Affordable housing, competitive wages, reliable transportation, education and mental healthcare ranked highest in two-year study.
Funding is uncertain for the center, which would provide an alternative to spending the day sitting in Munn Park.
Lakeland parents scramble to find care after abrupt closure of four facilities for medically fragile children.
Massive infusion of resources comes after years of complaints that students were not receiving help.
Grants will help to fund tutoring, healthcare, opera, job training, and independent journalism.
She joined the organization in August and succeeds John Attaway, who will remain with GiveWell as counsel.
The nonprofit organization sends students home with backpacks full of food to get them through the weekend.
On Christmas Day, the Rev. David McEntire gave the final sermon of his 48 years in ministry – 15 of those at First United Methodist Church in Lakeland.
Produce grown on-site will be used for the congregation’s much-needed food pantry.
Cruz, a key figure behind Orlando’s homeless diversion and prevention program, joined the Lakeland nonprofit in April