Jun. 252019

Valerie’s House to help grieving kids in Collier County


Valerie’s House is expanding to Naples to help even more grieving kids. The charity has purchased a home in Naples. The Naples Children and Education Foundation, which is part of the Naples Winter Wine Festival,…

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Jun. 182019

Valerie’s House Set to Expand in Collier County


Valerie’s House, which offers support services focused on children who have experienced loss, operates three homes in southwest Florida. They recently received a $100,000 grant from the Naples Children & Education Foundation that’s going to…

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Jun. 102019

Best of the Gulfshore 2019

Gulfshore Life

Best gifts to our children: Funding so many causes for kids in need here, the events of the Naples Winter Wine Festival raised just over $16 million in January, followed by nearly $2 million by…

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May. 232019

SSTRIDE program helps rural-minority students with mentoring, real world experience


It’s graduation week and homework isn’t the greatest obstacle some students face when pursuing an education. Immokalee High School senior Jacqueline Perez dreams of making a difference in her hometown of Immokalee, where she sees…

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May. 212019

Teen suicide and mental health: America’s deadly, costly problems that have no end in sight

USA Today

The nation’s medical system falls far short of meeting the demand for teen mental health services because cases of suicide and psychiatric disorders are skyrocketing, underscoring a public health crisis that is already costing Americans…

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May. 132019

Grants Coordinator – Job Posting

Works with NCEF Grants Director and Grant Committee by administering all components of grants processing, including structure of grants, regulatory compliance, and sharing of grants information with relevant parties. Works externally with applicants and beneficiaries…

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May. 082019

Being Kind Leads to “Beautiful Minds”

e Bella

Naples Children and Education Foundation is supporting multiple trailblazing initiatives to provide mental health treatment to children in need

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Apr. 252019

NCEF unveils plan to construct its own office

Florida Weekly

The Naples Children & Education Foundation, the founding organization of the highly successful Naples Winter Wine Festival, announced it is putting down long-term roots in the community with the construction of a permanent headquarters. The…

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