Our
Community Partners

University of North Florida

Swisher and the University of North Florida’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation have joined forces to create the Swisher Growth Cohort for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs. This is a partnership program designed for early stage companies that are generating revenue looking to take their business to the next level. Participants will have access to university faculty and resources to improve their business knowledge and plans. The top pitch winners are awarded funding to support the development of their business. More Program Details Here: https://swisher.com/swisherstartup

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Sunbelt Ag Expo

Swisher has been involved with the Sunbelt Ag Expo Farmer of the Year program for 30+ years. The Sunbelt Ag Expo is an agricultural-based trade show held in Moultrie, Georgia. The annual event has more than 1200 exhibitors showcasing the latest in farming technology. It’s an honor to sponsor this prestigious program honoring agriculture as well as the farmers that do all the work and put all the effort into supplying food, fiber, clothing and shelter for America and abroad.

For more information on the Sunbelt Ag Expo Farmer of the Year program visit: https://sunbeltexpo.com/foty/.

Bike MS

The mission of the National MS Society is that people affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.  

Swisher has proudly partnered with BikeMS since 2015.  Along with a Swisher match to our Team’s donations, Swisher has contributed over $198,000 to the National MS Society since our Team’s first ride. 

For more information on the National MS Society, visit https://secure.nationalmssociety.org.  

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Northeast Chapter of Salvation Army

With care and compassion, The Salvation Army provides shelter for the homeless, food for the hungry, and countless services to assist those in need. Believing that lives can be changed for the better, The Salvation Army of Northeast Florida and its partners work to serve and support the community. The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever, and however it can.  Most recently Swisher has partnered with The Salvation Army in their Virtual 5K Kettle Krush and Angel Tree program. 

For more information on The Salvation Army of Northeast Florida,  visit salvationarmynefl.org 

The Salvation Army

SPAR

We’re a non-profit community organization that facilitates positive change in the Springfield Historic District through the preservation of our history and revitalization of our eclectic neighborhood. Since 1974, we’ve worked both behind-the-scenes and publicly to create and encourage and programs, initiatives, policy, and events that make our neighborhood a great place to live and do business.

For more information on SPAR, visit https://www.sparcouncil.org

Springfield Preservation And Revitalization

Wheeling Nailers

Swisher is thrilled to sponsor the Wheeling Nailers. The Wheeling Nailers are the ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. The hockey team is committed to bettering the lives of their fans and giving back to their community through charitable donations, volunteerism, and providing family-friendly entertainment.

For more information on the Wheeling Nailers visit: www.wheelingnailers.com.

Icemen

Swisher is proud to be a sponsor of the Jacksonville Iceman hockey team. The Icemen are members of the ECHL and an affiliate of the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets and play their home games at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in downtown Jacksonville. The Icemen have committed to Jacksonville for the long term by recently signing a lease extension with the City of Jacksonville. You can find Swisher featured on two dashers in the corners and a spot on the LED display within the arena.

For more information on the Icemen, visit jaxicemen.com

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Jumbo Shrimp

Swisher is a proud sponsor of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Baseball Team.  Through active participation in the community, the Jumbo Shrimp, an affiliate of the Miami Marlins, strive to improve the lives of their fans.  They are committed to influencing the community through impactful educational programs, maintaining productive community partnerships, supporting members of our military, and making the community more inclusive for all while providing affordable, family, fun.

Learn more about Jumbo Shrimp, visit https://www.milb.com/jacksonville

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Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are an arena football team that plays all of their home games at the Veterans Memorial Arena in downtown Jacksonville, FL. For tickets to see the 3X-League Champions, 3X-BestGameExperience, 3X-Award Winning Dance Team, and the 2019 NAL Franchise of the Year visit jaxsharks.com, proud partner of Swisher Sweets Cigar Company.

Jacksonville Sharks

Operation New Uniform

Swisher is a proud Veteran-committed company partnering with Operation New Uniform (ONU) in several ways, such as assisting Veterans in their transition from the military to corporate. Through ONU programs, Swisher has hired several ONU graduates. Operation New Uniform’s mission is to empower Veterans to successfully transition from military service to a purposeful, stable career by leveraging proprietary training to prevent suicide, substance abuse, and homelessness.

Learn more about Operation New Uniform at https://onuvets.org

ONU Operation New Uniform

United Way of Northeast Florida

For over 95 years, United Way of Northeast Florida has faced crises head-on, doing whatever required to comfort and care for those in need. Aligning with United Way’s vision “a community of opportunity where everyone has hope and can reach their full potential,” Swisher has partnered in the United Way’s holiday program, as well as well as a number of other volunteer projects, assisting the Northeast Florida community.

To learn more about the United Way visit https://unitedwaynefl.org/

United Way of Northeast Florida

Gabriel House of Care

Gabriel House of Care is a nonprofit health hospitality facility that provides affordable lodging to adult cancer and transplant patients as well as their caregivers. Since patient stays can be lengthy, ranging from several weeks to multiple months, Gabriel House guests will find a safe ‘community of healing’ environment that is inclusive of integral therapy programs to reduce stress and generally increase patients’ quality of life.

For more information visit https://gabrielhouseofcare.org/

Gabriel House of Care

Historic Eastside Community Development Coalition

The Historic Eastside Community Development Corporation (HECDC) is a community-led, nonprofit organization formed in 2015 to serve as an anchor institution for residents and businesses of Jacksonville Eastside neighborhoods. HECDC is also a Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDO) that strives to create and sustain social and economic equality within our service area.

For more information visit https://www.hecdcjax.org/

Historic Eastside Community Development Coalition