Rick Kearney

A man of vision
and action

GiveTLH 2022: This year’s grants are big wins for Tallahassee families

The year will end on a high note for three local nonprofit organizations who received grants this week in the conclusion of the fifth annual GiveTLH campaign, sponsored by Tallahassee philanthropist and entrepreneur Rick Kearney’s Beatitude Foundation. Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/givetlh/2022/12/13/givetlh-awards-10000-to-top-vote-getter-safe-families-for-children/69718736007/

GiveTLH 2022: Ready, set, vote for favorite Tallahassee grass-roots nonprofit

Now it is time for readers to cast their votes online for which organization should receive additional grant funding. Voting begins at 8:30 a.m. on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, and will end at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 9. After voting concludes, the top three organizations will also receive grants in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000, and … Read more

#GiveTLH 2022: SportsAbility Alliance provides recreational programs for ‘all abilities’

The mission of SportsAbility Alliance is to enrich lives by ensuring that there are opportunities for accessible and inclusive active leisure for everyone who wants improved physical, vocational, and emotional wellness. Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/givetlh/2022/11/01/sportsability-provides-recreational-programs-all-abilities/10651927002/

#GiveTLH 2022: Mission Possible Enrichment Center meets needs on Tharpe Street

Created in 2016 by Bishop Stewart of A.L.A.R.M. International Church to provide educational, rehabilitative, developmental, and other enrichment services to the local and regional community Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/givetlh/2022/10/25/givetlh-mission-possible-here-serve-tharpe-street-neighborhood/10584705002/

#GiveTLH 2022: Women Empowering Each Other goes beyond closing diaper gap

Women Empowering Each Other (WEE), a volunteer-based, community organization that provides resources and workshops increasing awareness of mental health issues and substance abuse for young mothers and other women. Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/givetlh/2022/10/04/givetlh-wee-care-goes-beyond-diapers-provides-resources-women/8168945001/

#GiveTLH 2022: Teenpreneur Foundation empowers teens with real world skills

Teenpreneur Foundation, Inc. was formed and began working to equip and empower teens with real world skills through entrepreneurial and technological training Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/givetlh/2022/09/27/givetlh-2022-teenpreneur-equips-kids-business-skills/8122878001/

#GiveTLH 2022: ‘It’s getting more challenging’ as philanthropy drive launches 5th year

Now in its fifth year, GiveTLH has awarded over $100,000 to dozens of grass-roots philanthropy efforts, shining a spotlight on their volunteers and the impact they have on the Tallahassee community.  Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/causes/givetlh/2022/09/20/givetlh-2022-rick-kearney-launches-fifth-year-philanthropy-drive/10428267002/

Philanthropist Rick Kearney signs on as ‘The Man in the Mangroves’ producer

The film, about a homeless mathematician living in a Key West mangrove swamp, originated as the poem “The Man in the Mangroves Counts to Sleep” by poet Decker. Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/communities/2022/08/03/rick-kearney-signs-produce-film-project-homelessness/10204704002/

MLK Foundation of Florida awards going to Tallahassee, Leon County leaders

MLK 2021 Excellence in Community Service and Social Responsibility award goes to Rick Kearney, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Source: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2021/01/15/mlk-foundation-award-recipients-announced-tallahassee-leon-county-leaders/4176088001/