A Continuum of Sustainable change

FreshMinistries and Be The Change International enhance education, health, economic opportunities, shelter, environment, community safety, gender equality and family support in communities at home and abroad.

Programs

Empowering communities and individuals to realize their full potential.

WEAVER CENTER FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH

A harbor for community youth.

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Weaver Center for Community Outreach

Childcare

FRESH FUTURES YOUTH PROGRAM

Learning job readiness with Fresh Futures.

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FRESH FUTURES YOUTH PROGRAM

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LIFEPOINT CAREER INSTITUTE

Hands-on and classroom entry-level job training for adults.

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LIFEPOINT CAREER INSTITUTE

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BEAVER STREET ENTERPRISE CENTER

Empowering entrepreneurs for business success

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BEAVER STREET ENTERPRISE CENTER

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INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH

Programs to alleviate food insecurities around the world.

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INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH

NATIVE FRESH AQUAPONICS

Naturally fertilized and locally grown produce in core-city Jacksonville.

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NATIVE FRESH AQUAPONICS

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Our Impact

Business Incubation
  • $300,000 million in economic development
  • 2,000 jobs created
  • 90% entrepreneur success rate
  • 1,500 students have participated
  • 93% maintain a 2.5 GPA and gain summer jobs
  • 100+ core-city youth enroll each year
Fresh Futures
African American Father and Son
  • 98% of youth have returned to school
  • 99% of youth remained in school for 12 months or more
  • Less than 8% recidivism rate
  • 1,200 adults have received training
  • 96% job placement rate
  • Creating opportunities in the hospitality and healthcare industries
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Fridays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Native Fresh Greenhouse Tours

See what's "growing on" at Native Fresh, our aquaponic greenhouse located at 616 A. Phillip Randolph Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32202 every Friday from 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

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Say hello to the recent graduating class from LifePoint Career Institute

After completing a 10-week job training program, nine adults from the LifePoint Career Institute, an economic development initiative offered by FreshMinistries, graduated on Friday, June 29, 2018. Students received tutoring and hands-on training through programs designed to prepare them for work in the hospitality and healthcare fields. These programs include a hospitality training program and […]

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