Venice Shores Realty supports local charities. Venice Shores Realty is dedicated to giving back to the local, state, and national communities. Through their donations, they have changed many lives.
Some examples of the charities that have received donations are listed below:
Agape Flights http://www.agapeflights.com/
Aids Research Alliance http://www.aidsresearch.org/
"Thanks to your generosity, AIDS Research Alliance will be able to bring health and hope to millions of people living with HIV/AIDS."
Akron Children's Hospital https://www.akronchildrens.org/
All Children's Hospital http://www.allkids.org/
"Thank you for your generous donation representing your personal donation of 10% of your commission on a recent real estate transaction. Your support of All Children's Hospital means so much to the thousands of children and families we serve throughout the year."
All Faiths Food Bank http://www.allfaithsfoodbank.org/
"Thank you for supporting All Faiths Food Bank in our mission to feed the hungry people in our community with your very kind donation. All Faiths Food Bank works to provide food to our 205 partner agencies. In fact, we are now distributing enough food to provide more than 246,000 meals every month."
ALS Association www.ALSAFL.org/
"Through your generosity, our caring patient services staff can continue to provide strength to people with ALS in our community. You are making a difference!"
Alzheimer's Association http://www.alz.org/index.asp
"Your compassion is making a wonderful difference in our fight to bring about a future without Alzheimer's disease.
American Brain Tumor Association http://www.abta.org/
"Your support brings us a step closet to eliminating brain tumors through research and provides free educational and resource information to those affected by brain tumors."
American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/
"Because of contributions like yours, over a half million cancer deaths have been prevented since 1991."
American Diabetes Asssociation http://www.diabetes.org/
"Thank you so much for supporting me in this year's Tour de Cure! The ride was an amazing and rewarding experience!"
Asolo Conservatory http://www.asolorep.org/
"Your donation is very much appreciated and assists the FSU/Asolo Conservatory fulfill its mission to the students.
Baptist Missions To Forgotton Peoples, Inc. http://www.bmfp.org/
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada http://www.callbigbrothers.com/
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast http://www.bbbssun.org/Boy Scout Council of S.W. Florida http://www.swflcouncilbsa.org/
"Our mission at Big Brothers Big Sisters is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters and the many children who will benefit from your generosity thank you."
"Thank you for all you do for Scouting. Your contribution says that you understand that the future of our young people and our communities are very much connected."
Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County http://www.boysandgirlsclubs.com/
I know your gift comes from the heart and that's what makes it so special.
Children's Miracle Network http://www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org//
"We are so glad to have learned of your recent donations to multiple children's hospitals. Because the donations went there directly, we weren't aware of the full extent of your philanthropy. Especially in this tough year, we appreciate your thoughtfulness and generosity, and know that your clients must be touched and inspired by the example you are setting."
Community Haven for Adults and Children http://www.chachaven.com/
"Your gift warmed our hearts, another example of the care and concern that you show when you help those less able to help themselves."
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation http://www.cff.org/
"Thank you for your commitment to improving the lives of the 30,000 children and adults with cystic fibrosis (CF). Caring people like you make it possible for those with cystic fibrosis to live longer, healthier lives. When the CF Foundation was established in 1955, children with the disease were not expected to live past elementary school. Thanks to research and care supported by the Foundation, the median predicted age of survival is in the mid-30's."
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute http://www.dana-farber.org/
"Your generosity is deeply appreciated and plays a fundamental part in the progress that Dana-Farber's physician-scientists are making each and every day in the fight against cancer."
Disabled American Veterans http://www.dav.org/
"Please know that your very generous gift will make a tremendous difference in what we can do for so many deserving veterans. Thank you again for caring about disabled veterans and for helping us change lives. You are a true friend indeed to our cause!"
Englewood United Methodist Church http://www.englewoodumc.net/
Episcopal Community Services http://www.ecs1870.org/
Eyes of an Angel Pet Rescue http://www.eyesofanangelpetrescue.com/
Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund http://www.faithsarasota.com/
Face Autism, Inc. http://www.face-autism.org/
Farm Sanctuary http://www.farmsanctuary.org/
"With your donation, we are rescuing sick and injured animals, administering lifesaving medicines to them, and giving them a safe, warm place to call home."
Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition http://www.floridasuicideprevention.org/
Food for the Poor, Inc. http://www.foodforthepoor.org/
"Your generosity is a true reflection of God's love, and helps shine the Light of Christ into the darkness of poverty and despair. Your generosity renews the spirits of the poor and is deeply appreciated by those you are helping."
Garden Elementary School http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/Garden/
Please accept my sincere gratitude for your kind and generous adoption of Garden's Instrumental Band program. Your efforts will greatly enhance Garden Elementary's march towards greatness.
