Category: News

MBF’s Summer Safety Matters Campaign on Hola Ciudad

MBF’s Summer Safety Matters campaign made a recent appearance on Hola Ciudad! School counselor Evelisse Cordero shared details on how to prevent child abuse, bullying, digital dangers, and more during…Read more »


Program Director Stacy Pendarvis on The Chat

Program Director Stacy Pendarvis stopped by The Chat to discuss our new Summer Safety Matters campaign! To view the full video, click the link below!


Gulf Coast Kid’s House Advocates Provide Free Safety Training

Did you know the state of Florida mandates that anyone who knows or has reasonable cause to suspect a child is suffering abuse, abandonment or neglect must report it? However,…Read more »


Summer Safety for Kids

Stacy Pendarvis, program director for the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, talks to the News4Jax Morning Show about important tips parents should keep in mind this summer, when their kids…Read more »


New Safety Program Aims to Help Protect Kids on Summer Vacation

Kids face many new, unique risks during summer months when they’re out of school. The Monique Burr Foundation for Children launched a new Summer Safety Matters campaign, which aims to…Read more »


The Monique Burr Foundation for Children Announces “A Night At Roy’s” Special Guests

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 26, 2017) – Tickets are on sale for “A Night at Roy’s,” the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s (MBF) annual signature fundraising event. “A Night at…Read more »


Chip in for Youth and Support MBF!

The 2017 Players Championship May 9 – May 14, 2017 TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach  The Monique Burr Foundation is proud to be participating in The Player’s Championship “Chip in…Read more »


National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week is February 6-10th, and the Monique Burr Foundation for Children wishes to recognize all school counselors for the work they do to encourage and support students…Read more »


Monique Burr Foundation Appoints Paul Woods as Development Director

Development director to help grow organization JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January 5, 2017) – The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. welcomes Paul Woods as its new development director. “The MBF Child…Read more »


MBF Participating in Jacksonville Jaguars “Give and Go 100” Program

Football season is finally here, and we are very excited to announce that the Monique Burr Foundation has signed up for the Jaguars Give and Go 100 program once again!…Read more »


MBF Child Safety Matters Program Expands to Ohio

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children’s MBF Child Safety Matters™ program is expanding to Dayton, Ohio. A research–based, comprehensive, bullying and child abuse prevention education program, it was developed to empower children to help adults keep them safe from bullying, cyberbullying and all types of child abuse and is approved in 58 counties throughout Florida.


MBF Founder, Ed Burr, Recognized at PVB Rotary Club Mineral City Celebration

You can always count on the Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach for a great party. The April 12 Mineral City Celebration, “Peace, Love & Rotary,” did not disappoint. GreenPointe Holdings CEO Edward Burr was honored for his commitment to local civic causes and charities, such as Episcopal School of Jacksonville, Fresh Ministries and the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, a nonprofit he founded that is dedicated to preventing bullying and child abuse.


The Monique Burr Foundation recognized in the Florida Blue Foundation Sapphire Awards

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children is honored to receive $20,000 as a runner up in the program category from the Florida Blue Foundation at their 2016 Sapphire Awards! MBF was one of 13…Read more »


A Night at Roy’s

A Night at Roy’s is not just a fun event. It also raises funds that our vital to our work. With support from the community, our MBF Child Safety Matters™ program…Read more »


More than $150,000 Raised at Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament

World-renowned golf players and local teams recently came together to raise more than $150,000 at the 18th Annual Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. Pro Am Golf Tournament.


MBF Child Safety Matters in Escambia County

In today’s world, where danger exists in multiple forms for children and teens, MBF Child Safety Matters creates safer students and schools by educating and empowering students, school personnel, and parents…Read more »