Grant Report

Selby Gardens to Receive $2.5 Million Gift from Estate of Longtime Volunteer

Plus, the Barancik Foundation awards a $1 million grant to Safe Children Coalition and more.

09/12/2022 By Staff

Feel Your Feelings

Tidewell's New Support Group Helps the LGBTQ+ Community Grieve

The group is free and welcome to people of all ages no matter how long ago they've lost a loved one.

06/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Tidewell Foundation Opens Labyrinth Garden at Family Grief Center in Ellenton

The outdoor space help create experiences essential to the healing of mind, body and spirit for children and adults after losing a loved one.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell Foundation Hosts Linen Drive to Support Patients in Need

The drive collects new towels and sheets to give to resource-limited patients receiving in-home and assisted-living facility hospice care from Tidewell.

04/12/2022 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Unveils Patriot Plaza Art at Special Event

The Patterson Foundation donated the glass monument that once stood at Patriot Plaza to the Tidewell Foundation and the Tidewell Honors Veterans Program.

03/24/2022 By Staff

Shop for a Cause

Tidewell Foundation Opens New Tidewell Treasures Resale Shop in Sarasota

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Thursday, March 17.

03/14/2022 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation, Anna Maria Oyster Bar Partner on Memorial Fundraiser

During this year’s “Tidewell Day” on Feb. 24, $10 from each order of Danish Baby Back Ribs at all Anna Maria Oyster Bar locations will be donated to the Tidewell Foundation.

02/21/2022 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Awards $4.5 Million in Grants to Tidewell Hospice

The funds ensure compassionate care and support services are accessible to all in the region.

12/20/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Empath Health Announces New Chief Mission Access Officer

Rhonda Saunders will help Empath grow as a customer-driven organization .

12/06/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Seeks Holiday Gifts for Grieving Children and Families

The community can donate unwrapped gifts or sponsor families enrolled in Tidewell’s Blue Butterfly program.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Health News

Tidewell Foundation to Host Conversation About LGBTQ End-of-Life Planning

The discussion will focus on estate planning, advanced directives, and what to expect from palliative and hospice end-of-care life.

10/19/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Family Grief Center Opens in Ellenton

The center provides holistic grief support for individuals, families and the community.

09/29/2021 By Staff

Grief, Interrupted

How to Help Someone Grieving a Covid Death

Chances are you know people who have lost loved ones to Covid. Here are some ways to help them navigate the emotional aftermath.

09/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto


Empath Health Announces Vaccine Policy

The vaccine policy is an initiative of Empath Health senior leadership in consultation with clinical experts and endorsement from the board of directors.

08/24/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Empath Health Announces New Senior Executive Team

The positions will serve the new nonprofit created by the merger of Empath Health and Stratum Health System.

08/19/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Receives Grant for Grief Support Program

The $30,000 will go to a program designed to help grieving children and caregivers in Sarasota's Newtown community.

08/06/2021 By Staff

Health News

Tidewell Hospice Expanding Children’s and Family Grief Services in Newtown

Tidewell’s Blue Butterfly Newtown program sessions will begin August 18 at Bethlehem Bible Church.

07/29/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Contributes Grant Toward New Family Grief Center in Ellenton

The $1.1 million in funding will used for the creation of the new Tidewell Family Grief Center in Ellenton.

06/30/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant From Bank of America

The funding will be used for home health aide career development.

06/24/2021 By Staff

Mother's Day

Local Women Entrepreneurs Donate Proceeds from Mother’s Day Gifts to Tidewell Foundation

The participating entrepreneurs are BSWANKY, CSJ Designs and Customized Styling by Jessica, Debbie Dannheisser Threads and Sara Jones.

04/28/2021 By Staff