Young boy and his mother reading together on a park bench

One Child and One Family at a Time

Editor’s Note: This post is based on the speech Kirsten Russell, director of community investment for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, gave at the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Community Update Breakfast on October 17, 2018. Read More

Grade-Level Reading Campaign Celebrates Efforts to Boost Child Literacy Rates

The campaign’s annual community breakfast brought together literacy advocates from across the region who discussed strategy and coordination. SARASOTA — The Patterson Foundation president and CEO Debra Jacobs channeled Mary Poppins when she encouraged a group of… Read More