Transitions Life Center and Community (TLC) is making Marion County a brighter place for adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities (IDD)!
One in four children experience child abuse or neglect. Kimberly’s Center exists to respond to, protect, and restore these children so they can get the help, hope, and healing they need. Kimberly’s is Marion County’s compassionate response to the trauma of child abuse.
The Arabian Horsemen’s Distress Fund was established in 2005 to assist people within the Arabian horse community during times of unexpected catastrophes, such as barn fires, accidents resulting in significant financial burden, unexpected illnesses, acts of nature, and the like. They need your help to ensure the long-term viability of the fund that has already been crucial to hundreds of people!
The Marion Ballet Collaborative is a youth performing theatre ballet company in Ocala, FL. In 2019, they continued the nearly 40-year iconic holiday tradition of The Nutcracker performances with future plans to expand audition invitations to dance students around the country. They need your help to ensure the show will continue for years to come.
The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County enables all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Serving children aged 6-18, they focus on academic success, health & wellness and character & leadership.
Arnette House provides safe and effective programs to strengthen youth and families in Marion, Lake, Sumter, Citrus & Hernando Counties. They offer emergency shelter services, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention and referrals to youth and families.
The Early Learning Coalition of Marion County ensures children of the Marion County community have access to quality early learning programs that nurture their learning potential to prepare them for success. The ELCMC provides leadership and fosters partnerships to optimize a quality learning environment for Marion County children through child care, voluntary pre-kindergarten and parent education.
The Marion County Bar Association is committed to helping provide legal assistance to low-income Marion County citizens. Through the MCBA Civil Legal Aid Fund, services can be provided to assist in making sure that all have equal access to justice in Marion County.
The people of Marion County want excellent schools, and through the Public Education Foundation every individual, parent, teacher, businessperson, and community leader can influence the quality of public education in our community. Together, we can make our schools excellent in every way.
The Horse Protection Association of Florida rescues starved, neglected and abandoned horses and rehabilitates them, giving the horses renewed life and a future with the best care. With interest in building a new facility in southern Marion County, the Horse Protection Association seeks support from volunteers and donors to make their dreams reality.