Charity Datebook 2019 - 2020

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Habitat for Humanity of Martin County2090 NW Federal Highway Stuart FL 34994About Charity: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Martin County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. HFHMC Runs on Volunteer Power! We have volunteer opportunities in construction, our ReStore, office and more.More Details
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County6758 N. Military Trail, Ste. 301 Riviera Beach FL 33407About Charity: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope for low-income families. Since being founded in 1986, HFHPBC has constructed 237 affordable homes. Volunteer opportunities include working on construction sites, helping out at HFHPBC’s ReStores or lending a hand at the Habitat Thrift Store. These positions are available year-round, as is the opportunity to assist at our administrative office. The affiliate holds multiple events each year, which also require volunteers to be successful.More Details
Habitat For Humanity of South Palm Beach County181 SE Fifth Ave. Delray Beach FL 33483About Charity: Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County builds strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Habitat’s mission provides a hand up, never a hand out for hard-working, low-income families who earn and qualify for Habitat’s zero-interest mortgage program, through 300 hours of sweat equity and financial literacy classes. With the community’s support, Habitat helps and empowers families through building a stronger community.More Details
Hanley Foundation700 S. Dixie Highway, Ste. 103 West Palm Beach FL 33401About Charity: Mary Jane and Jack Hanley retired to Palm Beach County to discover the absence of any facilities dedicated to quality substance abuse treatment. Through the couple’s leadership and community support, Hanley Center and the Hanley Center Foundation were established. Nearly 40 years later and now expanded throughout Florida, the community continues to recognize the stand-alone Hanley Foundation for its thought leadership and evidence-based programming. The charitable 501(c)(3) organization provides statewide resources for substance use disorder advocacy, education and access to quality treatment.More Details
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation3545 Ocean Drive, Ste. 201 Vero Beach FL 32963About Charity: The mission of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, Inc. (HBOIF) is to support the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, a research institute within Florida Atlantic University. HBOIF provides funding and support for research and education in marine sciences and ocean engineering. Our goal is to support FAU’s Harbor Branch as it increases understanding of oceans and coastal areas through exploration and scientific investigation.More Details
Heathcote Botanical Gardens, Inc.210 Savannah Road Fort Pierce FL 34982About Charity: Heathcote celebrates 33 years as a non-profit public garden, committed to providing families an escape from their wired world to experience nature. Our mission: to educate and inspire by providing a place of botanical beauty and serve as a resource for the conservation of our environment. Volunteer programs include admissions, gift shop, propagation, education, outreach and event planning—all advance knowledge about plants and the environment. Home to James J. Smith Bonsai Collection and member of the American Horticultural Society.More Details
Helping People Succeed1601 NE Braille Place Jensen Beach FL 34957About Charity: Helping People Succeed transforms lives by realizing potential, creating hope and building futures through education, counseling, training and employment. Volunteer opportunities range from working in the office with administrative tasks to assisting adults with intellectual disabilities. There is a volunteer opportunity for everyone.More Details
Hibiscus Children’s CenterP.O. Box 1406 Jensen Beach FL 34958About Charity: The mission of Hibiscus Children’s Center is to maintain a safe shelter for children who are abused, abandoned and neglected by providing prevention, early intervention and advocacy in quality residential, assessment and recovery programs.More Details
HomeSafe2840 Sixth Ave. S. Lake Worth FL 33461About Charity: HomeSafe provides a continuum of care that has evolved over the agency’s 40 years in existence. We screen new mothers for postpartum depression and provide free screenings to identify developmental issues in young children. Our residential program provides a haven for abused children ages 8 to 17 who have been removed from their home and require therapeutic treatment for their trauma. Domestic violence victims break free from the cycle of abuse with immediate intervention and prevention services through the SafetyNet program. Young adults who have aged out of foster care can access affordable housing through our Pond Place program.More Details
House of Hope2484 SE Bonita St. Stuart FL 34997About Charity: House of Hope reaches about 5,500 people per month with services that include basic needs—food, clothing, furniture, financial assistance—and long-term case management that help people build life skills for a more self-sufficient future. The agency has service centers and thrift stores in Stuart, Hobe Sound, Indiantown and Jensen Beach. The nutrition gardens and production farm provide nourishing food to the community as well as vocational training opportunities for local career seekers. The Golden Gate Center for Enrichment offers free programs, technology and workshops designed to enhance life skills, earning potential, health and overall well-being.More Details
Humane Society of the Treasure Coast4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave. Palm City FL 34990About Charity: The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast is Martin County’s only open-access, no-kill non-profit animal welfare organization. Since 1955, the HSTC has remained true to its mission: To Provide Compassionate Care and Nurture the Bond Between People and Pets.HSTC provides the only high-volume, low-cost spay-neuter program in our area, and also offers adoption programs, humane education services, partnerships with like-minded organizations and volunteer opportunities at its shelter and thrift stores. This year, HSTC will be adding the Frank and Millie Savastano Dog Play Areas and the Jane and Shirley Wurz Obedience and Education Center!More Details