RSS

Stacy Nicolau

In honor of National Nonprofit Awareness Month, here are 30 Naples-area organizations that need your help. more

Parenting

Dara Albert MOMentum Mom

Lisette Morales

After her own family experienced financial and food insecurity, Dara Albert became determined to rebuild her life and give back to her community by becoming a Food Angel. more

Parenting

Ivy Schamis and PAWS

Photos by Lisette Morales

Naples PAWS Assistance Dogs prepares a support dog for Ivy Schamis, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas teacher, whose classroom was devastated by a gun man. more

Meet our latest MOMentum Mom: Cindy Dreyfuss. more

Parenting 2 Comments

Yudy Barbera

Photo by Lisette Morales

Meet our first MOMentum Mom, Yudy Barbera. more

Started in 2012, the annual Collier County Schools Principal for a Day program engages community leaders in a hands-on experience to learn how Collier County students are being educated. more

Education

Several Collier County Leaders attempted the Childhood Hunger Awareness Challenge by surviving for three days on $10 worth of food. Article is followed by a list of food banks and pantries in Collier County. more

Donation boxes

Africa Studio - Fotolia

Our current directory of Collier County nonprofits that serve our community. more

DIRECTORIES

Parents can rest assured that homes displaying a teal pumpkin have non-food treats for their little trick-or-treaters or have allergies or or special diets that prevent them from enjoying the traditional candy treats. Here's how you can participate. more

Holidays

If your children go to school in Florida, chances are they participate in the Sunshine State Youth Reader Award program. Find out why they love it and read the whole list of Sunshine State Youth Reader Award books here. more

Education

Naples mother Katie Field is a driving force behind a photo application that organizes photos in a private virtual space that can be accessed by invited friends and family. more

Parenting

A federal, five-year Strategic Plan for STEM Education is now in progress to sustain and engage youth by providing an equal opportunity to STEM instruction for grades kindergarten through 12, undergraduate, and graduate students. more

Education

Glennon Melton talks to Neapolitan Family about reckless truth telling, learning to swim and lifting communities up one woman at a time more

Health

There are many opportunities in the Naples area for children and teens of all ages to learn about a sport or to join a competitive team. Use the following directory as a year round resource of athletic organizations. more

Fun

March is here and spring break is coming quickly. If you haven’t yet made plans and last minute airfare isn’t an option, consider one of these Florida destinations for a great vacation. more

Travel

Student exchange programs offer Collier County students the opportunity to experience new cultures and build lasting relationships. more

Education

Collier County and Lee County public high schools provide options for vocational training, including career academies at various campuses to create specialized learning communities within a school. more

Fun 1 Comments

Barron Collier student Cami Lange is a happy, thriving teen who plays lacrosse and enjoys her friends. She is also living with diabetes. more

Health

No one wants to think about dealing with lice right now but August is prime time for infestations. Here’s how to avoid them and if you can’t, the newest and best treatments. more

Health

Captiva Island is just a short 1-1/2 hour drive from Naples–just perfect for a fun-filled day trip. During the holiday season, you’ll find the island decorated, lit up and welcoming of visitors. more

Holidays

For many families, a vacation to the Orlando area is a trip of a lifetime that requires months, even years of planning. For Floridians, Orlando is a nearby fabulous family vacation destination that can be bitten off in small chunks. more

Travel

Conservancy August 2018 New Animal Ambassador

Cmon September 2018

December 2018 Cover