In the past 28 years, Community Nutcracker has donated over of $750,000 to local charities. In addition, Nutcracker dancers have performed and made appearances all over Jacksonville at events such as ArtWalk, Christmas in Avondale, and Christmas in San Marco Square as well at locations such as: Orange Park Mall, The Avenues Mall, The St. Johns Town Center and Riverside Arts Market.
Working with Dreams Come True for the past eight years has been a special pleasure. The Community Nutcracker looks forward to helping them support the dreams of children in our community. Dreams Come True is the only locally-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of children with life-threatening illnesses. Each year, one lucky recipient joins the cast of The Community Nutcracker on stage during the opening act to assist Herr Stahlbaum narrate the story of the ballet.
Since 1992, the Community Nutcracker has supported many other local charities, raising over $750,000.
The cast, directors and volunteers of the Community Nutcracker are proud to host the following organizations for an enchanted performances of The Nutcracker Ballet on Community Service Night.
American Cancer Society>>
American Lung Association in Florida>>
Alden Road Exceptional Student Center>>
American Red Cross>>
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Florida>>
Child Guidance Center>>
Children in Action (CIA)>>
City Rescue Mission>>
Clay County Council on Aging>>
Community PedsCare of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida>>
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.>>
DLC Nurse & Learn>>
Dreams Come True>>
Emeritus of Mandarin>>
Epilepsy Foundation of Northeast Florida>>
Fort Caroline Gardens>>
Gateway Community Services>>
Girl Scouts Gateway Council>>
Girls Inc. of Jacksonville>>
Legacy of Care Health Clinic>>
New Heights of Northeast Florida>>
Oasis Medical Center>>
Riverside Presbyterian House>>
Signature Healthcare of Jacksonville>>
The Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless>>
Sunrise of Jacksonville>>
Trinity Rescue Mission>>
We Care of Jacksonville>>