The Naples Children and Education Foundation recently awarded Youth Haven a $300,00 grant as part of their large-scale annual giving campaign. The funding will support Youth Haven’s Homeless Teen & Transitional Living Program which provides intensive case management, housing, and life skills resources homeless teens in Southwest Florida.
Funding was raised at the 2019 Naples Winter Wine Festival in January, which is regularly named one of the top charity events in the country. Youth Haven is one of 43 local nonprofits to benefit from the multi-day function.
“We are so grateful for the generosity of NCEF, their donors and partners for investing back in the children of our community,” said Executive Director Jinx Liggett. “We have a long history of partnership with this amazing organization, and appreciate the opportunity to continue to do the important work that we do here at Youth Haven with their support.”
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About Youth Haven
Youth Haven, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, is Collier County’s only residential and emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Youth Haven is a COA nationally accredited organization, a member agency of the United Way of Collier County, a Naples Children and Education Foundation grant recipient, and has been in continuous operation since 1972. For more information, visit www.youthhavenswfl.org.