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The League Club Awards Goodwill SWFL $28,450

Naples, FL – The Goodwill Mobile Community Resource Center (CRC)wasawarded $28,450 from The Community Trust Fund of The League Club. The Mobile CRC provides online services in areas where transportation is a barrier and enables Goodwill recruiters to do on-the-spot applications for employment at various community events. Some of the services offered by the Mobile CRC are online application assistance for SNAP, LIHEAP, assistance with navigating the Healthcare Network, free tax filing through VITA, and free digital skills training for those who want to become more independent navigating online.

“Goodwill Industries Southwest Florida is grateful for the League Club’s support of the Mobile Community Resource Center. This generous gift will assist in our outreach to bring services to those in our community who are facing transportation barriers. The Opportunity Accelerator service framework helps career navigators guide folks through their journey to a better job and a more financially stable household,” says Angela Hemstreet, Goodwill SWFL Director of Employment Services.

Mary Ann Lillie, President 2023-2024, The League Club: “For over 37 years, The League Club has honored its Commitment to Community by raising funds and distributing them through grants made to carefully vetted nonprofit agencies throughout Collier and Lee counties. These grants address the needs of at-risk children, families, the elderly and veterans. To date, The League Club has awarded over $7.3 million dollars to deserving grant applicants. The League Club is proud of our Commitment to Community and our ability to assist agencies dealing with food scarcity, housing, education, physical and mental health, and the arts. While fulfilling our mission, we are helping to fill the critical human needs that exist in our communities. This mission is truly the heart and soul of The League Club.”

The League Club, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization of women in Southwest Florida strengthening communities through fellowship, education, volunteerism, and philanthropy. The League Club is open to women who have been or are active members of a Junior League that is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International.

Goodwill SWFL is a nonprofit organization that is committed to serving people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence.  They have been providing services to people with disabilities and disadvantages since 1966 in five counties of Southwest Florida: Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades & Hendry counties,

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