Cherish the Children Logo

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Cherish the Children Logo

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Creating a Sanctuary Where Healing Begins

Hosted by Co-Chairs Jennifer Porter & Trina Mostyn

Youth Haven’s Cherish the Children Luncheon will be held on the Grand Lawn at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. This event supports our local youth who have been removed from their homes due to traumatic situations and depend on Youth Haven for Home, Hope and Healing. The event will also feature Keynote Speaker and New York Times Bestselling Author Ashley Rhodes-Courter, LCSW.

Cherish the Children offers an engaging, enjoyable, and memorable program for donors, friends, and community partners alike.

Committee Members

  • Sue Brousseau
  • Kathy Brown
  • Carolyn Chesney
  • Lynda Engel
  • Judy Gesell
  • Helen Hassett
  • Sally Kane
  • Laina Kennedy
  • Donna Kozin
  • Sharon Lawrence
  • Amy Lytle
  • Kathy Polk
  • Lori Rosenberg
  • Sue Simon
  • Robin Trovato
Ashley Rhodes-Courter, LCSW
Keynote Speaker and New York Times Bestselling Author

Ashley Rhodes-Courter, LCSW

By the age of 22, Ashley had become a New York Times Bestselling Author. Her first book, “Three Little Words” is now an International Bestseller and has been published in at least 4 countries. Her second book, “Three More Words” debuted at #1 on Amazon Bestseller’s List. Both books are used in classrooms across the country in various community and First Year Experience Collegiate programs.

Over 400 men and women joined us at the 2022 Cherish the Children luncheon raising over $700,000 to support the programs and services that create healthier outcomes for the children and teens who call Youth Haven home.

Providing Home, Hope and Healing to abused and neglected children and teens in Southwest Florida

Founded in 1972, Youth Haven was established to fulfill an immediate need for emergency shelter for children who had been removed suddenly from a traumatic home situation.