Author: Phil Hegseth

Press Release: A dozen community partners come together to host job fair for neighbors with a record in Jacksonville

Just in time for Christmas, 20 local employers will join the non-profit community in promoting equal opportunity and second chances  ### Clara White Mission will host a Second Chances Job Fair on Tuesday, December 11, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm to encourage equal employment opportunities to job seekers with a criminal record. The job … Continued

Introducing: Better Together

Since our founding in 2015, FlourishNow’s model for volunteer-based community support that saves children from foster care and promotes the value of meaningful work has grown ever stronger. However, to grow this model in the years ahead we know it’s crucial to have a brand that can grow with us. With that in mind, our … Continued

Four Ways to Help a Friend Find Employment

Over the past decade, nearly every American has felt the effects of our economy’s Great Recession. For some, this meant downsizing, more debt, extra shifts, and increased stress. For others, the Great Recession caused layoffs and business closures — often without warning. These people soon faced home foreclosures, overdue bills, and the daunting reality of … Continued

Celebrating 18 months of work in Jacksonville!

Penny, a beloved member at CrossRoad United Methodist Church, was at the door to greet each job seeker coming through the door. Part of that welcome was an offer to pray. This simple gesture touched many, though one young man stood out from the crowd; he told Penny he had been to many job fairs, … Continued

One Mom, Two Sons, Two Families Ready to Serve

Evena’s story is one that will always have a place in our hearts, as well as the hearts of the two remarkable families who helped her through her times of need. We believe her story of triumph can help motivate others to reach out and connect with the support available in their own communities. You see, … Continued

A Jacksonville Journey to Success

On July 6, we received a message through our general inbox from a wonderful lady named Pam. Her testimony was a cry for help that was deeply personal but also representative of so many who so often stay silent. Though she was going through a tough time, Pam showed a bravery in her willingness to … Continued

We’re Launching in Washington, D.C. This May!

Side by side with a coalition of amazing partners in the District of Columbia, and the surrounding area, FlourishNow is thrilled to offer a job fair to serve the DC community. Taking place on May 24, the Community Job Fair will feature 20+ employers, a host of community resource partners, and two amazing congregations – Anacostia … Continued