give your helping hand
to those who need it!

let`s build the world without
child abuse and neglect!

We need your support to
accommodate,feed and educate

Who we are


The Marion County Children’s Alliance mission is to improve the lives of Marion County children by providing resources which enable nonprofit organizations serving these children to operate more effectively and by providing safe, effective services of the highest quality.

about Us


The Alliance Provides:

Communication, collaboration and coordination among agencies and individuals who work with children and youths.

A voice for children with local and state government representatives and agencies.

Assistance to parents and youth to help secure needed resources and services.

You can connect with the Alliance through:
Monthly Meeting held on the first Wednesday of each month except July at 11:30 in the Marion County Sheriff’s Jail Administration Building.

Monthly Newsletter detailing the activities of children service providers and local organizations.

E-mail Information Exchange

Workgroups that identify problems and implement solutions for local issues.


Barrett, Liner & Company
City of Ocala
Community Coalition Alliance
College of Central Florida
Department of Children & Families
Duke Energy
Florida Blue
Florida Dept. of Health in Marion County
Jenkins Auto Group


Kids Central, Inc.
Marion County Board of County Commissioners
Marion County Public Schools
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
Radiology Associates of Ocala
Renasant Bank
Wells Fargo Bank


children's champions

  • 2002 Narvella Haynes
  • 2003 Jim Bullock
  • 2004 shari Dlouhy
  • 2005 Linda Foy
  • 2006 Howard Moon
  • 2007 Albert Malve
  • 2008 Jim Copeland
  • 2009 Alma and George Smith
  • 2010 Cynthia Shuler
  • 2011 Ed Dean
  • 2012 Judge S. Sue Robbins
  • 2013 Brad Rogers
  • 2014 Diane Schofield
  • 2015 Nancy Young
  • 2016 Pastor John Delcamp
  • 2017 Rondo Fernanadez

Sen. Dennis Baxley
Florida State Senate

Rick Bedson
Chief Probation Officer,
Dept. of Juvenile Justice

Lori Boring
Market President, Renasant Bank

Bill Chambers
Merrill Lynch

John Cooper
CEO, Kids Central Inc

Bill D’Aiuto
Regional Managing Director,
Dept. of Children and Families

Sheryll Goedert
Collier, Jernigan & Goedert, PA

Chief Greg Graham                                 Ocala Police Department

Scott Hackmyer                             Community Volunteer

Heid Maier                             Superintendent, Marion County Public Schools

Beth McCall
Marion County School Board

Jim McCune
Judge, 5th Judicial Circuit

Bob Moore                                               CEO, Munroe Regional Medical Center

Scott Quintel                                   President, United Way of Marion County

Mary Sue Rich                                         Ocala City Council

Brad Rogers                                           Ocala Star Banner

Billy Woods                                         Sheriff, Marion County

Carl Zalak
Board of County Commissioners


Our People

  • Beth McCall

  • Christine Sandy

    Christine Sandy is the Workgroup Coordinator for  Building Better Dads for the…

  • Ire Bethea

    Ire Bethea is serving as a Community Outreach Specialist with Measure Up…

  • Patricia Reynolds-Biddines

    Patricia Reynolds-Biddines graduated with an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting, Rasmussen…

  • Monica Bryant

    Monica Bryant Family Violence Prevention Coordinator Marion County Children’s Alliance Monica Bryant…

  • Nancy Castillo

    Nancy Castillo Prevention Coordinator Marion County Children’s Alliance Nancy Castillo graduated from…

  • Hilary Jackson

    Hilary Jackson Marion County Children's Alliance Email: Phone: (352) 438-5990