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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...

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Weekly Insights: Crossover Mission Weekly Insights: Crossover Mission
In Indian River County, 6.7% of Black students, 3.1% of Hispanic students, and 11.1% of students who are two or more races drop out of High School. Crossover Mission increases high school graduation rates by providing consistent academic support, giving students the structure and skills...

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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...

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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...

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Community Foundation & Vero Beach Magazine Publish Guide to Better Giving 2023 Community Foundation & Vero Beach Magazine Publish Guide to Better Giving 2023
Indian River Community Foundation and Vero Beach Magazine have collaborated once again to produce the annual Guide to Better Giving. The Guide to Better Giving provides donors and volunteers with the ability to “know before you give” your time, talent or treasure. This year’s edition...

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Weekly Insights: The Sally Wilkey Foundation Weekly Insights: The Sally Wilkey Foundation
According to Indian River Indicators, 16% of children and youth under the age of 18 are living below the Federal Poverty Line in Indian River County. The health and well-being of our youth population can be affected by the economic status of their family. Youth...

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Weekly Insights: Veterans Council of Indian River County Weekly Insights: Veterans Council of Indian River County
According to Indian River Indicators, 11.9% of adults in Indian River County are veterans, compared to 8.6% of all adults in Florida. 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....

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Weekly Insights: Children's Home Society Weekly Insights: Children's Home Society
Children's Home Society (CHS) builds bridges to success for children in order to achieve a world where children realize their full potential. Based on the 2020 HUD Point In Time Count, on any given night in IRC, 342 individuals are homeless. 36% of them or 122,...

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Weekly Insights: Junior League of Indian River Weekly Insights: Junior League of Indian River
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 37.9% of Florida women and 29.3% of Florida men experience intimate partner dating violence, intimate partner sexual violence and/or intimate partner stalking in their lifetimes. Chiaka Nwosu & Brooke Sauserman This week, Indian River Community Foundation staff...

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Fellsmere Volunteer Clinic Opens at Operation Hope Fellsmere Volunteer Clinic Opens at Operation Hope
Approximately 11% of adults in Indian River County do not have health insurance. This means that over 17,000 individuals may not receive the care they need and deserve. Recently, a free health clinic for uninsured people ages 18 to 64 opened at Operation Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated...

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