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Making an Impact

LAUREL HILL — Five years and more than a million dollars later, IMPACT 100 of Northwest Florida isn't done making a difference in the community. Sunday afternoon at The Barn at Water Oaks Farm, IMPACT members voted from their list of finalists to grant three deserving nonprofits with $123,000 grants. The winners were Okaloosa County [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Two river times: impact 100 jersey coast announces 5 finalists

Impact 100 Jersey Coast formally announced the five nonprofit finalists who will present at the organization’s annual membership meeting on Nov. 17 where the winner of a $145,000 grant will be determined. They are: Monmouth County Arts Council (Arts & Culture grant category); 180 Turning Lives Around (Children & Families); Community YMCA (Education); Clean Ocean [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Ten charity groups receive IMPACT 100 grants of $108K

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, announced its 2016 grant recipients at its annual meeting Sunday at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. Ten organizations — two in each of five categories — was awarded $108,200 after a thorough grant review, committee process and membership vote. "At the end of (Sunday), $8.318 million [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Parents right with PEN project’s literacy mission

With their children now securely back in school, groups of parents will soon begin attending free seven-week programs offered by Literacy Services of Indian River County that are designed to help them become more engaged and involved in their children’s education, while also learning how interact more comfortably within the school system. Literacy Services launched [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Women’s Shelter Family Rescue Sees Miracles Daily

By Natalie Crawford It came down to a matter of matching blinds. Women, removed from shelters, lived in their cars, awaiting the opening of Family Rescue‘s Ridgeland Transitional Housing because the state objected to the fact that some window blinds did not match. After six long years of jumping through the state’s hoops and convincing [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Miracle League unveils new ‘state-of-the-art’ field

The Miracle League of Pensacola’s big upgrade finally has been unveiled. Thanks to a $104,500 grant from nonprofit groupIMPACT 100, Miracle League opened its third baseball field for players with disabilities last week. “We are the only league worldwide that has three baseball fields for adult and children with disabilities,” said Shirley Godwin, member of the [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments