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Mental Health & The Impact On Families In Northeast Florida Experts Come Together To Discuss What Is Being Done To Help At The 24th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference, April 27, 2017

March 28, 2017 – Mental health impacts not only the individual with the illness, but all those who are close to them – including family members. With nearly one out of every six people in the United States experiencing some form of mental illness each year, it is imperative that mental health care is available to help those struggling with mental illness, to break the cycle and ensure a bright future …Read More

Human Trafficking Conference Held to Combat ‘Modern-Day Slavery’

Despite a wave of momentum in Northeast Florida to identify and protect survivors of human trafficking, the need for services to support victims is still catching up to the demand. The Exchange Club Family Center hosted its annual child-abuse prevention conference on Wednesday, bringing dozens of area counselors, social workers, nonprofits and government officials together with experts to learn more about the link between human trafficking and child abuse. The …Read More

Human Trafficking – WJCT-TV/First Coast Connect

It’s a form of modern-day slavery and one of the fastest growing crimes worldwide. Federal and state authorities are stepping up their efforts to fight human trafficking of all types, whether it’s minors forced into the sex trade or workers coerced into unpaid labor. Florida is an epicenter for trafficking. As the nation marks Human Trafficking Awareness Month, we speak with Amanda Rolfe, President, and Prudence Williams, Executive Director, of the …Read More

Florida Times-Union – Letter To Editor

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, organizations work diligently to stop child abuse and to help children and families make it through and overcome abuse. As I take the reins as incoming board president for The Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida, I want to highlight our efforts to stop child abuse in Northeast Florida in the best way possible — by preventing it …Read More


JAX HOLIDAY BASH BUILDING INDUSTRY CELEBRATION 2nd Annual Event & Fundraiser on December 11, 2014 at Unity Plaza November 25, 2014 – Jacksonville, Fla. – The building industry comes together to celebrate the holidays with the second annual fundraiser held at Unity Plaza, 220 Riverside Ave, on December 11, 2014 from 5:30-9:30 pm. Jax Holiday Bash event is a shining example of how groups can come together for benefits that …Read More

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Exchange Club Family Center released a new video this month in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October, 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect battered women’s advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became a special …Read More

Feed.fm Aims To Spread Music Across The Web

Feed.fm just launched at Disrupt SF as part of the Startup Battlefield — and if the service takes off, you may soon be hearing a lot more music on your favorite websites and apps. Co-founder and CEO Jeff Yasuda is already familiar with the music business. He launched music services Fuzz.com and Blip.fm (which both had some struggles), and he continues to operate both sites under the umbrella of a new company, Feed …Read More

Exchange Club Family Center

The Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida, located in Jacksonville, Florida, offers free Parent Aide services to at-risk families across the First Coast to help deter child abuse and strengthen families. Save the Date for the 22nd annual “Child Abuse Prevention Luncheon & Conference,” Wednesday, April 22, 2015

JT Townsend Foundation donates JT’s van to help make a dream come true.

Interview and Photo Opportunities JT Townsends’ personal van will be presented to Harold Lawrence, father of Joshua “Brian ” Brantner, a young man who suffered a traumatic brain injury 12 years ago. JT Townsend Foundation along with JT’s parents, Jerry and Carmen Townsend wanted JT’s van to go to the perfect person. They found that person recently.  Harold Lawrence and step-son Joshua “Brian” Brantner, have a dream to speak in …Read More

CREW Jacksonville Supports Holiday Giving & Art Auction for PACE Center for Girls

Holiday Angel Tree and PACE Portrait Initiatives Kicked Off Jacksonville, FL – September 24, 2013 — CREW Jacksonville is proud to launch its annual Angel Tree and Art Auction program to benefit the PACE Center for Girls.   The campaign will kick off in October at CREW Jacksonville’s meeting on October 1, 2013 at the Sheraton (Deerwood Park Boulevard). CREW Jacksonville is one of Jacksonville’s leading networking organizations dedicated to …Read More