The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Foundation, Inc. is classified as a public charity under section 509(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code and is also a 501(c)(3) organization. Copies of this information are available on request from the Foundation's offices in Jacksonville, Florida.
Now in its second decade, the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. Always held the second full weekend in March "The Amelia" draws nearly 250 rare vehicles from collections from around the world to The Golf Club of Amelia Island and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other. Since 1996 the show's Foundation has donated over $2.5 million to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc. and other deserving charities from Florida's First Coast.
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
Community Hospice cares for hundreds of terminally ill children and adults in North Florida each year regardless of their ability to pay.
The compassionate care provided by their exceptionally dedicated doctors and nurses is vital for the terminally ill individual and greatly appreciated by their families. All net proceeds raised through The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance have gone - not toward administrative or overhead expenses - but directly to making those with a terminal diagnosis more comfortable.
Spina Bifida of Jacksonville
Spina Bifida of Jacksonville is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the birth defect spina bifida and its effects. Its membership is made up of persons with spina bifida, area parents, medical specialists and others interested in helping individuals with this birth defect lead a full and rewarding life. Many children are born every year in the United States with this crippling, sometimes fatal, condition, which damages the spine and the nervous system. People with this birth defect can live full productive lives but face numerous challenges. Spina Bifida of Jacksonville was founded to assist and support these individuals.
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Founded in 1904, the mission of The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is to provide, in partnership with the Navy and Marine Corps, financial, educational and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, eligible family members, and survivors when in need and to receive and manage funds to administer these programs.
Shop with Cops
Shop with Cops in Nassau County and in Fernandina Beach are Christmas charities run by the Nassau County Sheriff's Office and Fernandina Beach Police Departments to help underpriviliged children in both areas.
Micah's Place is a certified domestic violence center serving Nassau County.
All donations are welcomed and greatly appreciated. You can mail a donation made payable to Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance to: 3016 Mercury Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207. If you prefer you can make a donation through Paypal by clicking on the Donate button below. Tax deductible donations of automobiles and automobilia are accepted year round.
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