Jim Davidson Annual Clay Day 2023 Recap

November 9, 2023


Davidson Cares hosted its wildly successful Jim Davidson’s Annual Clay Day fundraiser on Thursday, October 19, at Jacksonville Clay Target Sports. This charity event boomed back for its eighth year, raising $150,000 for local organizations that assist youth and Veterans in the community. This year’s event brings Davidson Cares’ charitable fundraising total to almost three-quarters of a million dollars. The event was made possible by title sponsors The Hutson Companies, Iventure, Providence Homes and Riverside Homes, 12-gauge sponsors Bird Dog, Matthews Design Group, Vallencourt, MasterCraft, Watson Civil, ECS, Bozard Ford, Sherwin Williams and many more.


“Our incredible shooters and sponsors really helped us turn it out this year,” shares Sherry Davidson, president of Davidson Cares. “I’m so proud of everything we’ve accomplished over the last eight years. Each Clay Day gets better and better. This year, our fundraising efforts exceeded our expectations enough that we were able to assist an eighth organization. The non-profits that we support are really the lifeblood of our community. They are the helpers our most precious populations turn to in times of need. How amazing that we’re able to show them support in return!”


The Jim Davidson Annual Clay Day fundraiser awarded donations to eight local charities:


St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS) is a non-profit organization that serves at-risk youth through various programs, including coaching, counseling and care in family-style therapeutic group homes and outpatient community services. Opened in 1989 in downtown St. Augustine, SAYS now serves three counties: St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam. SAYS received $20,000.

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Meet The Amazing Charities Davidson Cares Supports!

October 5, 2023


Davidson Cares is excited to host their eighth annual clay day fundraiser, which has been renamed this year from Davidson Cares Clay Day to Jim Davidson’s Annual Clay Day, after the recent passing of the beloved patriarch of the Davidson Family, Jim Davidson. The event will take place at the Jacksonville Clay Target Sports on Thursday, October 19, 2023. This annual sports shooting event has raised more than $577,785 for local charities that support youth-based organizations throughout Northeast Florida.


“We’re so honored to live and work in a community that supports our charitable endeavors, like Clay Day,” says Sherry Davidson, president of Davidson Cares. “This is such a fun event, and the funds we raise go directly into organizations that support, protect and uplift some of our most vulnerable neighbors. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate my husband, Jim’s, life. We miss him every day.”


Clay Day begins with registration and lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Shooting starts at 2 p.m. Both new and experienced shooters are welcome. For a minimum donation of $400 per shooter, participants can shoot 100 sporting clay targets. Those new to shooting can shoot 50 skeet in a safe and comfortable atmosphere under the guidance of an instructor for a minimum donation of $300 per shooter.


This year’s Clay Day is proud to support the following charities:


St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS) is a non-profit organization that serves at-risk youth through various programs, including coaching, counseling and care in family-style therapeutic group homes and outpatient community services. Opened in 1989 in downtown St. Augustine, SAYS now serves three counties: St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam.



Investing in Kids! (INK!) is the only direct support organization supporting the teachers and students of St. Johns County School District. The organization is comprised of dedicated community members who provide support through mentorship, volunteering and donations. For every dollar donated to INK! $.82 goes back into programming.

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Helping Hands: Providence Homes Supports Davidson Cares Clay Day

November 11, 2022


For the past seven years, Providence Homes has generously supported Davidson Cares Clay Day with the highest level of sponsorship. The Davidson Companies have a long history with Providence Homes as they were a preferred builder in several neighborhoods in World Golf Village as early as 2000. “I admire the generosity of the Providence Homes family. They do so much for the community. They are active supporters of Homes for Hope as well as several other worthy causes,” shares Sherry Davidson, President of Davidson Realty. “We have so much respect for Providence Homes and how they treat their employees and customers.”


Providence Homes is an award-winning home builder based right here in Jacksonville with a promise to provide a superior home building experience from start to finish. As one of Jacksonville’s only 100% ENERGY STAR® certified home builders, Providence Homes is committed to building each home with the same attention to detail as they would with their own.  Since becoming an ENERGY STAR® partner, Providence Homes has built more than 1,800 ENERGY STAR® homes which has helped Jacksonville families save more than $5 million in energy bills. 


With nearly thirty years of experience, Providence Homes has not only made a tremendous impact on the local community, but has helped others internationally through Homes for Hope, Hope International, and New Story. Davidson Realty is honored to have the support of  Providence Homes as they continue to make a difference in the Northeast Florida community. 


“Providence Homes is proud to have been a sponsor for Davidson Cares Clay Day for the past seven years. Each year, the event and money raised continues to grow and the impact the benefiting nonprofits selected. This year, we were very excited Davidson Cares added two new phenomenal organizations to the list of recipients; Port in the Storm and Hope is Restored!,” shares Providence Homes President and COO, Sean Junker, “Additionally, we are extremely honored and humbled to have had a St. Johns County student’s college sponsorship donated in Providence Homes’ name through the Investing in Kids’ (INK!) Take Stock in Children program for our support of Davidson Cares since their incorporation in 2012. We are looking forward to attending the student’s graduation and seeing them accept their scholarship on behalf of Davidson Cares and Providence Homes!  We look forward to a continued relationship supporting Davidson Cares and helping to give back locally.”


Over the past seven years, Davidson Cares Clay Day has raised more than $330,000 to support charities in need because of generous sponsors like Providence Homes. To learn more about Providence Homes visit their website at www.providencehomesinc.com or call (904) 447-0724.


Davidson Cares Clay Day

The 7th Annual Davidson Cares Clay Day was held on October 20, 2022, at Jacksonville Clay Target Sports. Davidson Cares Clay Day included two-sport shooting events, beginner skeet and sporting clay. Individuals and teams from beginner to expert levels participated.


In association with the event, there was a raffle contest. Prizes included a 65-quart YETI cooler with 13 full-size liquors and a 12-Gauge Beretta A400 XCEL Sporting shotgun.


Money raised from the event and raffles went directly to Builders Care, St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS), Investing in Kids (INK!), Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center, and Hope is Restored.

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