Community Involvement


We believe in giving back to our community.

Hope for Justice

  • We are big into supporting Hope for Justice victims of human trafficking, we sell candles, soaps, and air fresheners at our shop to donate straight to this cause and we do the Gasparilla Run every year to run for Team Freedom that directly supports the cause as well.

Venice Police Department Blue Santa Toy Drive

  • Venice Police Departments' Blue Santa Toy Drive, this was our second year as a drop off location, we couldn't believe the generosity of our community! The difference of this toy drive is, it supports all of our local children and families. Venice PD provides a Christmas Day breakfast and dinner along with the delivery of toys to each family! Last year we were not only a drop off location, but provided two of those meals to a very deserving family. This year, Detwilers sponsored all of the meals, and we again were a drop off location for the toy drive! 


Brakes for Breasts

  • Brakes for Breasts program every October. In 2020, we raised $681.62. This year, we were just shy of $1000.00! Thank you to this community for your support! Putting the brakes on breast cancer! 

Venice Chamber of Commerce

  • Venice Chamber of Commerce Members. This is our second year in the Leads Exchange Group where we get to connect with our fellow business owners. We held our first ever ribbon cutting in September 2021, and hosted a Business Connections Chamber event here at the shop! It was great connecting with our local community and surrounding businesses! We have also been a hole sponsor for the Chamber Golf Tournament two years in a row! 

Young Marines Program

  • Venice Middle School Young Marines program - Part sponsor for the Fools Run 5k in April 2022, which proceeds went directly to this program! 


South County Food Pantry Food Drives

  • South County Food Pantry: We have been a drop off location several times, especially after Hurricane Ian. 


The Twig Cares

  • The Twig is near and dear to this community and to our hearts. We love donating needed goods, but especially our time! We have had our ATI shop Owners group spend the day sorting and merchandising the warehouse. We have donated to the Sneaker Drive for back to school. We were a Platinum Sponsor this past year for their first ever Fostering Love Gala. This year, we will be a gold sponsor for their second annual Fostering Love Gala. We look forward to supporting this non profit as the years go on. 


  • Venice High School Volleyball - VHS Project Graduation
  • Sarasota County 4-H & FFA
  • Jessica Costanzo Scholarship Fund
  • Venice PD Community in need program
  • K-9's for Warriors

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