May 9, 2024

Success of Giving Challenge shows the power of working together

By Press Release, Roxie Jerde, Homepage - Blog, The Herald-Tribune Media Group, Debra Jacobs,

On April 9 and 10, this community came together in a show of unity that demonstrates just how connected we are. The 2024 Giving Challenge, presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota C…

May 1, 2024


By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

One of the great joys and excitements of the Giving Challenge is the numbers. The ticker rapidly rolls for 24 hours, a mesmerizing sight. Many people find themselves fixated by the leaderboard…

December 10, 2021

Season of Sharing campaign raises $1.7+ million in its first month

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

The annual Season of Sharing fundraising campaign, a partnership of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the Herald-Tribune, is off to a big start this year, with local donors contr…

December 9, 2021

Community Giving Brings “Season of Sharing” to more than $1.7 Million in Early Surge of Generosity

By Press Release,

With three matching gifts contributed by The Patterson Foundation, support raised now will help fellow neighbors for the year to come SARASOTA, FL – One month into the Community Foundati…

December 9, 2021

Community Contributions Lift Season of Sharing at Inspiring Pace

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Patterson Foundation,

One month into the Community Foundation of Sarasota County's annual Season of Sharing campaign, local donors have raised more than $1.7 million to help their neighbors cover crucial expenses,…

December 3, 2021

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading 2021 Community Update

By Story, The Patterson Foundation,

During the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's 2021 Community Update, representatives from Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties shared in the accomplishments of the pa…

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 15, 2021

Season of Sharing's inspiring impact

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Debra Jacobs,

The life-altering impact that a disaster has on our lives is more pronounced now than at any time in recent memory. Much like a catastrophic hurricane, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the fo…

February 8, 2021

“Season of Sharing” Reaches More than $3.7 Million in Donations throughout 21st Annual Campaign

By Press Release,

Since March 2020, the community-wide campaign has raised more than $6.5 million to provide stability for the community’s most vulnerable. SARASOTA, FL – Three months of unparallele…