Want a peek inside the inspiring work of some of our incredible nonprofit members? Just take a look at the work of the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation, Operation New Hope, and Sulzbacher, all of which were celebrated this summer as winners of the 2021 COJ/HUD Initiative Awards!
MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation – Club 904 Teen Center: The MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation was selected because they filled a gap in the Durkeeville community by developing a teen center that helps teens develop skills needed to be successful in school, find steady employment, break cycles of poverty and become contributing members of the community. Click here to learn more about their organization.
Operation New Hope – Ready4Work: Operation New Hope was selected because they have made Jacksonville the City of Second Chances that connects returning citizens with housing, transportation, and employment to break the cycle of incarceration. Click here to learn more about their organization.
Sulzbacher – Homeless COVID-19 Response: Sulzbacher was selected because of their multi-pronged, strategic approach in response to COVID-19 which stemmed the spread of the virus among the very vulnerable homeless population. Click here to learn more about their organization.
Learn more about the initiatives, including videos and summaries, and make sure to congratulate them next time you see them. We are continually inspired by the incredible work that Nonprofit Center member organizations have done, especially against the backdrop of the challenges the last 18 months have presented. Thanks for all you do!