Mercedes-Benz of Naples supports The Immokalee Foundation’s Career Pathways program

The recent Mercedes-Benz of Naples Dealer Championship raised $7,200 for The Immokalee Foundation’s newest program, Career Pathways: Empowering Students to Succeed. Recognizing that some [...]

Two graduates of The Immokalee Foundation present to Florida Council of 100

Two past graduates of The Immokalee Foundation programs recently spoke to members of the Florida Council of 100 at its spring general membership conference in Palm Beach. Jesus Velazco-Salazar [...]

Event chairs, committees gearing up for The Immokalee Foundation’s Charity Classic events

Event chairs and committee members are in place and planning ahead for The Immokalee Foundation’s signature fundraising events in November – the Charity Classic Celebration on Nov.8 and the [...]

The Immokalee Foundation director attends Harvard Business School program

Noemi Y. Perez, executive director of The Immokalee Foundation, recently returned from Harvard Business School, where she attended an executive education program made possible through a [...]

The Immokalee Foundation students need more mentors for advice and fun

Mentorship is an essential part of The Immokalee Foundation’s programs and summer is the time for interested adults to experience how rewarding the mentor relationship can be. “My mentees teach [...]

The Immokalee Foundation appoints Phillips as vice president of philanthropy

Melissa Phillips has been named vice president of philanthropy for The Immokalee Foundation. In the role, Phillips primary focus is on the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major [...]

The Immokalee Foundation receives $25,000 boost from Gannett Foundation grant

The Immokalee Foundation recently received a $25,000 grant from the Gannett Foundation’s national “A Community Thrives” program. Gannett’s fundraising challenge is providing grants to community [...]

Blue Zones certification benefits The Immokalee Foundation team

The Immokalee Foundation has demonstrated its staff’s commitment to health and wellness by becoming Blue Zones certified. Executive Director Noemi Perez introduced the Blue Zones idea to her team [...]

The League Club grant enables The Immokalee Foundation to purchase 46 computers for students’ use

The Immokalee Foundation recently received a $14,800 grant from The League Club that will help 1,300 Immokalee students in various foundation programs. The Community Trust Fund of The League Club [...]

The Immokalee Foundation celebrates 88 recent graduates

The Immokalee Foundation recently recognized 88 graduates – 55 students enrolled in its programs from high school and 33 from colleges and universities – during an evening of celebration at Ave [...]

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