“Making the Day” of Victims of Domestic Violence

For our first Change Project of 2014, we’re going to try to “make the day” of residents of SafeHouse of Seminole, a local domestic violence shelter. It’s unbelievable that this shelter currently has 35 residents comprising 22 women and 13 children. These local women and children are taking temporary refuge at SafeHouse to escape an […]

Shop-for-a-Cause 2013

The rain might have put a little damper on the night, but it certainly didn’t curb our fun! Our 6th-annual Shop-for-a-Cause event at Ten Thousand Villages on Friday, November 15,2013 was a huge success! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to support us and our efforts to raise money for Rebuilding Together Orlando, and thanks to […]

6th Annual Shop-for-a-Cause!

Join us Friday, November 15, 2013 for our 6th annual Shop-for-a-Cause event at Ten Thousand Villages on Park Avenue in Winter Park. Enjoy a glass of wine (or two!), snacks and some great company, all while shopping fair-trade collectibles and crafts from artisans all across the globe. This year, a portion of the proceeds will […]

Care Packages for the Troops in Afghanistan

One of our Change Through Giving members has a nephew who is serving in Afghanistan.  In October we sent some “care” packages  to him with “goodies” to share with his troop.  We heard that on the day he received our boxes he also received a box of Christmas ornaments and a box of homemade cookies.  […]

The GAP project

We received a generous donation recently from our friends that The GAP project. We are so appreciative of their support and are super excited about all they’ve set out to accomplish. Since they’re doing some really cool stuff for the community themselves, we want to give a shout out and make sure you know about […]

Helping Victims of an Apartment Fire

This month, were able to help a co-worker of two CTG members that was in need. The apartment next door to him caught fire and unfortunately spread to his apartment and two others. While no one was hurt, he, his wife and their six-year-old son were left with nothing but the clothes on their backs. […]

2nd Annual Teddy Bear Drive!

May was our second annual teddy bear drive. Kids House of Seminole was the recipient of many of the stuffed animals. Thank you to the members and friends of Change Through Giving for their donations. Did you know child abuse is the leading cause of death in children under four years of age in the […]

Rebuilding Together Orlando National Rebuilding Week

During National Rebuilding Week 2013, approximately 155 volunteers completed 14 projects, including 2 community facilities with Rebuilding Together Orlando. Some of the work performed includes interior remodels of bathrooms & shower modifications, new carpet, exterior repairs such as new windows, gutter, pressure washing & some fresh paint. There were 42 residents of Eatonville that helped […]

Walk MS 2013

For the second year in a row, the ladies of Change Through Giving participated in Orlando’s “Walk MS” on Sunday April 7th. This cause is near and dear to our hearts because the father of one of our members lives with advanced Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease for which science knows neither […]

Easter Baskets for Kids House of Seminole

Change Through Giving donated Easter Baskets to Kids House of Seminole this month. The mission of Kids House is to prevent child abuse and to aid child abuse victims and families by providing coordinated services in a safe, child-friendly environment from report and investigation through treatment and resolution. They depend on the generosity of donors […]