Monday, October 25, 2021

“i Gives Back” Aims to Stuff Backpacks with School Supplies to Benefit Grace Place for Children and Families, Inc. and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.

 

 

IBERIABANK (www.iberiabank.com), a 125-year-old subsidiary of IBERIABANK Corporation, is pleased to announce that Grace Place for Children and Families, Inc. and Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. and were chosen for the “i Gives Back” community outreach program for the month of July.  IBERIABANK’s 11 branch locations in Collier and Lee counties will collect much-needed school supplies including: crayons, pencils, erasers, markers, glue sticks, lined notebook paper, composition notebooks, student scissors, 2-pocket folders, index cards, highlighters, ball point pens, spiral notebooks, 3-ring binders, rulers, and calculators. These school supplies will be included with backpacks given to children who may not otherwise have access to new or even used school supplies to start school in
 

 

the fall.

“We are thrilled to have been selected by IBERIABANK as the recipient of their school supply drive,” said Grace Place Founder and Executive Director Stephanie Munz Campbell. “These school supplies will make a tremendous difference in the lives and well-being of children whose families are at or near the Federal Poverty level. Last year, we helped 350 students, and we hope to achieve that number in 2012.”

Founded in 2004, Grace Place is a faith-based, non-profit neighborhood center teaching literacy, language and life skills to at-risk children and impoverished families in Golden Gate city.  Each week, the center serves an average of 800 individuals through its education programming and food pantry.

Since 1981, Children’s Advocacy of Southwest

 

 

Florida, Inc. (CAC) has advocated for a healthy, safe community for children through a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse and neglect.  The Agency’s mission is to improve the lives of children and their families through a coordinated response to child abuse and neglect.

School supply donations may be dropped off at the following IBERIABANK locations:

 

Naples:

2150 Goodlette Road North, (239) 403-2510

428 9th Street South (239) 403-4240

3838 Tamiami Trail North (239) 403-5123

775 Airport Road North (239) 430-1639

1905 Pine Ridge Road (239) 403-5170

2180 Immokalee Road (239) 593-2021

Marco Island:

605 Bald Eagle Drive (239) 393-2400

Fort Myers:

2225 First Street (239) 344-1620

6651 Orion Drive (239) 225-4560

4670 Summerlin Road (239) 985-2660

Cape Coral:

1715 Cape Coral Parkway West (239) 541-5200

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