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How You Can Help Victims of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico How You Can Help Victims of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico
On September 18, a Category 1 hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico, causing catastrophic flooding, landslides and blackouts. Upon making landfall, Hurricane Fiona brought winds of over 100 mph and up to 30 inches of rain in some areas of the island. At least 10 rivers have flooded....

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Head, Heart and Hands of Indian River Club Issues Request for Proposals Head, Heart and Hands of Indian River Club Issues Request for Proposals
Thanks to the generous contributions from the residents and members of the Indian River Club, Head, Heart and Hands (HHH) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP). To read the full request for proposals, please click here. The application process begins with a Letter of...

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Weekly Insights: United Way of Indian River County Weekly Insights: United Way of Indian River County
In Indian River County, there are approximately 18,910 Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed (ALICE) households. In other words, 33% of households in our county earn above the Federal Poverty Level, but yet still not enough to afford basic necessities. These necessities include housing, childcare, food,...

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Weekly Insights: Sunshine Physical Therapy Clinic Weekly Insights: Sunshine Physical Therapy Clinic
According to the US Census Bureau, 11% of people in Indian River County do not have health insurance. This means that 17,287 individuals including both children and adults may not be able to receive the health care that they require. Sunshine Physical Therapy Clinic is...

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Weekly Insights: Saint Francis Manor Weekly Insights: Saint Francis Manor
Approximately 609 seniors age 65 and older live in a group quarters in Indian River County. The US Census Bureau classifies group quarters as a place where people live and stay that is owned by a separate entity. Saint Francis Manor is one example of...

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Community Foundation Awards $100,000 to Four Local Nonprofits Community Foundation Awards $100,000 to Four Local Nonprofits
Indian River Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $100,000 to nonprofit charitable organizations serving Indian River County. The grants were reviewed by a Grants Committee comprised of volunteers Suzanne Bertman, Pat Brier, Toni Hamner, Wanda Lincoln, Ed Massey, Dawn Michael, Angelia Perry, and Larry Salustro. The...

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SafeSpace’s Emergency Shelter in Indian River County is Now Open! SafeSpace’s Emergency Shelter in Indian River County is Now Open!
SafeSpace’s mission is to empower adult victims of domestic violence and their children through intervention, prevention, and advocacy services. Recently, SafeSpace launched a campaign to open a 19-bed emergency shelter for Indian River County victims of intimate partner violence to access local residential shelter services,...

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The Arc of Indian River County The Arc of Indian River County
Individual with severe and profound disabilities face the challenge of finding access to necessary care when their aging parents are no longer able to take care of them. In order to get the care they need, they must leave Indian River County to go as...

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Weekly Insights: Veteran's Council of Indian River County Weekly Insights: Veteran's Council of Indian River County
Of the 15,000 veterans living in Indian River County: 88% are age 65+, 34% are disabled, 24% are unemployed, and 5% live in poverty. One of the many programs at the Veteran's Council of Indian River County, Veterans Helping Veterans, provides home improvement repairs for...

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Endowment Partner Spotlight: Senior Resource Association Endowment Partner Spotlight: Senior Resource Association
Senior Resource Association was established in 1974 to promote independence and dignity in our community by providing services to older adults and transportation for all. One of their programs to promote dignity in our community is the Public Guardianship Service. The Office of Public &...

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