Volume VII April 2019

Camaraderie Foundation


Saving Lives – Saving Families

Did you know that April is Volunteer Appreciation Month?

Thank you to our

amazing volunteers

In 2018 we were blessed with over 200 volunteers that contributed over 2,000 hours to Camaraderie Foundation. We could not continue to serve Veterans and their families without your support.

Upcoming Events

April 13, 2019 Wounded Warfighter 5K/10K

Come join us to Run, Walk, or Roll at the 10th Annual Wounded Warfigher Lone Sailor 5K/10K. All proceeds benefit Wake for Warriors, Camaraderie Foundation, and Central Florida Navy League youth programs & scholarships.

Race starts at 7:30 a.m. Join us for live music, vendors, prizes, food, and beverages. Kids can enjoy themselves at our kids’ zone with a bounce house and other fun activities. Pets are welcome!

Click HERE for more information and to register

May 3, 2019 Open House

Camaraderie Foundation moved to a new office! Same address (2488 E. Michigan) just right across the hall – what a better time for a quick party! Please visit Camaraderie Foundation on May 3rd between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m to help us celebrate . Learn more about Camaraderie Foundation, our staff and programs we offer Veterans and their families.

Please RSVP at events@camaraderiefoundation.org.

May 4 and 5, 2019 A Day at the Circus

The Bahia Shrine Circus invites Camaraderie Foundation’s Military Service Members, Veterans, and their family members to enjoy a free day at the circus. Choose one of these options:

May 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.; May 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

Click here for more information and to register.

May 31, 2019 Pars and Stripes Forever Golf Tournament

Please join us for a great day of golf at Reunion Resort Golf Course in Kissimmee.

We would like to thank our Sponsor Day sponsor ACME Group Consulting (additional sponsorship opportunities are available).

Click here for more information on sponsorships or to register.

Mentor Leadership Program

IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO GET YOUR APPLICATION IN FOR THE 2019/2020 Mentor Leadership Classes in Orlando and Tampa. Camaraderie Foundation partners with local business members to provide a leadership program to assist transitioning service members and their spouses in preparing for a career in the local community. In 2019/2020 we are opening the class up to spouses.

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

“I wanted to express my gratitude to you all and everyone else at Camaraderie Foundation. The year that i spent in the Mentor Leadership Program got me out of a very dark hole and has built up my self-worth and self-esteem!”

Arnaldo Silva

Mentor Leadership Program Class IV Graduate

APRIL is the month of the Military Child

Other Ways You Can Help

As we expand services to meet the needs of our community, the Camaraderie Foundation offers a vast array of volunteer opportunities. Our staff will help match your interests, abilities and talents with open volunteer positions. Your time commitment is based on your availability – ranging from a one-time opportunity to a regular basis.

Currently, we are looking for individuals who would be interested in helping us with some administrative duties and individuals that would be willing to become Camaraderie Foundation Ambassadors.

Click HERE for more information.