Who's Who Charity in the Arts 2018 - 2019

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Barry University11300 NE Second Ave. Miami FL 33161About Charity: Barry University provides a higher education experience that applies what is learned in the classroom to a constantly changing and diverse world, while promoting civic engagement for the betterment of humanity. Barry University is comprised of eight colleges and schools and offers more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.More Details
Boca Helping Hands, Inc.1500 NW First Court Boca Raton FL 33432About Charity: Boca Helping Hands (BHH) provides food, medical and financial assistance to meet basic human needs as well as education, job training and guidance to create self-sufficiency. BHH offers Job Training Programs including Hospitality, Home Health Aide, CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) and IT Help Desk Technician; Serves lunch six days a week and a Thursday night family dinner; Helps 1,100 elementary students in nine schools through BHH Backpacks and distributes 5,000 pantry bags monthly to qualified Palm Beach County residents. If interested in volunteering, please email Melissa Keklik, volunteer program manager, at melissa@bocahelpinghands.org.More Details
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum71 N. Federal Highway Boca Raton FL 33432About Charity: The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum is a non-profit membership institution that serves the Boca Raton community by collecting, preserving and sharing its history. The museum, showcasing historical exhibits and artifacts, is located in Boca Raton’s original Town Hall in the heart of downtown. Other programs include history tours of the Boca Raton Resort & Club, the Boca Express Train Museum and Town Hall. Volunteer opportunities are available; please visit our website for more information. The museum’s major fundraisers include the Walk of Recognition and Boca Bacchanal.More Details
Boca Raton Museum of Art501 Plaza Real Boca Raton FL 33432About Charity: Founded by artists, the Boca Raton Museum of Art recognizes knowledge is gained by thinking and by making. This idea is expressed through the creative vitality of our three components: the Museum in Mizner Park where visitors experience and learn about the beauty and diversity of the visual world; the Art School where children and adults discover and further their creativity through studio art instruction; and the Artists Guild where local artists exchange ideas and exhibit and sell their work.More Details
Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation745 Meadows Road Boca Raton FL 33486About Charity: Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation supports the hospital’s mission of providing superior, compassionate health care through the cultivation and stewardship of philanthropic gifts. Financial gifts are used to fund new and expanded programs, invest in technology and recruit and retain the finest health care professionals. The foundation reaches out to the community with health education, wellness programs and disease prevention initiatives that touch thousands of lives each year.More Details
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens900 N. Birch Road Fort Lauderdale FL 33304About Charity: Bonnet House, Inc. is a non-profit, 501c3 whose mission is to preserve the unique historic estate of Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett. Through enjoyable and enriching cultural experiences, the museum connects today’s community to the Bartletts’ architectural, artistic and environmental legacy.More Details
Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council8335 N. Military Trail Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410About Charity: Boy Scouts of America prepares young people to make ethical, moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Scouting is an educational program designed to engage character development, citizenship and personal fitness through adventure, service, achievement and leadership training. Scouting builds character and community through a variety of activities including camping, sailing, community service projects and more. Not only do the programs reinforce the positive development cultivated in home and school, but they also bring opportunity to at-risk youth. The Gulf Stream Council currently serves more than 7,250 Scouts in a seven-county area.More Details
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County877 NW 61st St. Fort Lauderdale FL 33309About Charity: Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.More Details
Broward Education Foundation600 SE Third Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301About Charity: Broward Education Foundation is the only 501c3 direct support organization of Broward County Public Schools and is solely dedicated to providing multiple resources for students, teachers programs and initiatives. The foundation is agile, adept and responsive to shifting needs in public education. Most recently responding to the Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy, Broward Education Foundation raised $10.5 million for victims’ families, survivors and those impacted. Through the generosity of corporate partners, business leaders and community donors, Broward Education Foundation contributes nearly $3 million annually to Broward County Public Schools.More Details
Broward Health Foundation1201 S. Andrews Ave. Fort Lauderdale FL 33316About Charity: The mission of the Broward Health Foundation is to improve the health of the community by providing resources to promote, support and enhance the programs and initiatives of Broward Health. The foundation would like to thank the many donors and supporters whose generosity helped build the new Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital as part of our expansion of pediatric services across our health care system and to those currently helping to fund the renovation of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Broward Health Coral Springs.More Details
Broward House1726 SE Third Ave. Fort Lauderdale FL 33316About Charity: The mission of Broward House is to improve the quality of life for individuals impacted with chronic health challenges, including HIV, by providing pathways to wellness.More Details
Broward Housing Solutions305 SE 18th Court Fort Lauderdale FL 33316About Charity: Broward Housing Solutions (BHS) is a non-profit, 501c3, certified housing development organization (CHDO) that provides affordable housing opportunities to approximately 400 low-income or homeless people with disabilities who also have mental illness via five programs: Rental Housing (adults and families); Youth Solutions (foster youth ages 18 to 23); Home for the Brave (homeless veterans with PTSD and mental illness); Senior Solutions (aged 55, chronically homeless); and Samaritan (unaccompanied homeless adults). Our vision is to create a community where all low-income people with mental illness have a permanent and safe home in which to live. Our core values are stability, dignity and hope.More Details
Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc.201 SW Fifth Ave. Fort Lauderdale FL 33312About Charity: The Broward Performing Arts Foundation supports the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Ranked as one of the top 10 theaters in the country for attendance, the Broward Center offers more than 700 events for more than 700,000 visitors annually and serves more than 130,000 students each year with the largest arts-in-education programs in the country. Membership and support opportunities include Patrons’ Circle, Founders’ Club, Entourage, Classical Society, Ghost Light Society and Corporate Circle.More Details
Broward Public Library Foundation100 S. Andrews Ave. Fort Lauderdale C 33301About Charity: The Broward Public Library Foundation’s mission is to enhance the collections, programs and services of Broward County Library beyond the means of tax support. The Library Foundation and its 900 donors and members support early literacy programs, such as the Summer Learning Program and the Children’s BookFest, as well as free SAT/ACT classes for high school students and networking opportunities at the Creation Station Business Coworking Hub at the Main Library.More Details