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The FLITE Center

1513632719795We had the pleasure of talking to Louis Rosaria, Director of Development and Christine Frederick, Executive Director of The FLITE Center. The FLITE Center is a centralized facility in Broward County for dependent youth to learn the skills needed for independent living. The topics of concentration include, but are not limited to, the importance of completion of education; government benefits, budgeting and banking; job and vocational training; housing options and other essential skills needed to live independently. They can be reached by phone at (954) 530-4686 or on the FLITE Center website here.  Listen to the program here: 

 

Friday Kid’s Pak

index.phpWe had the pleasure of interviewing Nancy May, President and Sharon Edleman of Friday Kid’s Pak. As a part of a A Heart Like His Foundation, Friday Kid’s Pak is a weekend food program for local homeless children. A Heart Like His Foundation, Inc. was established to change the world for hungry and starving children. These children have no control over their homelessness or family situation – they are innocent in their circumstances. These at risk children are fed in school during the week, however many leave school on Friday not knowing if they will eat a meal before returning to school on Monday. Friday Kid’s Pak goal is to provide these children a Friday Kid’s Pak containing: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 snacks, 2 fruit cups, 2 milk boxes and 2 juice boxes. The children will receive their Friday Kid’s Pak from a school administrator every Friday during the school year.  Please listen to this interview to find out more and hear their mission to change the world. They can be reached by phone at 954-793-2487, or on the Friday Kid’s Pak website here.  Listen to the program here: 

 

 

Garage 22

Garage-22-Logo-BlueWe had the pleasure of having Alison Burgos, the founding president of Garage 22. Garage 22 works to create an accepting space that develops a loving culture for foster and at risk boys. Our services include access to mentorship, workshops, clothing, sports gear, a pop up barbershop art, coding and music lab so that they can successfully and independently enter adulthood. They can be reached on the Garage 22 website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Mounts Botanical Gardens

logoWe had the pleasure of having Molly Sims, one of the board of the directors at the Mounts Botanical Gardens in Palm Beach County. The Mounts Botanical Gardens aim to inspire and educate through nature. Its’ cultural, social and educational activities will draw attendees to enjoy, appreciate and learn from this oasis of tranquil beauty. For more information, you can reach them at (561) 233-1757 or on the Mounts Botanical Gardens website here.

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: 

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