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Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Food for Thought Outreach, Inc.

Food For Thought is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Santa Rosa Beach, FL that provides backpacks filled with healthy, easy to prepare food for students who are dependent on free or reduced school meals. Our goal is to support a child's development and educational experience by bridging the gap between school meals during weekends and holiday breaks. Food For Thought has been working to fight child hunger since 2010, and currently serves 30 schools in Walton and Okaloosa Counties, providing backpacks for thousands of students each week. For more information, such as donation locations, pantry items needed, and opportunities to volunteer, please email Help support Food for Thought by shopping with Amazon Smile - simply click the Amazon Smile logo to the left.

Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County

Serving as an umbrella organization, the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) supports the arts through leadership, advocacy, funding, programs and education. The vision of the CAA is to be the catalyst for Walton County's grown as a destination for cultural and artistic excellence through which lives are enriched, economy is stimulated and community is strengthened. The CAA produces the 30A Songwriters Festival, two Tour of Homes events, ArtsQuest, Seaside Writers Conference, Bazaar South, South Walton Fashion Week, A+ Art Series and the Flutterby Festival.

Emerald Coast Theatre Company

Emerald Coast Theatre Company is a non-profit theater company based in Miramar Beach, Florida. Founded in 2012, ECTC’s mission is to enrich and entertain the Emerald Coast community through professional and educational theatre; it operates year-round with a two-fold mission to provide both educational and professional offerings to the Northwest Florida community.

Alaqua Animal Refuge

Alaqua Animal Refuge, a no-kill shelter, is on 10 acres of farm land located in NWFL and is home to over 250 animals. Alaqua rescues, rehabilitates and adopts a wide variety of animals in need. Caring for and finding loving homes for animals only scratches the surface of what Alaqua Animal Refuge does for its community. Alaqua has developed multiple programs that serve members of our community in all walks of life, from young children with developmental delays and special needs to senior citizens who can benefit from the companionship of one of our animals. We work hard to keep these programs running and are rewarded by witnessing the lives that are changed.


Dog-Harmony is a nonprofit, volunteer-run organization in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, whose goal is to reduce the number of unwanted dogs at shelters through education, training, low-cost spay/neuter and microchipping. Dog-Harmony isn’t your standard breed of rescue. This nonprofit focuses on keeping dogs out of shelters in the first place by creating programs to combat the top reasons and ways dogs end up being rehomed.