Tag Archives: Philanthropy

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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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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Staff Spotlight: Meet Richard Neal

Meet Richard Neal Position at HOJ: Military Engagement Manager through AmeriCorps What is the scariest thing you have ever done? Holding my son for the first time and reflecting about the significance of just what was entrusted to me as … Continue reading

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Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Builds Bridges Across Cultures to Strengthen Business and Community

Bank of America embraces the power of their people and values their differences in thought, style, gender identity, culture, ethnicity and experience. They recognize that a diverse workplace gives them a powerful business advantage in understanding and meeting the needs … Continue reading

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Aaron Badida – A Youth Volunteer Making Big Community Impact

Aaron Badida’s volunteer service includes the Museum of Science and History, outreach through Celebration Church and two years of service with the HandsOn Jacksonville Youth Leadership Council. He participated in Global Youth Service Day projects including the Best Buddies’ Walk … Continue reading

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At 91 Years Young, John Sornberger Volunteers More Than 40 Hours a Week

John Sornberger has been a dedicated volunteer at Teacher Supply Depot since July 1996 where he coordinates all incoming donations. Teacher Supply Depot averages 20+ pallets of donations every week. Each year, John sorts and boxes approximately 100,000 binders and … Continue reading

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City Year Volunteers Help Struggling Students Get Back on Track

City Year Jacksonville AmeriCorps members are serving full-time at Andrew Jackson High School and Matthew Gilbert Middle School during the 2012-2013 school year. Teams of 10 City Year members per school are collaborating with teachers and other organizations to address … 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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Osjah Castro – Young Girl With Big Vision

Osjah Castro, a homeschooled 7th grader, has a knack for finding community problems and figuring out ways to solve them. A volunteer since kindergarten, Osjah has taken on many volunteer projects. Last year she adopted Timucuan Elementary School and supplied … Continue reading

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