The Immokalee Foundation celebrated as Collier County Business of the Month

NAPLES – The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and the Board of County Commissioners of Collier County have named The Immokalee Foundation as Business of the Month for October 2018. Businesses honored with this designation have enhanced the quality of life in the community through financial, volunteer, and organizational involvement in programs that serve Collier […]

Lipman 7th Annual Backpack Giveaway Event has another successful year

Saturday, August 4, Lipman Family Farms, the largest tomato grower in North America, hosted their 7th Annual Backpack Give Away. The event took place at Gary Bates Stadium at Immokalee High School. Hundreds of people lined up, before the vendors arrived, in order to participate in the activities. Dozens of vendors, dedicated to enhancing the […]

The Immokalee Foundation events raise record $2,323,356

The Immokalee Foundation’s 2016 Charity Classic Celebration and Charity Classic Pro-Am raised a record $2,323,356 to honor the organization’s 25th anniversary serving the youth of Immokalee. The Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction, held Nov. 11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, was led by honorary chair Parker Collier, who joined with other community leaders to found […]

The 6th Annual Lipman Backpack Giveaway

Lipman, North America’s largest tomato grower, distributed 1,200 free backpacks filled with school supplies to elementary and middle school children in Immokalee during its 5th Annual Lipman Backpack Giveaway event on Saturday, August 6. More than 30 local nonprofits were present at the event, offering free haircuts, bicycle giveaways, free food and entertainment.

Immokalee Foundation honors graduates

NAPLES, Fla. (July 5, 2016) – The Immokalee Foundation recently held a graduation ceremony and celebration at Ave Maria University to honor 98 high school graduates who have participated in TIF programs. The graduates included 61 Immokalee High School students, 23 post-secondary students, 12 iTECH Heavy Equipment Mechanics students and two iTECH Computer Numerical Control […]

Kiwanis feeling at home in Immokalee

Immokaleeans have big hearts. If there’s a need, members of the community will step up. Last year, a small group of Immokaleeans came together to form the Immokalee Kiwanis Club, bringing a strong commitment to area kids. Organized in August 2015, it was chartered last December and has been making its presence felt ever since. […]

Families celebrate homeownership

“We Are So Happy to Be In Our New Neighborhood” (Naples, FL, Jan. 18, 2016)-Several hundred members of the Habitat for Humanity of Collier County community turned out to celebrate success in Immokalee this weekend. From family members to neighbors to donors to volunteers to staff members, the Faith Landing community came out– in fellowship, […]

Updates for Immokalee Relay for Life

Event date: Friday evening April 8, 2016, through Saturday morning April 9, 2016, Immokalee Sports Complex. At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference […]

A new Habitat home for the holidays

Naples, FL, Dec. 23, 2015 –The baby turned two months old. Christmas was just two days away. And Miguel and Alyssa Pascual were both taking a big step forward. This week, the Pascuals, both 25-year-old Immokalee High graduates, became homeowners in the Faith Landing neighborhood in Immokalee. Two days before the holidays began, they were […]

Immokalee family truly ‘home for the holidays’

Naples, FL, Nov. 19, 2015 – Just in time for the holidays, one lucky family won the down payment for their newly completed Habitat for Humanity-built home in Immokalee and a truck load of furniture to fill it. Saturday, November 20, Humanity of Collier County, in partnership with La Ley FM 92.1 Radio, awarded the […]