The Refinery is a ministry that restores hope, an enterprise that values the discarded, and a light that offers peace. Our mission is to create something beautiful from recycled products, to invest in the potential of our women and to be a light in our community. To purchase our handmade soy products visit mkt.com/therefinery
The Seminole Boosters secures the achievement of comprehensive excellence – in the classroom, on the field, and in life – by funding life changing scholarships for all Florida State Student-Athletes. Visit boosters.fsu.edu and join the over 18,000 Seminole Booster members today.
Lee’s Place is a nonprofit grief, loss, and trauma therapy center providing counseling for adults and children who have suffered a loss or trauma in their lives. To learn more please visit www.leesplace.org
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Drunk driving is still the #1 cause of death on our roadways. Help us in the fight to stop drunk and drugged driving by visiting www.walklikemadd.org/tallahassee. Follow us on Facebook @MADDNWFL
Dare to Dream
Dare to Dream is a non-profit charitable organization that strives to educate and empower girls ages 7 to 16 to DREAM Big, BELIEVE the Impossible, and INSPIRE to Achieve all things. If you know a girl who desires to improve their academic focus, learn to cook, enjoy the creativity of art, or is just looking for a great afterschool program, please visit our website: daretodreamyoungirls.com
Over The Edge
Over the Edge – TLH is a unique fundraising event, providing participants the thrilling opportunity of rappelling down 16 stories to promote public safety awareness. The first 75 individuals to hit $1,000 will go over the edge and rappel down the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Tallahassee on April 20-21, 2018. Go to www.overtheedgeTLH.org
Making Light Productions
Making Light Productions is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides an inclusive arts education for children of all abilities. We’re committed to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to shine their light in art, dance, music, and drama in both group classes and one-on-one lessons. Learn more at MakingLightProductions.org
Whale of a Sale
Whale of a Sale not only supports community initiatives led by the Junior League of Tallahassee,
but also gives community members the opportunity to buy things they need at an affordable price. To support this year’s Whale of a Sale, shop the event at the North Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 14th, or make a donation online at www.jltallahassee.org.
Honor Flight Tallahassee exists to take every WWII, Korean War, & Vietnam War Veteran who is capable of going to see their monument. Please consider attending Honor Flight Car Show & More on Saturday March 24th 2018 at the FL DOT parking lot across from Cascade’s Park. Fun for the whole family, great food, 50/50 drawings, live music and more! To learn more visit honorflighttallahassee.org
Camp Amigo is a week long summer retreat for kids ages 6-17 from all across Flordia with burn injuries
at no cost to them. It was started by firefighters in Tallahassee but now extends its family to include
firefighters from other Florida departments, nurses, and adult burn survivors. If you know any child who is a burn survivor, please visit our website campamigo.com to learn more about how they can attend Camp Amigo and information about donation opportunities.
In Young Life, our leaders enter into the world of kids in Tallahassee to welcome every friend to a place where they belong, are celebrated and offered an adventure to live! If you’re interested in making a difference with us, join us as we desire to leave a lasting legacy on our city! Visit tallahassee.younglife.org
Animal Shelter Foundation
Help us help homeless animals in the care of the Tallahassee Animal Shelter. Funding provided by the Animal Shelter Foundation is most often the only hope for a special needs homeless animal. To help care for our community’s animals, visit animalshelterfoundation.org
Live Hope Learn
LIVE HOPE LEARN is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization with a mission to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children, through education, nutrition, and shelter. 100% of your gift will go towards providing nutritious meals, quality education, loving caregivers, and a safe, clean, comfortable home for each child. You may send
your gift directly to 2910 Kerry Forest Pkwy, D-4 #321, Tallahassee, FL 32309.
The Kearney Center
The Kearney Center’s mission is to provide temporary emergency shelter and supportive services to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring. Show your support at KearneyCenter.org/Donate
CCYS Going Places
If you are a youth in need of shelter, counseling, support, or guidance call CCYS’s 24-Hour Hotline at 850-576-6000. If you want to help a homeless, runaway, or at-risk youth, visit www.ccys.org to learn how you can get involved or support CCYS programs and services.
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
Through referrals from area pediatricians, the Early Learning Coalition, and other stakeholders, we optimize the developmental potential of children and families by providing prevention and education access to effective and available treatment interventions. For more information, visit us at wholechildleon.org, call us at 850.692.3134, or find us on Facebook and Instagram.
Community Action helps families in the Big Bend become self-sufficient. Programs include Head Start (for 3 and 4 year olds) and Getting Ahead in a Just Getting by World. Applications for all programs are accepted year round. For more information please visit our website: www.CACAAinc.org or call us at 850-222- 2043.
Teen Challenge International
Help put hope within reach of those in need by using Teen Challenge for all of your car detailing, contract labor and janitorial needs. All proceeds go to help men, women and juveniles suffering from life controlling issues. For more info contact 850.385.8336 or www.teenchallenge.cc/tallahassee-men
The ACT House is a start-up accelerator designed for students to live and create together by organizing three students – a designer, a business mind, and a programmer – in one house, for one year, to create and launch a company. For more information about our inaugural class at Florida A&M University please visit http://act.house
Hands and Hearts for Horses
Hands and Hearts for Horses helps individuals with special needs gain freedom on the back of a horse. Please visit our website at www.handsandheartsforhorses.com to learn about opportunities for charitable donations.
