Walton Education Foundation
“Walton Education Foundation serves all Walton County schools through its mission to support the educational community by mobilizing support and resources through alliances, grants, and community events. The Foundation’s primary programs include its Classroom Grant program where it awarded 15 Walton County schools over $60,000 in grants in 2022-2023. The Foundation is the lead agency for Walton County’s Take Stock in Children program which provides mentoring and college readiness guidance to 35 current Walton County students. Since its beginning in 1995, Walton Education Foundation has grown to support district-wide educational events, manage direct to school grants and align community contacts with strategic partner scholarships through its active Board of Directors and work with community foundations and other non-profit organizations. For more information, to mentor or to volunteer, please visit us online or like us on social (@waltonedfoundation, www.waltonedfoundation.org).”
Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle
The Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle is a community-based, family-focused, inclusive platform that provides resources, educational programs and financial assistance based on the growing needs of families in our community living with neurodiversity. Neurodiversity can include by not limited to; Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), PANs/PANDAs, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Anxiety and other cognitive disabilities.
Our non-profit is here to connect families with providers for diagnosing, therapy, and medical needs through our website and private Facebook support group. We also host monthly Educational Seminars sharing knowledge of professionals and topics of interest to educate parents and families and lastly to provide Financial Assistance to families who are unable to pay for much needed services.
Caring and Sharing of South Walton
Caring & Sharing of South Walton provides crisis relief to our neighbors in need through financial assistance, food, counseling, and case management.
Founded in 1994, the organization serves close to 400 local families each month providing access to food, support with past due bills, counseling, case management, and connection to other area resources.
Caring & Sharing of South Walton also operates a Thrift Store. Sales in the Thrift Store help cover operating expenses and generate funds to help clients with food, prescriptions and utilities. Items for sale in the Thrift Store include clothing, housewares, bedding, furniture, electronics and books.
It Takes The Town
It Takes The Town, Inc is a non-profit established in Freeport, Florida. Our mission is to provide underprivileged children in our community with mentoring and opportunities for activities and programming to improve their childhoods and help keep them from a life of drugs/crime. Our activities include swimming lessons, baking classes, art activities, college prep education, fishing, and many other “normal” childhood activities. Our goal is to bring normalcy and mentorship to local children who may not have an adult walking alongside them as they grow into adulthood.