– People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership – was founded in 2004 by a small group of Boca Raton businessmen and community leaders to support the educational achievement and leadership development of the area’s less fortunate youth. Boca Raton boasts a median household income of $71,468, which is:

  • 35% greater than Palm Beach County as a whole and
  • 51% greater than that of Florida

However, over 90% of our youth come from households with an average family size of 6+ and an average income of less than $29,244 –just 41% of the City’s average.

Most of our kids live in the most economically depressed areas in and around Palm Beach County, virtually all residing in Section 8 housing throughout the area.

Since the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, Propel has grown in size tremendously. Propel is now serving an average of 80 students weekly and currently holds a waitlist for those that have taken interest in THE HUB. To support this growing interest, we have moved into a more sizable location and are bringing in more resources. Propel has moved from a 800 sq. ft. office, serving an average of 20 students a day in 2014 to a 8,000 sq. ft. facility where PROPEL’s HUB has expanded to include an educational center with classrooms, meeting rooms, a full commercial kitchen, and a computer lab. PROPEL was granted two passenger vans, filling a critical need at our organization- transportation of our youth to and from the center so they can participate in our programming. Over the past five years, we have given out $130,000 in college scholarships. This past year we have connected over 20 of our student leaders with employment opportunities.

For more information call (561) 955-8553 or email

Impact 100 Men

Impact 100 Men Palm Beach County is made up of men who are committed to improving the community through grants to local nonprofits that are transforming the community. This group seeks to advance high impact giving and action in the South Palm Beach County area by bringing men together to make a singular impact. Impact 100 Men champions the “power of giving as one” and makes it possible for a visionary idea to become a reality in a way that impacts the community. Up to $100,000 will be awarded to a local nonprofit through a majority vote of all Impact 100 Men members at an annual meeting after a proposal review process.

United Way of Palm Beach County acts as the fiscal agent for Impact 100 Men and provides grant and donor-related administrative support.

Become an Impact 100 Men Member!

Join Impact 100 Men by making a donation in the amount of $1,100. Your gift, when combined with others, will make a significant difference and support the work of local nonprofits. Your Impact 100 Men membership also includes a membership in United Way of Palm Beach County’s Leadership Circle. You will receive recognition as a philanthropic leader in our community, as well as exclusive invitations to United Way of Palm Beach County events.

For more information please visit or email 2019-2020 Chairman Ezra Krieg at

Meals On Wheels Broward


More than 10 million (1 in 6) seniors in the U.S. face the threat of hunger and more than 15 million (1 in 4) are living in isolation. In South Florida alone, more than ten thousand seniors are being served annually to address these issues. This summer, Meals on Wheels America, in partnership with the Ad Council, will launch its first-ever national campaign to recruit volunteers to serve the nation’s most vulnerable citizens. With the senior population projected to double by 2050, Meals on Wheels South Florida is joining the effort to help inspire a new army of volunteers in South Florida to meet the growing need.

Every day, Meals on Wheels South Florida’s volunteers deliver thousands of meals along with friendly visits and safety checks to those who need them most. As important as the meal delivered is the fact that, for many seniors, the volunteer who delivers it is the only person they will see that day. The delivery isn’t just about nutrition; it’s about the moments of human connection that nourish the senior and the volunteer alike.  South Florida relies on an army of nearly 500 volunteers to deliver meals daily, five days a week.

The national integrated public service campaign, created pro bono by the ad agency, Anomaly, will invite America to “Do Lunch” by volunteering during the critical lunch hour period to deliver meals and a smile to seniors. The TV, radio, print, out-of-home and digital public service advertisements (PSAs) will tell the poignant stories of just a few of the 2.4 million seniors the national Meals on Wheels network serves each year, stories that celebrate their lives and show how inspiring, wise and charming they really are. To further highlight their stories, renowned celebrity photographer Mark Seliger – who has photographed some of our culture’s most famous faces from Kurt Cobain to President Obama – will be turning his lens to Meals on Wheels seniors and creating a series of portraits for the campaign.

“We’re so excited to be working with Meals on Wheels programs across the country to launch this national effort on the ground,” said Ellie Hollander, President and CEO of Meals on Wheels America. “We hope that by sharing just a few of our seniors’ amazing and heartfelt stories, we can inspire even more volunteers to lend a caring hand to the growing number of aging neighbors in need.”

To learn more about the “America, Let’s Do Lunch” campaign, and to sign up to volunteer, visit or email

The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is dedicated to discovering, collecting and sharing the African-American history and heritage of Palm Beach County. Located in the former home of the late Solomon D. Spady, the most prominent African American educator and community leader in Delray Beach from 1922 to 1957, the museum opened in July 2001 and is the only Black History Museum & Cultural Center of its kind in Palm Beach County.

Mission Statement:

The Spady Museum’s mission is to expand, preserve and present the culturally diverse history of the black communities of Palm Beach County.

