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Suncoast Charities News

THANK YOU VENGROFF WILLIAMS, INC.
July 26th, 2018

Thank you to the local office of Vengroff Williams, Inc. who recently made a gift of $5,000 to Suncoast Charities for Children. Vengroff Williams, Inc. is the leading Business Processing Outsourcing organization to national and global clients providing accounts receivable management, technical & process automation, and collection support services to companies and businesses.

2018 THUNDER BY THE BAY AWARDED BEST FESTIVAL BY SARASOTA MAGAZINE
April 26th, 2018

Thunder By The Bay was awarded First Place as the Best Festival/Special Event by Sarasota Magazine's Best of 2018. Second Place was awarded to Forks & Corks with World Championship Rowing placing third. Over 70 entries were submitted and readers voted on the winners.

CHILDREN FIRST CELEBRATES PLAYGROUND DEDICATION
February 15th, 2018

Children First, Inc., the exclusive Head Start and Early Head Start provider for Sarasota County dedicated their playground to the Suncoast Foundation and Suncoast Charities for Children on Thursday, February 15. The charities recently helped fund a needed playground re-surfacing project that provides more safe outdoor space for children to play and learn. With some of those children playing nearby, Children First's V.P. of Philanthropy, Jessica Rogers, and Vice Chair of the Board, Tom Cail, recognized the organizations for their support of Children First. The non-profit organization that provides education, care, nutritious meals, and family support services to more than 700 children annually at 13 sites, leases a large portion of the building at 800 Gulf Coast Boulevard from the Suncoast Foundation for just $1 per year thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Suncoast Foundation and Suncoast Charities for Children. The Venice Area Chamber of Commerce and several of its members were also on hand to show their support with an official ribbon cutting ceremony.

THE FLORIDA CENTER PRESENTS 2018 IMPACT AWARD TO SUNCOAST CHARITIES FOR CHILDREN
April 6th, 2017

The Florida Center for Early Childhood presented their Impact Award to Suncoast Charities for Children and the Suncoast Foundation. It was an honor to be recognized with so many other generous community partners here in in our community. Thank you to The Florida Center staff for all you do to help local children and families.