Category Archives: A Visit From St. Nicholas

Meet Our Board – Ellen Wiss

HandsOn Jacksonville claims bragging rights to an amazing board of directors! We’d like you to get to know them all, so over the next few weeks we’ll be shining the spotlight on them. You’ll get an inside peek at who … Continue reading

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A Special Visit Brings Joy to Kids

For the 8th year, HandsOn Jacksonville has brought A Visit From St. Nicholas to some of the First Coast’s most challenged (Title 1) elementary schools.  It’s so hard to convey in mere words the joy this day brings – not … Continue reading

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Books, Gifts & A Heartwarming Holiday Visit

Kim Bomberger, Communications Director – HandsOn Jacksonville What was your favorite book as a child?  Do you remember?  I vividly recall the sheer joy of making it all the way through Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat for the very … Continue reading

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Make A Difference Day in Jacksonville

Saturday, October 23 was national Make A Difference Day.  First Coast volunteers came out in force to engage in projects that impact major areas of community need.  Some volunteers took to the beaches to do a clean up.  Others rallied … Continue reading

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A Visit From St. Nicholas

A Visit From St. Nicholas mobilizes corporate volunteers in a magical experience of bringing backpacks filled with books and toys to children in our community’s most challenged schools. For many of these children, the gifts we bring are the only … Continue reading

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