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Our Vision: We thrive together in community.

Our Mission: To improve the well-being of individuals and communities via a network of villages and organizations supporting them.

Our Values: Connection, Collaboration, Excellence, Inclusion, Innovation

In January 2022, UPLIFT Florida Network received its 501(c)(3) approval from the IRS. UPLIFT is fully authorized to receive tax-exempt donations. As UPLIFT builds its hub functions it continues to benefit from the collaborative support of the Senior Friendship Centers which serves as our fiscal sponsor.

UPLIFT operations are currently resourced by individual donors, pro bono services, and incubation by The Patterson Foundation (TPF) via consulting services. TPF has provided further support to UPLIFT with more than money philanthropic strategies. To achieve financial sustainability, UPLIFT seeks funding from diverse funding sources such as state and regional government agencies, businesses, philanthropic individuals, and organizations. 

Please help us realize our possibilities by investing in UPLIFT Florida Network.

Ways You Can Donate

You can donate to support UPLIFT, its community-based villages, and other like-minded organizations in thriving together in community in the following ways:

By check

Please make direct donations by check payable to UPLIFT Florida Network and mail to:

UPLIFT Florida Network
c/o Senior Friendship Centers
1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236

By credit card or bank transfer

Donate online by clicking this link, which takes you to a secure donation site through Senior Friendship Centers.

By other means

To discuss other options or for more information, please contact Emile Gauvreau at