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Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force reaches new moms at Community Baby Shower

Eleven moms (along with their kids and family members) received valuable information to help give their baby the best start in life at the Baker County Community Baby Shower on…

Proud Father: Lee Robinson

Lee Ray Robinson is the proud father of his four-year-old daughter Leeah Janea Robinson. Since Leeah is the pride and joy of his life, Lee has been taking Fatherhood P.R.I.D.E.…

National Health Corps Florida members plant kindness for MLK Day

Twenty-two National Health Corps Florida AmeriCorps members, two former members and several of their friends spread out across three locations in the downtown Jacksonville community to build gardens and renovate…

Meet our staff: Trina Reed

Trina Reed has worked for the Coalition as a family support worker with Healthy Families Jacksonville for over two years but is no stranger to the Coalition or Healthy Families.…

Advocating for kids in Northeast Florida at the start of 2019

More than sixty child-serving nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers joined together on January 10 to discuss creating a brighter future for the children living in the Northeast Florida community.…

New Board officers and members elected at 2019 annual meeting

The Coalition elected new Board officers at its annual meeting January 17.  The Coalition also released the 2018 Annual Report. The new 2019 Board officers are: Megan Denk, Board Chair. Megan is the…

2019 Dorothy Wilson Mabry Award Recipient: Vanessa Jefferson

The 2019 Dorothy Wilson Mabry Award in Recognition of Outstanding Accomplishments by a Healthy Start Participant or Grass-Roots Community Leader was presented at the January 2019 Coalition Meeting to Vanessa…

2019 Carol Brady Community Leadership Award Recipient: Carolyn Arnister

Congratulations go to Carolyn Arnister, recipient of the 2019 Carol Brady Community Leadership Award! The award, given each year, recognizes the outstanding efforts and commitment of a community leader who…

2019 Philip Gilbert Award Recipient: Megan Denk

Congratulations to Megan Denk, recipient of the 2019 Philip Gilbert Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service. The award, given each year, is reserved for a dedicated and passionate volunteer who shares…

Meet our staff: Dustin Arceneaux

Dustin Arceneaux has been working at the Coalition for over two years as the program director of National Health Corps Florida, an AmeriCorps program that recruits, trains and places emerging…