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Weekly Insights: St. Francis Manor Weekly Insights: St. Francis Manor
In Indian River County, 44% of seniors live below the ALICE threshold. ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) households earn more than the Federal Poverty Level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county. Additionally, nearly 4,000 seniors in the county live below...

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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 June 2024...

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Weekly Insights: IRC Volunteer Ambulance Squad Weekly Insights: IRC Volunteer Ambulance Squad
Approximately 15.9% of people in Indian River County live independently with a disability, and over half of those individuals experience ambulatory difficulty. The Indian River County Volunteer Ambulance Squad provides free non-emergency transportation for ambulatory and wheelchair passengers from their places of residence to and from medical...

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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 May 2024...

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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 April 2024...

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Weekly Insights: Little Birthday Angels Weekly Insights: Little Birthday Angels
In the 2022-2023 school year, the Florida Department of Education identified 554 homeless students in Indian River County. This is nearly a 31% increase from the previous school year. Little Birthday Angels brings hope to this population by providing a birthday celebration for every homeless child living...

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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 March 2024...

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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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