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Magnolia Project hosts Emory University students to volunteer and learn about women’s health issues

Twelve female students from Emory University in Atlanta embarked with Volunteer Emory on a spring break field trip to the Coalition’s Magnolia Project to volunteer for two events and learn…

NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership: Encouraging families to successfully meet their goals

Kiriana Mathis found out she was pregnant in the middle of her tenth-grade year of high school and endured many of life’s hard setbacks, but that didn’t stop her from…

National Health Corps Florida members retreat in St. Augustine

While our National Health Corps Florida AmeriCorps members spend majority of their term in service to others, the program also ensures our members have an enjoyable experience full of fun…

Meet our staff: Patrice Alston

  Patrice Alston has been with the Coalition’s Magnolia Project for over three years as the data entry/interviewer. She was referred to the position by a friend who knew her…

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…