Charity Datebook 2019 - 2020

 

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The Arc of Palm Beach County1201 Australian Ave. Riviera Beach FL 33404About Charity: The Arc of Palm Beach County envisions a community where every person feels welcome, connected and well cared for. We are changing the conversation around disabilities by defying definitions, inspiring possibilities and improving the lives of the people we serve, their families and our community.More Details
The Benjamin School11000 Ellison Wilson Road North Palm Beach FL 33408About Charity: The mission of The Benjamin School is to provide a challenging college preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment. The School motivates students to master the skills of learning, communicating and evaluating choices, and encourages them to grow intellectually, socially, morally, aesthetically, and physically to their fullest individual potential. Benjamin inspires its students to develop a coherent set of values that includes love of learning, personal responsibility, self-motivation, concern for others and a commitment to serve society.More Details
The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast1707 NE Indian River Drive Jensen Beach FL 34957About Charity: To offer children and families a safe place to explore and learn through hands-on activities, educational programs and cultural experiences. The Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing a safe, state-of-the-art, environmentally conscious environment where curiosity and self-confidence are fostered in children, adolescents and adults. The museum is a not for profit 501(c)3 and welcomes volunteers ages 12 and older to assist with office duties and during events.More Details
The Community Foundation Martin-St. Lucie851 SE Monterey Commons Blvd. Stuart FL 34996About Charity: The Community Foundation Martin-St. Lucie inspires philanthropists to establish funds to impact communities in Martin and St. Lucie counties, throughout Florida, across the United States and around the globe. TCFMSL is a tax-exempt non-profit organization that enables charitable giving through endowed and donor-advised funds established by individuals, families or businesses to support the causes they care about. TCFMSL facilitated more than $1 million in grants to charitable organizations and educational institutions last year. Originally established as the Martin County Community Foundation, TCFMSL is celebrating 30 years as the face of philanthropy on the Treasure Coast. Board members include Ellyn Stevenson, W. Scott Wade, Joe Paskoski, Kenneth A. Norman, Nancy Crowder-McCoy, John C. Doody, Jack Forde, Brian E. Foss, Kathleen M. Freihofer, Michael A. Kelly, Gytha Von Aldenbruck and Theora “Bunny” Webb.More Details
The Hometown Foundation, Inc.6231 PGA Blvd., Ste. 104-383 Palm Beach Gardens FL 33418About Charity: The Hometown Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit charitable foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and their families in hometowns and surrounding communities in which we operate. The Hometown Foundation, Inc. honors and assists five distinct areas of charity: Animal Welfare, Emergency Response Personnel, Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or in Need, Major Illness and the Military. Our Dream Cars & Cocktails gala is one of the foundation’s largest annual fundraising events held in Palm Beach Gardens. Each year, Cars & Cocktails is adorned in a different theme, but always features live entertainment, auction items, delectable food and good company. Community members, busines leaders and the likes attend as well as special guests such as Congressman Brian Mast.More Details
The Hope Center for Autism1695 SE Indian St. Stuart FL 34997About Charity: Opening doors for people with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities. Volunteer opportunities are available for fundraising, event planning and preparation, assisting in classrooms with students (appropriate clearance required), paperwork and preparation of classroom materials.More Details
The Leeds Endowment, LLC435 Southern Blvd. West Palm Beach FL 33405About Charity: Leeds Endowment is committed to assisting disabled individuals with the resources they need to live healthy, productive and independent lives. Its fundraising efforts help to raise awareness and to donate the resources needed to help disabled individuals in the Palm Beach County area.More Details
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society3230 Commerce Place, Ste. B West Palm Beach FL 33407About Charity: The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. The organization is the voice for all blood cancer patients, and works to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.More Details
The Loxahatchee GuildP.O. Box 4544 Tequesta FL 33469About Charity: The Loxahatchee Guild is the premier historic preservation organization in northern Palm Beach County. Founded in 1981 by Mrs. Anna Laird Minear, the mission of the Guild is to preserve, protect and promote historical projects through fundraising. Projects that have benefitted from the Guild’s generosity include the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, the Tindall Pioneer House, the DuBois House and the Jupiter F.E.C. Train Depot.More Details
The Lyric Theatre59 SW Flagler Ave. Stuart FL 34994About Charity: The Lyric Theatre, in historic downtown Stuart, has been a community-owned gem for 93 years. The intimate performing arts venue has only 500 seats and offers a wide variety of programming from blues and jazz, rock ‘n’ roll and doo-wop, divas and tenors, comedy and dance, family fun and more. The Lyric is committed to provide a cultural resource that enhances the quality of life, educates and inspires our youth and supports the local economy.More Details
The Pine School12350 SE Federal Highway Hobe Sound FL 33455About Charity: The Pine School is a vibrant and unified K-12, college-prep community, bound together by a shared sense of pride in our students. The Pine School has always sought to prepare students for the world of tomorrow. From our enriching off-campus, beyond-the-classroom experiences to our commitment to service that develops a deeper sense of compassion, our students are exceptionally well-rounded and attractive to top universities. Our curriculum is specially designed to focus on collaborative and creative problem-solving skills to create lifelong learners. Inspiring arts and competitive athletics are part of the balance. We invite you to tour our beautiful 142-acre campus.More Details
The Salvation Army of Martin, St. Lucie & Okeechobee Counties821 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Stuart FL 34994About Charity: The Salvation Army’s mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Volunteer opportunities include bell-ringing at our red kettles at Christmas, sorting donations in our thrift stores, serving meals in our soup kitchen and homeless ministry. We help families in need with things such as food, clothing, emergency financial assistance and disaster services. We also serve the homeless through our Compassion House and Adam’s Place shelters.More Details
Treasure Coast Food Bank401 Angle Road Fort Pierce FL 34947About Charity: Treasure Coast Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization and only food bank serving Martin, Indian River, St. Lucie and Okeechobee counties, works with more than 300 partner agencies to provide nutritious food and other essentials to nearly 100,000 individuals struggling with hunger each week. Volunteer opportunities range from sorting and packing food; direct distribution at our mobile pantries; food drive pick-ups and more.More Details
Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation1201 SE Indian St. Stuart FL 34997About Charity: Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation is a non-profit, community-based organization that raises funds to support hospice and grief support programs for patients and families in Martin and St. Lucie counties. Since 1982, Treasure Coast Hospice has provided access to compassionate, caring, expert and professional hospice and grief support services to patients and families at the end of life. Thanks to the support of generous donors, the Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation can fund indigent hospice care, a pediatric hospice program, music therapy and comprehensive grief support programs.More Details
Tykes & Teens3577 SW Corporate Parkway Palm City FL 34990About Charity: Our mission is prioritizing children’s mental health in our families, schools and communities through prevention, education and treatment. Counseling services are provided on a sliding scale at more than 50 locations across the Treasure Coast including outpatient offices in Palm City, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach and Port St. Lucie and onsite in Martin County and Okeechobee schools. Volunteers are utilized during the agency’s signature annual week-long fundraiser, The Festival of Trees and Lights taking place in November in Stuart, and for the Ride for Mental Health taking place in Port St. Lucie in May.More Details