The Brevard County Sheriff’s Pet Posse is a not-for-profit organization that supports the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Care Center and other animal rescue partners throughout Brevard County.
Bridges, formerly ARC of Brevard, is the go-to agency for clients with significant physical, intellectual or developmental challenges. Many of them have been associated with Bridges for more than two decades. Whether the issue is employment, housing, life skills training or enrichment, Bridges is there for them.
The Neighbors of Suntree women’s civic group of more than 300 members focuses on helping Brevard through financial support of a host of community service organizations. “Being part of Neighbors of Suntree is like being with family,” said vice president June Mikell.
Youth Mental Health Task Force’s deeply caring efforts have been effective in reducing the rate of teen suicide and suicide attempts by taking a comprehensive countywide approach. Among the task force goals is to remove the stigma of mental health, so youth will feel comfortable using the resources that are available to those who are depressed, feeling alone or practicing self-harm.
The army of Brevard Veterans Memorial Center volunteers have grown to almost 100 individuals who work at the museum, library, store, vet support activities and management and maintenance of the Center and the adjoining 82-acre Veterans Memorial Park.
The 498 volunteers of Titusville’s Valiant Air Command’s Warbird Air Museum keep the flame of history alive for future generations.
The 2018 Central Florida Humanitarians have been announced and include outstanding individuals and organizations from the medical, business, education and governmental communities.