Gilchrist Hospice Care http://www.gilchristhospice.org
"Your generosity, and th egenerosity of others like you, allows us to continue to fulfill our mission of providing the finest in end of life care for terminally-itt residents of Central Maryland and for the families they will leave behind."
Glenallen Elementary School http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/ga/
Global Health Ministries http://www.ghm.org/
Go Beyond Your Knowledge, LLC
"With your generous donation, we are able to provide assistance to families who have been placed in challenging financial situations."
Gordon J. and Ruby J. Neilson Endowed Scholarship
"You are expanding educational opportunities for deserving students who are very bright and capable, but could not otherwise attend without assistance.
Gulf Coast Diabetes Foundation http://www.gulfcoastdiabetesfoundation.org/
"The money will be used to send disadvantaged children to the Florida Diabetes Camp."
Habitat for Humanity, South Sarasota County http://www.habitatvenicerestore.org/ "It is only through donations such as yours that we are able to continue with our mission of providing a hand up to struggling but deserving families in South Sarasota County. Your caring and sharing help."
Humane Society of Manatee County http://www.humanemanatee.org/
Your gift will help us provide shelter, fill hungry tummies, heal wounds, and find loving new homes for these silent worthy souls.
Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc. http://www.hssc.org/
Hydrocephalus Association http://www.hydroassoc.org/
Jane Goodall Foundation http://www.janegoodall.org/
"It is your steadfast annual assistance that makes us so effective in saving chimpanzees and other endangered wildlife and in restoring irreplaceable and dwindling landscapes critical to the survival of all living things."
KPC Respite Center www.familyconnectionsco.org/
Loveland Center of Venice http://www.lovelandcenter.com/
"With your support our students have the means to do extraoridinary things, helping themselves live independently and work in the community."
Lupus Research Institute http://www.lupusresearchinstitute.org/
"Your generous contribution will enable us to embrace and advance bold and now proven new ideas in the field of lupus research."
Manatee Community College http://www.mccfoundation.net/
"Your gift is a genuine investment in the success and future of our college, our students and our community."
Maryland for Our Military
Mote Marine Laboratory http://www.mote.org/
"Your generous gift will be of great benefit to Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, as we continue to conduct vital marine science research, provide a variety of educational opportunities for students of all ages, and offer entertaining and informative exihibits for our residents and tourists."
Muscular Dystrophy Association http://www.mdausa.org/
National Kidney Foundation of Florida http://www.kidney.org/site/index.cfm?ch=204
Your donation allows us to continue our many services and programs such as public education, preventive screenings, patient services, health policcy development and research. Your generosity is helping change lives.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society http://www.nationalmssociety.org/index.aspx
Neuro Challenge Foundation http://www.neurochallenge.org/neu/
New Vision Church of God http://www.newvisionworshipcenter.org/
We have accomplished great things for God this past year. I appreciate all that you do for our church.
Our Mother's House http://www.ourmothershousedov.org/
"I would like to thank you for your donation to our program. Your generosity will ensure the provision of education and programming that will aid our mothers as they journey towards self-sufficiency."
PACE Center for Girls, Jacksonville http://www.pacecenter.org/
"PACE values all girls and young women, believing each one deserves an opportunity to find her voice, achieve her potential and celebrate a life defined by responsibility, dignity, serenity and grace. Thank you for your support and believing in our girls."
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network http://www.pancan.org/
"It is through your generosity that we are able to continue to make progress in our fight against pancreatic cancer."
Payton Wright Foundation http://paytonwright.org/
"Our organization is a great success because of people like you. These funds will go a long way in helping families who have a child with brain cancer."
Penn State Hershey Four Diamonds Fund http://www.pennstatehershey.org/web/fourdiamonds/home
"Your donation is extremely important to us as we work to conquer childhood cancer. Through your support we are able to assist the families with the financial burden that comes with having a child diagnosed with cancer."
Polish American Association http://www.polish.org/ Pregnancy Solutions of Venice http://www.pregnancysolutions.org/
"Your support allows us to carry on and continue to change our world, one life at a time!"
Racing Dog Rescue Project http://rdrp-greyhound.org//
"Thank you for your generous donation. What a wonderful program you have established!!"
Relay for Life http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp
"We are deeply grateful for your generosity and support of our efforts."
Roatan Children's Fund http://www.roatanchildrensfund.com/
"Your donation will help our projects of providing the Children of the Majken Broby Children's Home with education, clean drinking water and other necesseties. It will also help us provide books, uniforms, and other supplies for over 2500 Roatan school children."
Ronald McDonald House http://www.rmhc.com/ Rotary Futures Program
"The Venice High School's Class of 2008 reported $2.1 million in accepted local and institutional scolarships. Your commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the Venice community is immeasurable."
Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center http://www.sparcc.net/
"Your support allows SPARCC to fulfill its mission to provide services to victims of domestic and sexual violence, and to promote a violence free community through awareness and education."
