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  1. For A Greater Cause June Spotlight: Dress For Success

    The path to financial stability is not an easy one. Many struggle to transition into the workforce after completing school, especially those who are lacking the resources needed to flourish in the professional world. There are countless tools available online to help guide you in your job search, but if you have never put together …

  2. For A Greater Cause May Spotlight: Children’s Advocacy Center

    “We are a safe place for child victims of abuse to come and be heard,” says Jill Turner, CEO of the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC). It’s a sad reality that not only is an organization like this needed, but that it has also served nearly 8,000 people over the last year.” Turner founded the CAC …

  3. For A Greater Cause April Spotlight: Naples Therapeutic Riding Center

    “A horse is an intuitive animal and has the ability to work with humans in a very special way. When it comes to children with special needs, they often communicate and interact with the horse in a way that sometimes their parents have never seen before,” says Missy Saracino, Executive Director of Naples Therapeutic Riding …

  4. For A Greater Cause March Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

    March is the kick-off for one of Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties’ most inspiring programs—Women Build. This fiscal year, Habitat has a goal to build 64 homes, three of which are chosen for the Women Build program. It’s designed to bring empowerment to women but also awareness to Habitat,” says Habitat Community …

  5. For A Greater Cause February Spotlight: Our Mother’s Home

    Changing the Life of Teen Moms There are more than 2,000 children in foster care in Southwest Florida, some 14,000 statewide. The options aren’t good when an adolescent female becomes pregnant, but hope is alive and well at Our Mother’s Home of Southwest Florida. The home was established some 17 years ago to keep mother …

  6. For A Greater Cause January Spotlight: Eva’s Closet

    With the holiday season behind us, it can be easy to forget about the continued need of those less fortunate in our community. If you’ve made it your New Year’s resolution to give back this year, put Eva’s Closet on your radar. Founded by Jessica Goodall in February 2016, it has become a charity with …

  7. For A Greater Cause December Spotlight: Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida

    Faith wore a T-shirt with the words “It is what it is.” She was one of the residents at a recent mobile pantry held in Naples by the Harry Chapin Food Bank. The food she receives means she can put more money toward paying bills and helps her cope in the wake of a recent …

  8. What Are Your Four Words?

    When Marie Springsteen was diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 2012, her therapy was writing. Her musings and journaling led to the publication of a book entitled 4 Words, and eventually the formation of a charity by the same name. The 4 Words Foundation Inc. provides financial assistance for all types of cancer screenings, …