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Elizabeth Barbella Announces October Event for Area Non-Profits

It has been 11 years since beloved entertainer and philanthropist Frances Langford passed away. Her memory and legacy remain strong as our community continues to benefit from her vision and generosity through the Langford Fund for Martin County, the newest named fund under the direction of the Martin County Community Foundation. Elizabeth Barbella, MCCF Executive […]

Von Aldenbruck and Stevenson Join Martin County Community Foundation Board

Adding their in-depth knowledge of the impact of community service to the premier private funding agency for non-profits in Martin County, Gytha Von Aldenbruck and Ellyn Stevenson have joined the board of directors for the Martin County Community Foundation. Von Aldenbruck and Stevenson join the Community Foundation’s 28-year history of inspiring and facilitating informed philanthropy […]

Celebrity Philanthropist’s Legacy Continues With $7.7 Million To Local Community Foundation

Trustees overseeing the remaining funds of the Frances Langford Foundation today announced plans to continue the local celebrity philanthropist’s legacy through the Martin County Community Foundation. More than $7 million remains from the funds once established by Frances Langford, the famous singer and movie star who once made Jensen Beach her home. John Turner, the […]

Martin County Community Foundation Receives $2.6 million Gift

– A gift of $2.6 million will soon be making a big difference in the Martin County community and beyond thanks to the generosity of the late Beatrice M. Rais Merkle of Fort Pierce, FL. Beatrice Merkle’s legacy will forever honor her commitment to philanthropy and her community. With the help of her wealth advisor, […]

“Mr. Joe” Carlin Leaves a Legacy to Martin County Community Foundation

Good Samaritans, kind -hearted citizens, and generous individuals often go unnoticed by many, but for the recipients of their kindness, their contributions can be uplifting, even life changing. Hobe Sound resident Joseph “Mr. Joe” Carlin was a dedicated volunteer and guardian angel to many, prior to his passing on June 20, 2014. For years, his […]

Martin County Community Foundation Announces New Executive and Board Leadership

The Martin County Community Foundation (MCCF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire and facilitate philanthropy in Martin County, recently announced the appointment of a new executive director and board leadership. Jillian C. Vukusich, CAP®, has been named executive director of MCCF. Prior to MCCF, Ms. Vukusich was the Vice President for Community Investment […]