Toy drive provides bright holiday to families

Every year, Better Together provides Christmas gifts to the families we serve through the Better Families program, thanks to our generous supporters. For many families, just getting through the day-to-day […]

A touch of kindness

I buckled my children into their car seats after a rainy day of delivering Thanksgiving dinners to families in North Fort Myers. On our way home, my son said these […]

Hurricane Ian: How can you help?

Semi trucks full of supplies are coming daily to our church partners across Southwest Florida. Better Together is leveraging the strength of its team and volunteers to work with churches […]

Angels walk this earth

Guest Blog by Lucretia Marie   I had just moved to Lehigh Acres, Florida, with my husband and four children. We were starting off a new journey where we didn’t […]

Better Jobs: Matchmaker for employment

Gavin and Nate stand inside CARP industrial building

Gavin and Nate |   Steven Russell had been to three other job fairs. He’d placed help-wanted ads in print and online. Still, he wasn’t finding the right workers for […]

What it means to be a true neighbor

Mother holds baby, kissing the top of her head

Heidi and child   I recently found a quote that perfectly sums up how I’m feeling about the holiday season: “Markets often persuade us that we don’t have enough. Communities […]

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.