Every year, SWAG partners with local businesses to raise money for our back to school bash where we provide kids from our neighborhoods with school supplies. This year, Infinite Energy hosted a “dunk your boss” day. Thanks to all the folks that contributed to the cause, and special shout outs to those who agreed to be in […]
Great thanks to Keller Williams Gainesville Realty (Team Dynamo!) and all their partners for holding their Red Day at the SWAG Family Resource Center. The makeover is AMAZING. The pressure washed and repainted center looks like new! More in this great video: https://www.facebook.com/teamdynamo/videos/10161707943290321/
SWAG was honored to receive the AAFCS Florida Affiliate of Family and Computer Sciences 2019 Kindred Spirit Award at their annual conference on Friday evening. Founding SWAG Board Member Malinda GrandmaGucci Gilchrist traveled to Safety Harbor to accept the award on SWAG’s behalf. We are so honored to receive this recognition of our work in the community.
We celebrated our 9th Annual SWAG Bike Give-Away Event today. Our wonderful volunteers and community partners are what make what we do possible. We gave away more bicycles this year than ever before — 85 bicycles today — with new helmets, bike lights and locks. Many thanks to this event’s founder Rajeeb Das, The Freewheel Project, volunteers […]
WE ARE THRILLED to have been able to renovate our SWAG kitchen with a grant we received from the Rotary Club of Gainesville Foundation, Inc. Scroll through our pictures to see before shots and the beautiful new cabinets, countertops, flooring, tile blacksplash, new larger sink, and shelving for storage that were just installed. We can’t thank our […]
It was a great day at our SWAG playground ribbon cutting. So many wonderful people helped make this happen today… Dusty Hopkins who in 2005 donated the lot the playground is built on in honor of his brother Mark — and came with his family from Boca Grande to help us celebrate… our wonderful county […]
We enjoyed our holiday community dinner last night thanks to our wonderful volunteers and board members who worked alongside Grace at Fort Clarke UMC to create a fun-filled evening for our children and their families. The food was delicious, Santa was jolly, the raffle winners were delighted, the craft was fun, and the children were happy. Happy […]
We had our annual SWAG holiday party for the families of the children in our after-school tutoring program. The decorating was beautiful and the food was delicious. Many thanks to our resource center folks, Amanda and Kimberly, for making the evening so nice. Our bigger holiday community dinner for everyone is next Thursday, Dec 20, […]
Many thanks to our friends at Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group and Godet Dental for making the SWAG Child Center one of the recipients of their “12 Days of Giving” program this year. We are so very lucky to have such amazing community partners! We loved showing off our center and hope that you learned some […]
Many thanks to Tim Roark and our friends at Koss Olinger Consulting LLC for helping spread some holiday cheer by decorating the SWAG Family Resource Center for the holidays!