Families in bloom

Gabron moved from Pennsylvania to Southwest Florida with a plan. Find work and a place to live with his 15-year-old son, BeBe. He found work. But an affordable place was […]

Working toward home

Tiffany Hall hasn’t had a home to call her own in a long time. She and her children bounced from place to place, and for a stretch of eight long […]

Host mom gifted new car for Mother’s Day

Abby Fuller proudly drove her old Honda minivan everywhere her family needed to go in Southwest Florida. School, sporting events and church were popular destinations. And when her family volunteered […]

Benita’s journal of loss, hope and friendship…

The beautiful journal looks even more so in Benita’s hands. Maybe it’s her positive energy, resilience and gratefulness. Maybe it’s what’s written on its pages. Maybe it’s what’s written on […]

Double your gift through the 2024 Giving Challenge

Better Together is participating in the 2024 Giving Challenge, a 24-hour fundraising event that amplifies the efforts of some 700 nonprofits in the Sarasota region. By donating through the challenge, […]

Doing Good Together in Lee County

We laughed. We cried. We had a wonderful night of connection at our second 2024 Doing Good Together reception March 26 at the Collaboratory in downtown Fort Myers. The annual […]

The sweetest reunion: Family. Grace. Love.

Mom holds her young daughter

Kelseiday waited outside the Immokalee Friendship House on Friday wearing a smile only a mother knows. Several months ago, Kelseiday’s life was getting away from her. Work was hard to […]

The DOie reveal

One of our favorite events of the year—the Doing Good Together reception—kicked off this year in Naples on Tuesday, February 20, at Grey Oaks Country Club. The receptions, held in […]

Kids just want to have FUN!

More than 35 kids spent Friday night, February 16, playing… UNO. LEGOs. Connect Four. Apples to Apples. Musical Chairs. Battleship. Jenga. and.. Painting. Racing cars. Hula Hooping. Eating mac & […]

Holding on: Kristin & Daimon…

Kristin holds her son Daimon like a last breath. Kristin always holds Daimon this way. No matter where they are. On a median between traffic lanes, a sign asking to […]

We are Participating in Give4Marion, and Need Your Support!

Join us for a 33-hour campaign dedicated to raising money and awareness for nonprofit organizations doing good in Marion County. Fundraising kicks off today and ends at 7 p.m. tomorrow.