Thank you, Third House Coffee & Books!

We are grateful to all of the individuals and small business owners in the Gainesville, FL area who have joined us in creating an environment that welcomes newcomers.

You can now purchase our “We’re Glad Your Our Neighbor” signs around town, including at Third House Books & Coffee, located on Main Street in downtown Gainesville. Thank you, Kiren and the rest of the Third House Books & Coffee team, for helping to make our community a warm and inviting place for all!


Get a little green by donating to support Welcoming Gainesville/Alachua County

Would you like to financially support the great work of Welcoming Gainesville/Alachua County?

For every $100 tax-deductible donation to Welcoming Gainesville, Inc., you can receive $100 worth of trees, shrubs, or ground covers from our good friends at local Notestein Nursery in Gainesville.

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1) Donate to Welcoming Gainesville online or by writing a check to Welcoming Gainesville, Inc., 1236 NW 18th Ave, Gainesville, FL, 32609

2) Let us know you are interested in picking up plants at Notestein Nursery.

3) Call Jim Notestein at 352.372.2107 to make arrangements to pick up your plants.

Yard Signs

Update: Signs available for pickup between 5pm and 8pm Monday (February 13) at the Mennonite meeting house, 1236 NW 18th Avenue, across 13th Street from Gainesville High School, a short street between Wells Fargo and PNC banks.

Check out these yard signs popping up all over the country! If you’d like one for your own yard, please email (or use the Contact form above) and we’ll promptly reply to coordinate your purchase & pickup of the signs. Donation requested: $10 (additional tax-deductible donations welcome to support the local programs of Welcoming Gainesville/Welcoming Alachua County).