The Make a Noise! Make a Difference! community education and awareness campaign is now on the WeGive.org and Give and Go! Donations made through the two campaigns will fund the Make a Difference! Leadership Academy. Help us provide skills for effective community leadership in order to foster a better and healthier future for our city!
We Give is an iniative of the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida that makes donating simple. The website allows donors to find a project that matches their passion and choose the size of their donation. To date, almost 900 people have given over $47,000
For the Make a Difference! Leadership Academy, different levels of donations can help fund specific parts of the Leadership Academy and assist residents with the ability to access the program.
- $10: Provides one hour of child care so a parent can attend leadership classes
- $25: Provides bus passes for one student to attend class for the entire leadership program
- $50: Suppplies an incoming class with the leadership program curriculum
- $75: Supplies a class of leadership students with pens, notebooks, and organizational planners
- $100: Supports a field trip to a leadership event, such as city hall or school district meetings
For every ticket you purchase to any of the Jaguars 2012 preseason and regular season games through the secure Give and Go! site, you automatically donate $10 to Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition. In addition, the donation is matched dollar-for-dollar and sent to fund the Coalition’s project on WeGive.org.
Give and Go! is a partnership between the Nonprofit Center, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and WeGive.org.
Make a Difference!
The Make a Difference! Leadership Academy is a 12-week leadership program that empowers community members of North Jacksonville to recognize needed change while teaching the skills to take action toward realizing a solution. Topics include your personal leadership style, community values, ethics, effective meetings & public speaking, conflict resolution, community diversity and community action planning. The course also features field trips to various leadership events, such as a City Hall and School District meetings.
The curriculum emphasizes the impact of a community on its residents, and the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition has consistently educated and raised awareness of the community’s impact on infant mortality.