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Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. (CFI) will accomplish its mission through events and programs, delivering value to its stakeholders across three priorities: celebration, community, and education. Celebrate Fairfax Inc. is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization that hosts events in the Fairfax County community.
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Over 300 volunteers built a community library – Lighthouse Library. The library program gives away thousands of books each year to families who visit and through an annual Christmas in the Country event. The library offers free WiFi to the community and to visitors. There is a food bank at the two programs sites. A Farmers Market began in 2017 to provide a place for locals to purchase good quality food and for them to have a booth to share their produce. The sustaining program is the Grouse Valley Lodge and the Honeysuckle Lodge at the site – rental cabins. The library rents out for events as Lighthouse Lodge. Eastern Cowley County Resource Center is the nonprofit that sponsors the programs. It is a 501 c 3. Hicks Chapel in rural Dexter was purchased this summer to expand programs to the rural area. Visitors and field trips are welcome at both sites. The library has a large saltwater aquarium. The church shows the history of the area since 1910.
Project C.U.R.E. (Commission on Urgent Relief and Equipment) was founded in 1987 by James Jackson, who was working as an international economic consultant in developing countries when his work put him face to face with the needs of the sick and dying. During a trip to Brazil, Dr. Jackson visited a small clinic near Rio de Janeiro, where he learned that patients were often turned away due to a lack of basic medical supplies. Jackson was moved to action, making a promise to the clinic doctor that he would help provide relief to the people there.
Dr. Jackson returned to his home in Evergreen, Colorado, and with the assistance of friends in the medical industry collected $250,000 of medical supplies in his garage in just 30 days time. By personally paying the shipping expenses, Jackson was able to send an ocean-going cargo container carrying the donated supplies to Brazil. In 1997 James Jackson’s son, Dr. Douglas Jackson, became President & CEO of Project C.U.R.E.
From its humble beginnings in Colorado, Project C.U.R.E. has expanded to many other cities across the United States. Currently, Project C.U.R.E. maintains large distribution warehouses in Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. In addition, Project C.U.R.E. has established smaller collection centers several other states where donated items are gathered and then delivered to its warehouses. Project C.U.R.E. now collects medical donations in many U.S. cities.
Project C.U.R.E. has been an industry leader in developing new ways to allow the organization to provide the highest quality donated medical supplies and equipment possible to resource-limited communities across the globe, including efficient and accurate inventory systems, supply chain management, expert management of logistics and strong in-country relationships. Project C.U.R.E. also offers numerous domestic and international volunteer opportunities. Since its founding, Project C.U.R.E. has reached patients, families and children in 130 countries.
Today, Project C.U.R.E.’s work and mission are more important than ever, helping to bridge staggering health resource gaps in the developing world by empowering doctors and nurses with the tools they need to treat disease, deliver vaccines, perform life-changing surgeries and ensure safe childbirth. Through the compassion of Project C.U.R.E.’s supporters, hospitals, rural clinics and community health centers all over the world are able to offer quality care and critical medical services to their most vulnerable patients, especially women and young children. Thanks to the dedication of thousands of volunteers nationwide, two to three cargo containers of life-saving aid leave Project C.U.R.E.’s warehouses every week.
With the help of so many that have the same passion and commitment to helping those in need, Project C.U.R.E. continues to deliver health and hope to the world.
The Plant Exchange is a community organization that encourages resource sharing, reuse and recycling. Our annual free Plant Exchange event brings over 1000 community members together, and throughout the year, we host several events that support Oakland’s designation as one of the greenest cities in the country.
Easterseals Michigan works to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day.
Prayerfully led by the Word of God and following the Holy Spirit’s leading, our ultimate objective is to fulfill the Great Commission by seeing the lost develop a meaningful relationship with Christ. We strive to be focused and disciplined; fulfilling our mission will always receive the best of our time, energy and resources. We seek to always maintain positive attitudes, building team members up and never speaking thoughtless words about one another. We believe the gospel is most effectively presented in a holistic context and that national leaders led by the Holy Spirit are the most effective ground laborers to implement our mission and engage unreached peoples. We welcome volunteers who are led to serve at World Mission and will provide a positive environment for them to use their gifts.
Equine Assisted Therapy
Leave each session with a new sense of freedom and mindfulness
Sometimes the easiest solutions to life challenges aren’t found through words. Our therapeutic philosophy is to help you move forward through your interactions with our herd. There are three elements to this approach, a horse, a licensed therapist and you.
Our horses use their primal instincts to give you profound feedback on your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, while a therapist is by your side to help you interpret and strategize. With the therapist’s facilitation, you have the freedom to fully experience in your body how you relate to the horse and to learn from and delve into that experience and move towards the life you want and deserve. All you have to do is show up, boots on, willing to play in the muck, and ready for greener pastures.
Specialized Equine Assisted therapy programs help you work on your therapeutic goals. Focus is placed on:
- Building healthy relationships and connecting with others
- Regulating thoughts, emotions and behaviors
- Identifying strengths
- Learning how to say what you mean and mean what you say
By changing your actions in the arena today, you can improve your reactions, relationships, and life tomorrow. Jump out of your head and into your heart with the support of the Hunkapi herd today.
Founded in San Francisco in 1851 as a refuge for orphans of the Gold Rush, Edgewood is the oldest children’s nonprofit in the western U.S. Today, Edgewood operates residential, community-based, and school-based programs throughout San Francisco, San Mateo, and Alameda counties, among others.
By taking an individual and family-centered approach, Edgewood is able to help thousands of children, youth, and their families each year who are struggling with mental health challenges, achieve their potential.
- Respect| We value, listen to, learn from and appreciate each other, our clients, our board, our donors and our community.
- Empowerment| We encourage, build confidence, inspire, and promote each person’s right to self-determination.
- Integrity | We insist on absolute honesty, the highest standard of conduct, and accountability to each other and to all of our stakeholders.
- Excellence| We demonstrate exceptional performance and service.
- Collaboration | We work with each other and our community to fulfill our mission and achieve our vision.
- Hospitality | We welcome with compassion those in need of housing and services.