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YOUTH HAVEN, INC. AWARDED PPE DONATION FROM BANK OF AMERICA

Naples, FL (March 4, 2021)

Youth Haven, Inc. is pleased to announce they’re a recipient of a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) donation from Bank of America.

Bank of America is donating 6,000 masks, 25 cases of hand sanitizer and 8,000 gloves to help keep Youth Haven’s children, teens, staff & visitors safe during this unprecedented time.  Bank of America remains focused on addressing the impact of the health and humanitarian crisis, and continues to enhance their support for partners and organizations who are working tirelessly across their local markets.

Founded in 1972, Youth Haven supports children and teens ages 6 -19 that have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or are homeless. Youth Haven is an immediate lifeline of safety, love and compassion for innocent children in crisis and the first step in a long journey back to trust, confidence and joy. Our 25-acre therapeutic campus houses over 70 youth and has remained open throughout the pandemic, accepting children & teens 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

“We’re so grateful to be a recipient of this donation. The PPE will allow us to continue to keep our children & teens, staff members and any visitors safe. We’re grateful for Bank of America’s continued support!” says Linda Goldfield, Youth Haven’s Executive Director.

About Youth Haven, Inc.
Youth Haven, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, is Collier County’s only emergency and residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6 – 18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. In continuous operation since 1972, Youth Haven’s 25-acre therapeutic campus houses over 70 youth with a waking staff system that allows for around-the-clock specialized care. Also situated on its campus is Rob’s Group Home, Youth Haven’s transitional living cottage, which provides comprehensive 24-hour care, with a longer average length of stay, for homeless unaccompanied teenagers ages 16 -19. Youth Haven is a COA nationally accredited organization, a member agency of the United Way of Collier County, a Naples Children & Education Foundation grant recipient, and holds a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Its mission is focused on protecting and empowering children and teens in Southwest Florida through comprehensive care and community collaboration. For more information, please visit youthhavenswfl.org or call 239-774-2904. Follow Youth Haven on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.