March 8, 2024

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact,

Many who know me know that I truly believe in the value of teamwork. Collaboration is critical to making visions become reality, and this is a guiding principle for me, whether I’m consi…

January 12, 2024

Transforming Families Through a 2Gen Approach

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Scene Magazine,

Mireya Morales has many convictions, but one stands above all: “I don’t want my children to be statistics,” she says. “I want more for them.” A child of Mexican i…

January 2, 2024

Community Foundation, Selby Gardens bring families together for Lights in Bloom

By Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

More than 1,300 children, families, teachers and school staff enjoyed complimentary access to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' Lights in Bloom holiday light show this season thanks to a partners…

December 15, 2023

2Gen One Family

By Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

By working with the child and parent as a whole family unit, the 2Gen approach creates a legacy of educational success and economic prosperity that passes from one generation to the next. Th…

October 13, 2023

Community Partners Join Forces to Strengthen At-Risk Children & Families

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Scene Magazine,

Children First, the exclusive provider of Head Start and Early Head Start Services for Sarasota County, is thrilled to announce a remarkable collaboration with generous community partners who…

September 25, 2023

Sarasota County Commission cuts childcare, homeless services, Boys and Girls Clubs funds

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Saundra Amrhein,

Amid ongoing crises in housing and childcare, thousands of local children, working families, and residents facing homelessness will be hurt by major cuts to social service programs approved by…

August 23, 2022

Give 8/28 Promises a Step Toward Equity

By Press Release,

Local Black-Led Nonprofit Organizations Join National Give 8/28 Giving Day to Build a More Equitable Community Grant support from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will help organiz…

June 16, 2022

Masala Giving Circle awards $20,000 in grants to support the African American community in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

By Press Release, Story,

SARASOTA - June 29, 2022 Masala Giving Circle has announced the recipients of their 2022 grants. FUNducation, Inc. will receive a grant of $10,000 for their project, “Betty J. Johnson No…

June 1, 2022

WEDU PBS's Docuseries 'Greater Sarasota' Premieres June 2

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact,

This special Greater Sarasota compilation features the stories of five local artists and organizations revolutionizing Sarasota's celebrated art scene. These local groups and individuals are c…