Anonymous donor offers $20,000 matching gift challenge for Grace Place

Mario, Anna, Jasmine and Maria Torres have watched Grace Place grow from an afterschool club to a multi-generational facility over the last decade.

Photo by Erik Kellar

Mario, Anna, Jasmine and Maria Torres have watched Grace Place grow from an afterschool club to a multi-generational facility over the last decade.

Grace Place for Children and Families announces a $20,000 matching gift challenge has been extended to all Grace Place volunteers by a Grace Place donor and long-time volunteer. During the Volunteer Matching Gift Challenge, taking place now through Jan. 31, all gifts to Grace Place from a volunteer will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000. The gifts received from the challenge will be utilized to advance Grace Place’s mission of teaching literacy, language and life skills to children and families at-risk in Golden Gate city.

“Grace Place is a volunteer driven organization. Over 200 volunteers dedicate two to four hours of their time weekly. In addition, over 500 volunteers give their time throughout the year. The goal of this campaign is to provide our volunteers a special giving opportunity for them to increase their effect on the program area where they already give an enormous amount of time,” commented Grace Place Director of Development, Barbara Evans. Gifts can be made online at www.graceplacenaples.org or call 239-234-2403. Gifts can also be mailed to Grace Place for Children and Families, PO Box 990531, Naples, FL 34116.

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