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Founded
2007
Size
Medium
Helping Our Hometown Heroes
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation was founded in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Firehouse Subs co-founders, Chris Sorensen and Robin Sorensen, traveled to Mississippi where they fed first responders as well as survivors. As they traveled back to Florida exhausted and exhilarated, they knew we could do more and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation was born. Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is dedicated to impact the life-saving capabilities and the lives of local heroes and their communities.
Founded
2000
Size
Medium
Filling playgrounds, not prisons
Incorporated in 1972, Police Athletic League of Jacksonville (PAL) is one if the oldest citizen-building youth programs in the nation. It builds friendships between law enforcement officers and children within the community and is based on the conviction that young people - if reached early enough - can develop strong positive attitudes towards police officers in their journey through life toward the goal of maturity and good citizenship. PAL has embraced traditional American values where one generation responsibly shares its wisdom and helps kids learn to work together to be responsible for themselves, as well as set goals in their lives. Pal offers year-round and seasonal sports programs, after-school education programs, and summer camps.
Founded
1980
Size
Large
Every relationship violence-free
Hubbard House is a full-service certified domestic violence center, providing prevention and intervention services and wrap-around care to domestic violence survivors in Duval and Baker counties in Northeast Florida. In its 40 years of operation, Hubbard House has sheltered more than 36,000 victims of domestic violence and their children and answered more than 87,000 hotline calls.
Founded
1982
Size
Medium
Dedicated to the practice and teaching of healing prayer
Christian Healing Ministries' mission is to be a visible presence of Jesus' desire to heal in the world. Our vision is to make Christian healing prayer a way of life in families, churches, and medical professions. We want to spread the message of Christian healing, including the role of healing prayer in medicine, to teach and train others, to pray for Christian Healing, and to provide and coordinate healing prayer.
Founded
1991
Size
Tiny
Helping to solve youth problems
State of Florida Association of Police Athletic/Activities Leagues, Inc. (SFAPAL) was formed in 1983 by five local PAL chapters: Jacksonville, Kissimmee, Miami Beach, St. Petersburg and Tampa. The Police Officers involved had a goal of developing PAL Programs in every city and county in Florida, so youth would have an opportunity to know police officers, and police officers have an opportunity to understand youth. By using athletic and education based programs during after school and weekend hours, police officers working with youth have decreased the amount of free time youth have available for negative activities. Today SFAPAL has 52 member cities and growing.
Founded
1997
Size
Large
Supporting families with children suffering from cancer
The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation was created in honor of Jay McGillis. Jay was a very special young man who developed leukemia. The courage, compassion and faith he demonstrated during the course of his illness were an inspiration to many people. The mission of the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation is to assist children with leukemia and other cancers and their families by providing emotional and financial support to help reduce the stress associated with treatment and improve their quality of life.
Founded
2000
Size
Giant
Every child deserves a chance to succeed.
Step Up For Students empowers parents to pursue and engage in the most appropriate learning options for their children, with an emphasis on families who lack the financial resources to access these options. By pursuing this mission, we help public education fulfill the promise of equal opportunity.
Founded
1966
Size
Medium
Great futures start here.
Originally called the Boys Club of Jacksonville and chartered in 1962, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida began operating under its current name in 1988. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida works to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Based on the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs and interests of girls and boys attending the Clubs, we provide diversified, research-based program activities in five core areas. These core service areas serve as the vehicles through which we employ our nationally tested, time-proven youth development strategy.
Founded
2005
Size
Tiny
A rescued soul is accomplishment.
Mighty Horn Ministries' full time pursuit is to rescue souls by spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ through any medium available, including but not limited to Christian music, preaching, teaching, films and videos. Over the last two decades the reverberations of Phil Driscoll's Trumpet have echoed throughout America and across the borders of more than 35 countries worldwide. Using three fingers and a blast of air he transcends language with a musical message that shatters the barriers between men, and expands the boundaries of faith in God.