Our Supporters

Healthy Teens is only able to carry out our mission thanks to the generous support of donors, local foundations, and businesses.  Support from these organizations provides us with the resources and flexibility to respond to the most pressing health issues confronting the teens and young adults we serve. We are deeply grateful to every supporter who shares their time, talent, expertise, or financial gifts.

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2022 Presenting Sponsor

We are incredibly proud to announce Neal Communities as our Presenting Sponsor for 2022! Southwest Florida’s premier, private homebuilder, has made a $10,000 donation to invest in our mission and help our youth build their own futures.
“Healthy Teens gives young people skills to have successful, healthy adult lives,” said Charlene Neal, president of Charlene Neal PureStyle and vice president of design at Neal Communities. “It’s an honor for us to be able to support its meaningful mission.”
“The future of our region will be shaped by our young people, so we want to help give them every tool possible to ensure their success,” said Pat Neal, founder and chairman of Neal Communities.

2022 Advocate Sponsor

Legler, Murphy, & Battaglia has generously funded Healthy Teens Coalition since 2010 through sponsorships, donations, and in-kind donations. This funding has allowed Healthy Teens to start the Teen Health Educator Program and provide programming for thousands of at-risk youth throughout the community for over 10 years.

2022 Mentor Sponsors

We are excited to announce Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County as a Healthy Teens Mentor- Level Sponsor for 2022!

Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County provides and coordinates the services of school readiness programs, in an efficient manner, in order to help all children develop the skills needed to achieve future educational success; to support the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher; and to continue to improve the quality of services available in the community.
Interim CEO Darrell King shares, “we are proud to support Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County as a 2022 Corporate Partner, knowing they do so much good in our county by providing critical health, life skills, and education to local young people.”

2022 Supporter Sponsor

Landes Emergency Training Services (L.E.T.S.) has become a Supporter-level sponsor for Healthy Teens.
CEO, Ruth Landes, shares “I am thrilled to partner with a wonderful organization creating a great future for teens.”
The mission of L.E.T.S. is to exceed expectations and provide an unprecedented high standard of healthcare education, training, and accessible lifesaving equipment to communities, businesses, and healthcare providers.

Grants and Foundations

Since 2019, Manatee County’s Children Services Board grants have been the bedrock that on which our Teen Health Educator program has developed. This funding has allowed the program to grow to over 50 youth educators, who had an impact on over 1,500 of their peers for the 2020-2021 grant cycle alone.

Manatee Community Foundation has been a crucial supporter of Healthy Teens through program and capacity-building investment since 2019. Their Young Adult Leader grants have made possible the further development of former Teen Health Educator, to continue leadership training and mentoring of their peers.

The Bishop Parker Foundation has been a significant supporter of Healthy Teens since 2021, investing over $50,000 into our programs. We are thrilled to have the support of such a long-standing part of our community, seeing the value and strength of investing in health of the next generation.

The Green Family Foundation began significant investment into Healthy Teens in 2022. We are so grateful to Tommy and Ingrid Green for their generosity and support.

In 2021 Sarasota Strong, along with Hope Works collaborated with Healthy Teens in the Trauma Leadership Corps, a project to train a group of Healthy Teen Educators and Young Adult Leaders in trauma response. Funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota, this is a program we hope to see spread its roots to reach many more youths in our community.

Service Club of Manatee County has been a recurring financial supporter for the Healthy Teens with grants that support the flagship program, Teen Health Educators with emphasis on the Teen-Age Parenting Program. This allows Healthy Teens to reach over 1,500 youth throughout Manatee County.

Michael Saunders Foundation has repeatedly supported the Teen Health Educator program since 2018. Healthy Teens looks forward to continuing the relationship for the benefit of vulnerable youth in our community.

Drug-Free Manatee has partnered with Healthy Teens with a grant to support the Teen Health Educator program.

Tobacco Free Florida has offered support to the Healthy Teen for over two years to help bring accurate information to teens via the Teen Health Educators about the dangers of vaping among all young people in our community.

Legacy and ongoing supporters

Clancy’s Irish Pub generously sponsored Healthy Teens Coalition in their annual Shamrock Shiver event in 2020. Proceeds went to support the Teen Health Educators and the Young Adult Leader programs which aim to give youth in our community the skills they need to make healthy decisions.

Robert Brameister, Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch, has generously funded Healthy Teens since 2016, through donations and sponsorships. This funding has allowed HTC to grow and expand the Teen Health Educator Program during its early years, as well as provide programming for thousands of at-risk youth throughout the community for over 5 years.

Capstan Financial Group has supported Healthy Teens since 2019, helping the Teen Health Educator Program to grow and develop both in Manatee and Sarasota counties.

The Law Offices of David W. Wilcox has supported Healthy Teens since 2019. This donation has allowed for the Teen Health Educator Program to offer classes on the topics of mental wellness, physical wellness, and relationship wellness.

Jon F. Swift has supported Healthy Teens since 2019. Their donations have allowed Healthy Teens the ability to build leadership skills training projects for our Teen Health Educators.

Thank you to Klement, Jungman, Varga, and Troxler DDS group for their support of Healthy Teens since 2019. Their support has allowed our Teen Health Educators to reach out to many of Manatee county’s vulnerable youth.

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