November 14, 2021

Season of Sharing helps young Sarasota family move from shelter into a stable home

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

Her daughter’s first birthday was approaching, and Kayli Parker wanted to make it special. It didn’t matter that they were living in a temporary shelter of Harvest House. It didn&r…

November 9, 2021

Sarasota woman gets help from Season of Sharing after heart attack

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

Brenda Brown had just awakened from a nap one day this past spring when she felt a tightening in her chest. She couldn’t breathe. With a history of diabetes and heart problems, she calle…

November 9, 2021

Season of Sharing begins on the Suncoast

By Story, Sydney Baulier,

For 21 years the Season of Sharing has encourages people on the Suncoast to help others in emergency situations. Tis the season for sharing…The 21st year of season for sharing be…

November 7, 2021

Season of Sharing campaign kicks off amid major housing crunch in Sarasota-Manatee

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

The 21st annual Season of Sharing fundraising campaign kicks off today during a time of hardship for thousands of local families and individuals. The ongoing pandemic and a red-hot real estate…

November 7, 2021

Season of Sharing: A commitment to community care

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Jennifer Orsi,

How has your life changed since 2020? Did you change jobs? Move into a new home? Welcome a child or grandchild? If you answered yes to any of these significant moments, we hope they have been…

February 6, 2021

Placemaking and Possibilities for All Generations

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

The places we call home hold value far beyond any ZIP code or pin on Google Maps. Our front doors are the starting line for the personal relationships, job opportunities and time spent with ot…

January 28, 2021

Family Promise of South Sarasota County - Bridge Housing Program

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

Family Promise of South Sarasota County (FPSSC) is pleased to have received $29,800 from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s Equity and Access Grant Program. FPSSC received the…

January 13, 2021

Affordable housing complex 'Lofts on Lemon' breaks ground

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Laura Finaldi,

There may be plenty of jobs in downtown Sarasota, but when it comes to finding affordable, convenient housing for the workforce, there aren't a lot of options. That's why community stakeholder…

May 10, 2020

Life Among Public Housing Residents in the Context of a Pandemic

By Blog, Michelle Stears,

Editor's Note: Michelle Stears is the Family and Youth Services Manager at Sarasota Housing Authority.
It’s Monday morning and I’ve already exchanged close to ten emails wit…