Together with our partners, we provide healthy solutions to end hunger in our community. All Faiths Food Bank, awarded a consecutive 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, is a member of Feeding America, the hub of hunger relief in Sarasota and DeSoto counties and serves more than 66,000 neighbors in need through its member network that includes human services organizations, schools, faith-based and secular organizations, and other groups that serve the community. Programs include the Mobile Farm Market, which brings fresh produce to clients, Mobile Pantries, which delivers groceries to areas of highest need, the BackPack Program, ensuring students have food over weekends and holidays, School Pantries, the Campaign Against Summer Hunger, raising food and funds to feed children all summer long, and Cooking Matters, a six-week series of hands-on cooking, shopping and nutrition education classes for kids, adults and seniors. All Faiths Food Bank engages partners who nourish young minds and bodies, including the School District, libraries, the Jewish Federation of Sarasota County and child-centric organizations such as the YMCA, Eagle Academy and the Boys and Girls Clubs. Last year, All Faiths Food Bank distributed 10.2 million pounds of food equating to 8.5 million meals through 188 pantries, soup kitchens, churches, community centers, schools, and programs. For more information, call 941-379-6333 or visit www.allfaithsfoodbank.org.
The Venice AACA region is under the National Organization of the Antique Automobile Club of America. The Venice AACA is a group of people who are interested in the collector car hobby. Most of us own and show our cars, while others just enjoy antique and classic cars. We welcome Read more [...]
Built in the 1970s, Bella Costa (beautiful coast) Condominiums is composed of 160 units and is located along the Intracoastal Waterway and adjacent to the KMI Bridge. Just blocks from the historic business district, its serves as a perfect setting for shopping, dining, recreation, and entertainment.
Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does is committed to exemplify the Principles of Patriotism, Charity, Loyalty and Love; to acknowledge a belief in God; to promote charitable works, patriotic ceremonies and social functions to instill hospitality and a spirit of love, patriotism and fellowship among our Members; to exist independently from the Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America, but always with the desire to work in harmony with them and to keep uppermost in mind the idealism of Elkdom.
Are you looking for an intimate meaningful Prayer experience? Try Chabad Jewish Center! At Chabad we don't pray with labels or levels. Every one talks to G‑d on their level and in their language and pace. The services are led in the ancient traditional manner but are tailored to the individual's needs. Followed always by a scrumptious Kiddush.
The festival affords a once-a-year opportunity to become an integral part of the fine art creative process. From start to finish, you can witness the largest gathering of renowned pavement artists perform using the road surface as a canvas to develop oversized masterpieces in chalk. Starting in 2010 and every Read more [...]
In 1962, a small group of Venice citizens, including author Walter Farley and his wife Rosemary, established the Friends of the Venice Public Library, Inc. The Friends determined to "foster the establishment and sound, long-range support of the most outstanding public library service possible for the Venice area".
Simply put, Grace United Methodist Church exists to bring the awesome life and grace of Christ to a lost and broken world through outreach in our own community and abroad. The Church, established in 1961, continues to be a Venice Island landmark symbolizing a place where people can find God's grace, hope, and love. As part of the United Methodist Church, we profess the historic Christian faith. We currently provide two Sunday morning worship experiences, a Contemporary Service at 9am and a Traditional Service at 11am. Come see for yourself what makes Grace on the Island so special.