Health Related Advocacy and Support

Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida

A private, nonprofit corporation whose mission is to identify, fund, support, and evaluate innovative prevention and early intervention programs that improve the health, education, and life outcomes of Florida’s at-risk children and families; Also houses statewide initiatives, including the voluntary home visiting program, Healthy Families Florida, and the Florida Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America

Parents Raising Sensational Multiples (PRSM)

A local organization that offers friendship, social support and education to moms with multiples, moms expecting multiples and moms who have experienced the loss of a multiple. Year after year, lasting friendships are made with the help of the club. No one but another Mom of Multiples understands the rewards and challenges that raising twins, triplets and more presents.

Preserve Vision Florida

Preserve Vision Florida (formerly Prevent Blindness Florida) is a non-profit organization offering 59 years of vision education and services to Florida’s children and adults. their focus is promoting a lifetime of healthy vision care through advocacy, education, screening and research.

Safe Kids

A global organization working to prevent child injury. Their website is full of tips and facts about keeping your child safe.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

A local hospital with information on a wide range of topics, as well as help with a large variety of issues. Check out their website for more information.

Together Counts

Together Counts is a nationwide program inspiring active and healthy living. Together Counts was started by The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, a broad-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help reduce obesity. The website includes ways for all members of the family to stay healthy at home and at school.

United Way of the Big Bend

Unites local citizens in caring for one another and building a more vibrant community by raising/distributing funds to charitable, character-building agencies and addresses the most prominent need areas in community: youth development, emergency services, physical health, children/senior disability services, family support, community support, and substance abuse.