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Weekly Insights: Children's Home Society Weekly Insights: Children's Home Society
Children's Home Society (CHS) builds bridges to success for children in order to achieve a world where children realize their full potential. Based on the 2020 HUD Point In Time Count, on any given night in IRC, 342 individuals are homeless. 36% of them or...

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Weekly Insights: Tykes & Teens Weekly Insights: Tykes & Teens
Tykes & Teens prioritizes children's mental health in our families, schools and communities through prevention, education and treatment. Mental illness is a silent pandemic afflicting communities, especially vulnerable communities, for years. On average, 61.7% of adults with mental illness in Florida do not receive treatment,...

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Weekly Insights: Treasure Coast Food Bank Feeds More with their Mobile Mercado Weekly Insights: Treasure Coast Food Bank Feeds More with their Mobile Mercado
Treasure Coast Food Bank (TCFB), the largest hunger relief organization on Florida’s Treasure Coast, works tirelessly to provide direct services and outreach programs to help support children, seniors, and families in need. With a staff of over 50 employees, and a fleet of more than...

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Weekly Insights: LifeBuilders of the Treasure Coast Builds Lives, Protects Communities
LifeBuilders of the Treasure Coast seeks to reduce crime, recidivism, and assist with low-income individuals who come in contact with Treasure Coast courts as a consequence of criminal behavior or a dependency action. According to Indian River Indicators, there are 227 homeless adults and 34...

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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: Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) Provides Quality Childcare Weekly Insights: Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) Provides Quality Childcare
The Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) opens doors to opportunities through quality child care and education from crib to high school and beyond.  According to Indian River Indicators, students in Indian River County have a graduation rate of 93.4%, which is higher than the state...

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Weekly Insights: VNA and Hospice Foundation Serves with Compassionate Care
The VNA and Hospice Foundation was established to provide compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice and community health services.  According to Indian River Insights, at 165.2 deaths per 100,000 people, Cancer...

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Weekly Insights: Indian River Habitat for Humanity Brings People Together to Build Homes
Indian River Habitat for Humanity seeks to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.  Typically, housing costs should be at 30% or less of a homeowner or renter’s income. According to Indian River Indicators, 22% of homeowner...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
"Strong leadership in our schools and proactive community organizations are responding to new challenges with urgency and creativity." - Jeff Pickering 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...

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Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine Indian River Insights from Vero Beach Magazine
"Indian River County is exceptional in our desire to keep improving the lives of everyone who lives here." - Jeff Pickering 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...

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