SPHF Once Again Receives GMA Grant

SPHF is pleased to announce the Gulfport Merchants Association has awarded a grant to us to further our mission. Three local charities were awarded grants in this funding cycle based on services that they provide to our community. Volunteers from SPHF donate their time to GMA events such as the Gecko Ball and Gecko Fest

New Happenings at SPHF

SPHF is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the Board of Directors: Mandy Bottke, Christa Fairbrother, and Lisa Welch. Each bring a history of advocacy for women's issues and a wealth of knowledge about women's healthcare needs. Please see their biographies on our Board Of Directors page located here. In April, Karen Lyndel stepped down as Chair

Fund creates St. Pete College scholarship

(originally published in the Gabber weekly newspaper on May 10, 2017) For 20 years, the local Sonia Plotnick Health Fund has been assisting area women with healthcare-related grants. Now they are partnering with St. Petersburg College (SPC) to offer their first academic scholarship. “It’s exciting and an opportunity for us to create our own legacy

Gulfport biz association awards grant to SPHF

(originally published in the Gabber weekly newspaper on February 1, 2017) As a recipient of the annual Gulfport Merchants Association (GMA) Community Support Grants, the Sonia Plotnick Health Fund is “so grateful,” said Karen Lyndel, chairperson of the local non-profit that provides assistance for women’s health and medical needs not covered by insurance. The association