In The Community

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Our recent partnership with the Central Florida Zoo launched with the winter Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild which was such a hit for the Central Florida community! Over the past four years, this event has become a holiday tradition for Orlandoans and across the state. The zoo welcome a whopping 94,232 guests for this […]

Simpkins Foundation Supports the Central Florida Zoo

Brittany Sobering and her daughter, Saylor, attended the 2024 Victory Cup Initiative breakfast at the Dr. Phillips Center in downtown Orlando this February. What a morning! The Victory Cup is a local organization that selects 10 finalists a year to learn valuable storytelling experience to better explain their “why”, then pitch to hundreds of local […]

Victory Cup Initiative 2024

Named by Real Leaders Magazine as one of the world’s top leadership motivational speakers, Pegine will share business and leadership tips during this on-campus only event. Read more about Pegine’s background below, including how she transformed her health and wellness. No reservations necessary to attend and you do not need to be a student of EFSC. When: […]

Simpkins Speaker Series Presents Pegine

The American Heart Association is working tirelessly to provide schools across Florida with CPR kits to public and private schools as high schoolers and even middle school age children learn life-savings skills necessary to save lives. The Simpkins Family Foundation has provided Heart Association CPR kits to multiple schools in Seminole County, affording children and […]

We’re Getting CPR Kits into schools across Central Florida

Our Foundation sponsored Embrace Families‘ Fore Our Kids October golf tournament and Board member Blake Hunter helped secure a first place win, while Brittany Sobering manned the hospitality tent at Hole 8. What a great day! Embrace Families serves children and families in Seminole, Osceola and Orange Counties providing foster and adoptive homes, developing and […]

Fore Our Kids!

Our family and the Foundation have been long-time supporters of the Boys and Girls Club, particularly in Brevard County where our founder, Bernie Simpkins, held the Cocoa branch dear to his heart. Our involvement led us to the new Oviedo, FL Boys and Girls Club location which opened it’s doors in the midst of the […]

Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida – new Oviedo location!

Inua is a transformational ministry that works to expand the opportunities for vulnerable  youth to overcome poverty, insecurity, malnutrition, and illness in order to achieve long-term sustainability…and a life filled with hope. Each participating youth is selected by village elders or community leaders based on age, location, need, orphan status, and potential for growth.    […]

Inua Partners in Hope Sponsorships

The Simpkins Family Foundation supports the Arts! Board Member Jill Simpkins attended the beam-signing ceremony in August, celebrating the next step in expansion and renovation of the Ormond Memorial Art Musuem. The museum was built in 1946 as a tribute to creative freedom and those who fought to defend it. The latest project includes renovation […]

Ormond Memorial Art Museum

March 27, 2021 One of our lucky Board members played in the Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Sawgrass. Our foundation gladly supports the ministries of the Tim Tebow Foundation, bringing Faith, Hope and Love to those needing a brighter day in the darkest hour of need. We have supported the annual Night […]

Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic

One pressing issue in Central Florida and across the nation that our Foundation is passionate about is the wellbeing of children.

Embrace Families’ Annual Fundraiser Dance