Established in 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is one of Florida’s oldest private not-for-profit organizations providing services to children and families. The Buckner Division, located in Jacksonville, has over 100 employees providing services to children and families in Duval, Baker, St. Johns, Nassau and Clay counties.
CHS delivers a unique spectrum of social services designed to protect children at risk of abuse, neglect or abandonment; to strengthen and stabilize families; to help young people break the cycle of abuse and neglect; and to find safe, loving homes for children. Every year, CHS helps to improve the lives of about 100,000 children and family members by offering:
Birth Parent Counseling
Residential Maternity Care
Adoption Support & Services
Family, Teen and Therapeutic Foster Care
Next time you shop at Native Sun, ask your cashier to add a $1 donation to your total or drop any loose change you may have into the donation boxes available at each register. Several of our employees also donate money from each paycheck to our Charity of the Month. Together, we can make a difference!
PLUS! Every time you purchase a BLUE bottle of Give water, the company will donate 10 cents to CHS on behalf of Native Sun Natural Foods Market. This part of the program will run past September, as long as we carry this product!
Give water was started by 20-year-old Univ. of Pennsylvania sophmore Ben Lewis who says, “Our whole selling point is that it’s not about the water, it’s about the movement.” What started as deliveries out of the back of Ben’s car with the help of a few friends has now raised over $75,000 for charities around the country.
Bottles come in different colors and a dime from each bottle sold goes to a local charity of the retailer’s choice. Blue helps children in need, orange helps the fight against muscular disorders, pink is for breast cancer research, and green goes to the environment.
Plus, Give is bottled regionally and delivered to local stores to help reduce their carbon footprint!
Ben was featured on CNN’s American Morning Program in March, click here to watch the video.