Jonathan’s Week #2

Last week, we reported on Jonathan Cantu, the Immokalee student and TIF volunteer who received a month long trip to Chicago to study art at a few of America’s great institutions. As Jonathan [...]

Fore! Immokalee Students Join Summer Golf Camp

This week, the First Tee of Naples/Collier Summer Camp began. At this golf-focused camp, students get clubs sized for them, learn the basic of the game, and visit the PGA Superstore (pictured). [...]

TIF Students Graduate YLC

Last week the Youth Leadership Collier graduation ceremony was held at Edison State College.  Andrea Guerro, Daphne Antoine, and Maria Plata — pictured here with TIF director Liz Albritten — were [...]

Jonathan Cantu Receives the Opportunity of a Lifetime

On Sunday, Jonathan Cantu — an Immokalee resident and TIF student — boarded a plane for Chicago, where he’ll spend a month studying his favorite subject: art. As part of the Illinois Institute of [...]

Immokalee Girls Celebrate Being “Princesses For a Day”

Last month, more than 20 Immokalee high school and middle school girls were presented with the question, “What would it mean to be princess for a day?” Sponsored by the Fifth Third Bank Women’s [...]

TIF Staff Spotlight – Lois Gomez

Here at TIF, we’re proud of the staff that carries out our mission on a daily basis. Their dedication and hard work truly change the lives of Immokalee’s children — and that’s why we’re taking [...]

TIF Funded Tennis Program A Success

Last month, a TIF-sponsored tennis program was held at the Immokalee Community Park for third and fourth graders. Jim and Sulbey Hold — who first introduced the idea to create a TIF funded tennis [...]