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Sarasota Magazine 2014 Guide to Giving
August 2014

Sarasota Magazine’s 2014-2015 Giving Register

Presenting 418 local charities that help us all.

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Patriot Plaza Sarasota
August 2014

New Patriot Plaza Salutes Veterans With Inspired Works of Art

At Sarasota’s new, groundbreaking Patriot Plaza, unique works of art salute our veterans.

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Fair Food Standards Council Sarasota
August 2014

A Sarasota Organization Brings Hope and Justice to Florida’s Tomato Fields

After migrant workers successfully challenged some of the country’s most powerful corporations, a new Sarasota organization is bringing hope and justice to the state’s tomato fields.

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Southeastern Guide Dogs
August 2014

Southeastern Guide Dogs: A New Breed of Superhero

A Palmetto nonprofit is now producing some of the best guide dogs on earth. Adam Davies sniffs out the story.

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Prabal Gurung red dress
August 2014

Fall Fashion Round-Up: The Best of What’s Next

Our hot list of “hero buys” for the social season.

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Mr Chatterbox Sarasota Magazine
August 2014

Mr. Chatterbox Hangs Out at Senior Friendship Center

Chatting, dancing, exercising, flirting—you name it; it’s all going on at Senior Friendship Center.

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Dolly Jacobs Sarasota
August 2014

A Day in the Life of Circus Arts Conservatory’s Dolly Jacobs

One day with Dolly Jacobs, co-founder of the Circus Arts Conservatory.

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David Jones bullying Sarasota
August 2014

Former NFL Player’s New Nonprofit Works to End Bullying

Jones’ nonprofit works to end bullying.

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Grade Level Reading Sarasota
August 2014

Sarasota Participates in Grade Level Reading Campaign

A new national program helps kids learn to read before it’s too late.

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Miracle League of Manasota
August 2014

On the Field With the Miracle League of Manasota

“Every child deserves to play baseball” is the league’s simple, heartfelt credo.

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Pines of Sarasota
August 2014

How Would Local Nonprofits Use $25,000 to Help the Homeless?

Local nonprofits weigh in; plus a cute campaign from the Pines of Sarasota and how Sarasota became the nation’s giving-est city thanks to this year’s Giving Challenge.

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August 2014

Sarasota’s Woman’s Exchange Donates to Arts Organizations

Sarasota’s Woman’s Exchange turns secondhand goods into gold for arts organizations.

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Go Fish Sarasota
August 2014

Five Shopping Finds That Support Charities

Shopping that supports charities across the globe and right here at home.

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No Margin No Mission
August 2014

Charities Gain New Income Selling Products and Services

Seattle-based No Margin No Mission encourages charities to create products and services to make money; four Sarasota nonprofits took on the challenge.

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Honor Animal Rescue Sarasota
August 2014

Honor Animal Rescue’s Michaela Oglesby Posts for Pets

The 18-year-old is in charge of the nonprofit’s website and social media.

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Sarasota Magazine Volunteer of the Year
August 2014

Volunteer of the Year: Sarasota Dolphin Research Program’s Nigel Mould

Our Volunteer of the Year helps keep local environmental organizations afloat.

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May 2014

Party Girl: Asolo Rep’s 2014 Annual Gala

Loren Mayo spends a night in the Rainbow Room.

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thunder by the bay 2014 sarasota
March 2014

Party Girl: Rumbling with the Thunder by the Bay Crowd

Our Party Girl, Veronica Pastore, makes the rounds at the 2014 Thunder by the Bay kickoff party at Hyatt Sarasota.

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Key to the Cure Sarasota
December 2013

Party Girl Hops on the Party Train at Key to the Cure 2013

Veronica Pastore hops on the pink party train at Key to the Cure.

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partygirl
November 2013

Party Girl Hits the Guide to Giving and Boundary Crossers Awards Parties

Our Party Girl, Veronica Pastore, reports back on Sarasota Magazine’s 2013 Guide to Giving party and SCOPE’s Boundary Crosser Awards.

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