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Unselfishly Sharing Her Talents

Unselfishly Sharing Her Talents

Even before she joined The Florida Bar, Michele Stephan understood the value of pro bono service. Stephen went to the Stetson University College of Law on a Public Service Fellowship from The Florida Bar Foundation and, while there, developed a program to providelegal services to the poor and volunteered at legal clinics. She was awarded the college’s Pro Bono Service Award in 1996, the year she earned her J.D.

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Kids Making An Impact!

Kids Making An Impact!

When you were in your teen years, odds are you participated in a car wash to raise money for your school or organization’s fundraising project.

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Riding for the Rez—Part II

Riding for the Rez—Part II

During the 2016 Giving Challenge run by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, he obligated himself to ride 600 miles on the Legacy Trail over a 13 day period. He actually rode a total of 651 miles!

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Success Comes From Working Together

Success Comes From Working Together

It was a simple change. When a homeless individual comes to Resurrection House for the first time, more than just the completion of an intake form should happen.

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Season For Caring

Season For Caring

With the Thanksgiving Holiday and the Season of Sharing both in the rear-view mirror, and Hanukkah and Christmas upon us, now is the time for the “Season of Caring”. Below are the answers to three questions that were put before several of our homeless clients.

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The Come-As-You-Are Shelter

The Come-As-You-Are Shelter

Over the past two years, no one single issue relating directly to the homeless in Sarasota will have more effect on them than the come-as-you-are (CAYA) shelter. The following is an attempt to define and understand the history and current discussion regarding the CAYA shelter.

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Over the Top!

Over the Top!

The conversation took place a year ago last April. With the completion of the 2014 Giving Challenge, a Resurrection House volunteer remarked how disappointed he was in the donation response from other volunteers and donors.

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Honoring One of Our Own

Honoring One of Our Own

On October 20, 2015, Senior Friendship Centers will hold its inaugural “People Helping People Awards” ceremony. Three individuals and an organization will we recognized for their outstanding contributions.

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Legal Tuesdays

Legal Tuesdays

Each Tuesday Morning legal counsel is available to the clients of Resurrection House to discuss any legal issues the client may be facing.

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Milestones

Milestones

Producing an Annual Report forces one to think back to the most significant events of the prior year. It has also allowed me to review articles in the newsletters that I have written in the past 7+ years.

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