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Hurricane Irma Resource List

Hurricane Irma Resource List

We understand many Southwest Florida residents are emotionally and physically exhausted from the stress of the preparations and the impact of the storm. We have compiled a list of resources for anyone who may be in need of assistance.

Marianela is Determined to Deliver Medical Care to Those in Need. Matched Savings for Education is Helping Her Achieve that Goal.

Marianela is Determined to Deliver Medical Care to Those in Need. Matched Savings for Education is Helping Her Achieve that Goal.

Naples Resident, and single mother of five, Marianela has a goal, to become a Physician to deliver care to underserved populations.
According to Marianela,
"Working full time, going to school and taking care of a family of five can cause financial stress. The help from the Matched Savings for Education  program takes some of the financial burden off my shoulders, especially during summer when some grants are not available."

Freedom of Speech Arguments Can NEVER Justify Selling Children Online

Freedom of Speech Arguments Can NEVER Justify Selling Children Online

The U.S. Congress recently took steps to close the loophole that currently makes it legal for internet businesses like BackPage.com to advertise and sell children for sex. This positive action to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was met with immediate opposition by Google and other well-funded tech company lobbyists.Here are 6 myths and facts you should be aware of regarding the tech industry’s obstruction of section 230 legislation.

Planned Gifts – A Way to Leave a Legacy for Causes You Support

Planned Gifts – A Way to Leave a Legacy for Causes You Support

When thinking about leaving a legacy, we often conjure images of people with great wealth or influence as the few who can make an impact. However, nothing could be further from the truth. There are many simple ways an ordinary person can make an extraordinary impact far into the future

Act Now: Human Trafficking Bill Needs Your Voice

Act Now: Human Trafficking Bill Needs Your Voice

Please consider contacting your State Representative and Senator in support of House Bill 665 and Senate Bill 286: Human Trafficking Education in Schools.
The bills would revise the required health education in public schools to include information regarding the dangers and signs of human trafficking; authorizing a student to opt out of a specified portion of the health education under certain circumstances.

Video Testimonial- Adele’s Story

Video Testimonial- Adele’s Story

When Adele's school suddenly closed, she almost gave up on her dreams of becoming a nurse. But thanks to our Matched Savings for Education program, she's on her way to making her dream come true!