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Make-A-Wish and 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge Partner to Help Make Dreams Come True

A young boy with muscular dystrophy was recently granted a visit to 'Ding' Darling Wildlife Refuge and sworn in as the manager for the day, through a partnership with Make-a-Wish Southern Florida.

CROW's 50th Anniversary Celebration Underway

Special events, such as an Audubon speaker and an off-island event, are planned in addition to familiar, fan-favorite, annual fundraising events.

Valerie’s House Creates a Handmade Children’s Quilt to Commemorate Lost Loved Ones

The handmade quilt is going to be displayed on Capitol Hill and all across SW Florida.

Community Profile - Dot & Trouper the Blind Racoon of the Wildlife Education Project

Wildlife rehabilitator Dorothy (Dot) Lee says when she rescued Trouper, a blind raccoon, now 7 years old, it was actually he who saved her.

Valerie's House Founder Talks Hope, Grief & Healing Together

We had the opportunity to speak with Valerie’s House Founder and CEO Angela Melvin, who recently presented at the 2017 National Alliance for Grieving Children Symposium in Richmond, Va.

Sanibel’s Nonprofit Gift Shops Benefit Island’s Natural Resources

The most meaningful shopping experiences can be had at the array of gift shops that support Sanibel’s nonprofit organizations, with proceeds supporting many important causes.

Founder of 'Dress for Success SW Florida' Talks Mission to Empower & Encourage Women

Dress for Success SW Florida gave Bonita Springs a special treat, booking Donna Noce as the keynote speaker for its annual signature event, A Fashion Night in Black & White.

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