Entries by Ben Gallaher

Charitable Fund Empowers Non-Profit to Expand

North Port, FL (June 15, 2020)— Loveland Center recently received a grant from the James W. Wherritt Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to help increase its essential services in North Port by 175%. Loveland’s North Port program has operated out of 975 square feet facility, but with continued social distancing a health necessity for […]

COVID-19 Advisory Update

March 14, 2020, 2:30PM Loveland Center Programs in Venice, North Port, Port Charlotte and Bradenton WILL MAINTAIN NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS OF OPERATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Unlike other programs that have decided to close, Loveland Center is a not a school, but a Life Skills Development program under ADP; therefore, it does not receive funding from […]

These Volunteers Help Make Sarasota a Better Place

Sarasota Magazine Recently retired art teacher Gena Luoma began volunteering at the Loveland Center — an organization whose mission is to help adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities — just over a year ago when she relocated to Venice from Columbia, Maryland. In the 12 months since, she’s clocked more than 370 hours of service, […]