"St. Johns (County) Community Active Residents Engaged in Service"
St. Johns CARES, Inc. (formerly JCP CARES) is a nonprofit organization committed to helping local charities in St. Johns County. We provide assistance to local charities and those in need through donations and time. We divide our charity efforts into five different categories; Animals & Environment, Senior & Veterans, Children & Education, Medical and Homeless & Abused. We focus on these categories throughout the year.
Local Food Banks Need Assistance During COV- 19 Pandemic
Needs of Non-Profits: Updated May 29, 2020
. Contact firstname.lastname@example.orgAs the 40 non-profit organizations partnering with St Johns CARES operate during the pandemic, special needs are added or changed. We have asked for information from these organizations so that we may make this information available to interested community members. If you have specific questions, please contact the organization of interest for further details. Updates will occur as warranted.
Alpha-Omega Miracle Home (Women & Children) St. Augustine
- gift cards
- cleaning supplies ( laundry detergent, hand soap, household disinfectant)
- Pull-ups sizes 2T - 4T; size 5 diapers
Betty Griffin Center (Women & Children) St. Augustine
- dining: paper plates & bowls, plastic knives, forks, spoons
- disinfectant sprays & wipes
- flashlights & batteries
- cases of water bottles
Homeless Coalition St. Augustine (Families) (no storage available for other items at this time)
- non-perishable food
- cleaning supplies (toilet brushes, bathroom trash cans, shower curtains, rods & hooks, wall toilet paper holders, kitchen trash can & bags, roach spray)
Shepherd's Haven (Families & Individuals) Hastings
- toiletries & personal care items
- cleaning products
- bottled water
- rice, noodles, pasta
- sticky note pads, printer ink HP 61
Assistance on pick-up & delivery of these items available on a limited, volunteer basis. Contact email@example.com.
New for May 31st:
On Sunday, May 31, United Way-SJC and partners will distribute fresh produce meal kits to those in our community who are food insecure due to COVID-19. To volunteer for this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Limited spots available this week, but additional dates may be available. Volunteers MUST register in advance and be 18 or older. The shift is noon-4:30 PM, at the City of St. Augustine Parking Garage (10 S. Castillo Drive). Volunteers can expect to do any of the following tasks: Box loading (20lbs each) Traffic directing Ticket distribution. PPE will be provided and social distancing will be practiced. Additional information provided once registered. United Way of St. Johns County | 904-829-9721 | unitedway-sjc.org
November & December 2019
Thank you to all the volunteers, partners, host donation sites and donors in helping St. Johns CARES, Inc. distribute over $18,000 in food to three local food banks in November and over $55,000 in goods & gift cards to 40 non-profit organizations in St. Johns County serving Elderly, Veterans, Homeless, Abused, Children and Animals in December 2019. We could not have accomplished this without your participation.
St. Johns CARES Planning Meetings
6:30 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except December) currently held through video conferencing
St. Johns CARES Sharing Meetings are held the 1st Friday of each month at 1 PM at
156 Worthington Parkway, St. Johns 32259
cancelled for April & May due to COV-19
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St. Johns CARES & Helping Hands of Nocatee working alongside each other in growing partnership.
Annual Dog Day Afternoon
Sunday, March 29, 2020 CANCELLED due to pandemic
A donation was made to this year's intended proceeds recipient, Ayla's Acres" Animal Rescue.
We hope to see everyone at the 2021 Dog Day Afternoon next Spring.
Backpacks for Homeless High School Seniors Enrolling in Higher Education
Twenty backpacks with academic planners, insulated water bottles & Walmart gift cards were provided to the St. Johns County School ASSIST program for distribution. Thank you to our donors for making this possible and to the ASSIST staff for their assistance.
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THANK YOU to our generous Partners: