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Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Extends Matching Program Through 2022


In 2021, the trust sent more than $7.5 million to local agencies in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. By Staff January 10, 2022 The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust has extended its contribution matching program through 2022. The trust launched its matching program in January 2020 to honor the Flanzers’ legacy; in 2021, donations increased by more […]

Golf Tournament Raises $170,000 for SMH Physicians Endowment

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A record number of golfers, 228, teed off at the 19th Annual Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament on May 7. The all-day event raised $170,000. To date, the tournament has raised more than $1 million for the Sarasota Memorial Hospital Physicians Endowment which provides continuing education opportunities for Sarasota Memorial Health Care System staff. […]

American Skin Association Announces Sarasota Florida Initiatives

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Contact: Kathleen Reichert American Skin Association 917-538-5731   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMERICAN SKIN ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SARASOTA, FLORIDA INITIATIVES Dr. R. Dean Hautamaki Named ASA Senior Medical Advisor – Florida Eric Kaplan, Esq. Joins ASA Board of Directors 2021 ASA Grant Opportunities Now Available January 13, 2021, Sarasota, Florida – American Skin Association (ASA) announces opening of […]

Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Distributed $3.145 Million in Matching Grants in 2020

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The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust, which launched its Contribution Matching Program in January 2020, recently announced that it sent $3.145 million to agencies in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto Counties, matching $1,572,713 in contributions from 6,500 donors. The purpose of the Flanzer Contribution Matching Program is to inspire locals across the Suncoast to make […]

Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust extends its Matching Challenge for not-for-profit agencies across the Suncoast

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All donations $5 to $500 will be matched 1:1 through December 2020 for select social service, social welfare, K-12 education and healthcare organizations As local families continue to navigate the detrimental effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust has announced the extension of its Flanzer Contribution Matching Program through December […]

Good Deeds, April 13

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OOFOS, a global recovery footwear company based in Massachusetts, recently donated more than 2,000 pairs of shoes to 10 hospitals across the country, among them Sarasota Memorial Hospital. OOFOS shoes reduce stress on feet and joints, and the closed cell foam and sanitary properties allow medical professionals to wash them between shifts and keep out bacteria […]