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Suncoast Credit Union Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to The Heights Foundation

The Suncoast Credit Union Foundation has awarded The Heights Foundation a $15,000 grant for school success programs at The Heights Center. The grant provides funding support to The Center’s After School and Summer Camp programs for at-risk kids in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. “The Heights … [Read more...]

Publix Super Markets Charities Awards $500 Grant to The Harlem Heights Community Charter School

Publix Super Markets Charities has awarded a $500 grant to The Harlem Heights Community Charter School for a lending library. “Reading outside of school not only improves reading skills, it improves comprehension, concentration, knowledge base and vocabulary,” said Dr. Deb Mathinos, Director of … [Read more...]

Publix Super Markets Charities Awards $2,500 Grant to The Heights Foundation

Publix Super Markets Charities has awarded a $2,500 grant to The Heights Foundation for School Success Programs at The Heights Center. The grant provides funding support to The Center’s After School and Summer Camp programs for at-risk kids in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. “The poverty rate … [Read more...]

School Supply Outreach Photo Gallery

Thank you to all of the  individuals, businesses, churches and organizations that provided school supplies and volunteered time for The Heights Center’s annual outreach program. The July 29 event provided backpacks and school supplies for nearly 450 low-income children living in the Harlem Heights … [Read more...]

Over The Edge Kickoff Event at Bahama Breeze

The Heights Foundation hosted an “Over The Edge” kickoff happy hour at Bahama Breeze Island Grille in Fort Myers on Thursday, July 27. Guests enjoyed live music, a complimentary cocktail, appetizers, had opportunities to win prizes and learned how they can go Over The Edge of the 19-story Westin … [Read more...]

Over The Edge Happy Hour Kickoff Celebration

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Meet Our Campers & Support Our Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp provides a safe, positive environment for kids who otherwise have no options. Activities include art projects, computer and reading programs, and guided recreation. Our engaging camp ensures that our community's most impressionable members are ready to return to school in the … [Read more...]

Melissa Barlow Named Director of Arts and Community Programs

Melissa Barlow has been named Director of Arts and Community Programs at The Heights Foundation/The Heights Center in the Harlem Heights neighborhood of Fort Myers. Barlow is responsible for overseeing Gulf Coast Symphony’s MusicWorks! educational partnership at The Heights Center, developing arts … [Read more...]

Golf Tournament September 29

Putting 'Fore' Kids In partnership with Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club Friday, September 29, 2017 The Heights Foundation/Heights Center Golf Tournament supports School Success that includes our Afterschool program. We provide a safe, supportive, FUN program for children after school … [Read more...]

The Heights Foundation Seeks Donations and Volunteers for School Supply Outreach

The Heights Foundation/The Heights Center is seeking individuals, businesses, churches and organizations to provide school supplies and volunteer for The Heights Center’s annual outreach program. The July 29 event will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at The Heights Center and provides … [Read more...]