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Grace Place Students Give Back

2021-10-26T16:38:58+00:00October 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Grace Place like many other non-profit organizations has felt the effects of the pandemic in many different ways. One of them being a shortage of volunteers. While giving back through service has always been a common practice among our students,  we have seen even more parents and alumni from Grace Place programs step up to [...]

Celebrating Women’s Small Business Month

2021-10-12T15:40:07+00:00October 8th, 2021|Adult Education, AP Leadership, Bright Beginnings, COVID-19, Family Literacy, Uncategorized|

Investing in your future is no easy task; sometimes, bills or other expenses can prevent you from achieving your goals. The hard decision to use the money for bills versus things that would help advance your career can be a very daunting task. Thankfully, MicroGrant has provided low-income individuals with an opportunity to apply for a grant [...]

Small groups making big impact, Cornerstone Church

2021-08-07T20:13:24+00:00August 7th, 2021|Change Makers, COVID-19, Friday Food Pantry, General News, Uncategorized|

On the third Thursday of every month, you will find a group of individuals at Cornerstone United Methodist Church bagging rice and beans. What started as a small way to help during the pandemic now impacts lives from start to finish. Routines were completely flipped upside down over a year ago as we all faced [...]

Grace Place Job Fair!

2021-07-21T15:12:55+00:00July 21st, 2021|Careers, Change Makers, General News, Staff|

Grace Place for Children & Families will be hosting an onsite job fair at 4300 21st Avenue SW, Naples FL on Saturday, July 24 from 10am-12pm. During this time we will be conducting interviews for immediate start positions.  Please come out and see us! If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 239.255.7214. [...]

There is Power in Kindness

2021-04-02T13:02:42+00:00April 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

At the start of the year, our middle school students were busy creating kindness rocks. Their intention- to spread kindness and love to our elementary students. Kindness Rocks are rocks or stones that are painted with inspirational messages or sayings. Our students shared words of wisdom and comfort before sharing them with our elementary students. [...]

Alumnus Perspective: Jonathan Olvia-Infante

2020-11-19T16:43:18+00:00November 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

I dreamt about my freshman year at Florida State University many times... I never imagined it like this. I envisioned campus life to be a busy social scene, not socially distanced. I figured most of my time in the dorm would be spent sleeping, not staring at my computer screen on virtual classes. I haven't [...]

Grace Place for Children and Families announces Lära Fisher as Chief Executive Officer

2020-09-23T00:47:11+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Careers, Change Makers, General News, Staff|

It gives us great pleasure to announce that following a national search, the Grace Place Board of Directors has unanimously approved the selection of Lära Fisher as our next Chief Executive Officer effective October 19, 2020. The Board and leadership team at Grace Place are confident that Lära is the right person to lead our [...]