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Children’s Bereavement Center

Image result for children's bereavement center south floridaWe 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 lost a parent, sibling, grandparent, relative, or friend as a result of illness, accident, suicide, or homicide.  Losses can be recent or in years past. They can be reached by phone at (561)257-2627 or on the Children’s Bereavement Center website here. Listen to the program here: 

Youth Activity Center

Image result for youth activity center bocaWe had the pleasure of having Ellen Joy, Executive Director of Youth Activity Center and Harrison Roth, volunteer. The Youth Activity Center provides a quality, enriching after-school program for children in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. Their program emphasizes physical fitness,  academic excellence, character development, and life skills. Their mission is to provide an enriching, affordable after-school program promoting academic achievement, physical fitness and life skills in a nurturing resource-filled environment. They can be reached by phone at 561-305-0074  or on the Youth Activity Center website here. Listen to the program here: 

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Image result for leukemia and lymphoma societyCheck out our interview with DeAnn Hazey, Executive Director of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Southern Florida and Laura Smith, Light Brigade volunteer. The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. As the leading source of free blood cancer information, education and support for patients, survivors, families and healthcare professionals, LLS helps patients navigate their cancer treatment and ensures they have access to quality, affordable and coordinated care. They can be reached by phone at (954) 7744-5300 or on the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society website here. Listen to the program here: 

211 Broward

Image result for 211 browardWe had the pleasure of having Betty Dominguez, Community Relation Specialist and Tracy Schuldiner, Chief Advancement and Community Relation Officer of 211 Broward. 2-1-1 Broward is the live, 24-hour comprehensive helpline, providing all people with crisis, health and human services support and connecting them to resources in our community. Whether it is a situation where the caller needs help or wants to offer help, 2-1-1 Broward provides every person in the community with a place to turn when they need answers to life challenges, both big and small. They can be reached by phone at 211 or on the 211 Broward website here. Listen to the program here: 

Health Awareness Month

Related imageImage result for barkan methodMay 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 promote emotional well-being through a variety of free and low-cost programs for counseling, therapy, and support. The Barkan Method is a style of Hatha Yoga that originated from a lineage in Calcutta, India. The practice brings vital balance and restores all systems to optimal health.  Consistency will create a physical, mental and spiritual harmony that will be felt in all areas of the practitioner’s life. For more information on either of these mental health resources, please check out the Faulk Center for Counseling website here or the Barkan Method website here.

Healthier Delray Beach

73LJXn4IThis week we had the pleasure of having once again Lauren Zuchman, Senior Director and Kirsten Sleeman, Outreach Coordinator at Healthier Delray Beach. 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 care. They can be reached by phone at (561) 703-8691 or on the Healthier Delray Beach websited here.  Listen to the program here: 

Cool Clothes Closet

Image result for cool clothes closet of south palm beachWe 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 for these young people. Self-esteem is essential for success in life, whether socially, academically, or professionally. They can be reached by phone at 561-843-4228 or on the Cool Clothes Closet website here. Listen to the program here: 

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