Non-Profits and Community Organizations
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Advocates For Safer Communities, Inc.
8475 Quarter Horse Drive
AFSC, Inc. provides support to families who have lost their child to murder and the case is a cold case presently unsolved. The mission of the organization is to educate and create awareness among youth, families and communities through promotion of programs, intervention, literature and other strategies to assist in the decrease of potential violent tragedies from occurring.
14010 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 709
~ You may also try 1-800-272-3900 ~
The Alzheimer's Association - Florida Gulf Coast Chapter serves people living with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder and their caregivers through the Florida Gulf Coast from eight regional offices and a mobile unit - the Memory Mobile.
Florida Counties served: Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardy, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Polk, Pasco, Pinellas,
Sarasota and Sumter.
PO Box 25477
The Greater Tampa Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida (FL) is chartered for the local ACLU membership of Greater Tampa including the Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk and Sumter Counties of Florida. Pinellas County ACLU members have a separately chartered chapter. The southern Greater Tampa Bay counties are chartered to the Sarasota Chapter. They may also be reached at ACLUFL_Tampa@yahoo.com
4902 Eisenhower Blvd., Suite #295
The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Access to information is an important part of the fight against diabetes. As the leading voice in the diabetes community, the American Diabetes Association is committed to providing all people affected by diabetes, the health care professionals who work on their behalf, and the general public with up-to-date diabetes-related information, tools and resources. We focus our efforts on three outcomes:
1. Raising the awareness of diabetes as a serious disease.
2. Addressing the epidemic of diabetes through prevention, information and education initiatives.
3. Reaching diverse groups of people who have diabetes, their families and health care professionals, with the goal of reducing the incidence and impact of complications.
3310 West Main St.
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Florida's West Coast Region of the American Red Cross serves Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota counties.
Since 1881, Red Cross has worked to support your community during its greatest times of need. Now local Red Crosses are joining forces to better serve you. Together we continue our oldest traditions while providing new resources to prepare for tomorrow.
4340 S Manhattan Ave
Animal Based Charities provides adoption venues for animal rescue groups at no charge. We also provide free food, bedding, and accessories to the groups. To date we have given away over 26,000 pounds of food and helped find homes for over 1200 animals. We are proud to provide this service to the hard working rescue groups. We now have a Thrift Store to help in funding adoption events. ABC is staffed solely by volunteers and is a recognized 501c3 (not for profit).
1719 West Lemon St
Mission-based, non-profit spay/neuter clinic offering low cost vaccinations, and flea and heartworm prevention products.
15045 US Hwy 19
PURPOSE: Arche Legacy, Inc. is a diversified Non-Profit Organization designed to bridge disadvantaged teens thru young adults (and/or family-caregivers) transitioning from their current environment into social independence....MISSION: It is our objective to offer support, resource assistance, career guidance, training for life skills and other useful information. We encourage success, inspire confidence and promote individual self awareness through shared experiences, communication, achievements and referrals. As current issues arise, we will expand to build future solutions.
707 N. Tamiami Trail
707 N. Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Mission Statement: To develop, nurture, coordinate and promote performing, literary and visual arts in Hillsborough County, and to contract for artistic services all for the enjoyment, education, cultural enrichment and benefit of the citizens of Hillsborough County. The Council is the designated funding source for cultural services and is governed by a 15-member board of directors appointed by the County Commissioners. The Council has no membership, but does have a cultural alliance of leaders of arts organizations and artists to derive a common community-wide agenda and to provide a base for arts advocacy. The Council is divided into two divisions: Arts in Education and Program Services (see website for list of services).
A non-profit organization that provides mentors for at-risk children in the community. Volunteers are encouraged to spend just a few hours a month mentoring a child doing things they both enjoy: going to the park, baking cookies, helping with homework, or just hanging out. We also launched a new program called 'Sports Buddies'. Big Brothers have the opportunity to spend time with their Little Brother participating in sports together and also enjoying free tickets to various professional sporting events in the Tampa Bay community. We serve children in Hillsborough, Pasco, and Polk counties.
Tarpon Springs. For more information about the Education Center, please
PO Box 162
The mission of Buddy Cruise is to provide educational opportunities and resources for families, while promoting awareness, acceptance, inclusion and advancement for individuals with Down syndrome. Our events are a forum for prominent educational speakers to address a wide range of Down syndrome and disability related topics.
Buddy Cruise is unique because we not only give families the opportunity to gain information through educational workshops & events, but they are able to network with other families from across the globe that are in similar situations and form lasting bonds. All of this is done on a cruise ship allowing for inclusive opportunities throughout the ship and in the various ports of call. Families who otherwise have a very hard time finding a scenario to meet all family members’ needs are accommodated with a variety of activities for all ages and abilities.
8056 N. 56th Street
CAIR's vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. CAIR's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. Fax. 813.514.1415
Located in Ruskin, on the Little Manatee River, this 160-acre Hillsborough County preserve packs a variety of Florida habitats into a small space, plus offers a Nature Center, Fossil Museum, Native Peoples Camp, butterfly habitat, native plant gardens and nursery, canoe launch, and trails through pine flatwoods, hardwood hammock and swamp. It is home to a healthy gopher tortoise population, plus an abundance of other interesting plants and wildlife.
Camp Bayou is located 3 miles south of SR 674 at the end of 24th St SE in Ruskin and is operated as a partnership between the non-profit Ruskin Community Development Foundation, Inc. and Hillsborough County Parks , Recreation and Conservation
Mail: 13014 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Box 363,
Tampa, FL, 33618-2808 ~
The purpose of the Center for Inquiry is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry and humanist values. We invite your participation in our family-friendly, reason-oriented community in pursuing your principles in an effective and positive manner. CFI, the largest worldwide organization of freethinkers and skeptics, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational foundation that encourages evidence-based inquiry into science, pseudoscience, medicine and health, religion, ethics, secularism, and society.
