Charities 2020-2021

October Charity:  Amelia Tree Conservancy (ATC)  is a diverse coalition of Amelia Island citizens dedicated to preserving our maritime forest canopy-- native island trees, understory and the unique environment they create. The mission is:

  • Preserves the remaining maritime forest on Amelia Island

  • Educates public and increase awareness regarding the nature of the Amelia Island maritime forest canopy ecosystem and its importance on our barrier island.

  • Promotes community engagement in the preservation and welfare of the Amelia Island canopy.

Donation checks should be made out to Plantation Ladies Association. Write ATC on memo line

December Charity:  Ferst Readers of Nassau County is a nonprofit 501 C (3) which mails age appropriate books and literacy support materials to over 900 Nassau County children, birth to five years old, monthly.  Our mission is to strengthen the Nassau community by providing quality books and literacy resources for children and their families to use at home during the earliest stage of development.  We partner with Baptist Medi,cal Center Nassau to register all the babies born there to ensure reading from birth. which research shows is the most critical time for language development.  A child's brain develops 85% by his third birthday.

Donation checks should be made out to Ferst Readers and write Nassau County on memo line

March Charity:  Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare delivers unmatched behavioral health services to the residents of Nassau County and Northern Florida.  They are a vital part of our community, committed to world class service and to being the provider of choice for First Coast residents and referrers.  They are a team of board-certified medical, mental health, and substance use professionals that have served our community for over 28 years.  SPBH's mission is to promote emotional wellness through psychiatric mental health and substance use disorder treatment services and community education and awareness.

Donation checks should be made out to Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare

May Charity:  Nassau Habitat for Humanity:  is a local volunteer organization affiliated with Habitat for Humanity International, a Christian inspired ministry whose mission is to build decent affordable housing in the US and around the world.  NHFH is run by a local board of directors who; raise funds, select families, building sites, and house plans; supervise construction, and administer the mortgages.  NHFH began building homes in 1993 and is proud to say they will be completing the 45th and 46th homes in 2021.

Donation checks should be made out to Habitat for Humanity and write Nassau County  on memo line.