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Golf Tournament September 28

Swing Fore The Kids In partnership with  Friday, September 28, 2018 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 hours. This licensed care program … [Read more...]

Hertz Bike Build for The Heights Foundation/The Heights Center

Hertz Top 200 leaders came from all over the world for a 2-day workshop at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Part of the workshop was used to build 20 bikes that were donated to The Heights Center.  Heights CEO Kathryn Kelly and Board Chair Jan-Erik Hustrulid spoke prior to the bike … [Read more...]

Strengthening Family Bonds Through The Arts

Originally published in Fort Myers Florida Weekly August 29, 2018 BY MELISSA BARLOW Director of Arts and Community Programs The Heights Center The Heights Center is a 2018 recipient of a Southwest Florida Community Foundation Arts, Community and Culture Community Impact Grant. This grant has … [Read more...]

The Heights Foundation’s School Supply Outreach Helps Nearly 500 Children

View Our Photo Gallery Below The Heights Foundation/The Heights Center's annual school supply outreach was held on Saturday, July 28.  Individuals, businesses, churches, and organizations provided school supplies and volunteered.  The outreach provided backpacks and school supplies for nearly 500 … [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 28 event will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at The Heights Center and provides … [Read more...]

Summer Camp Now in Session!

Our kids are enjoying fun and educational field trips, 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 fall. Kids in our summer camp come from the Harlem Heights … [Read more...]

Meet Our Campers & Support Our Summer Camp

Dear Friends,  Summer is a tough time for families living in poverty.  Parents have very few options for their kids' care.  That's where we come in! Our Summer Camp provides a safe, positive environment for Heights kids. Activities include fun and educational field trips, art projects, … [Read more...]

BB&T Bus at The Heights Center Tuesday, May 29

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Harlem Hawks Visit IMAG History and Science Center

Our Harlem Hawks soared over to the IMAG History & Science Center and had a blast encountering animals, making slime, and learning a lot about history and science during many other fun, hands-on activities! Thank you to the Imaginarium staff for such a great day. … [Read more...]

The Richard M. Schulze Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to The Heights Foundation

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation has granted $50,000 to The Heights Foundation to support School Success Programs for at-risk kids in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. Harlem Heights was originally settled as a rural agricultural community. Approximately 780 children live in a mixture of … [Read more...]