Skill Building at the Youth Empowerment Academy

  With the help of The Immokalee Foundation, the Greater Immokalee Front Porch Youth Empowerment Academy (YEA) held its second annual conference this summer in Immokalee, giving five highly [...]

Alejandro Hits Camp Joslin

  TIF student Alejandro Arreguin and TIF board member Louise Penta share a moment together this summer at Camp Joslin in Massachusetts — an experience Alejandro enjoyed thanks to TIF and our [...]

Immersing in Medicine: TIF Summer Internships

Nine TIF students recently completed a five-week medical internship co-hosted by Collier Health Services and the Florida State University Immokalee Health Education Site. Here the students join [...]

TIF Goes to Washington

In June, eight Immokalee students ventured to Washington, D.C. for a week-long trip that one student described as “life changing.” The students toured the U.S. Capitol, rode the D.C. Metro, [...]

Zednik to Chair the 2011 Charity Classic Celebration

  Joseph Zednik, an Immokalee Foundation board member and mentor, and Bonita Springs resident, has been named to chair the organization’s Charity Classic Celebration scheduled for Friday, [...]

TIF Teams Up with Pelican Marsh Couple to Bring Tennis to Town

  Every Tuesday afternoon throughout the spring, the sound of tennis balls bouncing off the pavement would fill the air at the Immokalee Community Park. This is because Jim and Sulbey Holt [...]

Andrea Guerrero is Taking the World by Storm

  Last month, Immokalee High School senior and TIF superstar, Andrea Guerrero, received an email from representatives of the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida. The letter said, in part, [...]

Getting Insights Into a Life in Law

  Law enforcement officer Brian Clervoix speaks to TIF students at a recent career planning workshop in Immokalee. From spring 2010 to spring 2011, TIF has hosted 13 career development and [...]

Milca Runs the House at FSU

Milca Bellegarde, a junior at the Florida State University, is a TIF Direct Scholarship recipient who is taking great advantage of the opportunities that college life is providing her. The most [...]

Immokalee in Ten Phrases? TIF Alum Maria Castro Gives Her Answers

  We asked TIF alum and Barry University sophomore Maria Castro to give us ten words or phrases that spring to mind when she thinks of Immokalee. In response, she described the good, the [...]

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