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Mission House Celebrating 20 Years of Compassion by the Sea

(Jacksonville Beach, FL) For over ten years, members and volunteers of Christ Episcopal, Palms Presbyterian, and St. Paul’s Catholic and Episcopal churches were feeding and clothing individuals facing homelessness at the beaches utilizing their halls, gymnasiums, and even the backs of their station wagons. The need at the beach was plenty, but the resources were scarce. It wasn’t until February 1997 that these four

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Birth of Hope: Mission House’s Medical Clinic Providing Hope for Hundreds in Need

(Jacksonville Beach, FL) One of the most critical issues facing people who are homeless is the lack of medical care available. Established in October of 1998, thanks to a partnership with the Baptist Beaches Medical Center, Mission House opened the doors to their free medical clinic. Since then, Mission House has provided hope to thousands of individuals facing chronic medical issues without the opportunity

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FALL-ing out of Bad Habits

It’s that time of the year again; Fall. Admired for the pleasant temperatures and vibrant floral colors, Fall is an anticipated time of the year for many. Unfortunately here in Northeast Florida, not much change is seen in our vegetation or climate. For Mission House, however, a transformation is being seen daily. Mission House staff serves a minimum of 250 visitors a month. These

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Making Waves: Mission House’s 6th Annual Compassion by the Sea Benefit

Mission House is gearing up for its 6th Annual “Compassion by the Sea,” fundraiser. Mission House is the only day facility available to meet the needs of the homeless adults that call the beaches their home. With more than five facilities located downtown, many Jacksonville residents often forget about the same issues taking place over the ditch. Since 1997, Mission House has assisted individuals

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July is a tradition here at Mission House. Summertime is especially difficult for us as many are away on vacation and do not think of donating in the summer as they do at holiday times.  Our number of clients increases by 30% in the summer months.  That is 30% more meals, clothing and assistance given to our clients.   If you could help,

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