Suncoast Charities for Children

Suncoast Charities for Children is a 501C3 serving children with special needs and their families in the Sarasota, Venice, and North Port areas. Over the past 29 years $14 Million in facilities have been constructed (totaling 73,000 square feet). Net proceeds raised from various Festivals and Special Events produced by Suncoast Charities for Children, provides funding to maintain some of these facilities and support special projects. In turn, agencies that occupy our buildings, can then direct their program and service money towards the clients they serve. To learn more or to take a tour, please call (941) 371-8820 X1123

1985

Construction of a living center for United Cerebral Palsy - Now occupied by The Florida Center in Sarasota.

1987

Construction of the original Child Development Center in Sarasota (now known as The Florida Center) and construction of an addition to the Loveland Center in Venice.

1990

Construction of a third building on The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus.

1991

Addition to The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus.

1994

Addition to The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus.

1996

Construction of a Group Home at Community Haven for Adults & Children with Disabilities and construction of a Hydro-Therapeutic Pool at Oak Park School in Sarasota.

1997

Construction of a playground area at The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus
Phase I construction of The Florida Center's Venice Campus.

1999

Construction of the Gene Whipp Training Center for Special Athletes in Venice.

2000

Completion of a "State of the Art" Running Track for Special Olympics in Venice
Dedication of The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus in honor of Hollis Tucker, Jr.

2001

Dedication of The Florida Center's Venice Campus in honor of Ronald Foxworthy.

2002

Dedication of the Cal Erb Building at The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus.

2006

Groundbreaking and beginning construction of a new "green" building for The Florida Center in North Port.

2008

Completion and dedication of the John T. Stafford Campus & Kevin Brown Building at The Florida Center's North Port Campus.

2009

Maintenance and repairs to The Florida Center's Campus locations in Sarasota, Venice & North Port (57,000 sq. feet).

2010

Maintenance and repairs to The Florida Center's Campus locations and Special Olympics facilities.

2011

Replacement of a new roof at Community Haven for Adults & Children with Disabilities.

2012

Playground renovations, installation of new sun shade & renovations to Community Haven toddler room.

Playground, kitchen, and other major improvements to Children First's Venice Campus.

2013

Renovation of a multi-sensory room for individuals with autism and other severe disabilities at Loveland Center's Venice Campus.

Playground renovations & necessary repairs at The Florida Center's North Port Campus.

Painting & necessary AC repairs at The Florida Center's Sarasota Campus.

 

 
 
SUNCOAST CHARITIES FOR CHILDREN, INC., REGISTRATION # WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES IS CH4531. SUNCOAST CHARITIES FOR CHILDREN, INC., IS A 501(C) (3) CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYS NO CONTRACT SOLICITORS AND RECEIVES 100% OF ALL CONTRIBUTIONS. A COPY OF THIS OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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