• Mental Health Association of PBC

    This week on the Forum for Nonprofits we had Pamela Gionfriddo, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County. The Mental Health Association works with community partners to advocate for solutions that will improve the lives of people living … Continue reading

  • UF 4-H Youth Development Program

    This week we had Noelle Guay, extension agent at the UF 4-H Youth Development Program. The UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach to help youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be responsible, productive citizens.  … Continue reading

  • Dezzy’s Second Chance Animal Rescue

    This week on the Forum for Nonprofits we had the pleasure of having Sandra Dezelan, founder of Dezzy’s Second Chance Rescue. Dezzy’s Second Chance provides homeless dogs and cats in Palm Beach and Broward County with the opportunity to find a … Continue reading

  • Place of Hope

    At the Forum for Nonprofits we had the pleasure of having Charles Bender, CEO of Place of Hope. Place of Hope is dedicated to providing a stable and loving family environment for children who are hurting and their families. They are … Continue reading

  • Florida Nonprofit Alliance

    This week on forum for nonprofits we had Upendo Shabazz, vice president of the Florida Nonprofit Alliance. Florida Nonprofit Alliance (FNA) provides a collective voice for nonprofits at the local, state, and federal levels to inform, promote, and strengthen the influence of the … Continue reading

  • Faulk Center for Counseling

    We had the pleasure of having Vicki Katz, CEO of the Faulk Center for Counseling. The mission of the Faulk Center for Counseling is to promote emotional well-being through a variety of free and low-cost programs for counseling, therapy, and support. … Continue reading

  • Daggerwing Nature Center

    This week on the Forum for nonprofits, we have Sean Mallee, manager and Eydie Cowan, president of Daggerwing Nature Center. Daggerwing Nature Center is set within the beautiful confines of Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park in western Boca Raton. … Continue reading

Zonta Club of Deerfield Beach

Dist11We had the pleasure of having Carmen Nieves, Treasurer and Charter Member and Alexis M., Heart Soul and Service Award Winner of 2016 from the Zonta Club of Deerfield Beach. Zonta Clubs seeks to advance the status of women worldwide by improving the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local levels through service and advocacy. Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta’s mission and objectives. They can be reached by email at info@zontadeerfieldbeach.com or on the Zonta Club of Deerfield Beach here.  Listen to the program here: 

 

Covenant House Florida

Contact--US---CHF-logo250We had the pleasure of having Elisa Stone, Director of Development at Covenant House in Ft. Lauderdale. Covenant House Florida works to provide shelter and services to children and youth who are homeless or at great risk. They collaborate with community agencies and organizations and actively participate in community efforts to improve the conditions of families and children. Covenant House Florida advocates with and on behalf of youth to raise awareness in the community about their suffering. Their mission is based on faith and the belief that all children and youth have a right to love, respect, and genuine concern. They can be reached by phone at  (954) 561-5559 or on the Covenant House Florida here.  Listen to the program here: 

Healthier Delray Beach

73LJXn4IWe had the honor of having Kirsten Sleeman, Lauren Zuchman and Dupree Jackson from Healthier Delray Beach on The Forum for Nonprofits. The Healthier Delray Beach Initiative strives to serve as a trusted advocate for the behavioral health needs of the Delray Beach community by creating awareness, encouraging acceptance and equity, and developing a system of careThey can be reached by phone at (561) 703-8691 or on the Healthier Delray Beach websited here.  Listen to the program here: 

Cornell Museum of Art

fabricated, cornell museum of artWe had the pleasure of having Marusca Gatto, Director of Operations at the Cornell Museum of Art. The Cornell Art Museum is housed in the restored 1913 Delray Elementary School building on the Old School Square campus. The Museum strives to show nationally and internationally recognized, contemporary artists who create innovative and provocative works of art. Visitors will enjoy intriguing pieces of artwork while discovering new artists and styles. They can be reached by phone at 561-403-2956, or on the Delray Beach Chorale website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Delray Beach Chorale

downloadWe had the pleasure of having Jeremiah Cummings, President of the board and Patricia Fleitas, Conductor and Artistic Director of the Delray Beach Chorale. The Delray Beach Chorale is a long-established choral performance group dedicated to sharing the experience of beautiful music with the Palm Beach County community. They are comprised of qualified and dedicated volunteer singers including professional, semi-professional, and amateur musicians. With sixty-plus members from diverse backgrounds and ranging in ages from 20 to 80. The Delray Beach Chorale rehearse with professional leadership and perform two major programs a year, in Winter and Spring. Their mission is to cultivate the appreciation of choral music through inspiring performances. They can be reached by phone at 561-419-4878, or on the Delray Beach Chorale website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Boca Raton Toastmasters

logoWe are excited to share with you our interview with Barbara Kasser, Membership Vice Chair of Boca Raton Toastmasters. Toastmasters International is a non-profit, educational organization providing members a supportive environment to develop public speaking and leadership skills. This is accomplished through a self-paced program including local club meetings, training seminars, and speech contests. Boca Raton Toastmasters has been a part of the community for over forty years. Club members have diverse backgrounds and a wide range of interests. Boca Raton Toastmasters is a great place for beginners who want to learn the basics of public speaking and experienced speakers refining their skills. They can be reached by phone at 561-306-2426, or on the Boca Raton Toastmasters website here.  Listen to the program here: 

 

Meals on Wheels South Florida

NEWLOGO-375We had the pleasure of having Mark Adler, Executive Director and Jennifer Wescott, Director of Community Relations of Meals on Wheels of South Florida. Meals on Wheels South Florida serves over 10,000 clients and provides 1.2 million meals throughout South Florida annually. Their Social Work staff conducts 2,400 in home assessments annually. This is all possible with nearly 500 community volunteers. Meals on Wheels collaborates with government agencies and other nonprofits to deliver their mission of ending hunger across all ages with kindness, dignity and compassion. They can be reached by phone at 954-731-8770, or on the Meals on Wheels South Florida website here.  Listen to the program here: 

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