Our mission is to mobilize the caring power of our community to advance the common good.
To mobilize our community by helping people improve their lives and care for one another.
To raise funds to support human service projects.
To improve lives by mobilizing & uniting the caring power of our community.
To improve the quality of life for the residence of Polk County and the surrounding areas, by providing, cultural, educational,spiritual and entertaining activities, for the entire family, no mater of the race, sex, or any other diversity.
To promote and enhance creative and performing arts in the greater Southport area
Guiding urban dwellers through the food desert to healthy food access and choices with education and resources.
Food security is a measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it. Affordability is
only one factor. There is evidence of food security being a concern many thousands of years ago, with
central authorities in ancient China and ancient Egypt being known to release food from storage in times
of famine. At the 1974 World Food Conference the term "food security" was defined with an emphasis
Food safety involves the safe handling of food from the time it is grown, packaged, distributed, and
prepared to prevent foodborne illnesses. Food safety is the responsibility of those who handle and
prepare food commercially for delivery to consumers and of consumers who prepare and eat food in their
Sustainability in Food Service is simply defined as ‘a way of producing and consuming food that ultimately
promotes the continuous well-being of ourselves and our planet’.
To end homelessness and meet the needs of the homeless by providing emergency shelter, as well as food and clothing.
To lift the spirits of America's troops and their families.