Salvation Army celebrates 125 years in Jacksonville It’s been 125 years since Adj. J.C. Smith and his wife were sent by their Salvation Army post…Read More
Truer words were never spoken when Jesus told his disciples, “The poor you will always have with you.” More than 2,000 years later, the poor continue to be a focus for the hundreds of charitable organizations which exist to serve and care for the homeless, the broken and the hopeless. From a simple meal and a safe place to sleep to medical care and addiction recovery, many nonprofits have endured for decades, even a century or more to ensure that the poor among us are not forgotten. Following is a celebration of milestones for six such organizations in Jacksonville.
City Rescue Mission celebrates 70 years Shortly after World War II ended, a group of Jacksonville Christian businessmen discerned a need to help alcoholics by…Read More
Jewish Family & Community Services marks 100th anniversary Over the past 100 years Jewish Family & Community Services has been known by many names and…Read More
Hope Haven celebrates 90 years Founded in 1926, Hope Haven, which celebrated its 90th birthday in April 2016, has evolved over the years from a…Read More
St. Vincent’s HealthCare looks forward to another century of service St. Vincent’s HealthCare, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016, would not be where it is today…Read More
Known by the results it achieves With a milestone birthday and a mission to serve, The Rotary Foundation’s notable contributions to communities across the world…Read More