GCP Focus – C.A.R.E.

Domestic violence is something that no community is immune to and sadly often goes unreported. Studies indicate that on average, every minute 20 people experience some form of domestic violence in the United States. Domestic violence comes in many forms and can vary dramatically. Whether it’s through deliberate intimidation, physical …

Review finds high cardiovascular disease mortality rates among homeless populations

Among homeless individuals cardiovascular disease remains one of the major causes of death due to challenges in predicting initial risk, limited access to health care and difficulties in long-term management, according to a review published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In the U.S., roughly 550,000 …

GCP Focus – FlourishNow

Since launching in Southwest Florida in 2015, Safe Families has helped hundreds of families remain intact and get the help and the support they need to provide a loving, stable home for their children. Safe Families is a faith-based organization in Southwest Florida that “relies on the church to be …

The 2018 Giving Challenge

Since 2012, donors from throughout our region have shown their love for local nonprofit organizations by providing more than $28 million in unrestricted funding to support their missions during the Giving Challenge. Last year’s event set a new standard for generosity in our community, when more than $13.4 million was …

What is Housing First?

Housing First in Permanent Supportive Housing Housing First is an approach to quickly and successfully connect individuals and families experiencing homelessness to permanent housing without preconditions and barriers to entry, such as sobriety, treatment or service participation requirements. Supportive services are offered to maximize housing stability and prevent returns to …