League seeks trail-blazing women

Do you know a woman Trailblazer in St. Lucie County, one has had a positive impact on our community? To commemorate the entennial of the League of Women Voters on Feb. 14, 2020, the League of Women Voters of St. Lucie County will recognize 100 trailblazing women in St. Lucie County who have made a difference in the community.
Aug. 12, 2019|

Missionary Flights International gathers to celebrate the construction of Hospitality Park

From left, Brad Currie, Cathy Townsend, Arlin Mass and Joe Karabensh break ground on Missionary Flights International Hospitality Park.

FORT PIERCE —  Missionary Flights International joined together with friends, family members, and others from the public on Aug. 15 to celebrate in the groundbreaking for the MFI Hospitality Park held at 3163 Hammond Road just […]

Aug. 16, 2018|

Vero campaign strives for $3 million goal

VERO BEACH – More than 1,000 volunteers came out to make a difference on Oct. 14 for United Way’s Day of Caring. Sixty projects were undertaken at sites all over Indian River County. Approximately 400 people enjoyed breakfast and a brief program at the Vero Beach Freshman Learning Center before the work began.

United […]

Oct. 18, 2017|

Coldwell Banker Paradise Donates to Camp Haven

VERO BEACH, FL.- Coldwell Banker Paradise recently donated $1,000 to the men working hard to turn their lives around at Camp Haven

Camp Haven is an Indian River Transitional home that provides living opportunities and an education to men trying to escape homelessness. They hope to transform the lives of homeless men by providing […]

Feb. 5, 2017|

TCFB seeks restaurants for Hunger Action Month

FORT PIERCE – Treasure Coast Food Bank is calling on local restaurants to get involved in Hunger Action Month in September. Eat, Drink & Give is an exciting way to give back to neighbors in need and bring in customers.

Restaurants may pick any menu item and designate the proceeds from the sales to go […]

Jun. 6, 2016|

State Farm forms partnership; will donate $10,000

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – State Representative Larry Lee will make a visit to the United Against Poverty’s UP Center at 2520 Orange Avenue on Thursday, May 5 to present a State Farm check of $10,000. The Center (formerly known as Harvest Food and Outreach) is pleased to receive State Farm’s grant.

Representative Lee has been […]

May. 2, 2016|

Compassion House hosted open house

Compassion House coordinator Lynn Williams inspects one of the shelter’s bedrooms in preparation for its recent open house.


MARTIN COUNTY – The Salvation Army of Martin County recently invited area agencies to an open house of its Compassion House shelter. Over 30 visitors from 18 different service agencies toured the shelter to learn more about […]

Apr. 9, 2016|

2 new members named to board

VERO BEACH — Two new members have joined the board of the Indian River Healthy Start Coalition. The appointments were announced by Kathie Cain, executive director of the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition, and Glenn Tremml, President of the board. The new members are Robert Savage and Patricia Pitts, who join current members […]

Sep. 25, 2015|

Whole Child Connection incorporated into program

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After more than a decade operating as an independent non-profit organization in Martin County, Whole Child Connection will officially become incorporated into the Treasure Coast Food Bank on July 1, 2015.

In April, the Children’s Services Council of Martin County selected Treasure Coast Food Bank to assume […]

Jun. 23, 2015|

Garofalo named to national council

FORT PIERCE — Krista Garofalo, chief programs officer at Treasure Coast Food Bank, was recently appointed to the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition. She received the news in a letter from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack.

The 24-member Council’s role is to study and suggest ways to improve […]

Jun. 9, 2015|