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Nov 16

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Barnabas Receives $25,000 Grant for Snackpack Program

More than 50 Florida nonprofits have received more than $1.2 million in funding as a result of grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. The funding will support hunger relief, healthy eating and other critical local programs across the state.   The funding awarded in Florida is a combination of recent grant funding to ...

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Oct 16

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Barnabas New to You Resale Store Expands Hours

The New to You Resale Store is now open every day except Sundays until 6:00 p.m. at 930 South 14th Street, Fernandina Beach. Donations to and sale proceeds from the New to You Resale Store benefit Barnabas Center programs that provide critical services to our neighbors in need in Nassau County. These social service programs […]

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Oct 16

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Barnabas in Top 1% of Charities Nationwide

Barnabas Center, a Nassau County nonprofit agency, has again achieved the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator. Four stars is the highest rating possible for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Barnabas has received the four star evaluation for ...

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Aug 16

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From This To That: Weekly Calendar

Constantly writing your to-do list down wherever you can find paper? Having a super busy summer and can’t keep track of your week? If you have 5 minutes ( not including browsing through New to You, because if you’re like us we could spend the whole day shopping) then we have the perfect solution for […]

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May 16

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Cooking Matters

Barnabas will soon start another session of “Cooking Matters,” a cooking-based nutrition education program designed to teach low-income families how to prepare healthy, tasty meals on a limited budget. Professional chefs and nutrition educators in our community will be volunteering their time and expertise to lead hands-on ...

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May 16

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Mental Health Month

When mental illnesses or disorders are talked about, the language typically used to describe them tends to be clinical and impersonal. These words, while useful for doctors or clinicians, often don’t do justice to what life with a mental illness feels like. That is why this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month—Life With ...

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May 16

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May is National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and is celebrated in communities from coast to coast.  National Bike to Work Week is May 16-20, 2016 and National Bike to Work Day is May 20, 2016.  Barnabas operates a local two-wheeled partnership, Adult Bikes for Barnabas (ABB,) that helps adults experiencing a financial crisis to obtain a bicycle […]

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Apr 16

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Recycle Event & Food Drive April 22nd

 The Annual City of Fernandina Beach is holding their annual Recycling and Food Drive on Saturday April 22.

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