Sun Port Charlotte EDITORIAL: Handcuffs aren’t the solution to homelessness

OUR POSITION: Homeless outreach is a win-win for both police and the community. Ever wonder how much a homeless person costs you? Taking into account the use of crisis services like hospitals, rehab centers, psychiatric facilities, emergency rooms and jails, a single chronically homeless individual costs the public at least …

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $728,000 in Leveraged Community Grants

SRQ DAILY WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY NOV 20, 2019 Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently awarded nine Leveraged Grants totaling $462,000 for a range of major nonprofit programs and services. The funding will support regional efforts to fight hunger, provide safe housing for struggling single mothers, expand trauma-focused services for children, and …