Tag Archives: May

Center for Independent Living of Broward

cilOn this week’s show we had the pleasure of having Camille Wallace, director of grants and legal services at the Center for Independent Living of Broward. Their mission is to offer assistance to people with disabilities in fulfilling their goals of independence and self-sufficiency. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1978, Congress established the Center for Independent Living in response to individuals with disabilities need for core services focused on independent living skills training, peer support, information and referral, and advocacy.  Since 1991, The Center for Independent Living of Broward (CILB), a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, has served more than 100,000 individuals with disabilities in fulfilling their goals of independence and self-sufficiency.  CILB strives to enhance the lives of people with disabilities, regardless of age, in Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee counties.  CILB is a consumer driven organization focused on providing individuals with disabilities an accessible link to achieving their life’s goals. They can be reached by phone at 954-722-6400, or on the Center for Independent Living of Broward website here. Listen to the program here:  05/31/2017

Debbie Rand Memorial Service League

FooterLogoThis week on Forum for Nonprofits we have Amy Carmichael, director of volunteer services and retail operation and Sherry Thomas, president of Debbie Rand Memorial Service League. Part of the Boca Raton Regional Hospital, the League was created to coordinate all volunteer services, to raise funds and to initiate beneficial activities in support of the not-for-profit Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Each year hundreds of people serve as Debbie-Rand Memorial Service League volunteers, meeting the needs of patients, their families and the staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. The volunteers act as hospital ambassadors to patients, employees and visitors; assisting patients and staff on a nursing unit; raising funds for equipment and services; serving on an event planning committee; helping with the Pet Therapy program; delivering flowers and much more. They can be reached by phone at 561-955-4098, or on the Debbie Rand Memorial Service League website here. Listen to the program here:  05/16/2017

Trustbridge

TrustbridgeLogo_runner-3000x1142On this week’s show we had the pleasure of having Sue Gallup, the director of volunteer services at Trustbridge. Since 1978, Hospice of Palm Beach County, Hospice of Broward County and Hospice by the Sea have cared for 200,000 families in South Florida. These three hospices are now one branch of Trustbridge, a community nonprofit that provides support for families facing serious illness 24 hours a day. Their other services include home health care, palliative medicine, caregiver support and bereavement programs. They can be reached by phone at 888-848-5200, or on the Trustbridge website here. Listen to the program here:  05/16/2017

Sweet Dream Makers

eT1XnRDuThis week on the Forum for nonprofits we had Suzy Broad with Sweet Dream Makers. Hundreds of struggling families in Palm Beach and Broward Counties are referred to us each year though Social Service agencies and community organizations that work with children and families. They put an average of 50 kids per month into new beds as well as providing gently-used furniture and housewares to families who are furniture poor. The families they serve may have previously been homeless, lost everything due to bed bugs, are unemployed, the working poor, migrant workers, victims of domestic violence, the disabled and the elderly. They can be reached by phone at 561-571-SDM3, or on the Sweet Dream Makers here. Listen to the program here:   05/08/2017.

Boca Raton Museum of Art

images (1)This week on the show we had Claire Clum, director of education at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. The Boca Raton Museum of Art is dedicated to excellence in all its endeavors, through its collections, exhibitions, and educational opportunities.  The Museum values cultural, artistic, and intellectual diversity and accommodates a wide range of experiences and learning styles.  It welcomes new and broader constituencies, encouraging a heightened public understanding and appreciation of the visual world. They can be reached by phone at 561-392-2500, or on the Boca Raton Museum of Art here. Listen to the program here:   05/03/2017

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