“Empowering tomorrow’s generation today,” is not only the slogan for New Horizons of SWFL, but the motivation behind the Point of Light Presidential Service Award nominee Dr. Judith MacGregor’s purpose, “I know what they need, which is a little encouragement.” New Horizons of SWFL’s mission is to empower under-resourced youth to reach their full potential […]
New Horizons of SWFL takes pride in its volunteer network of inspiring role models and mentors who work tirelessly to assure that under-resourced students in Southwest Florida walk down the right path. Around four years ago, Pastor Chris Muller of Legacy Life Church joined the family and he is here to stay. “There is no […]
“I have always felt that education is the key for students and families to get good jobs and to be successful.” These words not only reflect the educational mindset of Alison Corner but also the mission of New Horizons of SWFL. New Horizons is a local nonprofit that aims to empower under-resourced youth to achieve […]
Do you remember who taught you how to tie your shoes? Did they use a fun story that includes a fuzzy woodland animal to walk you through it? If you were anything like me, it might’ve taken you a couple tries with the instructions being repeated at least twice. Now imagine being taught to tie […]
Parents want to see their children succeed and will do what it takes to ensure they get the resources they need to do so. When Edwin’s parents faced the familiar frustrations of assisting their child with homework, they wanted better for him. They learned about New Horizons and were eager to enroll him into Super Kids Club (SKC), our K-5th grade after-school programming where students receive homework help, follow a comprehensive online learning program, and are encouraged by staff and volunteers.
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 […]
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 […]