2017 Shows

211 Palm Beach County

logo2We had the pleasure of having Patrice Schroeder, community relations specialist at 211 Palm Beach County.  211 works to provide a team of specially trained staff to assist callers through its 211 HelpLine with crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment and referral to community services. They also collect and maintain information on community health and human services and makes this information available via its hotlines, helplines, printed directories, and on the web. They can be reached by phone at 211, or on the 211 Palm Beach County website here.  Listen to the program here: 

American Association of Caregiving Youth

AACY_logoThis week on the Forum for Nonprofits, we had the pleasure of having Gerry Fallon, communications coordinator at the American Association of Caregiving Youth. The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is the national resource for children who sacrifice their education, health, well-being and childhood to provide care for family members who are ill, injured, elderly or disabled. AACY combines systems of healthcare, education and community to provide needs-driven services in school, out of school and at home.Their ultimate goal is for no child in the US to drop out of school because of family caregiving responsibilities. They can be reached by phone at 561-391-7401, or on the American Association of Caregiving Youth website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Baby Otter Scholarship and Education Fund

babyotterlogo2.jpgThis week on the Forum for Nonprofit we had the pleasure of having Marlene Bloom, president and Shirley Harold, partner of Baby Otter Scholarship and Education Fund. The Baby Otter Scholarship and Education Fund is a non-profit organization focused on teaching special needs and underprivileged children.  They focus on saving children and adults from drowning by teaching them their proprietary state and nationally certified  “Turn Kick Reach,®” a five day private program. They can be reached by phone at 888-7946-543, or on the Baby Otter Scholarship and Education Fund website here.  Listen to the program here: 

9Muses Art Center

10427293_671585269605534_6013250586778913423_nWe 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 in Fine Arts, Support Groups, and Peer Activities. Participants are able to choose from a broad array of visual and performing arts. Classes and personalized instruction along with individual studio time allow members to create according to his/her own personal “muse” and engage in stimulating activity without regard to labels. They also have Support groups for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, as well as peer specialists available for mentoring and support. They can be reached by phone at 954-746-2055, or on the Delray Students First website here.  Listen to the program here: 

Delray Students First

Delray-Students-First-LogoThis 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 on college tours, career planning, and educational and cultural field trips. They can be reached by phone at (561) 819-9907, or on the Delray Students First 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: 

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