Forty Carrots: Firefly Gala 2017

Susanne S. Wise, RN, MBA, Take Care’s Owner and CEO, believes in giving back to our local community and supporting local non-profits that enrich the lives of our community. Take Care proudly supports the 2017 Firefly Gala as a Firelight sponsor.

Firefly Gala benefits all programs of Forty Carrots Family Center, a non-profit organization reach nearly 2,000 families in Sarasota community each year. Forty Carrots strengthens families by providing research-based parenting education and high quality early childhood education.

The parenting program has an emphasis on at-risk families such as teenage parents, homeless parents, and those recovering from addictions. Ninety-two percent of the families served by Forty Carrots receive free services; this is only possibly through generous donations and proceeds from such events as the Firefly Gala.

Guided by the belief that the family is the foundation of society, Forty Carrots Family Center is nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families through educational programs for parents, children, and professionals in the field.

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About Susanne Wise, RN, MBA: Take Care’s Founder

Susanne started Take Care in 1995 in Sarasota, Florida. Today the company has expanded to include five offices across Florida’s Gulf Coast: Sarasota, Bradenton, Port Charlotte, and Venice. Susanne witnessed the increasing need for specialized private duty home health care in the region. In addition, with her ingenuity and foresight, she understood the importance of incorporating Registered Nurse Geriatric Care Management in addition to understanding the long-term care insurance policies and how this knowledge directly benefited Take Care clients. If you would like to read more about Susanne, please click here.

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