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Stacy Nicolau

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

Parenting

Phuong Gano

Lisette Morales

Meet our May MOMentum Mom: Phuong Gano. She has honored the American Dream of her Vietnam War refugee parents by becoming a teacher, a wife and mother, and a recipient of the Stand Up for Justice Award. Read more

Parenting

When your children outgrow their favorite camp, check into counselor-in-training (CIT) programs. Some programs offer volunteer hours, which can fulfill scholarship requirements. Read more

News Briefs

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. Read 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. Read more

Meet our latest MOMentum Mom: Cindy Dreyfuss. Read more

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Yudy Barbera

Photo by Lisette Morales

Meet our first MOMentum Mom, Yudy Barbera. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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

Education

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

Travel

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

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

Health

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