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We are entirely funded by grants and private donations.

 

Our Mission

AWARENESS AND ASSISTANCE FOR THE HOMELESS IN OUR COMMUNITY

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Streets of Paradise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization co-founded by community organizer Greg Cruz.

We are an outreach and awareness initiative dedicated to providing comfort to the homeless and at-risk communities through no-cost street access to basic necessities of life, and facilitating access to rapid rehousing and other social services through our membership in the Continuum of Care for Sarasota and Manatee counties.

SOP in the Media

If you’re lucky to find affordable housing, then what? Solutions are out there

If you’re lucky to find affordable housing, then what? Solutions are out there

Erin Smith and her young son will spend Christmas in their first Bradenton home after spending nearly four months on […]
Couture Real Estate’s Allison Werner Donates New Truck to Help Rehome the Homeless

Couture Real Estate’s Allison Werner Donates New Truck to Help Rehome the Homeless

Local nonprofit Streets of Paradise Inc. helps to furnish houses for formerly homeless individuals. The traveling nonprofit has already made 100 houses […]
Whats happening now: Streets of Paradise

Whats happening now: Streets of Paradise

We say it all the time, “We live in Paradise.” And for the most part, it’s true. Great weather with […]
Streets of Paradise celebrates moving 100 people into homes

Streets of Paradise celebrates moving 100 people into homes

SARASOTA – Streets of Paradise, a non-profit that helps those less fortunate, celebrates a huge milestone of helping men and women […]

Stories From The Street

If You’re Abel

If You’re Abel

Introduction: Streets of Paradise is an organization that is best known for loving well. Our unique two-pronged approach to aiding […]
He (She) Ain’t Heavy…

He (She) Ain’t Heavy…

“Thank you, Santa. I wake up so cold.” “I just want to be warm, Santa.” “I’ve been really good, Santa. […]
Peaches and the Wawa Sandwiches

Peaches and the Wawa Sandwiches

It was a hot, humid afternoon in January of 2019.  Harmony Chapman held tightly to both leashes, each wrist encircled by […]
Pando and the Ripple Effect

Pando and the Ripple Effect

The heaviest known single living organism on Planet Earth is known as Pando.  Spread out over 106 acres in the […]

For more information about Streets of Paradise, or to find out how you can help make a difference email  Greg Cruz  or Cathy Bryant.

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