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..HELP REBUILD CROSSROADS - SAVE THE DATE.. Tuesday September 26, 2017, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Come to PGICA to give your support for Crossroads and enjoy appetizers, wine, beer, soft drinks and entertainment.
PURCHASE TICKETS..Here ONLINE..OR BUY tickets at the door. Tickets are $15 per person...CLICK HERE==>@@

Crossroads Hope Academy - Press Release - As you have seen in the paper and heard thru the grapevine, Crossroads Hope Academy did not fare well with Irma. There is substantial damage to their facility. Although many from the community are helping with construction and volunteering, the need is still overwhelming.

Crossroads Hope Academy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) home and charter school for foster boys who have had multiple failed placements in the Florida foster care system. They can house up to 24 boys at one time, and they usually are at capacity.
PGICA, Beyond Ourselves, Seafarers, Paradise Friends and Just For Fun clubs are sponsoring a benefit for Crossroads on September 26 at Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda. A minimum donation is $15 per person(we encourage a larger donation), which includes your donation, drinks,and appetizers. Musical entertainment will be provided from 6:30 to 8pm.
Please come and celebrate Irma's sparing real damage to most of our Punta Gorda homes. Join friends and neighbors to share your contribution to Crossroads Hope Acedemy's rebuilding and share your tales and adventures during or fleeing from Irma!

BEYOND OURSELVES BASH (BOB) - Saturday November 11, 2017

BOB FLYER....click flyer for larger view====> TICKET SALES BEGIN ONLINE HERE ON OCT 1st

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2018 HOME TOUR - Saturday February 3, 2018

Home Tour FLYER....click flyer for larger view====>

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Beyond Ourselves, the community service organization of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, meets the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the PGICA. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.

In March, 2012 a group of caring residents of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association decided to form an organization with the only mission: to serve others in the community. They felt a need for a structured organization to continue their efforts.

At the beginning Beyond Ourselves decided to focus on three different missions. The first interest is for the homeless of Charlotte County. Beyond Ourselves has been active with the Homeless Coalition, serving meals, collecting food, and sponsoring the annual “Shoebox Event.” Last year over 270 shoeboxes were filled with personal toiletry items, and given as gifts to residents of the Homeless Coalition.

The second concern is for the wildlife in the beautiful environment of Charlotte Harbor. The Beyond Ourselves members got together with the Peace River wildlife center to educate others and to help support the wildlife center.

The third mission is to help the children of Charlotte County.

The 2017 “Share the love for the kids" Home Tour was a major fundraiser for Beyond Ourselves, which benefitted New Operation Cooper St., Inc., the Back Pack Kidz program and AMIKids Crossroads. The tour of 7 homes provided critical funds for these organizations.

$46,000.00 was raised for these organizations in 2017 with another $196,000 raised in the past. TOTAL to date $238,000. Beyond Ourselves has certainly made a difference for the children of charlotte county.

In 2016 a new fundraiser named the Beyond Ourselves Bash (BOB) was ­­­held to raise funds for the Beyond Ourselves charities: Charlotte County Homeless, Peace River Wildlife Center, New Operation Cooper Street, Backpack Kidz, and AMIKids Crossroads. This event was very successful and raised $1200 for each of these charities. This event will be held again on November 11, 2017.

Beyond Ourselves
Thanks to our Generous Sponsors
for the 2017 Share the Love for the Kids- Home Tour
Diamond Sponsors Platinum Sponsors
Luke Andreae,P.A./The Andreae Group Bob & Kathy Amrhein
Jerry Hayes-Re/Max Anchor of Marina Park DM Dean Inc.
PGI Homes,LLC Susan Hill Re/Max Harbor Realty
West Coast Builders
Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors
Anonymous Anthony and Sandra Biell
Bayfront Health Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Charlotte State Bank & Trust
D & D Custom Cabinets­­ Creative Window Treatments
Joseph and Susan Della-Corte Janice Davis
Farr Law Firm Design Accent Interiors
Dr. & Mrs. Donald A. Kiah Fero Construction and Remodeling, Inc.
Kitson Babcock LLC Friendly Floors
PGI Paradise Friends Club Fulton Pools
Sue and Joe Preece Go Faux It Decorative Arts
TowlesCorp. of SW FL Home Showcase Interiors
Val Ward Cadillac Hometown Title & Closing Services, LLC
Just Counters & Other Stuff, Inc.
Kitchen Classics, LLC
McCroy Law Firm
McDonnell Dermatology
MIDISC Spine Care-Dr. Robert Getter
Lynn Pitz
Mr. & Mrs. David B. Porter
Mark W. Rockower, Raymond James & Associates
Ryan C. Rupert, CFP
Sandstar Homes, LLC
Strang, Olsen & Lynch, CPA's,PA
Z Interior Decorations, Inc.