A Giving Community
The Meadows philanthropic efforts reach wide within the community and Sarasota County.
They are driven by residents who give selflessly of their time to improve the quality of life for others,
their surroundings and their community.
Meadows Volunteers Making a Big Impact
THE CRAFT GROUP – Raising over $52,000 for charities that do not receive governmental subsidies and to charities that assist the underprivileged. The funds were raised through their annual craft show and bake sales.
OUR SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE – Assists neighboring schools and puts smiles on the faces of over 325 children and teachers.
GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE – For over 30 years, MCA has partnered with the SunCoast Blood Bank on blood and platelet donations from our community heroes. These efforts have resulted in 2,654 units of blood, equivalent to 7,962 lives saved. From 2015-2020 over 100 gallons were donated, impacting 2,562 lives thanks to The Meadows Community.
ALL FAITHS FOOD BANK – The MCA is proud to be one of many partners working with All Faiths Food Bank. Our community, along with its dedicated volunteers, have distributed over 10 million pounds of food each year to Sarasota and DeSoto Counties.
EASTERSEALS – The Meadows Country Club, through the 2019 Meadows Cup Golf Tournament, raised over $120,000 for children, youth and adults with special needs so they may enjoy access, opportunities, and increased life choices.
SARASOTA MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM THRIVE PROGRAM – The Women’s and Men’s Golf Associations of The Meadows Country Club and The Meadows Community Association supported The Sarasota Memorial Thrive Support & Survivorship Program. This program provides cancer patients and their loved ones support to help them manage a cancer diagnosis and everything that comes with it. This year they raised nearly $20,000.