Charity & the Arts
Charity & the Arts
1000+ Club to Benefit Cancer, Inc.
The purpose of the 1000+ Club is to provide money, collected through fundraising events and dues, to selected non-profit cancer organizations in support of cancer research, cancer education, and cancer patient services in Broward County. While there are numerous events throughout the year, the signature event is the Woman of the Year Luncheon. Selected non-profits will celebrate their individual Woman of the Year. Chairs of the 2015 Women of the Year will be Lynne McGrath and Nathalie Sloane.
250 NE 33rd St. Oakland Park, FL 33334
The mission of 2-1-1 Broward is to provide 24-hour comprehensive helpline and support services to individuals and families in our community seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and connections to health and human services in Broward County. Every call to 2-1-1 is answered by a trained, degreed counselor who listens to the caller’s concerns, identifies their needs and connects them with agencies and programs that can help them. 2-1-1 Broward relies on the generous support of government agencies, corporations, foundations, and individuals to provide this vital community service.
211 is a community helpline and crisis hotline where highly trained and accredited Resource Specialists offer guidance and support in helping teens, adults, families, seniors, caregivers and professionals find the services they need. Calls to 211 HelpLine are free, confidential and available 24/7. “Our name is our number!” 211 is the easy to remember 3-digit phone number that provides service for everyday needs and in times of crisis. 211 HelpLine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing crisis intervention, information, assessment and referral to community services in Indian River, Okeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties.
4KIDS of South Florida
4KIDS has served and cared for more than 20,000 abused and neglected children in Broward and Palm Beach Counties “one child at a time.” 4KIDS has recently expanded to license foster families in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties. 4KIDS is committed to accomplishing the vision of “A Home for Every Child” through programs offering protection, prevention, provision and permanent solutions. A continuing accomplishment is the operation of SafePlace 4KIDS, the emergency assessment center for children removed from their homes in Broward or Palm Beach County as they begin their foster care journey.
A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery
The Museum’s mission is to promote the arts in the community and perpetuate the artistic and humanitarian legacy of A.E. Backus, and houses the nation’s largest exhibit of original Backus paintings. Grounded in history, yet rich in contemporary relevance the museum exhibits original paintings by A.E. Backus, Florida Highwaymen. Throughout the season the Museum features changing national exhibits and two juried competitions. Volunteers needed for educational programs, special events, visitor services/docents/ facility maintenance.
Achievement Center for Children & Families
555 NW Fourth St.Delray Beach, FL 33444
The Achievement Centers for Children & Families is a community based, social service organization whose mission is to ensure school readiness, provide skill building opportunities, promote academic achievement and support healthy lifestyles. The affordable, nationally accredited programs allow families to work, increasing their economic stability. The Centers serve over 1,000 children and 750 adults at three campuses in Palm Beach County.
Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center
9801 Donna Klein Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33428
The Levis JCC provides a range of programs and services for individuals of all ages to meet the diverse needs of its members, the Jewish community and the community at large. The Levis JCC promotes and enhances Jewish culture, heritage and values through educational, spiritual, social, wellness and recreational programs. The Levis JCC is a non-profit community agency of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County.
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches
1712 Second Ave. N. Lake Worth, FL 33460
Adopt-A-Family is dedicated to strengthening families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to all-encompassing services. To achieve this mission, Adopt-A-Family provides physical housing units, rental assistance, and supportive services to families in crisis.
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc.
1712 Second Ave. N. Lake Worth, Florida 33460
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc. is in its 31st year of serving homeless families or those at-risk of homelessness in Palm Beach County. We are dedicated to restoring families in crisis to stability and self-sufficiency by providing all-encompassing services. To achieve this, the agency provides physical housing units, rental assistance, and supportive services through our offices in Lake Worth and at the Phillip D. Lewis Homeless Resource Center in West Palm Beach. For seven consecutive years, we have been awarded a four-star rating by Charity Navigator, a designation which is received by only 2 percent of the charities rated across the nation.
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc. (AVDA)
P.O. Box 6161 Delray Beach, FL 33482 President & CEO: Pam O’Brien, M.S.W, J.D.
AVDA’s mission is to promote violence-free relationships and social change by offering alternative choices to end violence and domestic abuse. AVDA provides an array of services for all victims of domestic violence including a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency and transitional housing, advocacy, counseling and support to help them live violence-free and self-sufficient lives. We also work throughout the community to educate and engage people of all ages in our commitment to prevent violence. Prevention through education, advocacy and intervention is the ultimate goal.
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