Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Mental Health Services Grant to Forty Carrots Family Center

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SRQ DAILY FRIDAY WEEKEND EDITION FRIDAY AUG 7, 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded Forty Carrots Family Center a $15,000 mental health services grant to provide behavioral support and social/emotional learning for families whose children currently attend or who are planning on attending Title 1 schools in Sarasota County.

“A child’s mental health and well-being are crucial to their ability to learn, grow, and thrive,” says Kirsten Russell, Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. “Our nonprofit and community partners remain committed to supporting and safeguarding the mental health of our youth, ensuring families are engaged and connected to trusted partners and resources. We are proud to partner with organizations such as Forty Carrots who provide these opportunities to care for and empower our future generations.”

Michelle Kapreilian, Forty Carrots CEO states “A student’s mental health has a huge impact on their ability to learn and to achieve success. This grant will allow Forty Carrots Family Center to provide services to assist educators to help students with mental health issues.”

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