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YOUTH HAVEN’S GIVING TUESDAY A SUCCESS!

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Naples, FL (December 16, 2019)

Youth Haven, Inc. is pleased to announce they had an extremely successful Giving Tuesday campaign on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 to encourage people to do good and give back.

Youth Haven was presented with a $20,000 donation from The Trevor Smith Memorial Foundation. The Foundation hosted their annual fishing tournament, T-Rex One Last Cast, in October in Marco Island to raise funds. Youth Haven also received a $2,000 donation from United Way of Collier County as part of United Way’s efforts to give back to other organizations in honor of the movement. In addition to these two generous donations, multiple donations were received via Youth Haven’s online donation form.

All funds will support Youth Haven’s programs and services that support children and teens ages 6 – 19 that have been abused, abandoned, neglected or are homeless.

“We’re so grateful for the community’s support,” says Jinx Liggett, Youth Haven Executive Director. “Giving Tuesday is a wonderful way to give back and we are honored to be a recipient of so many people’s generosity.”

About Youth Haven

Youth Haven, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, is Collier County’s only residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. Youth Haven is a COA nationally accredited organization, a member agency of the United Way of Collier County, a Naples Children and Education Foundation grant recipient, and has been in continuous operation since 1972. For more information, visit www.youthhavenswfl.org, like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, and Instagram.