• 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

aZul for Better Living

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing creative design programs for individuals with disabilities.
​We offer professional health support, creative training, workforce skills development and interactive activities to individuals aged out of school with differential abilities, ​as well as their caregivers and/or families. Our 5 month training programs in design are flexibly tailored to each person and emphasize teamwork as aC² Team of a Creative (the individual) and Collaborator (the caregiver). Featuring various artistic techniques, re-purposing recycled materials and awareness for sustainability. ​​

We proudly strive for opportunities for Creatives and Collaborators to develop artistic strengths, self expression and inspiration for their own design brand. At the end of our programs, we connect our teams with local venues to ​showcase and market their own brand as an artist. ​

They can be reached by phone at 
954.600.5330 or on the aZul for Better Living website here. Listen to the program here: 

Achievement Centers for Children and Families

Achievement Centers is a community based, family focused organization dedicated to providing opportunities where under resourced children may thrive in a positive environment. Our programs support educational growth, skill building and healthy lifestyles which create a positive and lasting impact on a child.

They can be reached by phone here
561-276-0520  or on the Achievement Centers for Children and Families website here. Listen to the program here: 

Spirit of Giving – Community Spirit Race

The Community Spirit Race is a community-wide fundraising event for nonprofit organizations with plans to be one of the largest collaborative fundraising events in South Palm Beach County.

The Spirit Race will feature:

  • Certified & Accuchip Timed 5K
  • 1 Mile Run/Walk
  • Kid’s Fun Run
  • Nonprofit/Vendor Expo
  • Kid’s Zone

Organizations and businesses recruit walkers/runners /donation-gatherers to raise funds. Funds can be raised for any nonprofit organization, school or church. The run and walk is open to all.

To register for the race please got to SpiritRace.org

For more information on the Community Spirit Race please visit SpiritofGivingNetwork.com or call 561.385.0144

Listen to the radio interview here:

Zonta International


Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.


Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision making positions on an equal basis with men.

In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.

Visit their website HERE

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ScentsAbility is an organization that helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our mission is to provide job training, employment and housing for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We teach them how to punch in/out for their shift, how to use a cash register, stock shelves, alphabetize, count money, and how to use a computer to ring up a sale. Building a better future for individuals with IDD!

Oh, we forgot to mention they make amazing custom soy blend candles for ambiance in the home, baby showers, wedding gifts, or as party favors. Or use the mini-tin with custom logo as a calling card for your company or organization.

“Lighting the Path to Independence One Candle at a Time!”

Visit the ScentsAbility store!
11480 W. Sample Road
Coral Springs Fl 33065

Visit their website here

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WiseTribe is an education nonprofit that empowers individuals as engaged citizens through collaborative learning opportunities. By bringing diverse generations and cultures together for project-based experiences, WiseTribe strengthens the wellbeing and sustainability of our communities.

Our learning projects are forward thinking, fostering social innovation and economic development within local economies. Innovative ideas are exchanged, relationships are sparked, and new skills are developed as we build a better world – and have fun doing it.

They can be reached by email at together@wisetribe.us or on the WiseTribe website here. Listen to the program here: 

Roots and Wings

Ted Hoskinson was an elementary school teacher for a period of time at a very fine academic institution in Washington, DC. Years earlier, he was a student at the same school for nine years and graduated from high school there.

Although Ted did not make teaching his life-long vocation, he always cared deeply about elementary education. His wife Anne and he decided that their joint legacy would be to establish and fund a charity that would focus on children in need, improving their lives through better education and by encouraging strong, cohesive families. As Ted became more involved in this idea, his initial focus became centered on public school elementary education. As a boy attending a private school Ted was privileged to receive great knowledge and caring from many teachers. He enjoyed experiences that he had once taken for granted, and now understands now just how precious they were in so many ways.

Ted’s wife Anne passed away in April of 2016. As part of the grieving process, he decided the best way he could honor her was to begin the mission they conceived together! Anne wanted to call the Charity “Roots and Wings”. By luck, that name was still available in Florida, and the Charity was officially established as a 501(c)(3) organization under that name. Roots and Wings created an initial Board of Directors and began the work of the Charity, accepting contributions from others who also believed in this cause and its mission. Roots and Wings then began the wonderfully fulfilling task of engaging others in the wonderful adventure of gifting in a meaningful way to enrich the future by strengthening the youth of tomorrow.

They can be reached by email at info@rootsandwingsinc.org
or on the Roots and Wings website here. 

Listen to the program here: 

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