Grant Recipient Videos

2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

$3000.00 to Provide

Background Screening for New Mentors

Video             Website

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County

$3000 to Provide Scholarships at the

Robert and Joan Lee Club in Venice

Video            Website

Catholic Charities - Our Mother's House

$2003 to Provide One Month

of Residency for a Family

Video            Website

Child Protection Center

$3000 to Provide Police Security

During Supervised Parental Visits

Video            Website

Community Haven

$3000 to Support Transitions Program

for South County At-Risk Teens

Video            Website

Englewood Community Care Clinic

$2000 to Provide Diabetic

Test Strips to Needy Patients

Video            Website

Habitat for Humanity South Srasota County

$3000 to Purchase Energy-Efficient Windows

for New Homes in Warm Mineral Springs

Video            Website

Interfaith Outreach

$2500 to Purchase Food for Weekly

Community Dinners for the Needy

Video            Website

Selah Freedom

$2550 to Provide One Month

of Residency for a Family

Video            Website

South County Food Pantry

$3000 to Provide Food for the Needy

in Venice/Laurel/Nokomis/Osprey

Video            Website

Venice Theatre

$3000 Grant to Support

Loveland Outreach Program

Video            Website

The Wildlife Center of Venice

$3000 Grant to Purchase Animal

Rescue Equipment for Volunteers

Video            Website

2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

$3000 to Provide Background

Screening for Mentors

Video            Website

 

Catholic Charities - Our Mother's House

$1871 to Provide Domestic

Violence Prevention Training

Video            Website

Children First

$3000 to Provide Scholarships

for At-Risk Children

Video             Website

Child Protection Center

$3000 to Provide Police Security

During Supervised Parental Visits

Video            Website

Englewood Community Care Clinic

$2500 to Provide Diabetic

Test Strips to Needy Patients

Video            Website

Habitat for Humanity South Srasota County

$2500 to Establish an Emergency

Fund for Partner Families in Crisis

Video            Website

Instride Therapy

$3000 to Support Therapy

Horse "Hope" for One Year

Video            Website

 

Interfaith Outreach

$2000 to Purchase Food for Weekly

Community Dinners for the Needy

Video            Website

Loveland Center

$1200 to Purchase an

Automated External Defibrillator

Video            Website

Mental Health Community Centers - Beacon House

$3000 to Support an

Art Therapy Probram

Video            Website

NeuroChallenge Foundation

$3000 to Support Parkinson's Patients

and Families in Venice and Englewood

Video            Website

Senior Friendship Centers

$3000 to Provide Refurbished Hearing

Aids to Patients with Insufficient Funds

Video            Website

SOLVE Maternity Homes

$1928 to Purchase Pack 'N Plays and

Car Seats for Englewood home residents

Video            Website

Tidewell Hospice

$3000 for the Charity Care Fund for Patients

without Adequate Finances or Insurance

Video            Website

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Community Assistance Ministry

$3000 to Feed the Needy and

Homeless in Venice amd Nokomis

Video            Website

Venice Area Mobile Meals

$3000 to Provide 1000 Free Meals

to Those Who Cannot Afford Them

Video            Website

2015 Bonus Video

Interfaith Outreach

2015 Holiday Dinner

Grace United Methodist Church

Video     Interfaith Website     Orchestra Website

2014

Tidewell Hospice

$3000 for the Charity Care Fund for Patients

without Adequate Finances or Insurance

Video             Website

 

Child Protection Center

$2781 for Drug and Alcohol Testing

Prior to Supervised Parental Visits

Video             Website

Venice Area Mobile Meals

$3000 to Provide 1000 Free Meals

to Those Who Cannot Afford Them

Video             Website

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

$2975.50 to Provide

Background Screening for New Mentors

Video             Website

Habitat for Humanity South Srasota County

$2500 to Establish an Emergency

Fund for Partner Families in Crisis

Video             Website

 

Our Mother's House

$3000 to Provide Transitional Housing

for Homeless Mothers and Their Children

Video             Website

 

InStride Therapy

$3000 to Provide Equine-Assisted

Therapy Scholarships

Video             Website

Interfaith Outreach

$550 to Purchase Food for Weekly

Community Dinners for the Needy

Video             Website

 

Good Samaritan Pharmacy & Health Services

$3000 to Prescription Management Software

and Diabetes Test Strips

Video             Website

Children First

$3000 to Provide Scholarships for the

Head Start/Early Head Start Program

Video             Website

 

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Community Assistance Ministry

$3000 to Provide Bus Passes to Those in Need

Video             Website

Mental Health Community Centers - Beacon House

$2877 to Support the

"Healthy Body, Healthy Mid" Fitness Program

Video             Website

Venice Area Pregnancy Care Center

$3000 to Purchase Diapers for

Infants and Toddler

Video             Website

 

