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In the News

December 21, 2018 | Naples Daily News | Kudos

August 9, 2018 | Naples Herald | Collier County gets donation from United Arab Emirates

August 8, 2018 | Fox4 | UAE gives $2.7 million for Hurricane Irma relief

August 8, 2018 | NBC 2 | United Arab Emirate donates $2.7M to help Collier County recover from Irma

August 8, 2018 | Naples Daily News | UAE gift: $2.7M for Irma aid in Collier

August 2, 2018 | Naples Daily News |From Cradle to Career

August 8, 2018 | WINK News | United Arab Emirates Donate 2.7 Million for Irma Recovery

May 4, 2018 | WINK News | New Jersey students team up with Collier nonprofit to help end hunger

April 27, 2018 | Marco Eagle and Collier Citizen | Bright Beginnings Fosters Family Literacy

April 18, 2018 | FOX4 | Literacy advocates: Barbara Bush inspired mothers, children to learn to read

April 18, 2018 | WINK News | Former First Lady Barbara Bush leaves legacy in SWFL

April 2018 | Gulfshore Life SOCIAL SCENE: Dean’s Circle Luncheon

March 3, 2018 | Collier Citizen Grace Place continues its mission to foster family-oriented education with new facility

February 2018  | El Mensajero | Familia Unida

January 31, 2018  | Bonita Banner | Our Town

January 27, 2018  | Collier Citizen | Naples Daily News presents more than $40,000 to nonprofits

December 23, 2017 | Collier Citizen and Marco Eagle | Grace Place Showers Families with Gifts

November 11, 2017 | Collier Citizen | The Gift of Reading

November 2017 | Old Naples News | Community Leader

October 30, 2017 | Aquatics InternationalBefore Their Kids Learn to Swim, Nervous Moms Take the Plunge

September 30, 2017 | Collier Citizen | Sense of Normalcy: Golden Gate families take a breather at Grace Place following Irma

September 2017 | Gulfshore Life | Southwest Florida Gives Back

August 28, 2017 | The New Press | A saving grace for families, Grace Place helps Golden Gate teen achieve college dream

August 22, 2017 | Marco Eagle | A Bright Beginning, Grace Place helps teen achieve college dream

August 18, 2017 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place helps Golden Gate teen achieve college dream

August 15, 2017 | WINK News | First Lady’s Foundation funds Grace Place program

July 29, 2017 | Naples Daily NewsCollier Citizen: Grace Place supporters rise to the challenge

July 26, 2017 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place students help pack over 23,000 meals for the needy

June 22, 2017 | Florida Weekly | Grace Place celebrates first graduates of full-time 4-year-old class

June 8, 2017 | Florida Weekly | Bargain Box shopping spree rewards Grace Place grads

May 2017 | eBella | Caught in the Act of Kindness

May 25, 2017 | Florida Weekly | League Club grants awarded to 31 nonprofit organizations

May 19, 2017 | Naples Herald | MBAs Team Up With Grace Place To Help SWFL Kids Avoid ‘Summer Slide’

May 18, 2017 | Florida Weekly | Dozens of nonprofits receive Community Foundation grants

April 23, 2017 | Naples Herald | Super Market Donates $20,000 To Grace Place in Naples

February 21, 2017 | Coastal Breeze | Grace Place Launches West Side Challenge

February 2, 2017 | Florida Weekly | Grace Place issues $875,000 “West Side Challenge

January 28, 2017 | Naples Herald | Naples Winter Wine Festival ‘Meet the Kids Day’ Brings Attendees Close to the Cause

January 27, 2017 | Naples Daily News | Wine Fest 2017: Patrons meet bright students at Kids Day

January 27, 2017 | Naples Daily News | Photos: Patrons “meet the kids” during Winter Wine Festival event

December 7, 2016 | PGA Tour Charities | Jason Dufner visits Grace Place during Franklin Templeton Shootout

December 5, 2016 | Naples Daily News | PGA Tour golfer Jason Dufner visits Grace Place in Golden Gate

November 3, 2016 | Naples Florida Weekly | “Meet the Overhead” Campaign Underway at Grace Place

October 17, 2016 | Naples Daily News | “There’s a Leader in Everyone”

July 21, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Offers Summer Camp for Students

June 30, 2016 | Naples Florida Weekly | Grace Place Helps Fight Hunger in Golden Gate

June 22, 2016 | Collier Citizen | Growing together: Community School students mentor Grace Place kids at summer camp

June 8, 2016 | Collier Citizen | What a Bargain: Oldest thrift store in town provides recent graduates with shopping spree

June 2, 2016 | World News Network | Grace Place searching for those who want to help adults learn English

June 1, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Making a Difference: Grace Place searching for those who want to help adults learn English

May 26, 2016 | Naples Florida Weekly | Time and talent to offer? Consider volunteering

May 19, 2016 | Naples Florida Weekly | Fundraising Reports

April 28, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Satisfy the Hunger: Naples program helps feed kids in summer

April 26, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Golf Outing Scores Big for Golden Gate Children and Families

April 21, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Daily News launches drive that aims to ‘Satisfy the Hunger’

