Barnabas Nassau County, FL

10 Important Barnabas Facts


 

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10 Important Barnabas Facts

Barnabas helps over 8,000 people a year

Last year we served over 8,000 individuals; nearly one-third of them were children.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

Barnabas ranks in the top 1% of U.S. non-profits

For the 11th consecutive year, Barnabas received the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for exceptional fiscal and organizational management.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

Barnabas stabilizes almost 700 households in crisis a year

Our Crisis Assistance program provides rent, mortgage and utility assistance to help individuals and families in crisis remain in their homes.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

More than 5,000 medical and dental visits for the uninsured

Last year our Medical Program served lower income, uninsured adults through 2,578 medical visits, restoring & maintaining health for 901 patients. Our Dental Program, with 2,484 dental visits, helped restore & maintain oral health for 768 men and women.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

Our volunteers contribute more than 16,000 hours of their time annually

More than 203 volunteers last year, volunteered more than 16,000 hours, enabling us to operate more cost efficiently.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

Barnabas Health Services leverages $2.5 million in resources

The value of in-kind services for health care provided by Barnabas last year totaled $2,500,000. This includes the value of testing, labs, x-rays, and mammograms (provided by Baptist Nassau & Baptist Health Systems, Inc.) and the volunteer services of physicians, specialists, nurses and support personnel.

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Many in Nassau County experience hunger

The largest growing population experiencing hunger or food insecurity is working families. These families work hard but live on an income that can’t stretch from paycheck to paycheck. They often cannot afford fresh and healthier food for their families.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

Barnabas feeds over 120 people a day

Our Food Pantry helps feed over 120 people a day in Nassau County. Last year we also fed more than 200 hungry school children throughout the school year with our SnackPacks program.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

We use the multiplier effect

A donation of $1 to Barnabas enables our Food Pantry to purchase $7-10 worth of food. This is due to the efficiencies of large scale food banks that supply us with reclaimed and surplus food as well as wholesale purchasing power.

10 Important Barnabas Facts

Barnabas New To You Resale Store supports our mission

Donations to our resale store are turned into funds that support the critical services provided by Barnabas to Nassau County residents in crisis.