Our Community Involvement
Peninsular Pest Control is dedicated to supporting the communities that we service by GIVING BACK to various charities and organizations. We believe that a community is as strong and caring as the individuals who make up that community and we All live here together. Giving and supporting individuals and charities not only makes us and our employees feel good, it also contributes to the prosperity of the very community we live in. Supporting the members of a community benefits Everyone in the community by giving those in need a hand up, not a hand out. This type of support strengthens the spirits of the individual community members. We believe that Giving is not only the right thing to do, it’s the Best thing to do and it will keep a community strong and flourishing. Please check in with this section of our website to learn more about our giving back program.
The Child Cancer Fund is a nonprofit established by a group of Jacksonville parents whose children were receiving treatment for cancer. Since 1994, the Child Cancer Fund (CCF) has walked side by side with local families in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, helping them through the challenges of childhood cancer. Our focus is the emotional, practical, educational and financial support for families every step of the way. We partner with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care and Wolfson Children’s Hospital to implement our programs and services.
Today, this grass roots organization raise funds that provide Nemours Children’s Specialty Care with a financial grant to secure a Child Life Specialist. These funds also provide financial assistance whether it is sponsoring a play activity at the clinic, making a house or car payment, providing educational material, or a fun-filled family weekend at Camp Boggy Creek, CCF is dedicated to assisting these brave children and their families.
K9s For Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to our Warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and/or Military Sexual Trauma as a result of military service post-9/11. Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence. We are the nation’s largest provider of service dogs for disabled American veterans.
Catch up on the most recent news from K9s for Warriors. Please take time to read it and donate to this great cause!
North Florida School of Special Education
North Florida School of Special Education
The mission of North Florida School of Special Education is to improve the lives of students with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities through the achievement of academic, vocational and social skills.
United Community Outreach Ministry
UCOM UrbanServ Inc has been working since 1979 to make sure no one faces hunger alone. UCOM has three tiered approch.
1. Providing emergency relieve to those facing food insecurity (Emergency Food Center aka Food Pantry)
2. Providing at least one hot meal a day to those who are home bound due to various reasons (Meals on Wheels)
3. Providing a way to help those willing raise their earning potential and break their cycle of crisis (CNA Scholarship Program)
For over 70 years Hendricks Avenue Elementary has stood as a model of excellence in public education. Through these years, many children have had the unique opportunity to enter its hallways, develop a love of learning, make lifelong friendships, and exit the classrooms with wings soaring, fully prepared and equipped for the journey ahead.
Parents, alumni, and faculty would like to introduce The Friends of Hendricks, a 501c (3) organization. Our mission is to increase available funding to provide faculty and staff the additional resources required to ensure an exemplary education for our students. Please join us in Standing Strong for our School as we seek financial support for improved technology, books, staffing, supplies, and other projects, beyond what traditional funding sources can provide.
St. Johns Riverkeeper
St. Johns Riverkeeper is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that serves as a full-time advocate and “watchdog” for the St. Johns River, its watershed, and the public to whom it belongs.
Riverkeeper works to improve water quality in the St. Johns River and its tributaries, to protect critical habitat in the St. Johns River watershed, to provide meaningful public access to our waterways, and to educate our members and the public about the River and the issues that impact its health.
The Museum of Science and History strives to increase the knowledge and understanding of the natural environment and history of Jacksonville as well as Northeast Florida.
We focus on creating an awareness and appreciation of science and history through quality programs that stimulate and inspire learning in all visitors.
Childrens Miracle Network
Children’s Miracle Network is a non-profit organization that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals. Countless individuals, organizations and media partners unite with Children’s Miracle Network hospitals to help sick and injured kids in local communities.
Donations to Children’s Miracle Network create miracles by funding medical care, research and education that saves and improves the lives of 17 million children each year.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.
Learn more about ACS, what we do and our plans for the future.
In 1988, nine affordable housing visionaries came together to incorporate Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville. Since then, HabiJax has been sustained by the inspiration and collaboration of many forward-thinking, concerned citizens.
Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Through our 2020 Strategic Plan, Habitat for Humanity will serve more people than ever before through decent and affordable housing.
CPCO of Florida
The Pest Control Industry is unique. People in Pest Control are special. Certified Pest Control Operators of Florida – Legislation, Education, Fellowship
There is a rare thread that runs through all of us. We are professionals that will help each other in times of need. Without thinking twice, we share information with our competitors, who, over time become dear friends.
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
The Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce is focused on the future and dedicated to ensuring that Northeast Florida is a fantastic place to work, live and play.
As a leader in regional economic development, we foster a positive business climate and provide fundamental resources that create, enhance and expand Northeast Florida’s businesses.
Clay County Chamber of Commerce
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is a member-focused organization that supports and advocates for local businesses.
The Chamber is a non-profit organization run by and for our members, many of whom are small business owners in Clay County, Florida.
From educational programs for business owners to networking luncheons, the Clay Chamber is specifically designed to help local businesses prosper and thrive. Learn more about the Chamber and how we work for you.
Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal
Volunteers enter into a two-year agreement with DOT, during which they agree to conduct litter removal at regularly scheduled intervals.
Many miles of highway are adopted statewide by various organizations.
This allows civic-minded people to make a difference in their communities.
Hubbard House provides shelter and outreach services for domestic violence victims and their families. Since our beginning in 1976, we provide free services not only for the immediate safety needs of abuse victims and their children.
When you buy from the Hubbard House Thrift Store or make a tax-deductible donation of new or gently used clothing, furniture and household items, you help end domestic violence in our community in two ways: Victims and their families are given vouchers and can select what they need from the store at no charge to help rebuild their lives and start fresh. Items not immediately needed by program participants are sold, and net proceeds support the shelter and other survivor services.
Southside Business Men’s Club
Jacksonville, Florida’s oldest business and civic organization – founded in 1932.
Southside Business Men’s Club is an organization of business men and women interested in the betterment of the Southside, its members, business and the Jacksonville community at large.
Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau’s mission is to promote and foster the highest ethical relationship between business and the public through voluntary self-regulation, consumer and business education, and service excellence.
Learn about our A+ rating on our BBB Business Review
The world is constantly changing and reshaping the way we deliver information. The programs that currently air on WJCT-TV are now available on platforms beyond the broadcast television channel, and its new name reflects this new multi-platform environment. WJCT-TV has rebranded as Jax PBS, as of February 24, 2021.
As WJCT Public Media continues to move toward production and distribution of its services across a wide range of digital technologies, its brands are also evolving to reflect this new media landscape. For more than 60 years, the WJCT-TV call letters signaled to the Northeast Florida community that we are your trusted source for the very best in education, entertainment and television news programming. Although we’ve got a new name and fresh look, we continue to connect with audiences with the same mission to educate, involve and inspire!