First Step receives more than $37,000 in Grants

First Step of Sarasota, Inc. received two grants totaling more than $37,000 from the COVID-19 Response Initiative.

“We are deeply grateful to the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation COVID-19 Response Initiative for their commitment to addressing our community’s mental health needs by funding laptops for our telehealth services and the deep cleaning of our clinical therapeutic facilities with EPA-certified chemicals that kill the coronavirus,” said Gwen MacKenzie, CEO of First Step of Sarasota.

“We appreciate all that you are doing for our community — especially the most vulnerable among us — during this time of crisis.”