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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the February 2024...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the January 2024...

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Weekly Insights: Float Hope Weekly Insights: Float Hope
Approximately 40% of drownings treated in emergency departments require hospitalization or transfer for further care (compared with 10% for all unintentional injuries). Float Hope of Indian River County provides the gift of swimming as a life skill and a sport to children in Indian River...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the December 2023...

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Weekly Insights: Treasure Coast Food Bank Weekly Insights: Treasure Coast Food Bank
Treasure Coast Food Bank strives to alleviate hunger by obtaining and distributing food and other essentials in Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, and Okeechobee Counties. The organization works tirelessly to help families and individuals in need by providing them with nutritious food, hope, and dignity....

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Weekly Insights: Tykes & Teens Weekly Insights: Tykes & Teens
Indian River County's rate of hospitalizations for mood and depressive disorders among youth under age 18 is 1,120.3 per 100,000 youth and children. This rate is over twice the state average. According to the Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey, 40.2% of male students and 51.5%...

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Weekly Insights: The Veteran's Council of Indian River County Weekly Insights: The Veteran's Council of Indian River County
In Indian River County, veterans comprise approximately 11.2% of the population, which is higher than the state average of 8.2%. The Veterans Council of Indian River County works to support veterans and their families while raising awareness of veteran needs and their contributions to society....

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the November 2023...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the October 2023...

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Weekly Insights: Environmental Learning Center Weekly Insights: Environmental Learning Center
For over 30 years, the Environmental Learning Center (ELC) has been working to educate, inspire, and empower all people to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being. In April 2023, Indian River Community Foundation awarded ELC $12,000 to support their Youth Environmental Leaders Corp...

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