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 →
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, 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 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 →
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 →
Susan Johnson’s dream of supporting women through their higher education is taking off in ways she never dreamed.
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 →
In 2013, the Elinor & T.W. Miller, Jr. Foundation helped Orlando Health obtain lifesaving equipment.
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 →