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Meals on Wheels Needs VolunteersNorth Port Meals on Wheels is an all-volunteer organization that relies on people like you, to prepare a nutritious meal and deliver a friendly visit to over 130 people who have trouble cooking a meal for themselves. We serve clients Monday through Saturday, including holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Golf Tournament UpdateAs previously announced, our annual fundraising golf tournament will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021. We will have morning tee times on two nines and the event includes a breakfast sandwich before golf, gift bag items (including a personalized golf towel for each participant) and a plated lunch in the main dining room (or outside/take out) following golf.
Golf Tournament Signup Now OpenSignup is now open for the 11th Annual HCCF Golf Tournament which is scheduled for Friday, October 22, 2021. Click here to signup.
2021 Golf Tournament Set for OctoberOn Friday, October 22, the Heron Creek Community Foundation (HCCF) will be holding its annual golf tournament. This is our largest fundraising event of the year and the net proceeds generate a substantial amount of the Grant Awards funds presented each fall. Last year, our Foundation was able to award $57,000 to charities that serve the needs of many residents, young and old, in North Port.
Food/Fund Drive A Great SuccessYou Came Through Again!
This year, All Faith’s Food Bank had asked HCCF to shift the annual Heron Creek Community Foundation Food Drive to a FUND DRIVE. The Fund Drive ran from Monday, February 8 until Friday, February 12 and was very successful.
Board Elects new Officers
President Holly Loos
Vice President Bob Burkart
Secretary Mary Bowersock
Treasurer Pete Cunningham
2020 Grant Awards AnnouncedThe Board of Directors of the Heron Creek Community Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding of its 2020 grants to charitable organizations serving the North Port community. This year, focusing on the more critical needs of the citizens resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, HCCF awarded grants to
Your Dollars Pay for Four-Year college scholarships
Here is a letter from Melanie Custer, Director of Operations:
Your Dollars Support Teen Drug TestingWhere do your grant dollars go? The Board is pleased to support the North 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.
Looking for VolunteersNothing feels better than helping others!
The HCCF Board of Directors is extending an invitation to jump on the band wagon and feel the joy of being involved with an institution whose sole purpose is "giving back" to help those in need in the North Port community. These days, due to many factors like Red Tide and low wages, many North Port families are in need.
Awarded to Assist North Port Citizens in Need