Literacy Volunteers of South Sarasota Couty

$2095 to Purchase a Copy Machine

tReproduce Learning Materials

Video             Website

Senior Friendship Centers

$1111 to Purchase Equipment and Supplies

to Refurbish Donated Hearing AidEquipment

Video             Website

 

Suncoast Humane Society

$1111 to Purchase Two Electric

Lift Tables for the Spay & Neuter Clinic

Video             Website

 

2014 Bonus Videos

Interfaith Outreach

2014 Holiday Dinner

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Video     Interfaith Website     Orchestra Website

Interfaith Outreach

Backpack Kids Program

Venice United Church of Christ

Video     Interfaith Website

2013

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

$2100 to Conduct

Background Screening of Volunteer Mentors

Video            Website

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County

$3000 to Provide

Project LEARN Tutoring Services

Video            Website

Child Protection Center

$2781 to Conduct Alcohol and Drug Testing to All

Parents Prior to Supervised Visits with their Children

Video            Website

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida

$3000 to Purchase

Training Materials for Volunteers

Video            Website

Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County

$2500 to Provide Emergency Funds

for Habitat Partners in Crisis

Video            Website

Instride Equine Assisted Therapy

$3000 to Provide

Hippotherapy Scholarships

Video            Website

Literacy Volunteers of America

of South Sarasota Country

$1615 Grant to Purchase Tutoring Materials

Video            Website

Mental Health Community Centers - Beacon House

$2500 to Provide

"Healthy Living" Hands-on Cooking Classes

Video            Website

South County SOLVE Maternity Homes

$2000 Grant to Provide

Educational Scholarships

Video            Website

Suncoast Humane Society

$3000 Grant to Purchase a Commercial Grade Gas Dryer

to Provide Clean Laundry Daily to all Shelter Animals

Video            Website

Tidewell Hospice - Venice Hospice House

$3000 to Provide Care for Patients Without

Financial Means or Adequate Health Insurance

Video            Website

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Community Assistance Ministry

$3000 to Purchase Food for the Needy

Video            Website

Venice Area Mobile Meals

$3000 to Provide Meals for Venice Area

Clients Facing Financial Hardship

Video            Website

Venice Area Pregnancy Care Center

$3000 Grant to Purchase 

Diapers for Infants and Toddlers

Video            Website

Venice Theatre

$2000 Grant to Present "Troupe in a Trunk"

Performance to School Children

Video            Website

2012

Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County

$3000 Grant to Provide

Mentoring Program in Venice

Video            Website

Child Protection Center

$2700 Grant for Alcohol.Drug Screening of Parents

to Ensure Safe Visits with Their Children

Video            Website

 Christ United Methodist Church

South County Food Pantry

$3000 Grant to Provide Food for the Needy

Video            Website

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church 

$1000 Grant to Purchase Holiday

Gift-Making Materials for Children

Video            Website

Family Network on Disabilities

$2300 Grant to Provide Respite Care

Services to Families of Special Needs Children

Video            Website

InStride Equine Assisted Therapy

$3000 Grant to Provide

Rider Scholarships for Children with Disabilities

Video            Website

Loveland Center

$1000 Grant For Video Equipment

To Document Student Achievements

Video            Website

Manasota B.U.D.S.

$1000 Grant to Provide Water Safety/Swim

Instruction for Down Syndrome Children

Video            Website

Mental Health Community Centers - Beacon House

$2400 Grant to Provide Supplies for a

Mental Health Art Therapy Program

Video            Website

North Port Meals on Wheels

$1000 Grant to Provide

Meals for Homebound Clients

Video            Website

Our Mother's House

$3000 Grant to Support Domestic Violence

Counseling for Women Living in the Shelter

Video            Website

Senior Friendship Centers

$2850 Grant to Replace an Inadequate

Sound System at the Venice Campus

Video            Website

South County Food Pantry

$3000 Grant to Provide

Food for the Needy

Video            Website

South County SOLVE

$747 Grant to Purchase a Computer Workstation for

Continuing Education of Maternity Home Residents

Video            Website

Tidewell Hospice

$1000 Grant for the

"Tidewell Honors" Program

Video            Website

Tri-County Counseling & Life Skills Center

$1000 Grant to Conduct Family Therapy

Sessions for Troubled Students

Video            Website

Venice Area Pregancy Care Center

$3000 Grant for

Diaper Packs

Video            Website

Venice Symphony

$2500 Grant for

"Symphony in the Schools"

Video            Website

Venice Theatre

$2000 Grant to Present "Troupe in a Trunk"

Performances for School Children

Video            Website

2011