Family Central

downloadWe had the pleasure of having Barbara Weinstein, President and CEO of Family Central on The Forum for Nonprofits. Now serving Dade, Broward and Palm Beach county Family Central focuses on early childhood programs and family strengthening programs that focus on the social and emotional development of the children they work with and their caregivers’ ability to:  identify, manage and facilitate healthy development for each child in this area. They can be reached by phone at (954) 720-1000 or on the Family Central website here.  Listen to the program here: 


Habitat for Humanity of Broward County

kolkokWe had the pleasure of having Jeremy Montgomery, Chief Operating Officer of Habitat for Humanity of Broward County. Habitat for Humanity of Broward brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat Broward offers a “hand up” not a “hand out” to low to very low-income families who are unable to qualify for conventional financing but are willing to work hard to improve their family’s lives. They can be reached by phone at  (954) 396-3030 or on the Habitat for Humanity of Broward County website here.  Listen to the program here: 

United Way of Broward County

FullColorThis week we discuss a serious topic with Luciano Todeschni, Campaign Manager and Heather Davidson, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy  from United Way of Broward County. The United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse (UWBCCSA) is a broad based substance use/abuse coalition dedicated to reducing substance use/abuse and all its devastating consequences on individuals, families, and communities. The United Way’s primary role is to serve as a coalition-building organization that brokers partnerships between federal, state and local agencies to foster, develop, and enhance integrated drug-free efforts throughout Broward County, while searching for innovative and effective ways to address the issue of substance use/abuse. They can be reached by phone at  800.334.4568 or on the United Way website here.  Listen to the program here: 


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: 


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 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: 

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