Super Bowl tailgate lunch for hungry and homeless

Super Bowl Weekend began early in Immokalee at Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice Soup Kitchen, Casa Maria. It was a “tailgate” party unlike any other. The multi-cultural community of Immokalee, most of whom think “soccer” when someone says “football” were treated to an all-American, football stadium-type meal of hotdogs, chili dogs and French fries served […]

In the shadow of Edgerrin James, J.C. Jackson makes his own path

When former Immokalee Indian J.C. Jackson suits up in his New England Patriots uniform this Feb. 3 for Super Bowl 53, he’ll have the eyes of over one hundred million t.v. viewers from all across the globe on him, including just about everyone in the small town of Immokalee. But that pressure and attention won’t […]