North River Ranch Neal Land Food Drive

Neal Land & Neighborhoods Donates Over 650 lbs. of Food for Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee

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PARRISH, Fla. – Aug. 17, 2023 – North River Ranch, the flagship master-planned community of Neal Land & Neighborhoods, exceeded its 2022 donation with over 650 lbs. of food donated to Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. The community-wide food drive was organized by master-planned community developer Neal Land & Neighborhoods with the support of North River Ranch’s residents and home builders: Cardel Homes Florida, David Weekley Homes, Homes by WestBay, KB Home, Neal Communities, Pulte Homes and Park Square Homes.

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee provides nutritional assistance and caring, supportive services to homebound seniors and disabled residents throughout Manatee County.

Frank Perry Meals on Wheels North River Ranch Food Drive

“Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is a trusted community partner of our organization and we’re proud to continue supporting their cause,” said John A. Neal, president of Neal Land & Neighborhoods. “We’re very grateful for the residents at North River Ranch who have come together to provide significant food donations, year after year. We also thank our builder partners for their contribution to this effort.”

Neal Land & Neighborhoods supports Step-Up Suncoast as a Founding 50 member – Step Up is a non-profit organization that helps over 12,000 individuals and families to achieve long-term economic stability through education, support services and community partnerships. Through an organized school supply drive, resident donations are collected during the summer in preparation for the upcoming school year. For more information on Neal Land & Neighborhoods, including the company’s latest development news, visit

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Since 1972, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee has delivered over 11 million meals to homebound seniors, distributed tens of millions of pounds of food to local families and provided social services for local seniors. For more information, visit

About Neal Land & Neighborhoods

Neal Land & Neighborhoods is a Manatee and Sarasota, Florida-based master land planning and community development organization led by John A. Neal. The award-winning company incorporates thoughtful master planning and public infrastructure solutions to create the next level of elite community planning in Southwest Florida. By working with carefully selected new home builders, Neal Land & Neighborhoods aims to establish thriving, sustainable, livable, and ecologically sensitive communities throughout Manatee, Sarasota, and Hillsborough counties. Neal Land & Neighborhoods currently owns or controls several thousand acres of land entitled for more than 9,000 future residential homes and the supporting mixed-use commercial and retail. The developer’s current projects include the master-planned communities of North River Ranch and Vistera of Venice. For additional information, visit

About North River Ranch

North River Ranch is the flagship master-planned community for Neal Land & Neighborhoods, strategically positioned and carefully planned to evolve to meet the needs of tomorrow’s families and active adults. Located in Parrish, Fla., the amenity-rich development is a fresh approach to development in Southwest Florida unlike anything in the market today. North River Ranch is an award-winning community with approvals for 6,000 residences across several neighborhoods featuring abundant recreation and amenities, judicious land planning and management, commercial development, a hospital, and nearby schools. Current home builders consist of Pulte Homes, David Weekley Homes, Neal Communities, Homes by WestBay, Park Square Homes, and Cardel Homes Florida. North River Ranch was recognized with Bradenton’s Best Gold Award for Best Master Planned Community and New Home Community in 2023. For more information, visit