• Nonprofits First

     We had the pleasure of having  Adriene Tynes, Director of Accreditation of Nonprofits First. Nonprofits First has been the leading resource for strengthening the operational and administrative capacity of nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County. Comprised of experienced professionals, consultants and … Continue reading

  • Spirit of Giving Network

    We had the pleasure of having Sue Diener, Executive Director of Spirit of Giving Network. The Spirit of Giving Network is a collaborative, nonprofit organization with a focus on children and families in South Palm Beach County. It is a forum where … Continue reading

  • Children’s Bereavement Center

    We had the pleasure of having Chira Cassel, COO of Children’s Bereavement Center. The Children’s Bereavement Center provides free Peer Support Groups for children, young adults, and adult caregivers after the death of a loved one.  Groups are open to anyone who has … Continue reading

  • Health Awareness Month

    May is Health Awareness Month! We had the pleasure of having Lisa Steiner of Barkan Method and Evolution Yoga as well as Vicki Katz, Executive Director at The Faulk Center for Counseling. The mission of the Faulk Center for Counseling is to … Continue reading

  • Cool Clothes Closet

    We had the pleasure of having Lynda Walsh of Cool Clothes Closet. The Cool Clothes Closet is a “Store” dedicated to providing fashionable clothing, free of charge, to “teenagers in need” in a boutique-style setting. Their goal is to promote dignity and normalcy … Continue reading

  • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

    On this week at Forum for Nonprofits we had Don Eachus, the development director for Joe DiMaggio Children’s Foundation. For the past seven years on a Sunday morning in February, thousands of people have gathered at Miramar Regional Park, united … Continue reading

Humane Society of Broward County

We had the pleasure of having Cherie Wachter, Vice President of Marketing at the Humane Society of Broward County.

The Humane Society of Broward County: Advocating for and improving the lives of animals by providing adoptions, community services, and education.

The Humane Society of Broward County…

  • Is a 33,000 square-foot, completely air-conditioned shelter
  • Has the ability to house 300 plus dogs and cats
  • Placed 6,791 dogs, cats and other furry friends in 2017
  • Has over 100,000 patrons visit each year
  • Educationally touches over 150,000 children and adults
  • Has full-time veterinarian services for shelter animals
  • Is identified nationally as a “Leader in Animal Welfare”
  • Is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization
  • Receives no direct funding from the government, United Way or any national group with a similar name.
  • Is an open admission shelter
  • Is NOT affiliated with any county or national organization

Where The Money Goes…

The Humane Society of Broward County relies on the generosity of our community and companies to fund our operations and programs budget. We do not get funding from the government, United Way or any other national or local organizations with similar names. Income sources are: adoption fees; services such as dog obedience, vaccination clinics, spay/neuter programs; pet boutique sales; fundraising events; grants; general donations and from those people who leave the shelter in their will. Every dollar is carefully spent to help the unwanted animals.

They can be reached by phone at 
954.989.3977 or on the Humane Society of Broward County Website HERE

Eat Better Live Better

We had the pleasure of having Debra Tendrich, Founder and CEO of Eat Better Live Better. 

The mission of Eat Better Live Better is to help prevent, reduce and reverse childhood obesity and provide families with nutritional plans and healthy foods. .

They can be reached by phone at 561-344-1022
or on the Eat Better Live Better website here.

Listen to the program here: 

The Pet Cottage

We had the pleasure of having
Wendy Derhak of The Pet Cottage.

The Pet Cottage is a non-profit sanctuary that provides guardianship for pets that have lost their humans due to death, disability or deployment.

They can be reached by phone at 561.818.5025 or on the The Pet Cottage website here. Listen to the program here: 

Philanthropy Tank

We had the pleasure of having EVAN C. DEOUL, of Philanthropy Tank.

Philanthropy Tank fuels and inspires the next generation of change leaders – our youth – or as we like to call them, CHANGEmakers. Students identify social issues that confront our community. The program challenges empowers and equips them to develop and execute sustainable initiatives and solutions to these problems.

Philanthropist-Investors fund student initiatives, investing in their community projects. Through one-to-one mentoring, philanthropist-investors fuel students’ desire, helping them execute initiatives while increasing their ability to make meaningful change.

The fundamental aims of Philanthropy Tank are to help shape students’ leadership paths and, through their creative solutions, address and improve social issues in our community.

They can be reached at info@philanthropytank.org   or at their website https://philanthropytank.org. Listen to the show here

FUNding Working Families

15230801_1728294060823800_3729146840619847533_nWe had the pleasure of having The Wilson Family,  of FUNding Working Families.

Funding Working Families is a 501c(3) nonprofit charity. Our mission is to provide inspiring theme park vacations to underprivileged children and their hard working families. 

According to the US Census Bureau the 2017 poverty threshold for a household of 2 adults and 2 children is an annual income of $24,858. These families are working but unable to afford a much needed family vacation that many of us enjoy yearly. 


They can be reached by phone at 561-249-9652 or on the FUNding Working Families website here. Listen to the program here: 

Feeding South Florida

We had the pleasure of having Paco Vélez, of Feeding South Florida.

Feeding South Florida is the sole Feeding America food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. We are the largest and most efficient food bank in each of the counties we serve. More than 98% of all donations are put back into the community. For every $1 donated to us, we can provide 6 meals.

Through direct-service programs and a network of nonprofit partner agencies, Feeding South Florida distributes 50.5 million pounds (42 million meals) of food per year, as well as leads hunger and poverty advocacy efforts and provides innovative programming and education.

They can be reached by phone at 561.331.5441 or on the Feeding South Florida website here. Listen to the program here: 

Chariots of Love

cache_4094845855We had the pleasure of having Valerie Mathieu, of Chariots of Love.

The Chariots Of Love mission is to provide FREE wheelchairs, and wheelchair repairs, to mobility-challenged children in the USA under the age of 21. This is funded by tax deductible public donations and grants


They can be reached by phone on the Chariots of Love website here. Listen to the program here: 


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