Community Spirit

Popeyes Appetite for a Cure

 

A fundraising campaign conducted by Sailormen, Inc. at Popeyes restaurants in Northeast Florida and across the Southeast will provide customers with valuable discounts while garnering support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's worldwide research and services programs. 

St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside Looking for Beautiful Babies

St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside Looking for Beautiful Babies

Lights. Camera. Action!  If your baby was born at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside in the last five years, we want your adorable photos to become long-lasting wall décor in the Family Birth Place.

North Florida Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Welcomes New Team Members

North Florida Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Welcomes New Team Members

 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) of North Florida announces three new team members have joined the organization. Brett Hipsley has been named development director and will manage the Great Strides brand, the foundation’s largest national event, for the North Florida office. He will be responsible for nine of the 13 annual Great Strides that take place from Jacksonville to Pensacola. Mona Hover will serve as development manager and is responsible for overseeing the production of major fundraising events including Cycle for Life, The Oldest City Red Trout Celebrity Classic fishing tournament and Gainesville Tailgate for a Cure. Charlotte Cudd has joined the team as event specialist and will assist in the production of the 24 North Florida CFF events held annually.

Warming the Souls Blanket Drive

Warming the Souls Blanket Drive

Everyone has had those cold days where you just wanted to curl up in your favorite blanket and stay cozy, but what if you didn’t have that blanket? POI’s inaugural Warming the Souls Blanket Drive is gathering blankets for the people in our community who are in this very dilemma.

Annie Lytle School, Eternally Missed

Local blogger reflects on the Annie Lytle School:

"Today I heard that one of our most alluring, hauntingly creepy and historic locations in Jacksonville burned down this morning.

Rotary Donation Supports St. Vincent’s Pediatric Outreach Ministry

Rotary Donation Supports St. Vincent’s Pediatric Outreach Ministry

St. Vincent’s HealthCare is growing its mobile health outreach ministry thanks to the Rotary Clubs of North Florida. The organization provided a generous gift that allows St. Vincent’s to upgrade and expand its fleet of mobile clinics.

Piece Peace Campaign Aims To Overcome Gun Violence

The PIECE PEACE campaign, inspired by MAD DADS and created by Brunet-García Advertising, aims to end the gun violence that has been endemic to Jacksonville and other urban communities across the nation.