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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the...

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Weekly Insights: Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County Weekly Insights: Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County
41.4% of adults above age 24 in Indian River County have a high school diploma or less. The Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County is helping to increase the amount of high schoolers going to college by offering hope, encouragement and scholarship opportunities to local...

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Weekly Insights: The Buggy Bunch Weekly Insights: The Buggy Bunch
The Buggy Bunch is dedicated to building relationships and meeting the needs of Indian River County moms and their families. The organization's new Family Center opened on April 26, 2021. Since the building was completed, The Buggy Bunch has seen an increase in the number...

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Weekly Insights: The Samaritan Center of Vero Beach Weekly Insights: The Samaritan Center of Vero Beach
Pictured from left to right: Renee Bireley, Development Manager; Vania Bartee, Children's Coordinator; Vanessa McGriff, Operations Manager; Kris Rivera, CCPBD Operations Director. The Samaritan Center provides transitional housing and guidance to homeless families in Indian River County and prepares them to live independently. The average length of stay is 6-9 months....

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the...

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Weekly Insights: Dogs for Life Weekly Insights: Dogs for Life
According to Indian River Indicators, 11.9% of adults in Indian River County are veterans, compared to 8.6% of all adults in Florida. As many as 30% of veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Dogs for Life is devoted to improving the quality of...

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Weekly Insights: ORCA Weekly Insights: ORCA
The Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA) endeavors to protect and restore aquatic ecosystems and the species they sustain through the development of innovative technologies, science-based conservation action, and community education and outreach. ORCA is committed to returning the Indian River Lagoon to a vibrant,...

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Weekly Insights: A Caring Center for Women Weekly Insights: A Caring Center for Women
A Caring Center for Women exists to provide on-going services to pregnant mothers in need on a free and confidential basis without regard to income, race, or religion in a welcoming atmosphere of unconditional love and non-judgmental support.  Free pregnancy testing, “on-site" ultrasound, pregnancy counseling...

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Indian River Housing Insights Indian River Housing Insights
In partnership with Vero Beach Magazine, Indian River Community Foundation’s President and CEO, Jeff Pickering, writes a monthly column called Indian River Insights. These articles explore the root causes of community needs, celebrate successes, analyze meaningful solutions, and offer insights into persistent challenges. In the...

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