Charity Datebook 2018 - 2019
Charity Datebook 2018 - 2019
CEO: Stanton Collemer
P.O. Box 3292, Palm Beach, FL 33480
About Charity: The Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope, Inc., is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of local children, women, men and their families, who are touched by cancer, by providing need-based financial assistance, information resources and access to services and support groups in our community. CAHH seeks to provide respite to those receiving a devastating cancer diagnosis. The organization has helped more than 2,500 cancer patients and their families who live and/or receive treatment in Palm Beach County and dispersed over $2.5 million. CAHH focuses on assisting patients with their ordinary living expenses such as rent and mortgage, auto and health insurance, car payments and food. We use volunteers in a variety of ways, from office assistance to fundraising, event planning and support.
Executive Director: Gigi Suntum
7985 SW Jack James Drive, Stuart, FL 34997
About Charity: Founded in 1997, the mission of Caring Children Clothing Children is to provide clothing, new socks, underwear and shoes, as well as reading and math intervention and literacy materials, at no cost to children in need in Martin County. The clothing that we distribute is “gently-used” and given to children who qualify as living at or below the poverty level. Sixty-five local schools and social service agencies refer children to our 4Cs store, located in Stuart. Our reading and math tutoring programs take place in five Martin County elementary schools. Volunteers are utilized in our store to assist families with shopping and in our store library, as well as for tutoring in the schools. Donations are always accepted.
President: Janice Norman
P.O. Box 1409, Palm City, FL 34991
About Charity: Catch the Wave of Hope Charitable Organization is leading the way to bring awareness, healing and action to abolish human trafficking. Human Trafficking is a local issue that impacts our children and grandchildren. We work with law enforcement and currently do awareness presentations for civic groups, churches, synagogues, media and businesses to educate and mobilize communities in South Florida. We offer healing programs for survivors and awareness programs that can be used locally, nationally and internationally. Our ultimate goal is to open a home locally for survivors of sex trafficking. We need your help.
Executive Director: Francisco Chevere
9995 N. Military Trail, FL 33410
About Charity: Catholic Charities of the five-county Diocese of Palm Beach respects life in all of its stages. In living our faith, we create hope for people in need, without regard to religion. Through our programs and ministries, we empower individuals, deliver social services and collaborate with others in building just and compassionate communities. Catholic Charities continually seeks generous and dedicated volunteers to work in the 15 various programs and ministries.
CEO: Renée Layman
7731 N. Military Trail, Ste. 4, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
About Charity: The Center for Child Counseling is building the foundation for playful, healthful and hopeful living for children and families in Palm Beach County through prevention, early intervention and mental health services throughout the community. We focus on the youngest, most vulnerable children because research shows this period of life is one of critical importance and provides the foundation for a lifetime of health and happiness. Volunteer opportunities include service on advisory boards and as administrative support.
CEO and Founder: Carly Asher Yoost
4530 Conference Way S., Boca Raton, FL 33431
About Charity: Child Rescue Coalition (CRC), a south Florida-based non-profit organization with global reach, has spent the past decade building the world’s most sophisticated technology to hunt online predators. Through proactive partnerships with law enforcement, the non-profit’s system has tracked 54 million offenders around the world in order to protect children from sexual exploitation and abuse. With a mission of protecting innocence through technology, the technology developed by CRC has aided in the arrest of more than 10,000 online predators and rescued over 2,300 abused children in the past four years.
President and CEO: Karen Ripper
900 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, FL 34997
About Charity: The mission of the Council on Aging of Martin County at the Kane Center is to be the primary provider of comprehensive life-saving and life-improving services and programs for seniors in Martin County. The Council’s vision is seniors living well at any age, remaining independent and living in a home-like environment. Volunteer opportunities at the Kane Center include Meals on Wheels, the Adult Day Club, Kane Town Center, Kane Bistro, clerical/office assistance, Kane Kitchen and special events.
Board President: Suzanne Malamala
700 S. Dixie Highway, Ste. 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
About Charity: The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care. Volunteers and participants are needed for Great Strides in Stuart and West Palm Beach.