College Park Elementary
College Park Elementary is an elementary school located in the city limits of Ocala near the College of Central Florida. We are blessed to be able to support the school by being their business partner. Our support helps children have the necessary clothes, supplies, and other items they need to be successful in the classroom. We also offer periodic help with special projects.
Saddlewood Elementary is a local elementary school located north of 200 just west of Interstate 75. We are blessed to be a business partner providing children necessary clothes, supplies, and other items they need to be successful in the classroom. We also offer periodic help with special projects.
Hands of Mercy Everywhere
HOME is a multidisciplinary facility located in Belleview that houses all services required by teen moms and their babies in the foster care system and includes a community of supporters that help provide the resources needed for pregnant or parenting teenage girls to transition into adulthood.
His House for Her
His House for Her establishes a nurturing environment of belonging, safety, and love that encourages a relationship with Jesus. His House for Her shares the love of Jesus by providing trauma-informed practices in a supportive housing environment to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of at-risk women in recovery.
Interfaith lives out its motto - “God’s hand extended to those in need” – meeting community needs through a full range of emergency services. Interfaith not only accepts monetary donations but is always appreciative of material donations and volunteer help to stock and operate their giving pantry, homeless shelter, thrift store, and new Center for Life medical clinic.
Kimberly’s Center is an advocacy program for mistreated children in Marion County, providing many different services from medical examinations to therapy sessions at one designated, safe location in hopes of reducing trauma for victims. This facility strives to be a compassionate response to childhood abuse and neglect, creating a child-friendly path to healing and restoration.
Empowered of Central Florida
The Rock is a non-profit, faith-based organization established under the umbrella of Empowered of Central Florida. The focus and mission of The Rock is to provide essential needs to underprivileged youth in our local community and giving them a hope for the future by providing them power in the present and by being located in several middle and high schools in Marion and Lake Counties. The Rock is staffed full time by community volunteers.
Open Arms Village
Open Arms Village exists to create a safe community that treats homeless individuals with dignity and provides for their basic needs. They provide a full array of programs and services to help clients move themselves toward independence.
Pay It Forward
Pay It Forward provides families in financial hardships with furniture, clothing, appliances, and more. The Pay It Forward team desires to foster stability and self-worth throughout our community by helping to meet material needs.
Share the Love
Share the Love non-profit hosts annual summer camps to create positive memories for abused and neglected children and teens in the area. The family at Share the Love works year-round to develop and plan these experiences through diligent fundraising and camp counselor selections to offer young campers the best experience possible.
SoZo Kids, named for the Greek word meaning “rescue”, is a non-profit ministry providing education, recreation and compassion to children living in abject poverty in the Ocala National Forest. Mentorships, summer camps, and sponsorship programs are just the beginning of the work SoZo Kids does to bring affordable enjoyment to kids in need.
Wear Gloves navigates how to best serve distressed communities with sensitivity and respect while helping them to break the cycle of dependency. Through programs like Church in the Garden, a street church fellowship, and the Dignity Center, a vocational training location, Wear Gloves cultivates work ethic, employment, and independence. Their newest venture, Dignity Roasters, merges the ministries love of empowering distressed individuals with procuring coffee.
Education for Life (Formerly Women’s Pregnancy Center)
Education for Life engages, informs and empowers expectant mothers in unplanned pregnancies by providing pro-life care through affordable medical services, parenting classes, adoption connections, Christian counseling and more. Education for Life is a non-profit, Christian-centered ministry in Ocala to uphold the truth that all life has value.
Like pearls, many children’s stories begin in hard places. The Pearl Project offers hope and practical help to children impacted by trauma, foster care, or adoption through trauma-informed educational opportunities and support groups.
Foster Florida supports foster families with a system of care from their local community and churches. For a foster family, bringing a child into the home, especially a child of trauma, requires time for adjustment to a loving, safe environment. Families can do this when they have a system of care supporting them. Foster Florida helps local foster families by providing support in four areas: meals, prayer, financial, and childcare.
HIS Compassion Food Bank
HIS Compassion Food Bank is a non-profit food bank in Ocala providing over 21 million pounds of food to 7 counties in the North Central Florida area. ‘For I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink…’ Matthew 25:35-36. His Compassion helps and empowers those in need right where they are.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA focuses on serving local communities around the globe by engaging, equipping and empowering coaches and athletes to unite, inspire, and change the world through the Gospel. Relationships will demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through Integrity, Serving, Teamwork, and Excellence.