April 12, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Receives Publix Funds for Food Pantry

March 23, 2016 | Naples Florida Weekly | King Arthur Flour Set to Help Golden Gate Kids Bake for Good

March 14, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Naples Winter Wine Festival Grant Proceeds…

March 3, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Giving of Themselves…

February 23, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Editorial: Give Where You Live Collier…

February 15, 2016 | Naples Daily News | One Down, Four to Go…

February 5, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Celebration of Reading in SWFL Kicks Off…

January 29, 2016 | News-Press | Florida Celebration of Reading Returns for 16th Year

January 7, 2016 | Naples Daily News | Marco Residents Help Alleviate Area Hunger

December 15, 2015 | Naples Daily News | A Campus Grows in Golden Gate

December 15, 2015 | Collier Citizen | Making a Difference…

December 2015 | The Journal | Grace Place Nurturing Future…

December 3, 2015 | Collier Citizen | Recognizing philanthropists: AFP chapter honors…

December 2, 2015 | Collier Citizen | Busting at the seams: Grace Place to add four buildings…

June 23, 2015 | Collier Citizen | What a Bargain Box: Thrift store treats high school graduates to shopping spree

June 19, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Unraveling a mystery at the Holocaust museum

June/July 2015 | The Journal | Three People Making a Difference and Greet the Giver

June 12, 2015 | D’Latinos TV | Grace Place, actividades gratuitas para la comunidad 

May 19, 2015 | Naples Daily News |Making a Difference: Taking a look back at area organizations and how they’ve fared

May 6, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place names Dr. Timothy B. Ferguson to be new Executive Director

April 28, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place: AP Leader makes no excuses, just results

April 16, 2015 | Florida Weekly | Society: Dean’s Circle Luncheon for Grace Place

April 2015 | The Journal | Five Things You Need to Know this Month: Grace Place announces A Swing of Grace

March 2015 | The Journal | Neighbor in Need: Grace Place nurturing future of Golden Gate Children

March 3, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place nurturing future of Golden Gate Children

February 12-18, 2015 | Florida Weekly | Society: The Book Club, ‘Mary Poppins’ for Grace Place for Children and Families

February 12, 2015 | Florida Weekly | Society: The Book Club, ‘Mary Poppins’ for Grace Place for Children and Families

February 5-11, 2015 | Florida Weekly | Mark Your Calendar ‘Give Where You Live’

February 5, 2015 | Florida Weekly | Mark Your Calendar ‘Give Where You Live’

February 2015 | The Journal | Pursuit of the American Dream: Grace Place Leadership Program Student Tells His Story

February 3, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Leadership Program Student Tells His Story

January 25, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Harmon-Meek benefit feted visionaries, supported children’s art

January 2015 | The Journal | Knowledge is power: Grace Place transforms family’s path through education

January 6, 2015 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place transforms family’s path through education

January 1 -7, 2015 | Florida Weekly | Groundbreaking ceremony launches expansion at Grace Place for Children and Families

December 20, 2014 | The Collier Citizen | Now thriving Grace Place in need of volunteer tutors

December 17, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Making a Difference: Now thriving Grace Place in need of volunteer tutors

December 2, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place founder, executive director reflects on last 10 years

December 2014 | The Journal | In her own words: A gracious goodbye: Grace Place founder reflects on last 10 years

November 29, 2014 | Naples Daily News | It’s Your Business: Local bank raises $100,000 for charity

November 28, 2014 | Naples Daily News | It’s Your Business: Bank raises $100,000 for charity

November 19, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place gets ready to expand

November 18, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place breaks ground on expansion

November 4, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Go-getter guardians: Grace Place’s Bright Beginnings program cultivates passionate parents

November 2014 | The Journal | Go-getter guardians: Grace Place’s Bright Beginnings program cultivates passionate parents

November 4, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Meet Southwest Florida’s Next Generation of Volunteers

November 2014 | The Journal | Next Generation of Volunteers

October 2014 | The Journal | From Student to Scientist, Grace Place AP Leadership Program Bridges the Gap

September 23, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Putting Hunger on the Map

September 2014 | Gulfshore Life | Social Register

June 12 – 18, 2014 | Florida Weekly | Grace Place celebrates Family Literacy Day

May 29-June 4, 2014 | Florida Weekly | SOCIETY: A Swing of Grace

June 2014 | eBella | Caught in the Act of Kindness

May 22-28, 2014 | Florida Weekly | College-bound Grace Place girls hit the Bargain Box

May 20, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Celebrates Turning Ten with ‘A Toast to our Tenth’ event

May 16, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Third Annual A Swing of Grace benefiting Grace Place

May 3, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Our Town

May 2014 | The Journal | Sensational Season

April 24-30, 2014 | Florida Weekly | SOCIETY: ‘A Toast to our Tenth’ for Grace Place for Children and Families

April 24-30, 2014 | Florida Weekly | Literacy

April 24-30, 2014 | Florida Weekly | Get out for a Good Cause

April 10-16, 2014 | Florida Weekly | SOCIETY: Grace Place for Children and Families hosts its Dean’s Circle Luncheon

