October Charity: Project Chance is a service dog agency. Their founder B.J. Szwedzinski works with children ages 4 -21 and their families. The mission is to build social skills, and improve social and emotional management in individuals with developmental and learning differences and Autism.
Kindly make checks out to: Project Chance. Checks may be mailed to Plantation Ladies Association or brought to the October luncheon.
March Charity: The Arc Nasssau is a nonprofit agency that provides progams and services for individuals with developmental disabilities who are 18 years or older. Maximizing an individual's independence at home and in the community is the Arc's primary focus. This is done through Life Skills Development which has a waiting list of 12-14 years for a Medicaid waiver. Our money would help in the "private pay" part of this program, helping with the $52.00 dollar price per day of service and transportation.
Checks should be made out to The Arc Nassau County and brought to Plantation Ladies Luncheon or mailed to The Arc Nassau, 86051 Hamilton Street, Yulee, Florida 32097
May Charity: Fourth Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program - Guardians ad Litem are court appointed special advocate whose sole responsibility is to advocate for the best interests of children who are under the supervision of the Department of Children and Families and are in the foster care system due to abuse, abandonment, and/or neglect. Volunteer Guardians ad Litem serve as the voice of the children-a voice that is separate from the child's family members, foster care providers, attorneys, or social workers. Essential to the Guardian ad Litem Program's success is the team model of advocacy that is child centered and driven by the best interest of the child. Through the collaborative effort of the Volunteer Guardian ad Litem, the Child Advocate Manager, and the Best Interest Attorney, the child's voice is strongly represented and advocated for. The 4th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program covers Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties.
Checks should be made out to Guardian Ad Litem Society of Nassau County and brought to Plantation Ladies Luncheon or sent to 8360 Sanctuary Lane, Amelia Island, Florida 32034
December Charity: Coalition For The Homeless of Nassau County focus currently is the Day Drop Centers. The Day Drop-In Center provides a safe and loving space for those that have the least in our community. They love and feed people, but the Center also offers a place to shower, do laundry, pick up mail and a variety of social services, such as ID's, and personal help filling out applications for other services, such as housing, jobs, food stamps, Social Security cards. They also provide tents, tarps, blankets, sleeping bags, raincoats, new t-shirts, new socks, new bras, and all toiletries.
Kindly make checks out to: Coalition for the Homeless of Nassau County. Checks may be mailed to Plantation Ladies Association or brought to December luncheon.