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The Giving Closet Project Repurposes Unclaimed Lost-and-Found Items

Florida News – Line Article Student homelessness has doubled in the past 10 years and former teacher Jennifer Smith is helping many students feel more loved and comfortable in the classroom. A major problem reported by Northeast Florida schools is a dysfunctional or...

Former Jacksonville Teacher Giving Back to Homeless Students

First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross A former Jacksonville teacher is stepping up to help students experiencing hardships. When a local school's lost-and-found box filled up with 21 bags worth of belongings, The Giving Closest Project founder and former...

We Are Community First – Community First Credit Union Interview

We Are Community First – Community First Credit Union Interview

“Jennifer Smith’s Story Jennifer Smith always knew she wanted to work with children. In fact, Jennifer moved from Sebastian, Florida to Jacksonville to attend the University of North Florida (UNF) specifically to major in education. After graduation, Jennifer learned...

Webster School Launch Video

The Giving Closet Project partners with Community Partnership School