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Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise

15401113_10154797696422020_6756923843736495857_nThis week on the Forum for Nonprofits we had the pleasure of having Tim Sharp, Past President of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise. Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In more than 160 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 30,000 Rotary clubs. Their mission is to “To improve the lives of children, support education, and assist those in need, all to make an impact globally.” They can be reached on the Rotary Club of Boca Raton Sunrise 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: 

I Can Living and Learning Center

20106309_770607013063870_2914027572108083540_nWe had the pleasure of having Debbie Telsey, vocational program director and Tanija Constantaras, president of I Can Living and Learning Center. I Can Living and Learning Center’s Employment Program provides an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to secure suitable employment. They have employment specialists who help participants learn how to do the following: identify an employment goal, properly complete an employment application, prepare a resume, prepare for an interview, utilize appropriate job search methods and, most importantly, help maintain employment. They provide follow-up services and also post employment services to those with significant disabilities. They can be reached by phone at (561) 288-6538, or on the I Can Living and Learning Center website here.  Listen to the program here: 

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