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14 Oct 2015

Fall Fundraising for GAL-20

October has been a whirlwind of fun and fundraising for all of us at GAL-20! We are coming off the heels of the wildly successful Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival and Inaugural Pirate Ball. Both swashbuckling events played host to the Guardian ad Litem Foundation and assisted in raising awareness about our mission throughout the Southwest Florida community.

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31 Aug 2015

Guardian ad Litem Foundation Announces New Director

FORT MYERS, FL (August 25, 2015)--The Guardian ad Litem Foundation: 20th Judicial Circuit, a non-profit agency advocating for locally abused and neglected children, has announced the selection of Roxanne Wendling as its new Foundation Administrator.

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08 Jul 2015

Guardian ad Litem Foundation- 20th Judicial Circuit Receives Grant from Local Non-Profit

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation- 20th Judicial Circuit has received a $5000 Grant from the West Bay Community Charitable Foundation to support the Kids Being Kids/ Beds for Kids program.

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08 Jul 2015

Girl Scout Troop #292 Provides Donation and Support for Children in Need

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation- 20th Judicial Circuit has graciously received a $1000 donation and 30 “bed bundles” from The Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Troop #292.

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19 May 2015

Estero resident a guardian for the voiceless

Florida's Guardian ad Litem program provides a voice for thousands of children through volunteers who serve as mentors and confidants, advocating for the safety and well-being of society's most vulnerable. Estero's Stephanie Acorn is among these dedicated advocates. A retired financial analyst of indomitable spirit, she defines her purpose from day one on a case: "I am here for the child."

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15 May 2015

Florida Weekly spotlights GAL-20’s mission in lengthy editorial

On April 29, 2015, the local publication Florida Weekly released an insightful and educational piece all about our volunteers, our mission and of course, the local children in need. Written by Roger Williams, the piece is made up by two stories. “Children at Risk” highlights the contributions made by guardians assisting abandoned and abused children in the Southwest Florida community.

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