TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Staff and volunteers of Justice Coalition were presented the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award by Governor Rick Scott, Senator John Thrasher and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman Tuesday.
Now in its 18th year, the Justice Coalition is a nonprofit organization serving innocent victims of crime on Florida's First Coast. The coalition also educates the general public on criminal justice issues and is pro-active in the fight against crime.
"I have seen firsthand the tremendous work that the Justice Coalition provides, and I am thankful to know that people who find themselves in unthinkable circumstances have the coalition to turn to. These advocates assist victims of crime to navigate through the judicial process, fight for justice, and receive the help and resources they need," said Senator John Thrasher.
The Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Award honors individuals and groups for their outstanding volunteer efforts. For more information about the Volunteer Florida Champion of Service Awards, visit: www.volunteerflorida.org.
CEO of Volunteer Florida Chester Spellman said, "3.4 million Floridians volunteer every year, and the Justice Coalition is a shining example of how Floridians with different talents and resources can collaborate for the greater good. Their hard work improves our communities and strengthens our state."
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