March 6, 2023

Home is Where the Heart Is

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

Our basic need for a home—for the shelter, security, and sanctuary a home provides—is a universal human need. While headlines are aswirl with stories of rent escalations and affor…

March 6, 2023

New Sarasota housing collaborative partners with landlords for more rentals amid crisis

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

Jonathan Frankel has called Sarasota home for 33 years. His kids went to local schools, he owned a nice house, and he ran a thriving tiling business. “I was the marble man for the rich a…

February 28, 2023

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Taps Unique Funding to Support Affordable Housing Opportunity for Project 180

By Press Release, Blog,

Through a combination of grant and program-related investment, formerly incarcerated citizens remain sheltered and connected In a bid to circumvent homelessness that can lead to recidivi…

October 31, 2022

Sarasota's Lofts on Lemon affordable workforce housing opens its doors to residents

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Saundra Amrhein,

Katie Dore spent the summer on pins and needles. Like hundreds of Sarasota County residents, the 31-year-old preschool teacher had put her name in the hat for a unit at Lofts on Lemon in downt…

January 26, 2022

Family Promise of South Sarasota County closes on purchase for Pathways Home campus

By Story, Earle Kimel,

Family Promise of South Sarasota County closed Tuesday on its purchase of 10 cottages off of Substation Road to be used in its Pathways Home transitional housing program for participants in it…

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: 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…