New Horizons partners with Freedom Waters Foundation to Teach Students How to Fish

You probably remember the time you reeled in your first fish. Do you recall the feeling of confidence after your hard work of learning a new skill paid off? There are many benefits to teaching children how to fish. The Freedom Waters Foundation has partnered with New Horizons of Southwest Florida to provide fishing opportunities to middle and high school students in our Super Teen Club programs.

2022 Citizen of the Year Recipient from New Horizons of SWFL

On Wednesday May 25th, the annual INCredible awards took place in Bonita Springs at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort. The event showcases the impact business and civic leaders are making in the Southwest Florida region. At the celebration, finalists were announced for SWFL Citizen of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Veteran-Owned Business of the Year, INCredible Award and Innovation Award.

Volunteers Step Up and Carve New Path

Volunteer Spotlight Almost 10 years ago, at the confluence of their working and retirement lives, Steve and Mary LaBelle moved permanently to Southwest Florida. Many dream of what retirement will look like, and what to do with their time and energy. For Steve and Mary retirement looked like giving back and volunteering. When they decided […]

How Support of Dedicated Staff Helps Student Find Confidence

At the beginning of the school year Jonathan started to miss school often. He was a timid fourth grader who lacked motivation in his school work as well as experienced difficulties with learning. He also often complained of stomach aches to his mom, so she took him to several doctors to identify the problem. His […]

Touching Lives, Forging Connections

20th Anniversary Spotlight As New Horizons of SWFL enters into its 20th year of serving the community we will be highlighting the impact that the organization has had in the lives of the students, volunteers, donors, and staff. What started as a grassroots outreach has evolved into a thriving organization, yet the essence of the […]

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