Charities

Charities

Help for those in need.

The Chapel at Seaside supports both local and global charities including:

 

Food for Thought Santa Rosa Beach FL Charity

Food For Thought is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Santa Rosa Beach, FL that provides backpacks filled with healthy, easy to prepare food for students who are dependent on free or reduced school meals. Our goal is to support a child’s development and educational experience by bridging the gap between school meals during weekends and holiday breaks.  Food For Thought has been working to fight child hunger since 2010, and currently serves 23 schools in Walton and Okaloosa Counties, providing backpacks for 1,700 students each week. For more information, such as donation locations, pantry items needed, and opportunities to volunteer, please email info@fftfl.org.

Website: https://fftfl.org/

 

Caring and Sharing

Caring & Sharing of South Walton provides food and assistance to local residents with the support of churches, civic groups, individuals, and businesses. Sales in the Thrift Store cover operating expenses and generate funds to help clients with food, medicine, rent and utilities. Items for sale in the Thrift Store include clothing, housewares, bedding, furniture, electronics and books.
The Thrift Store and Furniture Warehouse are open 6 days and are staffed by many volunteers who work to display, sort, sell and assist with the store operation. In addition to yearlong assistance, Caring & Sharing also has special projects for Back-to-School, Thanksgiving, Christmas including Angel Tree gifts for children. Pickup of large donations is available.

Website: https://caringandsharingsowal.org/

 

 

Samaritan's Purse

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Website:  https://samaritanspurse.org

 

Grace Rides Equistrian Therapy in the Florida Panhandle

 

Grace Rides is a thriving therapeutic riding center which has been riding in Okaloosa County, Florida since 2009. We are working together to provide therapeutic riding services to members of our community here in the Florida Panhandle. This group is an effort to share our experiences with this healing work and getting your input on what we are doing. Sharing the experience with a community makes everything better. We want to be a part of God’s healing work in partnership with a bunch of great horses.

Website: https://gracerides.net/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GraceRidesFL/