GEC Students Step Up to Assist Relief Efforts

Thank God GEC and families were blessed during hurricane Ian with little damage. The students needed to release their emotions and repay their blessings to those not as fortunate as themselves. These acts of public service encompassed several measurable aspects of the...

PUTTING THE HAPPY BACK IN HALLOWEEN!

This past weekend Sister Mary (aka Ms. Mary), the GEC staff, and students had their traditional Halloween Trunk or Treat visit with the memory care residents at the Opal Memory Care Center, Naples. The students were so excited to give those in need hugs, and love, as...

GEC Accepts its First Car Donation

GEC friends Michelle & Steven Karlik recently donated a 2008 Ford Edge to the center. Although the vehicle is in great shape, the SUV needed some tweaks on the AC. This gave us the perfect opportunity to have our alumni Juan and Elver do the work on this car at...

GEC Students are Flying High

In 2018, as part of the newly formed Entrepreneurial Apprenticeship Program (EAP) the students of GEC were invited to take part in the Young Eagles program, whose mission is to introduce children to the world of aviation. At that time, Jocelyn and Julian weren’t ready...

S.M.A.R.T. Programs Helps Hit a Home Run

Growing up, the hardships these children have endured as part of the migrant community make it hard to trust people. Many of these children are withdrawn and don’t want to take part in anything that falls outside their comfort zone. They are left emotionally and...

Sweet Dreams for Sweet Children

Recently it was brought to our attention that some of the younger children here at GEC were in desperate need of beds. They had been sharing beds with older siblings and had no place of their own to lay their heads and get a restful night’s sleep.  Thanks to Pat...