March 5, 2021

"Let's B Safe" Teaches Students to Protect Themselves From Sexual Abuse

While many schools are teaching students how to stay safe from COVID-19, one Manatee school is making sure kids know how to keep their bodies safe from sexual predators. Students at Visible Me…

January 29, 2021

The Florida Center Receives Support to Benefit Vulnerable Children

To protect the health and safety of children and staff at Starfish Academy preschool sites, a grant was awarded from the Edward K. Roberts Emerging Needs Fund of The Community Foundation of Sa…

December 18, 2020

Sharing the Warmth of the Season by Putting Food on the Table

For decades, All Faiths Food Bank has brightened the holidays for people who are struggling to put food on the table. This year, with the need significantly increased due to the coronavirus pa…

December 10, 2020

All Faiths Food Bank Receives Support for Vehicles and Veteran, Children, and Mobile Pantry Programs.

All Faiths Food Bank received $59,583 from Edward Henry Lyman Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in support of the maintenance, repair, and general costs of the Foo…

November 7, 2020

Brushing Up on Our Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing

Brush, rinse, floss, repeat. This daily (hopefully twice-a-day) ritual isn’t something we eagerly anticipate, yet it’s a simple habit that we know is important and just cannot go w…

October 29, 2020

All Faiths Food Bank to distribute thousands of turkeys on Nov. 7

On November 7, frozen turkeys and side dishes will be distributed at Van Wezel (777 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota), starting at 9 a.m. and continuing as long as supplies last. The funds for the tur…

August 19, 2020

Expanding Medical Care at Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center

A thank you video message from the Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center, who received a grant from the James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy Warnell Foundation Fund to support expanded cost-free s…

August 6, 2020

Forty Carrots Family Center Receives Mental Health Services Grant

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Forty Carrots Family Center a $15,000 mental health services grant to provide behavioral support and social/emotional learning for…