Bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners. Focused on providing assistance to the elderly and disabled especially those living in poverty or very low-income and veterans. Great Patriot gives time and talent to repairing and upgrading homes to improve the quality of life for those in need.
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of
prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. As St. Jude’s is a favorite charity of both Michael and Gino they have donated generously to this organization for many years.
St. Joseph’s Indian School has served Lakota (Sioux) children and families since 1927. Reaching out to American Indian youth on Indian reservations and beyond, remains St. Joseph’s Indian School’s mission. Child poverty and abuse are serious issues on Indian reservations. Michael and Gino have also been long-time supporters of St. Joseph’s Indian School.
Boys Town South Florida Family Consultants work in the homes of families to enhance parenting skills and make sure children are safe. Through School and Family Support Services, children are screened for social, emotional and behavioral issues, and Consultants assist the family to help get their child on track for success in school. Last year Great Patriot was fortunate to be involved in the Thanksgiving Day event which provides traditional Thanksgiving dinners to more than 300 families in south Florida.