Monthly Archives: April 2014

Michael and Kim Ward – Community Builders Receive Pinnacle Award

Michael Ward, CEO of CSX Corp., and his wife Kim have devoted a lifetime to doing GOOD in the world. Through the Michael and Kim Ward Foundation, their greatest focus is in helping young people who have learning, emotional or … Continue reading

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26.2 with DONNA – Mobilizing Volunteers to Finish Breast Cancer

Audrey volunteers because at age 72, she is unscathed. Tina volunteers because it is the emotional charity of her choice for getting her required high school community service hours. Many volunteers are survivors. Some volunteer to give back to the … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo – Culture of Inclusion and Diversity Inspires Corporate and Community GOOD

At Wells Fargo, building a work culture of inclusion and diversity is a core part of their vision and values. It applies not only to the communities in which they do business and where they hire team members, but it … Continue reading

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Shigeko Sams – A Senior Volunteer Working Tirelessly to Improve Our Community

Shigeko Sams has been an active volunteer in the Jacksonville community for many years, spreading her time between St. John’s Cathedral, Seniors on a Mission, RSVP of Jacksonville and the Sulzbacher Center. Shigeko has provided a variety of services throughout … Continue reading

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Teen Helps Kids Fighting Leukemia Improve Quality of Life

Zixuan “Cecca” Xu became the volunteer project leader at Sun-Yat Sen Center in China in the summer of 2011. In this role, she organized meetings and projects, raising $600 over three months to help children with leukemia. With the group, … Continue reading

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Dr. Patrick Hutton Brings Gift of Healing to Uninsured

Doctor Patrick Hutton has been volunteering at The Way Free Clinic since 2007 as a regular health care provider. Dr. Hutton commits at least one Saturday a month to care for uninsured men and women of Clay County through his … Continue reading

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Special Friends Team Up to Help at the Homeless Shelter

Friends With a Purpose was founded as a way for three recent high school graduates with special needs to engage with and give back to the community. Every Tuesday, this group volunteers four hours of their time at the Sulzbacher … Continue reading

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“Global Force for Good” is Also a Local Force for GOOD!

Throughout the years, the United States Navy has embraced different mottoes and taglines, the current being ‘America’s Navy, A Global Force for Good,’ a sentiment the leadership at Naval Air Station Jacksonville firmly believes in and applies both at home … Continue reading

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Vince Smyth Mentors Kids to Foster Hope

Serving as a Foster Buddy with Family Support Services of North Florida, Vince Smyth has changed the lives of children in foster care. Since 2010, Vince has mentored six children between the ages of six and ten, providing them with … Continue reading

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JCP Cares – A Community Comes Together to Make a Difference

JCP Cares was founded by Kathy Bravo in 2007 in an effort to unite her community in an impactful way. Through this effort, neighbors have come together to lend their time, talent and treasure to help others in need. What … Continue reading

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