Vision Statement:

EPOCH envisions a culturally and economically vibrant community where the history and contributions of the black communities of Palm Beach County is understood and appreciated.

Values we believe in:

  • – Collecting, preserving and sharing history, artifacts and buildings
  • – The education of the community
  • – Historical accuracy and integrity
  • – Bringing people together

Mission Statement:

The Spady Museum’s mission is to expand, preserve and present the culturally diverse history of the black communities of Palm Beach County.

Vision Statement:

EPOCH envisions a culturally and economically vibrant community where the history and contributions of the black communities of Palm Beach County is understood and appreciated.

Values we believe in:

  • – Collecting, preserving and sharing history, artifacts and buildings
  • – The education of the community
  • – Historical accuracy and integrity
  • – Bringing people together
  • – Collecting, preserving and sharing history, artifacts and buildings
  • – The education of the community
  • – Historical accuracy and integrity
  • – Bringing people together

For more information on the S.D. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum Please visit their website

Milagro Center

Mission Statement

Milagro Center is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the social and academic success of underserved children and youth through Cultural Arts, Living Values, Academic Support, and Mentoring.

Vision Statement

To be a center of creative cultural collaboration, engaging education and inspiration that dissolves social barriers, forms lasting connections and sets the stage for future success.


Milagro Center was founded in 1997 by several local visionary leaders motivated by the desire for community service centered on providing arts experiences to the economically-challenged neighborhood children.  Milagro, which means “miracle” in Spanish, motivates children and teens to “reach for the stars” while being confronted by the many adverse influences they face in the community. Milagro Center’s uniquely integrated programs focus on empowering these at-risk youth and their families to succeed, both in school and in life, having a resounding positive influence on our Delray Beach community.

Milagro Center carries out its mission by providing afterschool, summer camp, and ARTreach programs, to disadvantaged and academically-at risk children and teens in grades K-12, right here in South Florida. Its STARS (grades K-5) and Teen Leadership (grades 6-12) programs center around four inter-related diverse and socially inclusive program components:  Cultural Arts Instruction (including art, musical instruments, dance, digital technology, theatre, voice) the United Nations-endorsed Living Values Education curriculum, Mentoring, and Academic Support. This unique and effective model allows Milagro’s children and teens to develop new skills, build self-esteem, and thrive socially and academically.  Milagro Center truly changes the course of these deserving children’s lives from repeating the recurring cycle of poverty to becoming self-sufficient and productive members of our community..

Additionally, The BLUEPRINT Gallery, a professional art gallery housed at Milagro Center, provides ARTreach programs to over 450 children, teens and adults each year. The BLUEPRINT Gallery hosts six exhibits a year showcasing the many talents of artists in south Florida. A variety of programming is offered and can be designed based on an organization’s needs.

To learn more about Milagro Center please visit their website or call 561-279-2970

4-H Extension Broward County


The Broward County 4-H Youth Development Program is a hands-on, practical educational program that focuses on building life skills in the areas of healthy living, citizenship, leadership, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in young people ages 5 to 18.

4-H is open to all youth, ages 5-18, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, creed, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. In Broward County, the 4-H program offers hands-on education and fun projects in many different areas such as marine ecology, photography, horticulture, food and nutrition, small and large animals, computers, and much more!

For more information visit their website or call 954-756-8519

CROS Ministries

CROS Ministries serves the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through community collaborations. In 1978 a group of United Methodist Churches located in Palm Beach County came together to form Christians Reaching Out to Society Inc. (CROS Ministries). These congregations realized that together they could make a bigger difference assisting the community’s hunger needs. Overtime, CROS Ministries became both ecumenical and interfaith, partnering with other denominations and faiths. Our primary goal is to alleviate hunger in our community through programs designed to provide food so that our clients can use their limited resources on other basic needs, such as medicine and housing.

To learn more about CROS Ministries please visit their website or call 561-233-9009

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum


When it was completed in 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed that Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, was “more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world.” Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public as the Flagler Museum, featuring guided tours, changing exhibitions, and special programs.

To learn more about the Flagler Museum please visit their website or call (561) 655-2833

Comfort Cases


On any given day, there are nearly 437,500 youth in the foster care system in the United States.  Of the thousands of youth who enter the system each year, most arrive carrying little more than the clothes on their backs.  If they are afforded the opportunity to collect any personal belongings, many are then given a trash bag in which to place and carry their personal items.  It is a time of great upheaval and instability, and their first foster home placement is unlikely to be their last.  Many youth in foster care will be moved from home to home multiple times, carrying their life’s treasures in a trash bag.  At Comfort Cases, we believe that every child deserves to feel a sense of dignity.  Every child deserves to pack their belongings in a special bag that they can call their own.  It is our mission as a charity to provide a proper bag, filled with comfort and essential items, to these brave youth in foster care on their journey to find their forever home.

To learn more about Comfort Cases please visit their website.

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