Barnabas Nassau County, FL

Barnabas Center Thanks the Community for Successful Empty Bowls Luncheon

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Oct 17

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Barnabas Center Thanks the Community for Successful Empty Bowls Luncheon

Barnabas Center’s recent fourth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser was a success thanks to the generous sponsors and contributors, more than 400 attendees, event committee, volunteers, and bowl painters. What is Empty Bowls? An empty bowl is the symbol of hunger. In support of our neighbors coping with poverty and hunger, each year ...

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Sep 17

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More than $2 million pledged to local Irma relief effort

Jacksonville, Fla. (Sept. 13, 2017) – On the heels of what is estimated to be the most destructive natural disaster to hit Northeast Florida in more than a century, over $2 million has been pledged to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to support immediate and long-term relief and recovery efforts. Mayor Curry announced the ...

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Jul 17

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Empty Bowls Seat Reservations Available Now!

     Seat Reservations to Barnabas Center’s annual fundraiser, Empty Bowls are now available for purchase!  This is the 4th year for this important event. Empty Bowls will take place this year at the Atlantic Recreation Center Auditorium on November 17th, 2017 at 12:00 noon. Reservations are only $30 each and ...

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Jul 17

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Barnabas in Top 1% of Charities Nationwide

Barnabas Center is celebrating another milestone this month. With a transparency and accountability rating of 100%, Barnabas Center has been ranked a 4 star charity, the highest possible rating, for the 11th year in a row by Charity Navigator. Only one percent of rated charities nationwide achieve this status, indicating that ...

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Apr 17

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Recent April Fundraiser a SUCCESS!

  Thanks to the collaboration and community spirit of five local retailers, one very generous donor, and the positive power of retail therapy, more than $17,000 was raised in support of Barnabas Center’s Campaign for Sustainability. This fundraiser, held on April 27th, consisted of a 10 percent of donation of the day’s sales ...

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Feb 17

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Hidden Treasures at New to You

Resale shopping is like a treasure hunt. If you walk in with the expectation that you’ll find something wonderful, chances are you will. This is exactly what happened to an unsuspecting customer in late November. A group of women came in to find their treasure and one woman did. Her treasure was a mid-century bar […]

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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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