HELP LOCATING BASIC NEED RESOURCES in SARASOTA & MANATEE COUNTIES
Because... the 1st step in getting help, is knowing where to find it.
Vision: Resilient people in thriving communities.
Mission: We empower people with information and insight, to guide those who need help to organizations that provide it.
Despite low unemployment rates, more families struggle to make ends meet.
With costs rising faster than wages, the challenge of affording basic necessities has never been greater.
Sudden or long-term financial insecurity, illness, disasters, and other factors can make households vulnerable, unstable, and at increased risk of food insecurity, unemployment, and even homelessness.
Because many have multiple needs, it’s hard to know where to turn.
That's why.... The 1st step in getting help, is knowing where to find it.
We're Part of the Solution
Established in April 2020, Making An Impact Inc. is a social benefit organization recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit.
Residents can't access services if they don’t know about them.
Making An Impact empowers and enables residents with information to quickly find the essential services they need.
The number of families needing assistance keeps growing. Our resource guides direct and connect them to available services.
Our guides increase the utilization of other helping organizations and the community's return on investment (ROI) in them.
When more people can find and access basic resources, the better chance they have of living a more productive, healthier, and happier life.
Our Resource Guides
We provide information that helps the homeless find shelter, the hungry find food, the sick find care, the abused find safety, and so much more.
Our resource guides are one of the area’s most comprehensive, trusted, and widely used references to both:
Descriptions and contact information on more than 300 organizations that provide basic need services in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
Over 5000 printed resource guides are in circulation.
Thousands view our resource guides online in an easy-to-use searchable web application available in over 20 languages.
See what the 1st step towards getting help for yourself or others looks like.
Check out online resource guides at www.Making-An-Impact.org
Making An Impact
(Mailing Address) 11161 East State Road 70, Suite 110-585, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202-9407
Board of Directors
Chair: Victoria Kasdan, RN, MPH, Mission Made Possible, LLC
Treasurer: John Sperrazza, BS, Zelis
Secretary: Shauniece Lee, BS, LPN, Little Medical School, Inc.