Apr. 292017

NCEF, Goldman Sachs Join Forces in Immokalee for Healthy Campus Project

Naples Herald

The Naples Children & Education Foundation has some powerful friends coming to the rescue. Earlier this week, representatives from Goldman Sachs devoted a day of volunteer work at the FSU Healthy Campus, one of NCEF’s…

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Apr. 262017

Volunteers spend the day in Immokalee planting fruit trees

Naples Daily News

Nearly two dozen people who normally spend their days in offices traded computer screens for shovels Tuesday. Bankers, lawyers, office workers and veterans worked side by side for the day as volunteers planting fruit trees…

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Apr. 252017

Naples Winter Wine Festival announces 2018 theme; dates

Naples Daily News

The organizers of the Naples Winter Wine Festival are already gearing up for next year’s event and named Naples Children & Education Foundation Trustees Becky and Lewie Card, Susie and David McCurry, and Kathy and Dan Mezzalingua as co-chairs.

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Apr. 202017

Grant will help foundation help Immokalee’s youngest readers

Florida Weekly

True to its name, the Naples Children & Education Foundation recently awarded $200,000 for children’s education to The Immokalee Foundation. The grant was among the awards given to local charities and long-term initiatives for underprivileged…

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Apr. 122017

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Apr. 062017

Matching skills with her beliefs for the NCEF

Florida Weekly

Maria Jimenez-Lara’s life’s work has corresponded perfectly with her personal beliefs. The CEO of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, Mrs. Jimenez- Lara has spent almost her entire 25-year professional career working for nonprofit organizations.

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Apr. 032017

Naples Winter Wine Festival Ranks #1 Again on Wine Spectator’s List of Top Charity Wine Auctions

Life In Naples

The Naples Winter Wine Festival has once again topped Wine Spectator Magazine’s list of the highest-earning charity wine auctions in the country, marking the 11th time the Festival has earned this illustrious title since its…

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Mar. 302017

Wine festival awards $12.25 million in grants

Florida Weekly

Thirty-four of the most effective nonprofit organizations in Collier County, as well as five long-term strategic initiatives that fill fundamental gaps in children’s services here, received grants totaling more than $12.25 million as a result…

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