• 9Muses Art Center

    We had the pleasure of having Chris Yoculan, the adult services director at 9Muses Art Center. 9Muses is a program of the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida designed to provide adults with mental health disorders an opportunity to partake … Continue reading

  • Delray Students First

    This week’s guest was Mark Sauer, founder of Delray Students First. Delray Students First’s mission is to provide tutoring to students in preparation for the SAT and ACT exams. Their program includes life skills such as learning to swim, going … Continue reading

I Can Living and Learning Center

20106309_770607013063870_2914027572108083540_nWe had the pleasure of having Debbie Telsey, vocational program director and Tanija Constantaras, president of I Can Living and Learning Center. I Can Living and Learning Center’s Employment Program provides an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to secure suitable employment. They have employment specialists who help participants learn how to do the following: identify an employment goal, properly complete an employment application, prepare a resume, prepare for an interview, utilize appropriate job search methods and, most importantly, help maintain employment. They provide follow-up services and also post employment services to those with significant disabilities. They can be reached by phone at (561) 288-6538, or on the I Can Living and Learning Center website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Kids In Distress

Approved_KID_Logo_Color2This week on the Forum for Nonprofits, we had the pleasure of having Letty Vendrell, Director of Development of Kids In Distress. Kids In Distress of Broward and Palm Beach counties (KID) is a licensed nationally accredited agency working for the prevention of child abuse, preservation of the family, and the treatment of abused and neglected children. KID foster care programs, the largest in both Broward and Palm Beach counties, successfully recruit safe and loving foster families for children in need. KID partners with corporations, organizations, municipalities, schools, and individuals to support its mission and expand services throughout South Florida. They can be reached by phone at 561-272-9619, or on the Kids In Distress website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Mental Health Association of PBC

PrintThis 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 with mental illness. MHA works with public policy leaders, service providers, researchers, advocates, consumers, and educators to providing the latest news and information about mental health and wellness. Their mission is to improve mental wellness and eliminate stigma in our community through education, advocacy, and by improving access to integrated behavioral health services. They can be reached by phone at 561-832-3755, or on the Mental Health Association of PBC website here.  Listen to the program here: 

UF 4-H Youth Development Program

floridaThis 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.  This mission is accomplished by creating safe and inclusive learning environments, involving caring adults, and utilizing the expertise and resources of the University of Florida and the nationwide land grant university system. They can be reached by phone at (352) 846-4444, or on the UF 4-H Youth Development Program website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Dezzy’s Second Chance Animal Rescue

Dezzys-Second-Chance-logoThis 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 new loving home. Located on the Boca Raton, Delray Beach border, Dezzy’s Second Chance is an Animal Rescue that prides itself on connecting individuals and families with the pet of their dreams. They can be reached by phone at 954-588-7045, or on the Dezzy’s Second Chance Rescue website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Place of Hope

saBcDM7y_400x400At 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 committed to meeting desperate needs in our community by sharing God’s love and placing hope in their lives – one child and family at a time. They can be reached by phone at 561-775-7195, or on the Place of Hope website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Florida Nonprofit Alliance

logoThis 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 nonprofit sector. FNA serves as a central resource and referral center for all nonprofits to gather, analyze, and share important sector data, fostering statewide nonprofit communication and collaboration.  They can be reached by phone at (407) 694-5213, or on the Florida Nonprofit Alliance website here.  Listen to the program here: 

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