2019 Recipients and Finalists

First Place Recipient

Camaraderie Foundation

Camaraderie Foundation is committed to providing healing for invisible wounds of war through counseling, emotional and spiritual support for all branches of post-9/11 veterans, service members and their families.


Second Place Recipient

Chance 2 Dance

Chance 2 Dance provides opportunities for children, youth and adults with varying disabilities in the Central Florida area to participate in a purposeful, quality dance program with professional dance instructors who are certified in inclusion and special needs training. We give back to the community through performance events; showcasing the talents and abilities of each individual, providing our dancers with opportunities they likely would otherwise not receive.


Third Place Recipient

Jobs Partnership

Jobs Partnership helps economically trapped men and women discover a better path for life and for the job they were made for. This is accomplished through LifeWorks training — a 12-week faith-based integrated solution to closing the skills gap and reducing dependency on social services.


Finalist

ADRC

ADRC educates, supports and empowers family members and non-professional caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia through resource guidance, workshops, support groups and individual care counseling services.


Finalist

Edgewood Children’s Ranch

Edgewood Children’s Ranch is a residential program for at risk youth and are committed to equipping our children with the tools they need for achieving school and social success. They achieve these through a structured academic program and a supportive family setting.


Finalist

IMPOWER

IMPOWER provides tools and solutions to help individuals and families recognize their potential, gain their independence and lead healthy, happy lives through a continuum of mental health, substance abuse and child well-being programs.


Finalist

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is committed to fighting hunger by securing and distributing food and grocery products across a network of food pantries, soup kitchens, women’s shelters, senior centers, day care centers and Kids Cafes.


Finalist

Victim Service Center

Victim Service Center provides free and confidential services to all victims of sexual assault, violent crime, and traumatic circumstances in the Central Florida community and is dedicated to creating awareness, educating on violence prevention, and most importantly providing healing.


Finalist

Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO)

Conductive Education Center of Orlando (CECO) offers a unique teaching method which focuses on the development of cognitive, physical and social skills, for those of all ages with motor disabilities, in order to gain greater independence and a better quality of life.


Finalist

Matthew’s Hope Ministries

Matthew’s Hope Ministries is a ministry that demonstrates the love, hope, grace and mercy of Jesus Christ in all we do, in addition to being a facilitator of opportunity for those who choose to move forward toward a life of independence and self-sustainability.