Community Service & Non-ProfitsReading Time: 5 minutes
Affordable Medical Supply is committed to community service
As supporters of many local chapters on elderly affairs, patient care groups, educational studies, and resource networks, our company remains dedicated to giving back to our community. We not only support these non-profit organizations, we offer programs like Pay It Forward to help individuals, help others.
As longstanding business owners of our community, we feel we have a responsibility to help those that are less fortunate and contribute to the common good. It is a longstanding practice for our company to contribute our time, our resources and our services to these non-profit charitable organizations.
If you need help or are looking for great non-profit organization to get involved with in your community, here are just a few in the Fort Lauderdale, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
Volunteer groups and non-profit organizations are a vital part of our community.
In order to continue to provide help to those in need, they can’t do it alone. They need your help
Area Agency on Aging – John & June McCarthy elected to the Sr. Hall of Fame, Volunteer of the Year, Past Fund Raising Chair
The Area Agency on Aging plans, coordinates, and evaluates programs; funds services; and is the prime advocate for Broward County residents 60 years of age or older. http://www.adrcbroward.org
Make a Donation: http://www.adrcbroward.org/donations.php
Goodman Jewish Family Services: Longtime Supporter of their Community Services to all denominations.
Goodman Jewish Family Services of South Florida will provide exemplary social services in South Fla. on behalf of the Jewish community which promote the quality of life and the maximum achievement of potential within that community and the community as a whole.
Make a Donation; http://www.jfsbroward.org/donate
1000+ Plus Club to Benefit Cancer
Broward Partnership for the Homeless
Florida’s Voice for Developmental Disabilities – Past Vice President, Past Board of Directors
Florida’s Voice on Developmental Disabilities (FVDD) is a statewide independent advocacy and networking non-profit organization comprised of families and friends of persons with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, FVDD was created to be a statewide voice for families and friends of persons with developmental disabilities throughout Florida.
JFS Jewish Family Service – March of Dimes – Fort Lauderdale, FL
This Non-Profits mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies’ lives.
Broward County Health Department
The Mission is to promote and protect the health and safety of all persons in Broward County through the delivery of quality public health services.. We carry out this mission in pursuit of our vision, which is, “a healthier future for the people of Broward County”.
Broward County Fair
The Broward County Fair 1s a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation chartered by the Florida Department of Agriculture. The Fair is an entertainment event that provides the community with an awareness of Broward County’s agricultural roots and vast agri-business industries, while encouraging a higher level of learning through educational exhibits, scholarship programs and prize monies. http://www.browardcountyfair.com
StandUp For Kids – Fort Lauderdale, FL
The mission of StandUp For Kids is to help homeless and street kids.
We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our volunteers who go to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives.
Habitat for Humanity of Broward County
Habitat for Humanity of Broward is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian housing ministry that is dedicated to eradicating substandard housing by building simple, decent, affordable homes in partnership with low and very-low income families in need
American Red Cross, South Florida Region Preparedness, Health and Safety Department
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Volunteer Broward provides meaningful, hands-on volunteer experiences for civic-minded South Floridians in order to positively affect change in Broward County
The Salvation Army Broward County
The Salvation Army’s mission is “to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Programs include; disaster relief services, child care centers, summer camps, holiday assistance, services for the aging, AIDS education and residential services, medical facilities, shelters for battered women and children, family and career counseling, vocational training, correction services, and substance abuse rehabilitation.
National MS Society – South Florida
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds more MS research and services to people with MS, provides professional education programs and advances MS advocacy efforts. Through its home office and fifty-state network of chapters, the National MS Society provides assistance to over a million people annually in its continuing mission to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a voluntary health agency working to defeat muscular dystrophy and related diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional and public health education.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, and to advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
To provide a disaster readiness learning center that will train, educate and motivate children, families, individuals, seniors, businesses and trade personnel to be prepared for any type of natural or man-made disaster. Hurricane Warning at The Disaster Survival House, located in Deerfield Beach is a 3,300 square foot, three bedroom residential home built to withstand a catastrophic hurricane.
Jewish Federation of Broward County
The Jewish Federation of Broward County joins together the human and financial resources of our community to save and improve Jewish lives in our own community, in Israel and around the world. http://www.jewishbroward.org
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community- based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.
Broward County Elderly & Veterans Services Division
Human Services Building
2995 N. Dixie Highway
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) Program
Home Care for the Elderly (HCE) Program
Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (ADI) Program
Department of Elder Affairs/State of Florida
Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman JFS of Broward
Holocaust Survivors Assistance
Seniors in Need
Report Elder Abuse:
1-800-962-2873 (800-96-ABUSE) + Press 1
TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf): 1-800-453-5145
To report online: www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/abuse/report.shtml