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double donationWe have received exciting news since our request for donations went out on July 1. One of the “Founders” of the Heron Creek Community Foundation (HCCF), Sandy Edinger and his wife Martha have generously offered to match up to $10,000 to this fund-raising effort! 

need your helpDue to the needs in our North Port Community caused by the COVID-19 virus, we are making an urgent appeal to raise funds for the community.  All of us, our families and our fellow community members are facing the challenges the pandemic has raised.  Many members of the North Port Community have been seriously affected and are struggling to put food on their tables and keep up with shelter costs.  The local charities that provide food and other assistance to the community are struggling to keep up with the demand.  See how you can help by clicking "Read More"

Bryce M Class of 2020Where do your dollars go?  The Board is pleased to support Take Stock in Children.  The 2019 Grant supported and paid for the 6th mentoring and full four-year post-secondary scholarship.  This program seeks out students from families that have few or no previous college graduates.  Show to the left is Bryce Muniz, a 2016 recipient who graduated from North Port High School in 2020.

Here is a letter from Melanie Custer, Director of Operations:

Where do your grant dollars go?   The Board is pleased to support the North Port Chamber Teen Court NEW2North Port Teen Court Program and its D-Fy drug prevention program.  The 2019 grant was used to purchase 500 drug testing kits for our teen community. 
Here is a note from the Executive Director, Heather Todd, of Teen Court.

We are pleased to announce that the new date for the Duprees concert is Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  All tickets purchased for the original concert date will be honored at no additional charge.  Great seats still remain and can be purchased by clicking TICKETS or by visiting North Port Performing Arts Center located at North Port High School in North Port, FL.   

dscn0815 500x375The tournament scheduled for Wednesday April 22, 2020 the Foundation has been postponed to October 23,2020.  Please see below under "Read More"