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PACE Center for Girls Collier is located in Immokalee, Florida and was founded in 1998. Since opening, PACE Collier has served over 1,200 girls. The center is located one block east of Main Street in downtown Immokalee. 

PACE Collier is one of 19 centers across Florida.  For more information on our statewide organization, click here.  For more information about PACE Collier click here .

To contact us call 239-377-9860 or click here for more contact information. Girls or others interested in attending or making a referral to PACE Collier please contact the Center and fill out the following referral form.

Cheryl Baber
It was a simple question at the end of a tour at PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee that inspired one local resident to give in a big way.

About a year ago avid gardener Cheryl Baber asked the girls what the nonprofit most needed during an end-of-tour barbecue in the center’s courtyard. Upon Baber’s question, one girl responded that they really needed shade for their barren and hot courtyard.

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Pictured left to right: Cindy Obrecht, Donna Brown, Marianne Kearns, Cheryl McDonnell, Gayle Nelson at Arthrex for the check presentation on Monday, January 14, 2014.

According to Cindy Obrecht, a member of the Arthrex Charitable Committee, "Several of our employees have personally toured the PACE Center in Immokalee and have seen first-hand what a life-changing difference this program makes in the lives of these young girls.  As a corporation, we not only want to make positive contributions to the field of medicine, but also to the local communities we serve."








PACE Collier’s Love That Dress! Raises $112,000

Love That Dress! 2015 in the planning stage!

PACECollier at Immokalee nearly doubles last year’s proceeds!  Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this year such an incredible sucess!!!

“I am in awe of the army of individuals that had a hand in the success of Love That Dress! 2014!   From my Dream Team Leadership Committee, Sponsors, Volunteers, the businesses that held dress collection parties, the women who donated dresses, and the women who bought them, it was truly amazing to be a part of this event.  What a wonderful, caring community we belong to and what a huge difference it will make for our girls that attend PACE.  A big thank you to that army and all of Collier County!"  Libby Fero, Love That Dress! Collier Chair.

“It takes a village and a family to make this type of event a success” reports Executive Director Marianne Kearns.  “We were destined for success with our phenomenal event Chair Libby Fero, the support of returning sponsors and new big sponsors such as Julie Diermeier, Honorary Chair Judy Green, All About Closets, BURN by Rocky Patel and Just Like Family Home Care.  It continues to be the best “Friend-Raiser” in town!”

Let's start planning for Love That Dress! 2015.  PACE Board Member Michelle Shaw Hashman is at the helm as Chair for the 2015 event!  Please contact the Collier Center for more information.  Marianne Kearns, 239-842-5406