Good Samaritan Network - Chelsea House
Good Samaritan Network-Chelsea House has a vision to Rescue, Redeem, Rebuild, Restore, and Resend the hopeless, homeless, hurting, unused, and underused in the spirit of the good Samaritan as depicted in Luke 10. We do this by offering basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing, job-readiness and spiritual care. www.GSNcares.org 850.297.1113
The PHI Center
The PHI Center is a crisis intervention and life skills education ministry serving women, men, and children in Tallahassee. We provide pregnancy testing, ultrasound, pregnancy and parenting education, and material resources. We depend on volunteers to serve our clients and support the work. To get involved please visit www.phicenter.org/volunteer or call 850-222-7177
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Bend
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Bend has provided 25 years of life-changing and life-saving after school and summer programs to thousands of at-risk children and teens in Leon and Gadsden counties. To celebrate, join our “$25 for 25”
Annual Fund Campaign and make a donation in denominations of $25 ($25, $250, $25,000) For more info visit www.bgcbb.org
Junior Achievement Big Bend
Junior Achievement Big Bend teaches: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness, and Personal Finance. Share your experience and become a JA Volunteer! For more information about JA Big Bend’s K-12 financial literacy programs, please visit http://jabigbend.org or call 850.544.5510
We Care Network
Capital Medical Society Foundation, Inc.’s We Care Network is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in the community. Over $80 million in donated specialty medical and dental care has been coordinated by We Care Network. Thank you to the medical and dental providers, hospitals, and ancillary partners who have improved access to health care for twenty-five years.
Leon County Humane Society
Save a life: foster an orphaned puppy or kitten! Bottle baby season has begun, and every new foster parent is multiple lives saved. Get started at www.LCHS.info/foster_application/ or call 850.224.9193
Camp Kesem FSU is a non-profit organization, driven by passionate college student leaders, which provides year-round support and a free week of summer camp to children who have been touched by a parent’s cancer. To learn more or donate go to: www.campkesem.org/fsu
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Hundreds of young boys are currently waiting for a male mentor. Join the Big Brothers Big Sisters 100 MEN campaign this summer and help a child realize their potential and build a successful future! Apply at www.bigbendmentoring.org or call 850.386.6002
a.rise ministries, inc. partners with youth to affirm, encourage, and empower people in and through Jesus Christ’s plans for their lives. For more information visit www.arisedefined.com
The Epilepsy Association of the Big Bend helps clients by sponsoring medical treatment, neurological visits, diagnostic testing and annual assessments to provide custom plans of action. For a more comprehensive list of services, including information on how to donate/volunteer, visit www.eabb.org or call 850.222.1777
Summer Fill a Truck
You can make a difference by helping fill a truck with much needed funds and/or food. Join AMWAT Moving Warehousing Storage and the Tallahassee Police Department on June 7th, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm @ the Tallahassee Democrat for the 2017 Summer Fill a Truck Fund & Food Drive benefiting America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend.
Foundation 4 Arts
Our mission is to provide children with the foundation of creativity, self-reliance, and emotional intelligence that will propel them to a successful life. Foundation 4 ARTS…Inspiring. Empowering. Futures. For any questions about Day & Seasonal Camps or ARTS After School Programs, please visit our web site TallyARTS.com or call us at 850.878.2787.
Habitat for Humanity
Join Big Bend Habitat for Humanity for Women Build 2017! Events kick off with the “SheNailed It!” Blitz Week. Register today at www.BigBendHabitat.org/WomenBuild or by calling 850.574.2288.
Redemptive Love Farm & Petting Zoo
Come to Redemptive Love Farm for a free visit! Get a hands-on experience with our friendly farm pets. Or we can come to you! Visit redemptivelovellc.blogspot.com or call 850.894.1800 to schedule a fun, educational event at your home, school or church! 10% of all proceeds go to funding local child adoptions!
Hang Tough Foundation
Hang Tough Foundation’s mission is to be a physical, mental, and financial reprieve designed to provide support, hope and encouragement to the child, their siblings, and their parents or guardians during their journey with childhood illness or special need. If you are the parent or guardian of a Hang Tough Hero, if you wish to volunteer with us, or if you wish to donate toward our cause, we invite you to visit HangToughFoundation.org for all the information you need to #HelpKidsHope.
American Red Cross
Without your help we cannot continue our life-saving, life-changing mission. Please join us in helping our neighbors by making a donation and/or volunteering with us. Go to www.redcross.org to find out how to do both or call our office at 850-878-6080. Be a part of bringing help when help can’t wait!
A Women's Pregnancy Center
A Women’s Pregnancy Center helps people make the best possible decision by providing free pregnancy testing, confidential peer counseling for men & women, non-diagnostic ultrasounds, and starting January 2017, a low cost STD clinic. For a complete list of services, including opportunities to volunteer, please visit awomenspregnancycenter.com
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tallahassee, Inc.Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tallahassee, Inc. create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. Support RMHC by attending these local events: 18th Annual Stone Crab Fest October 21, 2016 · 2nd Annual Little Black Dress (2017) · 6th Annual Red Shoe Run (2017)
Living Stones International, Inc.
Through Living Stones International, Inc., you can help build the bridge between children and their
incarcerated parents. Find out how you can become a sponsor or mentor at welivingstones.org
F3 (Fitness, Fellowship & Faith)
F3 (Fitness, Fellowship & Faith) hosts free, daily, participant-led boot camp workouts for men,
all over town. Location map and schedule are at f3nation.com/schedules/tallahassee-fl