Company Overview: 21 & Change champions inclusion, education, and human rights for the ‘differently-abled’. Our organization came into being to be the voice for those who have no voice, those who have little or no means, and those who have been disenfranchised by society.
Community Tampa Bay is a non-profit organization that envisions a community free of all forms of discrimination in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect, with regard to their race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, ability, faith, and or age. Community Tampa Bay works towards the ambitious vision of cultivating inclusive leaders to change communities through dialogue and cross-cultural interactions, empowering individuals to build relationships based on understanding and mutual respect.
Daystar provides 19 different programs and services including food, clothing, financial assistance, blood pressure, and diabetes screening and education, secure mail services, access to WiFi, computers, phones, and other necessities of life to alleviate hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness. We serve the underemployed, unemployed, the housing-insecure, children, the elderly, and veterans.
The Ryan Nece Foundation creates opportunities for teens to embrace the Power of Giving through volunteerism and inspirational leadership programs. Our core program, the Student Service Program, positively impacts teens in the Greater Tampa Bay Area by teaching them the principles needed to become the next generation of servant leaders in our community dedicated to lifelong volunteerism, philanthropy, and civic responsibility. This two-year program trains high school juniors to look beyond themselves, lead with empathy, and how to strategically serve their community and those in need.
Tampa Bay Watch is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering a healthy Tampa Bay watershed through community restoration projects, education programs, and outreach initiatives. They recently opened a second facility, the Discovery Center, at the St. Pete Pier with an Exhibit Gallery featuring aquariums, interactive displays, and family-friendly public Eco-tours aboard a 45′ catamaran to explore the marine life of Tampa Bay.