The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation works to develop and rapidly apply the most research into the treatment and cure for those living with diabetes. Diabetes is a devastating disease that robs children of the freedom and innocence of childhood, takes life prematurely and causes sufferers to worry daily about their future.. The DRI is the largest and most comprehensive diabetes research center and is the only national charity solely devoted to finding a cure for diabetes.
The Alzheimer’s Project is dedicated to providing relief to the caregivers of persons suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss. By helping to keep caregivers healthier, both mentally and physically, the Alzheimer’s Project hopes to prolong the abilities of those caregivers and thus delay the institutionalization of the patients.
Since 1983, the Harry Chapin Food Bank has served as the only food bank in Southwest Florida. Each year, they provide over 12.5 million pounds of quality food to more than 170 area food pantries, neighborhood centers, low income housing sites, senior centers, family crisis centers, soup kitchens, after school programs, day care centers, group homes, rehabilitation centers and disaster relief agencies.
Teach for America works to ensure that children growing up in poverty get an excellent education. In the Miami-Dade area, over 100,00 children are growing up in poverty. By the time these children enter the tenth grade, less than 20% of them can read at grade-level. In Duval County, only one third of low income students are proficient in math. Teach for America recruits leaders in these areas. These leaders work to expand educational opportunities and teach for two years in the low income communities.
The Triple “L” Horse Rescue is dedicated to saving the American horse from starvation, neglect, abuse, abandonment, and slaughter. TLHR provides these horses with care, love and rehabilitation while working to find them a permanent home. They also educate horsemen in the proper care, training, riding, etc. of horses and work to make the public aware of the starvation, neglect and slaughter of horses.
Organized in 1983, the Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen provides a safe, clean environment to homeless men, women and children in Pensacola. Their soup kitchen serves almost 5,000 meals every month. Their emergency family shelter can house up to 10 families. They also offer a transitional housing program where families can live and receive supportive services for as much as 2 years.
If you have a used car you do not need, please consider supporting one of these Florida charities and donate car to them. Your used car does not have to run and it will be picked up for free. As a thank you for your car donation, you will receive a tax deduction. For complete details on how to donate your car please go online to http://www.cars4charities.org or phone toll free 1-866-4483487.
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Cars4Charities Car Donation Center is a non-profit car donation processing center representing over 1,000 local and national charities. Call 866.448.3487 or go to http://www.cars4charities.org/