April 2014 | eBella | It takes a Village

April 2014 | Gulfshore Life | April Parties on the Calendar

March 27, 2014 | Naples Daily News | State of Grace: Organization celebrates 10 years of community building through literacy

March 25, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Hosts Inaugural Dean’s Circle Luncheon

March 23, 2014 | New Press | In their own words: Making an impact on students’ lives

March 6, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Third Annual A Swing of Grace Golf Outing Announced

March 2014 | Parent & Child | Voices: Making an impact on students’ lives

February 28, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Giving back: Community Foundation celebrates philanthropy

February 27, 2014 | Naples Daily News | Three philanthropists chosen for Collier community awards

February 14, 2014 | Naples Daily NewsFormer Gov. Bush announces literacy initiative, talks about running for president

February 2014 | eBella | Women to Watch

January 16 – 22, 2014 | Florida Weekly | The Golden Rule: Grace Place helps families realize the promise of a better life

January 2014 | The Journal | Three People Making a Difference, Trisha Hare: Board Chair, Grace Place

January 2014 | The Journal | Anonymous Donor Offers $20k Matching Gift Challenge

January 2014 | Parent & Child | family album

January 2014 | eBella | Caught in the Act of Kindness

December 29, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Of all the achievers of 2013, who is the Person of the Year?

November 16, 2013 | Naples Daily News | New Board of Directors

October – December 2013 | Beyond the Gates | Feeding the Hungry

October 31, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Community Foundation Grants $9.4 Million in Fiscal Year 2013

October 31, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Community Foundation Grants $1.4 Million

September 2013 Issue | Parent & Child | Renewable Tour

September 2013 | Naples Illustrated | Charity Register

September 2013 Issue | Gulfshore Life | Social Calendar

September 2013 Issue | Gulfshore Life | Charity Register

September 2013 Issue | Gulfshore Life | Behind the Push to Help Golden Gate

August 16, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Editorial: A milestone for a center of compassion, progress

August/September 2013 | The Journal | Successful Scholars: Nonprofits Make Student Achievement Stories Possible, Amazing Grace Place

August 2, 2013 | Collier Citizen | Our Town

July 26, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Campers Learn How Muni Bonds Builds Bridges

August/September 2013 Issue | èBella Magazine | Bank Hosts Youth

July 22, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Campers Get Schooled In CSI

July 19, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Future Leaders from Grace Place for Children and Families Learn about Green Job Opportunities

July 10, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Summer Campers learn how to run a gallery and appreciate its art

July 8, 2013 | News Press | Grace Place Students take a tour of IberiaBank

June 19, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Intern Annissa Williston graduates from Youth Leadership Collier

June 19, 2013 | Go Naples | Grace Place receives grant from League Club

June 4, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place interns earn shopping spree

June 3, 2013 | Gulfshore Business Daily | Powers Arrives at Grace Place

June 1, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Sacrifices worth the reward for former Grace Place student

May 21, 2013 | Florida Weekly | Profiles in Paradise by Bob Harden — featuring Stephanie Munz Campbell

May 13, 2013 | Naples Daily News | A Swing of Grace nets more than $70,000 for Grace Place

May 3, 2013 | Naples Daily News | 3 Things You Need to Do This Week

May 3, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place Director of Family Literacy Diane Ponton among 2013 Leadership Collier graduates

April 15, 2013 | Harry Chapin Food Bank Spring 2013 Newsletter | Rev. Stephanie Munz Campbell welcomed to the board of directors

April 9, 2013 | Fox 4 News | Fifth Third E-bus offers free tax assistance at Grace Place

March 25, 2013 | Naples Daily News | A Swing of Grace | tee off for a good cause

March 5, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place after-school teacher Sarah Nick one of six 2013 Golden Apple Teachers

March 1, 2013 | Collier Citizen | Photo of Grace Place Chorus at Feb. 5 Fifth-Third Bank re-opening ceremony

February 26, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place newest member of Barbara Bush Foundation’s Network

February 22, 2013 | Florida Conference Connection | Grace Place Welcomed to Bush Literacy Network

February 15, 2013 | News Press | Barbara Bush Foundation raised $2.6 million to fight illiteracy on Friday — Grace Place announced as newest recipient

February 2013 Issue | The Journal | Who’s Who and Who’s New?

February 2013 Issue | The Journal | Charity Captains

February 6, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place among recipients for 2012-13 Community Foundation Capacity Building Grants

January 9, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Thrift Store to Donate all Sales on Jan. 26 to Grace Place

January 1, 2013 | Naples Daily News | Naples resident uses coupons for higher purpose to benefit Grace Place

Latest News

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In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, Dollar General and Kellogg’s partnered on a new national Here’s My Story video campaign aimed at sharing customers’ personalized literacy and education advancements stories through programs funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Grace Place for Children and Families story of students Julia and her son Eliceo Jr. was selected, shining a national light on our innovative family literacy program, Bright Beginnings.

Media Contact:

Ashlea Heck
Director of Marketing and Development
239.234.2411 | ashlea@graceplacenaples.org