Sertoma of Bradenton
Winner of the Community Spirit Award

Welcome to Sertoma of Bradenton

Service To Mankind. It’s more than just how we got our name

Service To Mankind has been our foundation for over 100 years. Sertomans across the country are unified with a single purpose: serve our communities and improve the lives of those who need help. Our mission and our passion is to improve the quality of life for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and support.


The Sertoma Club of Bradenton has supported many of those needing assistance in the Manatee County area for over 60 years.

As the photograph to the left depicts, we have recently provided financial support to F.E.L.T. (Feeding Empty Little Tummies). The Sertoma Club of Bradenton Board of Directors members; Bill Stewart, Dick Seagle and Jack Gjeldum presenting $4,000 to F.E.L.T. This organization provides over 1,200 backpacks every Friday to school kids who otherwise would not have any meals over the weekend. Each backpack contains two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners.


The Sertoma Club of Bradenton Donated $59,000 to Renovate the Dental Clinic at the Turning Points Free Health Clinic

The renovation (including four new chairs) allows Turning Points to continue to improve the lives of others and give them hope for their future. Just in the past year, 1,411 men and women received medical or dental care at the Health Center and 126 women and men received oral prosthetics in the Dental Clinic.

Golf Tournament

Have fun and raise money at our Annual Golf Tournament. View pictures and learn about last year’s event.

Poker Tournament

COLD HARD CASH payouts with a $5,000 cash prize pool! Held at One Eye Jacks Poker Room in Sarasota.

Pumpkin Patch

Pick out your Halloween pumpkins from the Sertoma Pumpkin Patch at the Jesse P. Miller School in Bradenton.

Poinsettia Sale

Christmas season will be here before you know it. Get your poinsettias from Sertoma and help our local charities.

Lots of Ways We Can Help

Serving mankind starts locally. Sertoma Club of Bradenton helps our local community and many charitable organizations in Manatee and Sarasota county.

Sertomans are committed to helping those with hearing and speech disabilities. Our voice cannot always be heard. For those who cannot hear, there is Sertoma.

Our club provides very generous Academic Scholarships each spring to deserving Manatee County public high school seniors to attend a 4-year accredited college of their choice.

Membership gives you the opportunity to volunteer locally, make new friends and professional connections, and lead projects that make your community a better place to live.
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The unassuming. The quiet. Those you rally behind. Those you never knew needed a hand. Everyone has a story to share. And every story is a chance to experience grace in action.

Sertomans across the country are unified with a single purpose: serve our communities and improve the lives of those who need help.