JORDAN's BLEsSINGS 2020

jORDAN ASHLEY GUTHEIM

FOUNDATION

Animal Services

Jordan Blessed the Cape Coral Animal Shelter in 2020 with $8,000 out of the $40,000 granted over 5 years. Funds were used to complete the Cat and Kitten Wing of the only no-kill Animal Shelter in Cape Coral. The Cape Coral Animal Shelter organization is dedicated to engaging a special bond between people and animals by means of adoption services, medical care, education and training for the prevention of cruelty and abandonment.  . To learn more click below:

Elderly Care

Jordan Blessed the Dr. Ella Piper Center's Foster Grandparent Program with $9,000 for the fourth year in a row in 2020. Funds were used to enroll Two New Grandparent Volunteers in the Program. Jordan's Blessings enabled successful placement of these Grandparents in classrooms at Sunshine Elementary and North Fort Myers Academy For the Arts.  The Grandparents served in the classroom a total of over 1200 hours combined-, blessing both teachers and students. To learn more click below:

 

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Family Services

Jordan Blessed Valerie's House in continuing our 6 Year Commitment of $100,000. Funds were used to dedicate the Jordan Ashley Art Room and support additional staff and Grief Groups. Jordan's Blessing contributed to serving over 160 families and almost 400 children in 2019; as well as the relocation of the facility to a historic home at 1762 Fowler Street. Valerie's House will be welcomed a new home location in Naples during 2019.

 

Jordan's Blessings also completed its 3 year, $10,000 commitment  to While We're Waiting, a Christian based organization helping bereaved parents.  Jordan's parents attended a parents retreat here in 2017 and found such comfort and hope through the experience that they immediately knew Jordan's Foundation would want to support it.  Jordan's Blessings have been used to create a beautiful stone walkway to the outdoor fire pit area.  To learn more clicks the links below:

 

Driver Safety

Jordan Blessed the Florida Sheriff's Association Teen Driver Safety Challenge in 2020. $5,000 in funds were used to provide this Driver Safety Program to all the Senior Class of Evangelical Christian School  This amount will be provided to the Senior Classes through the year 2022.  These blessings are in loving memory of three of her classmates Jordan Sadler, Jon Valentin, and Joe Marcelek who died in a car crash in June 2014 To learn more about this program of the Florida Sheriff's Association click below:

 

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COVID 19 Relief

Jordan loved helping and serving others.  During our current health crisis caused by COVID-19, Jordan would have wanted to show her appreciation to frontline workers at HealthPark where she was born. The foundation provided meals from Jason's Deli (where Jordan worked) to three departments at HealthPark Medical Center to feed frontline workers and healthcare heroes.  In addition, the foundation donated nearly $6,400 to Community Cooperative Missions for their food pantries to support the increased need caused by COVID-19.

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Jordan Ashley Gutheim Scholarship

Jordan Blessed Liza Francois with a 4 Year Scholarship to FSU in 2020. Funds are distributed in the amount of $2,000 per year for a total of $8,000.