Saint Andrew's Haiti Mission Partnership http://www.stashaitiparters.org/
"The Partnership is with the St. Jacques School, Christ the King church. They are located in Lahoye, Haiti. Lahoye is located on the central plateau of Haiti near the border with the Dominican border. Traditionally this is the poorest part of Haiti.
There are 280 students attending the school you see in the photographs. This building also serves as the church.
There is no water at the school. The nearest source of water is a well that is one half mile away. One of our current projects is providing water filters for 5 gallon buckets and iodine tablets so that there is at least a small amount of clean water available for the children. A long term goal is to develop a source of water at the school.
We are currently sending down money to buy plates, utensils and a large pot to prepare rice and beans for lunch. We are also sending down money to pay for the teachers at the school."
Saint Francis Animal Hospital http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/sfarfl.html
"What a marvelous gift! Your wonderful and truly caring gift to our rescue shelter is ever so greatly appreciated."
Salvation Army http://www.uss.salvationarmy.org/uss/www_uss_venice.nsf
"We are aware of the great sacrifice you have made to help us help others. Your donation will assist us in meeting the needs of Southwest communities and other areas."
Sarasota Firefighters Benevolent Fund http://sffbf.org/
"On behalf of the Sarasota Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund, we extend our most heart filled thanks for your generous donation. Our goal is to serve our fellow employees, their families, and members of the community in time of need and assist with handling their crisis with dignity."
Sarasota In Defense of Animals http://sdasarasota.com/
"This donation is very much appreciated. SDA relies on the generosity of caring individuals to help us provide lifetime care for the 365 animals at our santuary and to help alleviate the suffering and death of other animals in our community."
Save A Yorkie Rescue http://www.saveayorkierescue.org/
"Wow! We are always so surprised by the generosity of people such as your clients. You are obviously real dog lovers too!" "We just spent the day begging for quarters to pay our vet bills. Coming home to find your gift was just miraculous!"
Save the Manatee Club http://www.savethemanatee.org/
"Wow! I am truly humbled by your committment to make a difference by giving back to worthy causes."
Photo credit Patrick M. Rose/Save the Manatee Club."
Senior Friendship Center, Venice Adult Daycare Center http://www.seniorfriendship.com/venice/index.cfm?location=venice&locID=2
Sertoma Club of Venice http://www.venicesertoma.com/
Special Olympics Sarasota County Florida http://www.sosarasota.com/
"Special Olympics has been able to create opportunities and change lives because we focus on the abilities of people with intellectual challenges instead of their disabilities. Gifts like yours ae making this possible."
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital http://www.stjude.org/
"Thank you so very much for your generous gift for the precious children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Your donations and your prayers are helping our brave boys and girls fight for their lives against cancer."
St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, North Port, FL (no website available)
Suncoast Humane Society http://www.humane.org/
"Please accept my appreciation for your generous gift. Suncoast Humane Society continues to advance our mission of reducing the number of homeless animals, and improving the quality of life."
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Fund http://www5.komen.org/
"Thank you for supporting our vision of a world without breast cancer. We are grateful for your support. We are truly saving lives."
The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp http://www.holeinthewallgang.org/Page.aspx?pid=471 "I wonder what life would be like if I wasn't sick. At The Hole in the Wall Gamg Camp it is our great joy to provide a camp experience where our campers can do just that - experience life without boundaries or limits. Our campers have the opportunity to horseback ride, climb towers, make woodshop and crafts projects, sleep next to a campfire, catch as many fish as possible and sing and dance their hearts out on stage."
The Wildlife Center of Venice http://www.wildlifecenterofvenice.org/
It is only through the generosity of individuals like yourself that we can continue our work to rescue, treat, and release Florida's injured, sick, and orphaned wildlife.
Tidewell Hospice http://www.tidewell.org/
"Tidewell gratefully acknowledges your gift in support of our mission to provide the highest quality of care that embraces a comprehensive continuum of services for patients and families living with advanced illness."
Tulip Street Christian Church http://tulipstreet.com/
United Way http://www.uwsrq.com/
"Your generosity really makes a difference in the lives of children and families who live right here in Sarasota County."
Venice Area Youth Soccer Assoc. http://www.venicesoccer.com/
"With your help, we have the opportunity to help the kids grow in many positive ways."
Venice Firefighters Benevolent Fund http://www.Venicefirefighters.com/
Venice High School http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/vhs/
Veterans of Modern Warfare http://vmwusa.org/
Warehouse of Venice http://www.venicewarehouse.com/
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, for wanting to help encourage area youth talent and all those putting this Concert Together. You're Awesome!
WordAlone Network http://wordalone.org/
World Vision http://www.worldvision.org/
"May God bless you for helping us provide both physical necessities and spiritual comfort to children and families in desperate need. Your gift is already hard at work providing care for orphans around the world."