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Dear friends of BEAM,As I arrived at the BEAM offices on a recent morning, I found our Garden Manager, Mary Ellen pulling weeds and checking on the progress in the vegetable beds. The plants were glistening in the early morning sun, and the space was...

At this year’s Back to School with BEAM event, we were able to provide clothes, underwear, school supplies and backpacks, and new books to nearly 700 children. We also delivered more than 300 backpacks full of school supplies and some clothes to clients, schools and...

Charles is a single father of a 3 year old son who is attending the new Early Headstart Program in Jacksonville Beach. When we first met him, he and his son were residing in a downtown shelter. His son’s mother had suddenly abandoned the child...

As we begin our Spring & Summer season, please keep BEAM Thrift in mind as begin your spring cleaning. We are in the most need of:Women’s summer clothing (tops, shorts, and shoes in particular)Men’s shorts & shirtsChildren’s shorts & topsWe accept donations at the 7North...

Trey is a father of two young children and takes time out once a week to come volunteer at BEAM helping clients with food stamp and Medicaid applications."I am relatively new to the BEAM family. I am honored to be the volunteer spotlight. Between balancing...

In recent years, donors have informed us of their intention to include a gift to BEAM in their wills. These gifts provide an estate tax deduction and have a tremendous impact on our ability to plan for the future and serve those in need in...