Catholic Charities Expands Services to the Elderly in Immokalee

More than 10,000 people turn 65 every day in the United States and people are living longer. In 1900, only 100,000 people in America lived to be over 85 years. Today that number has grown to over 6 million and nearly 10percent of older people live in poverty in the USA. In Immokalee, 6 percent […]

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Travel event benefits TIF’s college-bound students

NAPLES – The Immokalee Foundation recently received a donation of $26,100 thanks to Preferred Travel of Naples, which selected the foundation to benefit from its annual travel event. More than 450 guests attended “The Dazzling World of Travel” at the Club Pelican Bay. It marked the 12th year of this event, which to date has […]

EARLY MORNING, ECUMENICAL EASTER WORSHIP SERVICE

The Immokalee Ministerial Alliance invites all of the Immokalee Community to come be a part of our 7th annual EARLY MORNING, ECUMENICAL EASTER WORSHIP SERVICE. On Sunday, April 21, starting at 7 a.m. at the First United Church of Immokalee (Basketball court) 303 N 9th Street, Immokalee, FL 34142. Rev. Thom Street, Host Pastor, Rev. […]

Celebrate National Library Week

At its March 26, 2019, meeting the Collier County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed National Library Week in Collier County, April 7 through April 13. The Collier County Public Library will join libraries across the county in celebrating the many ways libraries build strong communities. Libraries provide critical resources, programs and expertise and use National […]

Taste of Immokalee products are now being sold at Publix

Taste of Immokalee, a social business created and operated by high school students, is proud to announce that its line of salsa and sauces has been selected for inclusion in the Publix Florida Local Program. Initially available in select Collier County stores, Taste of Immokalee expanded to include Lee County in 2018. By the end […]

AVOW Hospice conducts ‘Dove Release’

Along with the wonderful community service that Avow Hospice conducts on a daily basis, helping families in Immokalee cope with and adjust to “end of life” matters, Avow helped our community by conducting a “Dove Release” at the Roberts Ranch on Sunday, March 10, the day after the cattle drive and many other historic and […]

Volunteers make the world a better place

National Volunteer Week may be past, but everyday is a day to recognize volunteers. Every day presents an opportunity to thank and appreciate those who serve day in and day out on behalf of non-profit, civic and religious organizations. Guadalupe Social Services of Catholic Charities of Venice Diocese has been offering assistance to newly arrived […]

Neal Communities contributes to Boys and Girls Club of Collier County

BONITA SPRINGS — Neal Communities, southwest Florida’s premier, private homebuilder, recently presented a $3,000 gift to the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, a nonprofit that enables all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. As part of the initiatives for the south region, which encompasses Lee and […]

Remembering Celebration with dove release

There will be a Remembering Celebration with Dove Release at the Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch, 1215 Roberts Ave W, Immokalee, FL 34142 on Sunday, March 10, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Daylight saving time will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, so be sure to move your clocks ahead one hour! […]