David Lawrence Centers Receives Scripps Howard Foundation Community Fund Grant

David Lawrence Centers Receives Scripps Howard Foundation Community Fund Grant

Naples, Fl – David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC), Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit behavioral health provider serving children, adults and families, announced that The Scripps Howard Foundation awarded DLC a $2,500 community fund grant to support mental health and addiction programs and treatment to drive solutions for those in need in Southwest Florida.

The Foundation improves lives and helps build thriving communities by leveraging media to create awareness of local issues, and by partnering with impactful organizations to drive solutions for community wellbeing.

“The Scripps Howard Foundation supports philanthropic causes important to The E.W. Scripps Company and the communities we serve,” said Evan Pappas, Vice President and General Manager for WFTX TV. “Each year, the Foundation makes grants on an invitation-only basis on behalf of Scripps’ local and national brands. It is an honor to recommend David Lawrence Centers to the Foundation for this grant. Impactful organizations like DLC drive solutions, improve lives and help our Southwest Florida community thrive.”

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets including WFTX TV, the FOX affiliate in Southwest Florida.

About The Scripps Howard Foundation

The Scripps Howard Foundation supports philanthropic causes important to The E.W. Scripps Company and the communities it serves, with a special emphasis on excellence in journalism. At the crossroads of the classroom and the newsroom, the Foundation is a leader in supporting journalism education, scholarships, internships, minority recruitment and development, literacy and First Amendment causes. The Scripps Howard Awards stand as one of the industry’s top honors for excellence in journalism. The Foundation improves lives and helps build thriving communities by leveraging media to create awareness of local issues and partnering with impactful organizations to drive solutions.

 

About David Lawrence Centers

Southwest Florida nonprofit David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC) is a national leader providing compassionate, advanced, and exceptional mental health, substance use, and integrated healthcare solutions, available for children, adolescents and adults. DLC’s innovative treatment includes inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services – a comprehensive system of care funded by community and government support. Each year, DLC serves more than 9,000 people through over 300,000 treatment sessions. To learn more, please call 239-455-8500 or visit www.DLCenters.org.

Jan 18, 2022 | Press Releases

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