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Author’s Note: SUNCOAST DISASTER RECOVERY FUND The day after Hurricane Ian hit the Suncoast of Florida, The Patterson Foundation announced a …
Editor’s Note: Since 2018, albeit interrupted by COVD, SCGLR has hosted 18 Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry events providing 708 families with…
Editor’s Note: Photo courtesy of Ray Collins.   The Stars Aligned at Dive into Reading Camps I woke up one summer morning and had an ove…
Editor’s Note: Dr. Joni S. Steinberg manages The Patterson Foundation’s (TPF) Advancing Philanthropic Leadership (APL) initiative. In collabo…
It wasn’t exactly a holiday party, although you could feel a sense of celebration in the air. Smiles, conversations, snacks, and laughter wer…
Editor’s Note: All names have been changed to protect personal privacy. The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) just completed…
The two elementary schools must earn a C this year in order to avoid closure, conversion to a charter or takeover by a private management fir…
Las dos escuelas primarias deben obtener una C este año para evitar su cierre, convertirse en una escuela chárter o que una empresa de gestió…
Editor’s Note: Fourth-grade twins Kennedy and Avery Cole raised money for Bay Haven Charter Academy in Panama City after learning about the d…
Editor’s Note: Caroline Russell is a 7th-grade student in the Panther Gifted Academy at Sarasota Middle School who volunteered with the Sunco…
The word, neighbor, resonated in a new way for about 100 people in Manatee County on Saturday, July 14. The first Pop-Up Neighbor event, spon…
As Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’” To help a child improve hi…
Editor’s Note: Amanda McNary is a third-grade teacher at Alta Vista Elementary School and a new Suncoast Campaign for Grade-level Reading (SC…
Nota del editor: Amanda McNary es profesora de tercer grado en la escuela primaria Alta Vista y nuevo miembro del equipo de la Suncoast Campa…