Category: Kids 13 to 18

Latina Women’s League

Website Contact: (352) 262-6601, ileanamccray@yahoo.com, Contact Form Volunteer and internship opportunities are available.

Posted in Internships, Kids 13 to 18

Shands at the University of Florida

Shands at the University of Florida is a private hospital that is not-for-profit. Website Contact: (352) 265-0360 What YOU can do to help: There is a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at Shands.

Posted in College Students, Kids 13 to 18, Medical, Working with Children, Working with Elderly

Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida (RMHC of NCF)

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida is a nonprofit organization that provides temporary housing, basic amenities and support to families with critically ill children being treated at area medical facilities.         Website Contact: Dorie Faulkner (Volunteer/Program Coordinator), dfaulkner@rmhcncf.org (352) 374-4404

Posted in Food, Group Volunteering, Kids 13 to 18, Kids 8 to 12

Rebuilding Together NCF

Rebuilding Together NCF Is an organization that focuses on home repair work for low-income Alachua county residents. Website Contact: (352) 373-2573, Volunteer@RebuildingTogetherNCF.org  Who they are: Rebuilding Together NCF is an organization that does repairs on people’s homes who live in

Posted in Kids 13 to 18, Working Outdoors

Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue

Puppy Hill Farm is a tax-deductible animal rescue organization that strives to save animals by providing shelter for animals and then facilitating pet adoptions. Website Contact: (352) 478-1444, puppyhill@hotmail.com Mailing Address: PO Box 1743, Melrose, FL, 32666 What they do:

Posted in Kids 13 to 18, Working with Animals

Keep Alachua County Beautiful

Keep Alachua County Beautiful organizes restoration projects and beautification activities in Alachua County and promotes environmental action and recycling. Website Contact: Gina Hawkins (Executive Director), gina.kacb@gmail.com, (352) 371-9444 Address: 211 SW 4th Ave. Suite 1, Gainesville, FL 32601 What they do:

Posted in Group Volunteering, Internships, Kids 13 to 18, Kids 8 to 12, Working Outdoors

Helping Hands Pet Rescue

Helping Hands Pet Rescue has pets available for adoption listed on their website. They hold adopt-a-thons at the PetSmart in Butler Plaza in Gainesville. Website Contact: helpinghandspetrescue@gmail.com Mailing Address: PO Box 484, Micanopy, FL, 32667 What YOU can do to

Posted in Group Volunteering, Kids 13 to 18, Kids 8 to 12, Working with Animals

Haven Hospice

Haven Hospice is a not-for-profit organization that cares for people with life-limiting illnesses. Website Contact: 800-727-1889, volunteerservices@havenhospice.org Address: 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606 Hospice Attic Thrift Store: 300 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609 What they do: The Haven Hospice

Posted in Kids 13 to 18, Medical

Haile’s Angels Pet Rescue

Haile’s Angels Pet Rescue is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to helping adoptable animals find caring homes. Website Contact: (352) 505-0302, Contact Form Address: 5231 SW 91st Dr., Gainesville, FL, 32608 Who they are: Haile’s Angels Pet Rescue is

Posted in Kids 13 to 18, Working with Animals

Goodwill Industries of North Florida

Goodwill Industries of North Florida is a human service organization self-funded by their network of retail stores. Website Contact: (904) 384-1361 x 4219 (Corporate Office in Jacksonville) Gainesville North Thrift Store (352) 378-4449 2624 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609

Posted in Kids 13 to 18, Thrift Shops