ChildNet

We had the pleasure of having Ken Brighton, Director of Community Relations and Larry Rein, CEO and President. ChildNet has been chosen by the Florida Department of Children & Families to serve as the Community Based Care (CBC) lead agency in both Broward and Palm Beach Counties. As such, it is the single private non-profit entity responsible for managing the local system of services and supports for the communities’ most vulnerable children.

They can be reached by phone at ChildNet Broward – 954-414-6000 • ChildNet Palm Beach – 561-352-2500 or on the ChildNet website here. Listen to the program here: 

Autism Society of Florida

We had the pleasure of having Stacey Hoaglung President of Autism Society of Florida. ASF exists because persons with autism spectrum disorder have unique capacities and gifts and we are fortunate to have them in our lives. We believe persons with autism spectrum disorders contribute in unique ways to their families and communities. ASF believes that the best advocacy occurs with education and respect and the presumption of competence of all persons.

The mission of the Autism Society of Florida (ASF) is to assure full participation and self-determination in every aspect of life for each individual. Therefore improving the lives of all affected by autism.

They can be reached by phone at 407.207.3388 or on the Autsim Society of Florida’s website here. Listen to the program here: 

 

Spirit of Giving Network

SpiritOfGiving_logo_vertical (2)We had the pleasure of having Sue Diener, Executive Director of Spirit of Giving Network. The Spirit of Giving Network is a collaborative, nonprofit organization with a focus on children and families in South Palm Beach County. It is a forum where nonprofits and community supporters share information, resources and best practices. Currently, there are more than 60 nonprofit member organizations meeting on a monthly basis. The group’s objective is to streamline the delivery of services to the community by working collaboratively to solve issues and improve operations through internal and external partnerships.

They can be reached by phone at 561.385.0144 or on the Spirit of Giving Network website here. Listen to the program here: 

Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.

 

 2017-ELC-Broward-Header-wideWe had the pleasure of having Alex Browning, Communiations Director and Adriana Farazola, Family Services Manager of Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, mission is to provide the resources, advocacy, leadership, coordination and oversight for early care and education from birth to school-age and to support access to school-age care to ensure children’s success in school.

This in an ongoing process that involves building on existing services, working in cooperation with other programs for young children and coordinating and integrating program funding and services to achieve efficiency, accountability and full effectiveness.

They can be reached by phone at 954.377.2188 or on the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. here. Listen to the program here: 

HandsOn Broward

We had the pleasure of having Keely McBee, Marketing & Events Manager of HandsOn Broward. HandsOn Broward inspires, equips and mobilizes people to effect positive change in Broward County. By leveraging the power of people and socially responsible businesses, they transform local communities through meaningful hands-on projects that make a difference.

HandsOn Broward mobilizes thousands of people each year to revitalize schools, parks, playgrounds, nonprofits and neighborhoods.

They can be reached by phone at (954) 233-1300 or on the HandsOn Broward website here. Listen to the program here: 

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: 

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