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Help Local Families on the Verge of Homelessness



Many families and individuals right here in Manatee County are on the verge of becoming homeless after a medical emergency, sudden loss of a job, or other crisis. A 17-year community-wide fundraising partnership created by The Herald-Tribune Media Group and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Season of Sharing helps individuals and families from Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties stay in their homes.

Click here to make a tax-deductible gift, and select Manatee County if you would like your funds to stay here.

Funds may be used for rent or mortgage, utility bills, child care, transportation, food vouchers or other crucial expenses. All of your donation – 100% – goes directly to helping families stay in their homes.