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MBF hires National Outreach Manager

September 2nd, 2018 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children (MBF) is pleased to announce that Ellen Rian has joined the MBF team as National Outreach Manager

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MBF’s A Night at Roy’s – 5/2/18

April 1st, 2018 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children (MBF) will host its annual “A Night at Roy’s” event, featuring gourmet cuisine, fabulous wines, tropical cocktails, live music, and a live and silent auction on Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. One of Northeast Florida’s most widely attended charity events, James Beard Award Winner and world-renowned chef Roy Yamaguchi will once again thrill the crowd by offering guests contemporary Hawaiian-influenced gourmet cuisine. Last year’s event was an enormous success with more than 400 attendees and $55,000 raised to help keep children and teens safe through the MBF Child Safety Matters™ Prevention Education Series. These primary prevention programs address the most common types of victimization experienced by children and young adults, including bullying, abuse, digital dangers, and more.

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Monique Burr Foundation for Children Welcomes Namesake’s Son as Newest Board Member

November 16th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Two decades after his mother’s tragic death led to the creation of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children’s (MBF) Foundation in her name, Austin Burr is carrying on her legacy by joining the Board of Directors. Austin will attend his first board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14 at MBF’s Jacksonville headquarters, 7807 Baymeadows Road E. Suite 202. A Senior Audit Associate and Certified Public Accountant at KPMG in Jacksonville, Austin will join his father, MBF founder Edward E. Burr, on the board. Ed Burr established the Monique Burr Foundation in 1997, on the one-year anniversary of his wife’s death. By then, Austin was 6 and his brother Garrison was 3. Monique Burr had been revered as a compassionate children's advocate and the founder of a nationally recognized nursing and day-care program for sick and disabled kids, the PALS Center.

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Monique Burr Foundation Launches #KindVibes Initiative, Website for National Bullying Prevention Month

October 29th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Parents, teachers and students now have a one-stop online resource to use during National Bullying Prevention Month, thanks to a new website and initiative launched this week by the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. The #KindVibes website, KindVibes.org, and campaign encourages students, parents, and teachers to learn how to recognize bullying and deal with it in positive, constructive ways. Students are encouraged to counter bullying by doing acts of kindness throughout October. They can then share their activities by using the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Clockwork Marketing Receives Jacksonville Business Journal Partners in Philanthropy Award

October 3rd, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Clockwork Marketing Services recently received the 2017 Partners in Philanthropy award from the Jacksonville Business Journal.

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The Monique Burr Foundation for Children Announces “A Night at Roy’s”

May 6th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. (MBF) will host “A Night at Roy’s” in celebration of its milestone 20th anniversary.

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Protecting Children Online and Off at REAL WORLD SAFETY Conference Oct. 1

September 8th, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Bullying, both online and off, will be discussed at the first annual REAL WORLD SAFETY Conference at the University of North Florida on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted by The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc, the conference is targeted towards parents, concerned citizens and professionals from all disciplines.

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Monique Burr Foundation for Children Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament Raises Funds

December 2nd, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Kudos to everyone who participated in the 2015 Monique Burr Foundation for Children Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament on Nov. 30. The successful event will help the MBF Child Safety Matters™ program reach over 600,000 children in the state of Florida this year. The program is a proven educational tool to eliminate child bullying and abuse. large group

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Register Now for Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament

October 31st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s Champions for Child Safety Pro Am will tee off on Monday, Nov. 30, at the Palencia Club in St. Augustine. This year’s event is the foundation’s 18th annual golf tournament. The event offers corporate teams and individuals the opportunity to golf for a good cause with professional golfers. The honorary chairs are Fred Funk, Jim Furyk and Mark McCumber.

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Register today for the MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro-Am Golf Tournament

September 1st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s (MBF) Champions for Child Safety Pro-Am Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, at the Palencia Club. The tournament offers corporations and individuals the opportunity to golf for a worthy cause and tee off with professional golfers.

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