Category Archives: Nonprofits

Volunteer Uses His Love of Sports to Touch Our Community for GOOD

Mike’s countless hours advocating for non-profits
is duplicated by his company’s generous printing
services, giving causes a voice in the community. Continue reading

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Dr. Donates Vision Care to Working Uninsured

Last year Dr. Rose gave 221 hours & provided
$55,250 of physician services to 300 uninsured
patients through Volunteers in Medicine.
Dr. Rose is 85 years young. 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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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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New Leaders Launched to Serve Nonprofit Community

by HOJ Communications Intern, Alison Weisman The 2012 Blueprint for Leadership cohort of 25 will join the 850 alumni as qualified leaders in our community to go out and make a difference in Jacksonville. As they look to the future … Continue reading

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Brunet-Garcia – re:solve to Give Back to the Community

It is truly better to give than to receive.  This is the simple idea behind the re:solve program of Brunet-Garcia Advertising.  Through this unique grantmaking program, Brunet-Garcia is using its time and resources to help charitable organizations by offering pro-bono … Continue reading

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Jeannie Gallina – Bringing Healing and Hope Through The Way Free Clinic

Jeannie Gallina founded The Way Free Medical Clinic  in 2005 to provide medical services to the uninsured of Clay County. The Way provides primary care, obstetrical and vision care with full examinations, lab testing, diagnostic imaging, and specialty care free … Continue reading

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John Thomas – Brightening the Lives of Seniors, One Concert at a Time

For The Senior Life Foundation’s 10th Anniversary, John Thomas played hour long concerts for nearly 500 seniors in nine community senior centers.  As he played tunes from the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s, he asked seniors to reminisce about their lives.  … Continue reading

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Volunteers Put the Fiesta in Fridays!

Lexie Murray has been a UNF intern for the past few months.  She visited New Heights to check out the Fiesta Fridays project and interview the volunteers who serve there.  Thank you Lexie, for all of your assistance with telling … Continue reading

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Meet Our Board – Tony Rukab

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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