March 9, 2020
Amid troubles, three things that made me smile last week
Despite the grim headlines of the week, there were many things to smile about. One was an email that popped up in my inbox from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, thanking donors acr…
February 26, 2020
“Season of Sharing” Closes 20th Annual Campaign with More than $2.5 Million in Donations
SARASOTA, FL – The annual community campaign to prevent homelessness before it happens has raised more than $2.5 million in donations in three months, reaching a 20-year total of nearly…
February 3, 2020
Season of Sharing: Lasting for a Long Time
Author's Note: Christina Russi is Community Fiscal Agent and Liason at the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center. A family in need…a call for help…twenty years ago, a caring a…
February 2, 2020
At the risk of repeating ourselves, thank you for sharing | Season of Sharing
This morning families across our community are eagerly waiting to hear from the most unlikely of furry creatures: the groundhog. Debatable weather predictions aside, Groundhog Day has found it…
January 26, 2020
Season of Sharing: Keeping a home, and finding a new career, in Venice
Gail Lindquist, who had help paying rent and her granddaughter’s child care during a stretch of unemployment, is one of 50-plus Sarasota County households aided this fiscal year by Catho…
January 23, 2020
Season of Sharing: A catalyst for change
Torrie Kronk is one of thousands in our region helped by Season of Sharing. In her case, the aid was life-changing.
January 21, 2020
Season of Sharing: Another opportunity to ‘pay it forward'
There’s a week to go in the main Season of Sharing fundraising drive and an opportunity to make a big difference in the effort to head off homelessness.
January 14, 2020
As Season of Sharing nears finish line, more than $2 million in gifts anticipated
The annual fundraising campaign to help families facing homelessness has two weeks to go.
January 12, 2020
Season of Sharing: Don't be afraid to ask for help
Angela Grabowski, 66, found herself in a difficult situation, both financially and physically, after she fell in her driveway in June. But with the help of Season of Sharing, she was able to g…