Transporting the Most Precious Cargo

When a child needs urgent and specialized medical care, every second counts. Every day, emergency calls come in to Nemours Children’s Hospital from other facilities with children who exceed the scope of the partner facility’s care. The Nemours Children’s Critical… Continue Reading →

Second Harvest Provides Hope to Families in Need

Currently, 1 in 7 people in Central Florida (approximately 500,000 individuals) are facing food insecurity.  Many lost their jobs during the pandemic and have depleted any savings they may have had.  While they are returning to work, many of these… Continue Reading →

The Festival of Trees: A Salute to Seniors

The Festival of Trees, hosted by the Council of 101, has helped contribute more than $13 million to the Orlando Museum of Art, including its educational and life-long learning programs. Since 1986, the Festival of Trees has been the signature… Continue Reading →

Grace Medical Home Expands

In September of 2019, Grace Medical Home expanded its commitment to provide comprehensive health care to community members with lower incomes when they moved in to their new location located at 1417 E. Concord Street in Orlando. Growing from nearly… Continue Reading →

Jobs Partnership Changes Lives

The Elinor & T.W. Miller, Jr. Foundation provided gifts to Jobs Partnership in 2018 and 2019 to expand their LifeWorks Program to eight new locations (Pine Hills, Parramore, Orlando, East Orlando, Washington Shores, Winter Garden,Killarney, and Mercy Drive). The LifeWorks… Continue Reading →

University School Renovates Shaker Campus

Since its establishment in 1890, University School has served as a model for the American independent “Country Day School.”  Located in the Greater Cleveland area, its mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who… Continue Reading →

The Center for Health & Wellbeing Welcomes the Community

In April of 2019, The Center for Health & Wellbeing opened its doors to the Winter Park community.  The 80,000 square-foot center is a partnership between Winter Park Health Foundation and AdventHealth.  The center offers services that cover every aspect… Continue Reading →

Musical Composition Aims to Lift Community After Pulse Tragedy

The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park was founded in 1935 at Rollins College to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach’s birth by presenting the composer’s orchestral and choral music to the public for its enlightenment, education, pleasure,… Continue Reading →

Showalter Field Receives Necessary Improvements

In the summer of 2015, the WPHS Foundation engaged the City of Winter Park with a comprehensive plan to facilitate the renovation of the Showalter sports complex. The Showalter Field and Bob Moser track are home to all Winter Park… Continue Reading →

Improving Senior Health Through Arts Enrichment

As seniors age, they are often faced with mental and physical challenges which make it difficult to continue normal activities like going to the theatre. Many become isolated, withdraw from social activity and experience a diminished quality of life. Music… Continue Reading →

Ashland Afterschool Program is a Beacon of Hope for Students

The Beacon Afterschool Program at Trinity Lutheran in Ashland, Ohio provides a safe environment for school-aged children,  Kindergarten through 4th grade,  to thrive.  The Beacon ministry is a faith-based outreach whose mission is to assist and support children in need,… Continue Reading →

Winter Park High School Wind Ensemble Takes Manhattan

On June 1, 2017, 60 members of the Winter Park high School Wind Ensemble embarked on a seven day trip to New York City.  They participated in what can only be described as a once-in-a-lifetime trip.  Made possible, in part… Continue Reading →

The Impact of Immersion

The Immersion Program has become one of the most popular and meaningful parts of community engagement at Rollins College for many faculty, staff, and students. The Immersion Program at Rollins College is rooted in community engagement and leadership, seeking to… Continue Reading →

Developing Leaders Through Service

The community engagement program at Rollins College seeks to develop responsible leaders who are equipped to be active global citizens. “Community engagement allows our students to take the theory of the curricular and the classroom and to put it into… Continue Reading →

Supporting Scholars One Student at a Time

Susan Johnson’s dream of supporting women through their higher education is taking off in ways she never dreamed.

Lakewood Residential Remodels Dining Facilities

For over 45 years, Lakewood Residential Center has filled an important void in the health care system and community. They provide management of chronic mental illness in a safe, caring and serene residential environment. Their model allows residents to receive… Continue Reading →

A Lifesaving Impact

In 2013, the Elinor & T.W. Miller, Jr. Foundation helped Orlando Health obtain lifesaving equipment.

Sparking Passion & Service

In 2015, a portion of the Miller Foundation’s grant to Rollins College supported the school’s tenth annual SPARC (Service Passion Action Rollins College) Day.  SPARC Day is a community engagement event set up specifically for first-year and transfer students during their… Continue Reading →

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