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CHS Dodgertown Elementary Community Partnership School Children's Corner Grand Opening CHS Dodgertown Elementary Community Partnership School Children's Corner Grand Opening
On September 15th, 2022, community members and partners came out to congratulate the Dodgertown Community Partnership School in the Grand Opening of its brand-new Children’s Corner. The Children’s Corner was created to be a peaceful, fun, and rewarding incentive for students who have been identified...

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Help Victims of Hurricane Ian Help Victims of Hurricane Ian
Fort Myers Beach, Florida Hurricane Ian resulted in vast destruction leaving many people across southwestern Florida without electricity, drinking water, and homes. The Florida Disaster Fund is the State of Florida’s official private fund established to assist Florida’s communities as they respond to and recover...

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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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Community Foundation Strengthens Operations, Deepens Commitment to Effective Philanthropy with New Vice President, Heather O’Shea Community Foundation Strengthens Operations, Deepens Commitment to Effective Philanthropy with New Vice President, Heather O’Shea
Heather O'Shea, Vice President After fifteen years of continued growth and excellent service to clients and the community, Indian River Community Foundation is strengthening its operations and deepening its commitment to practicing more data-driven, effective philanthropy by welcoming Heather O’Shea as its new Vice President. ...

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Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast
Brooke Sauserman, Sylvia, Khaylie, Kadence, Neriah, Emma, Tia Barker, & Chiaka Nwosu Girls on the Run of the Treasure Coast has fun, evidence-based programs that inspire all girls to build their confidence, kindness and decision making skills. The organization is committed to ensuring access for...

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Indian River Community Foundation Internship Report Indian River Community Foundation Internship Report
Jeff Pickering and Camren Clarke According to Indian River Indicators, last year there were more than 400 children identified as homeless in the School District of Indian River County. Based on data and information collected in a 2019 Community Needs Assessment along with current information from...

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Community Foundation Awards $160,000 to Five Local Nonprofits Community Foundation Awards $160,000 to Five Local Nonprofits
Youth Sailing Foundation Indian River Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $160,000 to five 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,...

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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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Scholarship Foundation Awards $664,730 in New Need-Based Scholarships Scholarship Foundation Awards $664,730 in New Need-Based Scholarships
The Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County is a locally funded organization that was founded in 1964 with the mission to offer hope, encouragement, and scholarship opportunities to Indian River County students. Since its inception, SFIRC has awarded more than $14.1 million in need-based college...

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Endowment Partner Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties Endowment Partner Spotlight: Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties
According to the Florida Department of Education, 58% of children are Kindergarten ready and 58% of Students Are Satisfactory or Higher in Third Grade English in Indian River County, Florida. Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties works to improve...

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