Changing Places – Changing Lives is more than a tagline. It is what drives our work each and every day.
It is reflected in our campaign to build the Emerald Trail and restore McCoys Creek and Hogans Creek. To create more resilient places that connect us, inspire our creativity, improve our health and reframe the way we think about - and talk - about our city.
It is equally evident in our work within the community— listening, engaging residents and stakeholders, and giving voice to people’s concerns and aspirations.
There are many ways you can support Groundwork Jacksonville. We hope you will spend some time learning about us and how you can help.
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Groundwork Jacksonville is fortunate to have the support of VyStar Credit Union (VyStar) as one of our major donors to the Emerald Trail and McCoys Creek projects. Originally founded in 1952 as Jax Navy Federal Credit Union to serve civil service, military employees and their families at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the credit union was…Read More
Michael and his father Steve, of the Law Firm Pajcic & Pajcic, are avid cyclists who see the need for the Emerald Trail. Michael, his wife Katy DeBriere, Steve and wife Anne, along with their law firm Pajcic & Pajcic, were recognized for making the first multi-year financial commitment to the Emerald Trail of $50,000…Read More
David Miller is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Brightway Insurance, one of the largest property and casualty insurance agencies in the country with annual sales over $600 million. Miller is passionate about creating positive outcomes that have positive results for multiple stakeholders. He is an ongoing supporter of the United Way, including previously serving on…Read More
JTC Running is Northeast Florida’s preeminent promoter of healthy lifestyles through running, fitness, and fellowship. Founded in October 1975 as the Jacksonville Track Club, JTC Running created the Gate River Run in 1978, which has been one of the leading road races in the country. The Gate’s four different events encompass over 15,000 national and…Read More