H.U.G.S. for the families of Grace Place

2013-11-07T00:00:08+00:00November 7th, 2013|General News|

At Grace Place, we focus on breaking the cycle of poverty by teaching literacy, language and life skills, but there is an undeniable need for mental and physical wellness to support the healthy development of a child. Therefore, Grace Place works with community partner, Health Under Guided Systems (Collier H.U.G.S.), to provide screening, prevention/education and [...]

Building literacy, a family affair!

2013-10-18T00:00:15+00:00October 18th, 2013|General News|

Over 77 families came to celebrate Grace Place's "Building Literacy" day, the first Family Literacy Day of the new school year. Along with our community partners at HOME DEPOT, families enjoyed a day of fun and educational projects, games, snacks, crafts, storytelling and more! One of the foundational values of Grace Place is the importance [...]

Financial Literacy Resumes at Grace Place

2013-10-03T00:00:49+00:00October 3rd, 2013|General News|

[Financial education]... can help to inculcate individuals with the financial knowledge necessary to create household budgets, initiate savings plans, and make strategic investment decisions. Such financial planning can help families meet near term obligations and maximize their longer term well being and is especially valuable for populations that have traditionally been underserved by our financial [...]

Taking Care of Business!

2013-06-20T00:00:58+00:00June 20th, 2013|General News|

This week, Grace Place has been 'taking care of business' with a variety of fun and educational opportunities for our young people. High school interns Arletys Gomez and Jamie Williams attended a week-long Junior Achievement CEO Academy at the Lutgert School of Business at FGCU and Annissa Williston completed Youth Leadership Collier. Forty of our [...]

Thanks to IBERIABANK for a great tour

2013-06-19T00:00:27+00:00June 19th, 2013|General News|

 IBERIABANK hosted 40 Grace Place middle school summer STEM Camp students for a bank tour on Monday, June 17, 2013. Held at IBERIABANK’s Naples headquarters at 2150 Goodlette Road North, students were exposed to much more than just dollars and cents. Professionals from IBERIABANK shared the fundamentals of how a bank operates, career opportunities available [...]