Archive for December, 2017

2-1-1 Counts lets you answer your questions about local needs

211 Counts LogoWant to know how many people told 2-1-1 Brevard they needed help with food, shelter or other basic needs in the past year, the past month or even yesterday? Want to know how many of those people live in a particular ZIP code, part of the county or legislative district?
Near real-time data now is available via an initiative called 2-1-1 Counts, which 2-1-1 Brevard joined earlier this year.
A “dashboard” at brevard.211counts.org can be customized to help document community needs and create reports for use by governments, nonprofits, service providers or anyone with an interest in community well-being.
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Winners named for 2017 Stars of the Space Coast

Winners have been named for the Parrish Medical Center Stars of Space Coast Awards to honor the “stellar work” of nonprofits, presented Friday, Dec. 1, by 2-1-1 Brevard. They are:
• Family Promise of Brevard for the Health First Supernova Award.
• Tom Kammerdener of Aging Matters in Brevard for the Hospice of St. Francis Superstar Award.
• Joe Steckler of Helping Seniors of Brevard for the Imperial Plaza/CBRE Superstar Award.
• Brevard Family Partnership for the Florida Power & Light Community Star Award.
• 2-1-1 hurricane volunteers Chris Brotemarkle, Geraldine Doyle and Keith Gee for the Publix All-Star Award.
The recognition ceremony was postponed from September because of Hurricane Irma and was held in the King Center Rotunda.