: Giving, Sex and Other Surprises

We know philanthropists give. But you might be surprised by what they get in return.

09/01/2015 By Pam Daniel