In Memory of Vincent Spontak and John H. Hankinson, Jr. The Ocklawaha River was dammed in 1968 severing this magnificent riverway blocking the historic river route for fish, manatees, and boaters from Silver Springs to the Atlantic Ocean. The dam is now past its life expectancy. Make a difference by supporting public education and outreach about the importance of Ocklawaha River Restoration.
Gratitude & Compassion is an organization founded by Chester C. Weber whose primary mission is to provide care, support, and essential resources for bereaved individuals, all in an effort to bring hope and healing to those who need it most. Gratitude supports programs in the Ocala/Marion County community, through charitable contributions, that provide essential resources and supporting services to bereaved individuals.
Give a Little. Help a Lot. Be a Part. Honor a Life of Service, Impact and Health by Giving to the Chief Greg Graham Legacy Fund.
Open spaces and beautiful places are the hallmark of Ocala/Marion County. Horse Farms Forever is dedicated to preserving the character and culture that makes us the Horse Capital of the World®.
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.