A nonprofit organization providing beds for children who would otherwise be sleeping on the floor or inadequate spaces.
All teams should review the race guidelines and additional team responsibilities as noted in the document linked below. Thanks for participating and having fun for beds!
Here is your chance for your team of five members to register* for the bed race which will begin at 10:00 am. Start designing and building your dream team's race bed today and do not forget a fun theme! Judging will occur the day of the race.
*all teams will be required to sign a release of liability form on the day of the race and teams will follow race guidelines as outlined above
A Bed 4 Me Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to ensure that children have a place of their own to sleep each night. We understand the critical role of sleep in a child's development, health, academic performance and self-esteem. A Bed 4 Me qualifies each child and provides a bedding kit at no cost to the families. Our foundation addresses this essential need as we believe every child deserves a bed.
A Bed 4 Me Foundation serves children ages 2-18 from low to middle income families within the Okaloosa County area. After a referral and introductory visit are completed, we provide new bedding (twin mattress, bed frame, pillow, sheet and comforter set) to children who do not have beds due to economic struggles and lack of financial resources as well as displaced families starting over due to domestic issues.
Our teams have found children sleeping on floors, sofas, recliners, floor pallets or crammed into beds with siblings or parents. You can touch the life of a child in one moment that will carry on for years to come by providing a place for them to sleep, dream and feel cherished. Be the change that child needs by donating to and volunteering with our foundation.
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Thank you for supporting the dreams of children in our community. Each donation helps us reach the goal of $250 for a new bed kit. Keep dreaming with us!
Diane is a native Floridian and received her bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of South Florida. She has a vast background of marketing and fundraising that spans over 20 years. Her experience includes volunteer management for over a decade and has worked in the non-profit industry during the last eight years. Diane successfully built and manages a local non-profit site affiliated with a national organization. For over twelve years, she spent numerous hours volunteering as a Girl Scout leader and team mom for many youth organizations. Diane played a significant role while serving on a local campaign committee to develop a much-needed sports facility for children. Diane resides in Valparaiso, FL and has three children: Mady (24) is a production/booking coordinator after receiving her degree from Belmont University who lives in Nashville, TN, Ike (21) is a student at FSU and Anna (19) is a student at UWF in Pensacola, FL.
Ginger is originally from Lexington, SC. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee and received her Masters of Social Work from the University of South Carolina in 1995. She obtained her licensure as an independent Social Worker with an emphasis in Clinical Practice in 2000. She has worked primarily in the children and adolescent mental health field with community based services. With her travels as an Air Force military spouse, Ginger has also had the opportunity to volunteer with Mental Health Crisis Lines, a Crisis Pregnancy Center, outreach to the homeless and as a Guardian ad Litem. She was both a Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader as well as an active leader of the children and youth programs at her various churches. Ginger is married to Col Patton Davis, Jr., M.D. and resides in Valparaiso, FL. They have two children: Tripp (23) who is a student at FSU and their daughter, Megan (30) and her husband, Matt, who live in Charlotte, NC.
We accept referrals from many local organizations and self-referrals. Our Foundation will thrive only with the support and dreams of our donors. Consider attending an event or becoming a community dreamer.
Valparaiso, FL 32580
Impact 100 of Northwest Florida (Dream Maker - $10,000 and above)
First Nation Group (Dream Maker - $10,000 and above)
Century 21 Wilson Minger (Dream Maker- $10,000 and above)
Rhonda Faulk -Certainty Mortgage (Dream Maker - $10,000 and above)
Crosspoint Church (Dream Maker- $10,000 and above)
The Mulligans (Dream Maker- $10,000 and above)
Mid-Bay Rotary (Big Dreamer- $4000 and above)
Cox Communications (Big Dreamer- $4000 and above)
Skipper's Furniture on the Bay (Community Partner)
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