Tag Archives: Volunteering

Recipient of Bernard V. Gregory Servant Leader Award Received “The World” That Came to Her

by Shelby Durden Jacksonville University Intern   When Elaine Carson was in college, she never imagined one day she would be helping refugees from all around the world transition into their normal life in the United States of America. An … Continue reading

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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 Inspires Teens With Passion for Service to Others

Christine encourages teens to volunteer, helping create a passion for service that will follow them for the rest of their lives! 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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Corporate Employees Join forces to Revitalize Terry Parker High School

According to many researchers, the physical condition of a school is a stronger predictor of academic achievement than many family background factors and socio-economic conditions. On Saturday, September 12, 2015,  HandsOn Jacksonville partnered with Fidelity Investments and Florida Blue to … Continue reading

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