We are excited to announce that Meridian will be partaking in The Amazing Give for a 2nd year in a row. The Amazing Give is a 24 hour day of giving here in our community where non-profits from around the area come together and raise as much money as they can. The event runs from 6PM on March 29th to 6PM on March 30th and is hosted by the Community Foundation of North Central Florida.
Last year, over $4,000 was raised to support Meridian’s efforts in the communities we serve and we are seeking to double that this year. With a goal of $10,000, Meridian is raising funds to benefit the wellness of our community that provides comprehensive mental health and addiction services to those in need. Our programs and services, such as the Mother’s Intensive Supportive Treatment (MIST) program, The Lodge at Meridian, The Center for Building Healthy Families, etc…, all rely on donations and support from the community. The Amazing Give affords Meridian the opportunity to introduce and re-introduce ourselves to the community we serve.
“The greatest part of the Amazing Give is the way the community comes together as a whole. It would be impossible to achieve our mission without the support of our community,” said David Rountree Meridian’s Director of Development and Communications. “Here at Meridian, we strive to be a pillar of safety for those who are often underserved within our community. That dedication requires tremendous resources, events like the Amazing Give allow us to showcase what we do to an audience that may not know we are the area’s safety net for mental illnesses and substance use disorders. We rely on the community’s generosity to help us, help those who need assistance.”
If you would like to raise funds on behalf of Meridian, you can set up your fundraising page on Meridian’s Amazing Give webpage. We encourage you to share it with your friends & family and on your social media accounts. For step by step instruction on how to setup your account, visit Meridian’s Amazing Give account setup guide
Fundraising is officially open and any donations that come in before the giving day will count towards the day’s overall total! So make sure to send those emails and invites out today to capitalize on fund raising through the event. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 352-374-5600, ext 8187.
Severe Weather Alert: Temporary disruption of normal operations at Meridian locations due to severe weather. Outpatient and administrative operations at all North Central Florida locations will be closed on Thursday, September 29th. Telehealth, Inpatient, Residential, Crisis and Emergency Services, and Access Center will remain open in Gainesville and Lake City. Meridian will return to normal operations on Friday, September 30th. For more information visit https://www.mbhci.org/severe-weather-alert/