The teens are almost there! Donate now!

Inspired by the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C., youth in Quality Life Center’s teen program have been raising money for a trip to D.C. since last fall. They have already raised over $13,000 through a 5K at FGCU and other events, and need just under $3,000 to reach their goal. Teens have a 3-day cultural and educational trip planned which will include visits to 4 college campuses, 2 museums, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and other national monuments. Their final fundraiser is a fish fry and car wash this Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. You can also support this trip by making a donation at (please specify that the donation is for the teen trip). For more information contact Katrina Shanks at


Thanks to everyone who participated in the inaugural Survive & Thrive 5K!

The teens have reached 80% of their fundraising goal for a cultural and educational trip to Washington D.C. It’s not too late to help. Hit the Donate button, and be sure to specify that it’s for the teen trip.


Magic Johnson contributes $100,000 to the Q!