Deed #16 – An Interactive Workshop Helping High School Seniors with College Admission Essays

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The Education Foundation’s Write Your Future Workshop is designed to help seniors hone their college admission essay writing skills through prompts and narrative and reflective writing skills. The workshops were offered at Riverview High School and Northport High School during the week of August 8-10th. Students learned to take their essay from concept to completion while receiving feedback along the …

Deed #15 – For Survivors of Domestic Violence

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HOPE Family Services is a not-for-profit organization based in Bradenton, Florida, providing services to survivors of domestic violence. Their mission is to promote safety, strength and well-being for those affected by domestic violence and their services include a 24 hour Helpline, Emergency Safe Shelter, Advocacy Programs, Counseling, Children’s programs and Prevention programs. HOPE’s vision is through services and social change; …

Deed #14 Saint Stephens Episcopal School Externship Program

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Deed #14-  Saint Stephens Episcopal School Externship Program – Giving students interested in the legal field an “in office” experience of job shadowing. The Saint Stephen’s externship program provides students the opportunity to explore various interests, passions and curiosities.  Students can gain greater knowledge about a career they might be interested in pursuing through a focused, hands-on externship during their …

Deed #13 Catholic Charities of Desoto County

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        #13 – A Program That Helps to Fight Poverty, Strengthen Families and Build Communities Through Programs and Services that Ensure Human Dignity and Enhancing the Quality of Life For All Persons. DeSoto County is home to a large number of migrant families who wish to achieve citizenship or reunite with other family members.    The program provides …

Deed #12 – HSSC Summer Camp helping underprivileged students attend summer camp

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The Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC) Summer Camp allows campers to interact with animals, play games, create animal-themed crafts and learn from exciting speakers!  The Fur Fun Summer Camp is designed for children ages 6-11 and is held in the Education Center at HSSC. HSSC is working directly with Tatum Ridge and Emma Booker to provide recommendations for underprivileged …

Deed #11 – The Booker Law Academy Mentor Program

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The Booker Law Academy Mentor Program is a newly formed program, spearheaded by Judge Mercurio, where judges and lawyers in the community volunteer their time to serve as mentors to Booker high school students who have expressed an interest in the legal field. Mentors meet with their student weekly one-on-one, where they have the opportunity to discuss a variety of …

Deed #9 – To Help people in our Community with Addictions and Associated Disorders

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FIRST STEP prevents and treats alcohol and drug addictions and associated disorders.  They foster fully functioning, productive individuals by offering a full array of services in partnership with our community. Some First Step clients arrive with nothing more than the clothes on their back.  While each residential program varies, First Step provides basic items for clients to use during their …

Deed #8 for our children in Need

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GIVING CHALLENGE – 2018 The Education Foundation of Sarasota County dedicates itself to providing learning and earning opportunities to all students so that they may attain even greater futures. A brighter and stronger youth force today means a brighter and stronger community and workforce tomorrow. Norton Hammersley Lopez & Skokos, P.A. has chosen the Education Foundation as one of their …

Deed #7 for our Veterans and Furry Friends

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Southeastern Guide Dogs rely on the proceeds they receive to help raise, train, and match their amazing dogs with visually impaired students, people whose lives are transformed by new levels of independence and freedom. They also provide service dogs for veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder. One of our very own attorneys, John M Compton, served on the Board of Southeastern …