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The MSC Foundation: Compassion in Our Community

Michael Saunders & Company, MSC Foundation, Michael Saunders & Company agents

Photo courtesy jlsarasota.org

Tragedies like the natural disaster seen in Oklahoma bring to light the importance of community solidarity and support. Extending help to those in need enriches both the lives of those we help, and our own. Going beyond the call of real estate is an important part of Michael Saunders & Company values. Through the generosity of our agents and staff, the MSC Foundation provides essential assistance to deserving organizations throughout our community. We are proud to continue our spotlight on the charitable organizations that receive funds from the MSC Foundation: The Junior League of Sarasota The mission of this organization is encapsulated in their slogan: “Women building better communities. That’s the Junior League”. Members of The Junior League of Sarasota reflect a range of backgrounds, working together to help women develop their potential in the community. Encouraging volunteerism, the organization’s purpose is both educational and charitable, and they reach out to women of all ages, races, religions and nationalities to promote participation in charitable pursuits. Each year the organization focuses on a signature project, with this year’s being dedicated to “The Intervention and Prevention of Child Abuse”. ALSO Youth ALSO Youth was established by a group of citizens concerned by the alarming rate of suicide among the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) youth. Standing for Advocacy, Leadership, Support and Outreach, ALSO provides peer support groups and a host of activities to build self-esteem and encourage community solidarity. ALSO Youth received a grant from Michael Saunders & Company in 2012 toward the maintenance of the vital drop in center, a safe haven for young people in need of someone to talk to.

  • User Gravatar Bart Coyle
    June 7th, 2013

    Thanks for your commitment to ALSO Youth. ALSO is a vital and important organization. Hopefully through your’s and other contributions these kids will continue to have a safe and supportive place to gather and share their concerns.

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