Tag Archives: Jacksonville Florida

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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Overcoming Obstacles to Serve Others

Mike started a fundraiser to buy new batteries for
his neighbor’s wheelchairs. He installed them all
himself, for free. He does so much to benefit his
community, all from his wheelchair. Continue reading

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Volunteer Lives His Faith By Serving Others

Sherrick’s volunteer service is not only helping to
clothe the needy, but also putting pride
& confidence back on their faces. 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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Teen Volunteer Promotes Global Literacy

As a child, Katie’s written words advocated for
the homeless. Now, she’s helping promote global
literacy to children in need. Continue reading

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Volunteer Cooks Up Awareness & Funding For Epilepsy

by Shelby Durden Jacksonville University Intern Jeff and Dawn Sedlitz are a very special couple who have dedicated their time and talents to raising money and awareness for the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida. Their grandson, Steven, of Port St. Lucie, … Continue reading

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Volunteer is Dedicated to Keeping Jacksonville Beautiful

by Shelby Durden Chris Buckley is the recipient of the 2016 HandsOn Earth Award for her work with the Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission. The Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission is a local, grassroots affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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Global Youth Service Day 2013

Underprivileged children. Bullying. Homelessness. Disabilities. Human Trafficking. These are all serious issues facing the Jacksonville community. These were the issues the HandsOn Jacksonville Youth Leadership Council selected as their focus areas leading up to Global Youth Service Day 2013. These … Continue reading

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Volunteering Unites Us

By Dr. Judith Smith, President & CEO HandsOn Jacksonville Mayor Brown has declared April as Jacksonville Volunteer Appreciation Month; Governor Scott has declared it as Florida Volunteer Month; and President Obama will declare April 21-27 as National Volunteer Week across … Continue reading

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Eleanor Ashby – A Quiet But Powerful Force for GOOD in Jacksonville

A quiet, but powerful force for GOOD in Jacksonville, Eleanor Ashby has helped to mentor and shape many of our community’s civic and nonprofit leaders. Her journey as a community trustee in Jacksonville began in 1968 when she served as … Continue reading

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