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About Us:

We are an Immokalee based 501(c)-3 Faith-based Nonprofit Organization impacting lives of youth in southwest Florida. Through projects based around personal, professional, outreach development we create opportunities for youth to give back to their community. We’re looking to build relationships that keep giving socially, economically and spiritually. These relationships will transform the community from the inside-out by changing people’s lives. We continue to do well, treat people well, and use our skills and abilities to help others.

Why Immokalee, Florida?

Immokalee is a small rural area, a hard working town, a melting pot of many cultures. For many, Immokalee has shaped their future; from the experiences, relationships, time invested. Immokalee has and will continue to be a major component of who we are. Immokalee is our home.



To simultaneously Engage, those of good faith and goodwill, Develop joint initiatives, and Build the capacity of others.


To transform Immokalee and other communities by working together to impact the lives of Children and their Families, through the eyes of GOD.


  • Our goal is social change and higher achievement through creating opportunities for youth.
  • Create lasting relationships that give back socially, economically, and spiritually to the community.
  • We work to strengthen and grow the work of smaller ministries and community groups.


Leadership Foundations

Leadership Foundations is a global network of Local Leadership Foundations (LLFs), organizations working to transform the cities in which they operate. Every LLF approaches this mission in a unique way according to their abilities and their city’s needs. Leadership Foundations equips each LLF to achieve their purpose more effectively by introducing them to our methodology and supporting them through the three Rs: Relationships, Readiness and Resources.



The PEAR Institute’s mission is to create and foster school and after school settings in which all young people can be successful. Dedicated to “the whole child; the whole day; the whole year,” PEAR continuously integrates research, theory, and practice for lasting connections between youth development, school reform, and mental health.