Our non-profit is a new organization providing services for 30 counties in Central Florida. We offer training, information, and support to families who have children and young adults with disabilities or special needs. All of our services are free, and we are all parents or family members of children or individuals with disabilities ourselves! We understand your challenges and are here to help...Our organizational philosophies are: Parent to Parent Support, Cultural Respect, Grassroots Outreach, Informed Choice, Interactive Training, and Collaboration Vs. Confrontation.
A non-profit organization that assists in rescuing, fostering and adopting Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes. Foster homes and volunteers are always welcome. 100% of fees and donations go to the medical care, rehabilitation and re-homing of our dogs in need.
Established in 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is one of Florida’s oldest private not-for-profit organizations providing services to children and families.
CHS delivers a unique spectrum of social services designed to protect children at risk of abuse, neglect or abandonment; to strengthen and stabilize families; to help young people break the cycle of abuse and neglect; and to find safe, loving homes for children. Every year, CHS helps to improve the lives of about 100,000 children and family members.
2002 E 5TH AVE, SUITE 101
Tampa, Ybor City
CLEAN WATER ACTION IS A NON PROFIT ENVIROMENTAL LOBBY COMMITTED TO ELECTING ECO FRIENDLY CANDIDATES AND PASSING PROGRESSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS.
WE WELCOME VOLUNTEERS,JOB APPLICANTS--AND ANYONE WITH A CONCERN FOR FLORIDA'S FRAGILE ENVIRONMENT.
PO Box 955
Clearwater Arts Alliance, Inc., a non-profit 501c(3) agency formed in 1999, strongly believes that the arts promote economic vitality, prepare our students for success, enhance our appeal as a tourist destination, and improve our quality of life. We partner with businesses, schools, artists, and organizations to support the arts in the greater Clearwater area in programs such as:
Arts Teacher Grants (for classroom projects, supplies, and training)...
Student arts awards and exhibitions in public buildings...
Orchestra and chorus concerts by Pinellas students at Ruth Eckerd Hall...
Creative Aging arts programs for older adults...
Cultural tourism initiatives such as public art projects, exhibits, and events...
1001 Gulf Blvd
Sand Key, Clearwater
The Clearwater Community Sailing Center is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit.
The mission of the Clearwater Community Sailing Center is to provide safe, enriching and affordable sailing opportunities to local residents and visitors, including youth, seniors and the disabled for the enjoyment and benefit of our entire community. For more info, contact Sue Steward at email@example.com
Dial 2-1-1 to reach the Hillsborough County crisis hotline 24 hours/day. If you need assistance, please call 813-964-1964 (office) or 813-969-4934 (media contact) * Bringing help, hope and healing to people facing serious life challenges. We can help you cope with the devastating trauma of sexual or physical violence, domestic violence or abuse, depression and despair, substance abuse, financial problems, family issues or whenever life’s challenges start to weigh you down.
16405 Myakka Road
To facilitate the enjoyment and understanding of our natural and cultural resources as relevant to Southwest Florida habitats, to promote environmental awareness and to foster responsible stewardship.
Telephone/ Fax Number
402 E. Oak Ave, Suite 101
Cypress Center for Well-Being (formerly known as The Cypress Initiative, Inc.), is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization established in 2007 to promote well-being, healthy and productive relationships, and resiliency in individuals, organizations and communities through the understanding of principles explaining how we create and change our experience of life. Our mission is “Creating a Better Life from the Inside Out”
Dachshund Adoption Rescue and Education (DARE) is a no-kill, non-profit, 501(c)3 rescue group. As such DARE specializes in the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of dachshunds and dachshund-mixes regardless of age or health-related issues. As all of the DARE members are volunteers, 100% of every single penny donated to DARE is spent to further DARE's mission of the rescue, rehabiliation and re-homing of dachshunds. As a non-profit, 501(c)3 rescue, all donations to DARE are tax-deductible and DARE will provide you with a receipt for all donations to ensure you are able to take advantage of appropriate and applicable tax deductions related to your DARE donations.
An International People's Declaration of INTERdependence for respect for nature, human rights, economic justice, participatory democracy, and a culture of peace.
Inclusive scouting program for boys and girls 3 to 17. Based on Earth Charter principles.
Farm-based Intentional Community effort in Plant City. Florida
708 36th Ave S
The Edible Peace Patch Project is a 501c3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the development of sustainable urban agriculture, healthy food systems, and economic opportunity on the south side of St. Petersburg, Florida.
Working in partnership with Pinellas County Schools, the Pinellas County Health Department, the Florida Department of Agriculture, Eckerd College, the City of St. Petersburg, as well as public and private institutions, the Edible Peace Patch Project works with at-risk youth, homeless people, and community volunteers to develop a working community that builds and manages schoolyard food gardens and wellness kitchens, builds and operates sustainable urban farmland, and will build and operate a commercial educational kitchen designed to provide training and jobs as well as affordable nutritious organic food and meals.
Since January 2009, the Edible Peace Patch Project has been developing innovative food systems and nutrition educational programs at Lakewood Elementary School, Eckerd College, and the Community of Pinellas County. The Peace Patch hopes to expand to other area schools and to provide food for schools and the surrounding community through an urban farm located in the city’s Southside/Midtown region.
In 2012, the organization will add three new schoolyard gardens at Sanderlin, Campbell Park, and Melrose elementary schools, as well as construct the first phase of a sustainable urban farm.