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IN THE NEWS2019-12-05T17:39:09+00:00

In the News

December 5, 2019 | Florida Weekly | Guadalupe Center expands family literacy program through partnerships

November 21, 2019 | Florida Weekly | News briefs: Grace Place receives Barbara Bush Foundation Award

November 19, 2019 | Gulfshore Business | Charitable Notes: Grace Place receives first-ever literacy award

November 12, 2019 | WINK News | Grace Place opens expansion in hopes to help even more Collier County families

October 15, 2019 | Gulfshore Business | Charitable Notes: Grace Place for Children and Families receives $50,000 grant

September 30, 2019 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place in Golden Gate to branch out with family literacy model, curriculum

September 20, 2019 | Naples Daily News | Volunteers pack meals to benefit families in need in Collier County on ‘Give Back Day’

July 11, 2019 | Naples Florida Weekly | Grace Place students give back

Summer 2019 | Community Foundation Connector | Brighter Futures for Grace Place Families

May 30, 2019 | Naples Florida Weekly | High school seniors score big during shopping spree

May 28, 2019 | Naples Daily News | Lorenzo Walker senior graduates from 3 schools on path to becoming orthodontist

May 16, 2019 | Naples Daily News | Parents, kids graduate Grace Place’s language program

May 4, 2019 | Naples Daily News | Food Hardship in SWFL widespread

April 7, 2019 | Naples Daily News | Grace Place holds Family Literacy Day

February 11, 2019 | Gulfshore Business Daily | Financial Literacy Workshops Held for Students

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

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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.

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Ashlea Heck
Director of Marketing and Communications
239.255.7211 | ashlea@graceplacenaples.org