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All finalists have been selected for the Parrish Medical Center Stars of Space Coast Awards to honor the “stellar work” of nonprofits, which will be presented Sept. 15 by 2-1-1 Brevard.

  • For Hospice of St. Francis and Imperial Plaza/CBRE Superstar Awards: Kim Frodge of Nana’s House, Brooke Goldfarb of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Guyline Hill of Central Brevard Sharing Center, Tom Kammerdener of Aging Matters, Patti Smith of NAMI Space Coast and Joe Steckler of Helping Seniors of Brevard.
  • For the Health First Supernova Award: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Children’s Hunger Project and Family Promise of Brevard.
  • For the Florida Power & Light Community Star Award: Brevard Family Partnership, Children’s Advocacy Center and The MORGAN Project.

Finalists each receive two complimentary tickets to the Sept. 15 recognition at the Eastern Florida State College Planetarium, which will include a new show, “Back to the Moon for Good.” Tickets also may be purchased for $35 each.

 

Tickets are now on sale for $35 each for the 2017 Stars of the Space Coast Awards, honoring “stellar” work in nonprofits on Sept. 15 at Eastern Florida State College Planetarium.
Tickets cost $35 and include heavy hors d’oeuvres and a planetarium show. The event begins at 11:30 a.m.
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To pay by check, please email Sandy Criss or call 321-631-9290, ext. 201.

 

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Stars FlyerNominations were accepted through Aug. 14 for the 2017 Parrish Medical Center Stars of the Space Coasts Awards, presented by 2-1-1 Brevard to honor the “stellar work” in nonprofits in Brevard County.
Finalists will announced Aug. 18. The awards presentation will be held Sept. 15 at the Eastern Florida State College Planetarium.
First-place winners in each category receive a cash award.
Click below for forms and instructions. Click here for more about event.
Rules for Nominations
Imperial Plaza/CBRE Superstar Nomination Form
Health First Supernova Nomination Form
Hospice of St. Francis Lodestar Nomination Form
Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Snapshot_May_20172-1-1 Brevard specialists logged 2,854 calls in May. About 36 percent — or 1,015 — involved basic needs such as food, shelter and utility bills. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

 

April 2017 Snapshot2-1-1 Brevard helpline specialists logged 2,850 calls in April. The top three ZIP codes provided by callers were 32901 in Melbourne, 32780 in Titusville and 32925 in Melbourne. Click here to view the report. All “snapshots” for the current fiscal year can be found on the Reports page.

 

In 2016, 2-1-1’s in the U.S. responded to nearly 13.4 million requests for help.
In that same period, 2-1-1 Brevard’s total was almost 40,000.
Click here for Florida 2-1-1’s results in the annual “Big Count,” compiled by AIRS (Alliance of Information & Referral Systems).

 

Free lunches for children will be served throughout Brevard County as part of Florida’s Summer BreakSpot and United Way of Brevard’s Feed and Read.
Click here for BreakSpot and here for Feed and Read.

Summer BreakSpot for 211 (3) Living Healthy for 211 Nutrislice for 211

 

Space Coast Health Foundation and partners will offer “Dental Day” on April 8 for uninsured adults who need dental extractions. Click here or dial 2-1-1 for information.

 

By The Numbers

  • 38,071: Number of calls answered in 2013-14
  • 43,434: Number of referrals made in the year
  • 15,132: Calls related to basic needs, such as food
  • 25,100: Number of visits to online database

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Check out 2-1-1 mobile app

2-1-1 Brevard has a free app for searching our online database from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. You can download from iTunes. The version for Android devices is being developed. Click Here to Learn More