University of North Florida
Swisher and the University of North Florida’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation have partnered to create the Swisher Startup for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs. This program is designed to encourage innovators and entrepreneurs from all walks of life. Through eLearning 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
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 $186,000 to the National MS Society since our Team’s first ride.
For more information on the National MS Society, visit https://secure.nationalmssociety.org.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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/
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/
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/